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Wild Turkey tracks

Pattern recognition. The richness of my field experience is often the result of my ability to recognize patterns in nature. For example, while exploring a remote location in the forest at… 149 more words

Digital Photography

Workshop - Photography with Spencer, 1st day

Is it old-fashioned? -Yes!!   Am I fascinated about this? -Yes!! First day of the three day workshop on photography we spent with Spencer, who took os back to the old analog cameras. 110 more words

Core Workshops

HMP automated weather station

The following photos show the automated weather station located in the central wetland area at Huntley Meadows Park (HMP), Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

An annotated photograph… 273 more words

Digital Photography

[Africans on China - Arts] Samuel Fosso: Emperor of Africa

A master of theatrical self-portraiture turns toward China.

by Olu Oguibe for Aperture

As a teenage photographer and commercial portrait–studio owner in Bangui, Central African Republic, in the 1970s, Samuel Fosso took turns between client sittings in his studio to reel off self-portrait after self-portrait, modeling the fashion of the day: colorful platform shoes, bell-bottomed pants, huge dark sunglasses, tight-fitted shirts, and blowout Jimmy Cliff rude-boy fisherman hats typical of postcolonial African urban youth of the period.

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Learning about camera settings

In this day and age of automatic controls there’s no need to understand how a camera works to get very acceptable results but to get exceptional results and to really enjoy the concept of taking photographs an understanding of the controls and ways of setting the camera up are a huge advantage so I’m going to attempt to help explain some of the more common settings which you should understand. 422 more words

Valentines Day

Never sure if I love or loathe this day.  I hate the commercialism of it all and they way a flowers say rocket by daft proportions but I like the way it gives our other halves (and us!) a gentle nudge to remember to appreciate all they do for us. 192 more words

The Country & A Little More Photography

This morning we made our thirty minute trek to church. Unfortunately, Rachel just wasn’t in a good mood from the moment she woke up. I don’t know what got into that girl! 393 more words