Saturday, June 23, 2012


Two full-frame images followed by heavy crops of each to illustrate the improved file quality using a different technique than the image in the last blog entry.


Thursday, June 21, 2012


Getting a quality file is not easy in this situation, even with a high-iso camera.  I needed high iso and a wide open aperture as well as low magnification and 1/60 of a second in DX mode (of the Nikon D700).  In other words, the shoot requires extreme light sensitivity to make firefly's glow substantial against the flower. 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

UPB shoot

This cottontail checked out the UPB

Ghost Town Bats: Ruby, Arizona

A peak of 60,000 Mexican free-tail bats exit the abandoned mine nightly.

 One of several relatively well-preserved buildings in the town of Ruby.