Composition in Bird Photography: How to Go Beyond the Portrait — All About Birds

Originally posted April 2009; updated July 2020. A quarter century ago, when being a published bird photographer was still a dream for me, the leader of the local nature photography club, Mike Hopiak, gave me some valuable advice: “A great nature photographer tells you something about your subject, besides how pretty it is.” Surf through…

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Winning Money for Birds — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Please help Los Angeles Audubon Society, our closest “sister chapter,” to win funding for our local bird environment projects, such as monitoring and protecting our threatened Snowy Plovers. Behind the scenes, our two chapters combine energies on many projects. [Chuck Almdale & Lu Plauzoles] Your vote gets Los Angeles Audubon’s Education Programs closer to winning […]

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NORFOLK ISLAND PINES (Araucaria heterophylla) – ALTONA — Living in Nature

I fully intended to get back to posting daily since I returned to my old riverside apartment, but got caught up in lockdown restrictions and tedious emailing/phoning back and forth trying to organize food supplies and medical appointments, so am a bit slow off the mark (so to speak). Seems some of our restrictions are […]

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