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A Seasonal Sparrow

One of the birds that winters here in our southern state of Georgia is the White-throated Sparrow. I don’t get many pictures of him since he rarely visits the feeders, preferring to scavenge what falls to the ground below the … Continue reading

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Double The Pleasure: Better Bokeh

I started these “Double the Pleasure” posts to give myself a chance to play with my new 70-300mm lens. I think I’ve decided this lens gives me better bokeh (a fancy photography term that comes from a Japanese word that means “blur”) … Continue reading

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The First Shall Be Last

The temperature dipped below freezing last night, leaving a thin layer of ice on several of the water dishes.  This tends to make my birds antsy, despite the fact that there are other water dishes that stay heated. As soon as … Continue reading

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A Place to Perch

I love taking pictures of birds when they are visiting my feeders, but I really love getting their photographs when they are in natural habitats – like perched on tree branches.  Sometimes these shots can be hard to come by, … Continue reading

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