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Some Rewarding Urban Birding

Earlier this year, I learned of an urban watering hole, at which various species of birds could be found.  During my first visit to this watering hole, I saw the potential, and decided that it would be a good location to visit at another time and photograph the bird life there.  Recently, after an afternoon [ continue reading ]

Revisiting our 2019 Kenya Trip

Yesterday I decided to start looking back through the many thousands of images I captured during our most recent trip to Kenya in 2019.  It has now been over two years since that wonderful trip, and sometimes, in the excitement of the 'now', it is easy to overlook images that should have published.  Additionally, the [ continue reading ]

Macro Photography Without a Macro Lens

It has been a long time since I shot a macro image, and in all honesty, I am not a great macro photographer.  In 2017, I sold my macro lens, as I was making changes to my gear lineup, and it was a lens that was rarely used, and did not really suit my wants [ continue reading ]

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020: End of the Road

In my last update about the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020 competition, I related my experience of having one of my images selected from the Top 101.  Unfortunately, that was the end of the road for me, for this year at least, as my image did not make it into the final selection [ continue reading ]

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020: Top 101

In these strange times, there has not been much activity for me photographically, and consequently I have not had anything to report, until now.  Last night, I received an email from Africa Geographic to advise that one of my images, which had earlier been selected for feature in the Weekly Selection in its Africa Geographic [ continue reading ]

Progress Update - Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020

In a previous article, I related my unusual decision to enter a photography competition — specifically, the esteemed Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020.  I have entered quite a few of my favourite images captured during our travels in Africa.  It is proving to be a tough competition, but to my delight, the competition [ continue reading ]

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