Raptor Collection

It’s been a fair bit of time since I’ve made a post, and I can tell you its not from a lack of image production on my side. I’ve made some noteworthy in-roads professionally in commercial photography, working more in Manhattan, which can be intermittently fun, exciting, harrowing, etcetera. In 2018 I’ve focused on a […]

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On Forest Edge

Apart from the intrigue of wading birds and raptors, next most interest to me is probably the woodpecker, in its varieties. I’ve gotten a little better look at the woodpecker, now in my second full year of surveilling wildlife. From the magnificent Redheaded Woodpecker¬†and the thunderous Pileated. This year near the beginning of a clearing […]

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Great Crests and Waxwings

Well, I don’t want to crash your browser but I was very busy this spring, and I had some luck for sure, and I’m keen to share. I was desperate to find a new wildlife haunt and I may have found it in Tourne Park, here in Boonton/Denville. Although I swear my spot is devoid […]

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Redhead seeking +1

I had once previously, fleetingly, seen a pair of Redheaded Woodpeckers playfully chasing each other through the thick woods of Norvin Green State Park. It took a year or so but I finally got a chance to shoot one, repeatedly. 7 some-odd times in a row I watched this beautiful bird and its shrill call, […]

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A Contrast in Size

It was a week of firsts for me at Tourne park, in North Jersey. Wetlands on the edge of dense forest create a host for many species, Redheaded Woodpecker, blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Great Crested Flycatchers and Scarlet Tanagers, all new to me and fun to catch flitting above foliage. The light is contrasty but the opportunities […]

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Solitary Bufflehead

The last of my winter holdouts. I was lucky enough to see a pair of Bufflehead at Sandy Hook, but much too far away to get a sense of the bird. Shortly there after I finished 2 sports shots early on a Saturday near West Milford NJ. After leaving I passed a small pond near […]

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After the Thaw

My next few series of pictures I’m not sure how to break up, as I better formulate what is, and is not shareable. Anyways, just being sharp is not enough anymore. I’ve been shooting spring sports like crazy and I’m overloaded with 20,500 pictures in 18 days. Absolutely crushing my shutter. ¬†I’ve been pretty good […]

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Winter Looking Glass

As frequently as I am struck by lens envy, I’ve been keeping an eye out for a purchase to assuage some of these feelings. I’ve figured I had decent stop gap lenses for group photos and action sports, although on my crop sensor 7D mkII, the wide end on the 70-200 is a little tight […]

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Swamplog III; Years End

2016, good riddance. In truth its been a good year personally and professionally; shooting sports, plays, and concerts, teching still life, assisting on figure shoots and shooting myriad wildlife. I’ve been lucky to be getting steady work in studio with good people, shooting for catalog, as well as the occasional location shoot, Paterson NJ, Woodstock […]

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