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Nikon TC-20E III AF-S 2x Teleconverter

As I continue to try and get out and photograph as much as I can between and the time for my trip to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone, I wanted to take a look at the Nikon TC-20E III AF-S 2x Teleconverter. The use of a teleconverter will cost some sharpness in the image, not […]

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Predator Safari With Wyman Meinzer

I recently had the pleasure of attending a Predator Safari with Wyman Meinzer. The safari is limited to four photographers and affords one the opportunity to spend a couple of days in the field with Wyman on one of the area’s beautiful ranches to call in coyotes, bobcats and possibly a few other critters providing […]

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It’s Rodeo Time

Living in Texas and going to a rodeo go hand-in-hand. Last night I had the pleasure of shooting some photos at the Texas Cowboy Reunion Rodeo in Stamford, Texas for my good friends at Star Dodge, sponsors of the event. I was asked if it was very difficult photographing a rodeo event. My response was […]

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First Outing With The Nikon D800

This past weekend was the first opportunity that I really had to get out and put the new Nikon D800 to work. I spend part of my time volunteering with the Dyess We Care Team by shooting photos and video for the organizations. The WCT is a non-profit group made up mostly of active duty […]

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It’s So Hot….

It’s so hot that I haven’t been motivated to get out and play with my new toy! As you may have remembered from my previous post my new Nikon D800 was scheduled to be delivered this past Monday. I’m happy to report that it was delivered. The only downside is that it have been 105 […]

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Tools Of The Trade

Purchase a print of this photo No matter what profession, they all seem to have their tools of the trade. And of all the tools there is always a favorite. For the cowboy it is the lariat; from the Spanish “la riata,” meaning “the rope,” sometimes called a lasso, or simply, a “rope”. This is […]

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Eperiment And Find What Works Best For You

This is another image as I continue to experiment with various settings on the Nikon D3s as well as trying out the various autofocus modes. For this particular photo I was shooting with the focus mode set in the dynamic mode utilizing 21 points. One of the biggest challenge is moving the main focus point […]

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Flying Formation

Another day of photographing the Sandhill Cranes at Ft. Phantom Lake. It was a beautiful day, a little windy, but the cranes were flying. The shot above reminded me of the tight flying formation of the Air Force Thuderbirds. I continued experimenting with the autofocus system on the Nikon D3s. I shoot the majority of […]

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