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View 313: Ice Bird

On a very un-winter like day, I visited the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York and received free admission with my Zoo Photo Contest coupon. With temperatures reaching the mid-fifties, there was little to no snow to use for backgrounds. … Continue reading

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Using Color in Composition

I have showed you how to find color in your compositions.  Today, I share three photos  taken when I choose color as the main part of the composition. I know…you think I first spied the leading line and shapes in … Continue reading

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Wood Duck Advice

The wood duck was telling me to use the Rule of Thirds when I was photographing him at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo last weekend. I did my best but there were other ducks to either side of him. Like in … Continue reading

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A June Photo Hunt

Here are my results of Karma’s June Photo Hunt. 1. A colorful bird. The bright orange bill and eye of an Oystercatcher in Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge near Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Look, he’s standing on one leg. 2. A … Continue reading

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Blustery Song Sparrow

Blustery Sparrow, originally uploaded by Scott Thomas Photography. Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) singing on a cold and blustery morning at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge near Seneca Falls, New York. The Refuge has cut back the song sparrow’s habitat along … Continue reading

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