Short-eared Owls and other predatory birds were the focus of my photography on a winter day in the Samish Flats area of northern Puget Sound in Washington State.
Bird photography at my Olympia Peninsula, Washington, home
The biggest advantage of digital photography is that I can often abandon the tripod and be more free and spontaneous in the field. For serious nature photography, film demanded the use of a tripod because of its slow speed (low ISO or ASA). But with a good professional digital camera, I can raise the ISO to 400 or 800 and still get a sharp, richly saturated image. This allows me to go… Read More