Posts Tagged ‘nature’

How not to get burned shooting Fireflies.

Synchronous fire flies on display

Ok, so Fireflies don’t give off any heat, but getting great images of them is still not easy. Much easier now, though, than when I tried with film years ago. The most interesting fireflies (lightning bugs) are the Synchronous variety found most numerous in the Great Smoky Mountains. Last part of May into June, these […]


Why use a Leveling Base on your tripod?

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  Today I was talking to a friend about tripods, ball heads and leveling head/ leveling bases. He was asking if he should get a leveling base on the Feisol tripod he was about to order. From using a Bogen, a Really Right Stuff  and a Feisol leveling base for my ball heads over the […]


NANPA Summit Pros

NANPA Summit is now going on in McAllen, TX. Jack Dykinga, Daniel Beltra, Michelle Westmoreland, Kathy Adams Clark, Jeff Foote, Jerry Monkman ( my roommate), Rob Sheppard, and many more. All here sharing, catching up on ventures and lives. Seeing others great work, sharing with high school and college students, meeting with editors, meeting with […]