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12 02, 2020

Dinkers

2020-02-13T15:37:33-08:00February 12th, 2020|Wildlife Photography Blog|

Every trips has its trouble makers and these were 3 of the best. Their collective nickname was the Dinkers. Individually they had names also: Melissa- P F Nicole- Warty Jessica- Wacko Jacko

12 02, 2020

Black Rhino Conservation Trip

2020-02-13T07:37:42-08:00February 12th, 2020|Wildlife Photography Blog|

Dateline 1995 Dr. P went on an Earthwatch trip studying Black rhino's in Zimbabwe for 2 weeks. After 2 weeks of looking for rhino's in African bush he spent some time traveling around the area. This is his report, although the names have been changed to protect the innocent. For you photo buff's, the pictures on this page were taken be a Canon EOS Elan camera with slide film and a Canon 100mm-300mm zoom lens. This was the midd 90's and there were no digital cameras available or even on the horizon. One of the most endangered mammals on the

12 02, 2020

Todd – Masai Mara Trip October 2007

2020-02-13T11:04:16-08:00February 12th, 2020|Wildlife Photography Blog|

Unable to resist a bargain (and get some Xmas shopping done) Pretending like he knows how to use the 500 mm lens This lens is more like his ability level Stealing my photos for the photo contest The photo contest winner. It was officially determined by the judges that his entry was a fraud and he has been banned from ever going on us with a trip again.

12 02, 2020

White Pelicans

2020-02-13T08:18:17-08:00February 12th, 2020|Wildlife Photography Blog|

The white pelicans are in full action at Bolsa Chica right now. They are beautiful birds, and make great photographic subjects. They feed a little different than the brown pelicans. Instead of plummeting down from a height, the skim along along just above the water before they grab their fish. When you first arrive look for them in the distance. They might not stay there long, and will burst away in a group if a school of fish appear for lunch.  Their white feathers make a nice contrast with the blue water. Remember not to over expose the whites (called blowing the highlights). The