Category Archives: Photography

Learn Bird Photography with Free Ebook

Bird photography is the subject of a new free ebook, Bird Shots, produced by the Les Fruits de Mer association. The book is a guide designed to help readers improve their bird photography and get more enjoyment from the hobby. “Bird photography has its own specific challenges, and getting the best results requires a certain …

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2015 Heritage Photo Exhibition

The exhibition for the 2015 Heritage Photo Contest will be held on Friday, July 17th at Lagoonies Bistro in Cole Bay. Photo entries will be on display and attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite for the Erika Cannegieter-Smith People’s Choice Award. The exhibition opening will be held from 6-10pm with the …

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Bird Watch SXM – Bird shots: post-production

Today, software gives us infinite options for digital post-production of our bird photos. We can make small changes so our images reflect what we were trying to capture, or use these tools to branch out into new creative directions.

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Bird Watch SXM: Bird Shots – Select and Organize

It may seem like a minor part of the bird photography process, but once you get hooked, you’ll find that a lot of your effort happens after you get back from the field and need to turn all those images into something you can enjoy and share. This week we look at the crucial, albeit …

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Heritage Photo Exhibition in the News

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Heritage Photo Exhibition!

Please help us celebrate island heritage and the work of photographers of all ages at the 2014 Heritage Photo Exhibition. The gala opening of the Exhibition will be held at 7pm on Saturday, December 6th at Lagoonies Bistro and Bar at Lagoon Marina in Cole Bay. This event is free and open to the public, …

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Bird Shots: Greatest Misses – Rebar Heron

One of the great things about bird photography is getting better at doing it. One sign that this is happening is that some of your old favorite shots start to disappoint. I wanted to share a few former favorites and how they’re not as good as I once thought they are. This first example was …

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Bird Watch SXM: Bird Shots – Composition Rules

They’re more what you’d call guidelines than actual rules. This week we take a look at some of the concepts photographers use to create engaging compositions, why they make images interesting, and how they apply to bird photography.

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Bird Watch SXM: Bird Shots – Composition Tools

This week we start to look at composition in bird photos. But if composition is the arrangement of elements in the photo, how do you arrange birds and scenery? Sure, you can’t tell the birds how and where to pose, but you still have a surprising number of tools you can use to create engaging …

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Capturing Behavior: The Scratch

Birds have no fingers, so they must scratch with their toes.

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