Observations

I reserve the right to talk about anything, anytime in this space. But you can probably guess it will be mostly about birds and bird photography!

Out of the box, an issue with the Sony a7RIII and the 100-400 lens

May 31, 2018
How to ruin a first impression: connect a Sony a7RIII body to a Sony 100-400mm lens, turn on, look through viewfinder, half-press shutter button and NO AUTOFOCUS! Try aga...
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Bye bye Canon, well not quite

May 31, 2018
I've been off the blog for sometime but decided to start again. What prompted this was a decision to move (slowly) to Sony from Canon. And what prompted this was an impat...
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Photoshop Photography Program

September 05, 2013
I just got through speaking to three different agents at Adobe regarding Creative Cloud (CC) promotions that are in effect right now. You may have seen a deal whereby you...
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Bonaventure gannets

August 21, 2013
I just made my third trip for the year to beautiful Bonaventure Island, near Percé on the eastern end of the Gaspé Peninsula. For the past 20 years give or take, I've bee...
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Heat shimmer, the image killer

August 09, 2013
An important factor in photographic image quality is how stable the air is between your lens and your subject. Variation in air temperature with pockets of cool and warm...
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