Tags archives: Avian

  • "Tack Sharp Photos of Birds-in-Flight"

  • I'm super honored and very excited to have been featured in the popular blog, Travel Notes & Storytelling: https://www.travelnotesandstorytelling.com/tack-sharp-photos-of-birds-in-flight/? Marie Goff is the talent behind this informative and entertaining blog site. It was her love of adventure a[...]
Wildlife Workshop at Center for Birds of Prey
  • Wildlife Workshop at Center for Birds of Prey

  • I had the pleasure of leading another fun workshop at The Center for Birds of Prey last weekend! :-) Many thanks to Mandy Feavel for all her hard work putting it together. And what a treat to work with the amazing educators, Jessie Curry and Natalie Hendrickson, again!!! https://www.thecenterforb[...]
Photography Day at the Center for Birds of Prey
  • Photography Day at the Center for Birds of Prey

  • Last month I had the privilege of being a part of a limited number of photographers that were granted access to photograph some beautiful birds at the Center for Birds of Prey. What an INCREDIBLE experience it was to be up close and personal with these majestic creatures!!! This was not my first tim[...]
Edisto Island
  • Edisto Island

  • Cami and I spent a week in a wonderful, secluded, log cabin on Edisto Island last week. We were there for our annual business planning, affectionately called the "Chris & Cami Photography Summit". But we also use the time to unplug, reconnect, and refocus. As part of that process, I was ab[...]
Charleston Center for Birds of Prey
  • Charleston Center for Birds of Prey

  • Beautiful weather...beautiful birds...I couldn't have asked for a more perfect day at the Center for Birds of Prey! I've been attending their Photography Day events for several years now. These events sell out fast, and never disappoint! Most of these were shot with the new Nikkor 300mm f4 PF [...]
Zugunruhefest at the Center for Birds of Prey
  • Zugunruhefest at the Center for Birds of Prey

  • I recently had the pleasure of photographing this AMAZING event at the Center for Birds of Prey: "Welcome to Zugunruhefest – the Southeast’s most comprehensive migration-focused birding festival. Zugunruhe (zu – gun – rue) is a German word derived from Zug (move, migration) and Unruhe (restlessne[...]
Center for Birds of Prey
  • Center for Birds of Prey

  • This spring I had the pleasure of attending one of the Photography Days at the Charleston Center for Birds of Prey. I absolutely LOVE visiting and supporting this amazing facility. The work they do to save and rehab injured birds, and the education programs they have for schools and communities, [...]
The Kites of Allendale
  • The Kites of Allendale

  • Last week I managed to find a little time to go photograph a fun personal project! I've heard of the amazing Kites of Allendale for several years, but never had a chance to get up there to photograph them. So I packed up the Nikon D500 and Nikkor 200-400 f4 VR...my favorite wildlife combo...and h[...]
First Shoot with the Nikon D500
  • First Shoot with the Nikon D500

  • The day after the new Nikon D500 arrived, I took it out to Magnolia Plantation for a test. These are the results...ranging from ISO 800 at the beginning, to ISO 1600 of the squabling family, to 3200 of the pair peering into the water, and finally on up to 12,800 of the last shot!!! [...]
Annual Florida Birding Adventure
  • Annual Florida Birding Adventure

  • After completing my photographic coverage of a fantastic 3-day corporate event in Sarasota, I scheduled a few days off to visit some of my favorite avian hot spots! Each spring, I plan an expedition through Florida to cover the incredible mating and breeding cycle of life. There are secret areas [...]
Florida Birding Advanture
Costa Rica Adventure
  • Costa Rica Adventure

  • While the country has only about 0.1% of the world's landmass, Costa Rica contains 5% of the world's biodiversity. Around 25% of the country's land area is in protected national parks and protected areas, the largest percentage of protected areas in the world (most of the developed world averages [...]