Some Recent Shots I Like, Despite Some Flaws

Like every other bird photographer many of the photos I take are not worth keeping. For the first few years I was shooting birds I estimated that I deleted 90% of my images. Now that I’ve become a little more discriminating that number is probably closer to 95%. Birds are incredibly difficult subjects – they’re [...]

An Itchy, Fidgety Burrowing Owl On A Wiggly Perch

It all started with an itch.

 

1/2500, f/6.3, ISO 640, 500 f/4, 1.4 tc

Two days ago just as the sun was coming up over the Wasatch we found this adult Burrowing Owl perched on a dried sunflower. The lower background is the Great Salt Lake. The bird [...]