Western Meadowlark Takeoffs – Shutter Speeds And Motion Blur

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Wings of birds move fast at takeoff (and in flight) and the smaller the bird the faster they move. This means that photographers must be cognizant of shutter speed if they want any control over the amount of motion blur in their images. […]

Magpie With A Praying Mantis Egg Case (and an ingenious food strategy)

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Yesterday morning I photographed a magpie with a new (for me) twist in its diet. […]