I found a stunning waxwing resting on a branch

A waxwing resting on a branch

This is an image of a Waxwing on a branch. There probably are only a few things I like as much as capturing images and they are spending time with my family, fishing, and hunting. On this incredibly hot day
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a stunning bluejay resting in a tree

A Male Blue Jay resting in a tree. 

The Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) resting on a branch. For me, there have been several birds that have been rather elusive to capture. The Blue Jay is one of those elusive
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How to capture amazing images of birds: Part 2

Key Area One

Why are the eyes the key?

 bald eagle in a tree

One of the key areas to focus on in any bird image is the eyes. Now realize some birds do not have pupils or have very dark or black eyes. In those cases, you cannot focus on the eyes. After all if the bird, like this Continue reading “How to capture amazing images of birds: Part 2”

How to capture amazing images of birds: Part 1

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What does it take to capture a fantastic bird image?

Many people ask “what does it take to create a great image of a bird”? There are several things to consider when going out on an expedition to capture images of a specific bird and what makes for a “great photograph”.

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the awesome grace of the American Bald Eagle

American bald eagle landing 1

One has to ask if there is a bird as majestic as the eagle. Whether it be the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) or the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) they are both large majestic birds of prey and stunning to observe.
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a beautiful, stunning, and determined Eurasian Eagle Owl

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Eurasian Eagle Owl Preparing to fly (to see this image in our gallery click image)

This is an image of a Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) preparing to fly. This owl is also known as a European Eagle Owl or just as an Eagle Owl. It is one of the largest owls
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