African Safari for Seniors

Is one of your dream trips about traveling to Africa for a Safari? To see all those wild animals and more? It is a dream trip of a lifetime for most of us. But if you plan, save and get your friends to go with you, it is well worth the trouble and effort. First … Continue reading African Safari for Seniors

Where to find easy to photograph Wood Ducks

I saw my first Wood Duck in Canada at a friend's place. We were birding at a local area when one old-time birder shows us his photo book of birds he had seen. In among the pictures was a Wood Duck. It was a beautiful male. I couldn't believe how awesome it was with all … Continue reading Where to find easy to photograph Wood Ducks

Daily Prompt: Panoply

I looked up Panoply in Merriam-Webster and found it had several meanings. Two I really liked: A full suit of armor and something forming a protective covering. It stopped me and made me think about people and how some people create an aura of panoply around themselves. They keep their real selves hidden and protected never … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Panoply

Move out of Auto

Got a camera and wished you knew what all those buttons and icons mean? Here's an easy way to start using more of your cameras function and it is easy! OK, let's start with finding your command dial. What is it? It's the biggest round dial on the top of the camera. Here is a … Continue reading Move out of Auto

Photographing Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are wonderful to watch and try to capture. They are very fast as their wings move at more than 50 flaps per second and can fly at about 15 m/s. The sounds of their wings flapping create a humming sound that humans can hear. This is the reason they are called Hummingbirds. Normally I … Continue reading Photographing Hummingbirds