Green-winged Teal (and one reason I err on the side of high shutter speeds)

green-winged teal 1955 ron dudley

The Green-winged Teal is our smallest duck and to my eye the male is strikingly handsome and colorful, especially when you can catch the light just right on the iridescent greens of the crescent above and behind the eye. It’s amazing how that crescent turns black in an instant at differing light angles. […]

Setups in Bird Photography

american goldfinch 9827 ron dudley

In bird photography “setups” are a matter of taste. […]