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MOVING PICTURES

June 28, 2015 - On New Years Day, Jim Brandenburg, one of my favorite nature photographers, and film director Laurent Joffrion launched...
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THE HOLY GRAIL

June 28, 2015 - Having worked most of my adult life as a photographer, I tend to treat wildlife photography like a job (even though the...
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A BLUE STREAK

July 01, 2014 - I spent a fair amount of time this spring, like many others over the past 20 years, searching the woods near my home for...
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LOST CAUSES

June 06, 2014 - LOST CAUSE - a cause that has lost all prospect of success (Merriam-Webster Online) Trying to make the most of the natu...
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THE YARDBIRDS

May 24, 2014 - No, not the English rock supergroup of the 1960's that launched the careers of guitar legends Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck an...
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A SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM

February 09, 2014 - This winter has had it's share of cold snaps, bringing new terms like "polar vortex" to our collective vocabulary. It se...
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A SNOWY WINTER - PART 2 (The Show Must Go On)

February 01, 2014 - Once the novelty of this record setting Snowy Owl invasion into the region started to subside, and the owls settled into...
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A SNOWY WINTER - PART 1 (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly)

January 26, 2014 - The winter of 2013-14 will be remembered as a very snowy winter in the Northeast, no matter how many storms we get and h...
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IT'S A WRAP

January 22, 2014 - My Connecticut Big Year came to an end somewhat uneventfully. I came up well short of my goal of 300 state birds, but as...
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ONCE IN A LIFETIME ...... TWICE

December 09, 2013 - It would take a big attraction to draw the spotlight away from the Snowy Owls presently invading the state and region. W...
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FOWLS AND OWLS (AND FOULS)

December 02, 2013 - What's the old saying about weather in New England?.... if you don't like it wait a few minutes. Well, you can add birdi...
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BERRY PICKING SEASON

November 22, 2013 - With fall migration winding down and winter on the way, this time of year can get pretty slow for bird photography. I ju...
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AUTUMN COLOR

November 17, 2013 - It happened sometime last week, I woke up at the usual time and looked out the window, like every other morning. In the...
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FALL MIGRATION

November 06, 2013 - Like the spring, fall migration is usually a pretty interesting time of year, with lots of new birds, and maybe a few su...
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IT'S BEEN A WHILE ...

October 31, 2013 - After falling way behind on editing pictures and updating my website, I decided to take a break from my weekly blog post...
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WEEKS 19 & 20 - MAKING HAY

May 25, 2013 - I'm desperately trying to catch up on nearly two months of photos left clogging my computer, so the rainy weather this M...
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WEEK 18 - MAYS GO BY (way too fast)

May 17, 2013 - Some months seem to drag, and I find myself wishing time would speed up so the next season would arrive sooner. May, on...
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WEEK 17 - SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT

May 07, 2013 - It's finally here. The waves of new birds, some summer residents, some migrants on their way farther north, have started...
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WEEKS 15 & 16 - A LITTLE PATIENCE REQUIRED

April 29, 2013 - Things have been pretty busy the past two weeks, but it's only a taste of what the next month will bring. The peak of mi...
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WEEK 14 - THE LOCAL PATCH

April 12, 2013 - I wrote in an earlier post that I don't usually chase birds and other subjects all over the state, or beyond. While I oc...
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WEEK 13 -THE KING AND HIS CASTLE

April 06, 2013 - I'm getting a bit behind on my posts so I'm going to try and catch up, this entry covers the last week of March. The tit...
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MARCH WRAP-UP

April 05, 2013 - 117. Black Scoter - Waterford 127. Green-winged Teal (Common / Eurasian) - Portland 118. Osprey - Niantic 128. Greater...
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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY Pt. 1 - HOW CLOSE IS TOO CLOSE?

March 29, 2013 - This is the first of a series on some thoughts I have about wildlife photography. I've been working on it for a while, s...
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WEEKS 10 & 11 - TRANSITIONS

March 21, 2013 - The transition of the seasons is progressing, albeit slowly, in a one step forward two steps back pattern. Early last we...
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WEEK 9 - THEY'RE BAAAAAACK

March 07, 2013 - Unless you're an avid skier or plow snow for a living, by now you're probably ready for winter to end. The cold and snow...
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A NICE END TO 2012

January 02, 2013 - After a quiet few weeks, 2012 drew to a close on a positive note. On December 28, an otherwise uneventful spin through H...
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