This year has been one full of disappointment and determination.  For two years I had been looking forward to photographing humming birds in Canada, alas I didn’t get there.  While missing the trip was disappointing, I am determined not to let it get me down and am thankful I received refunds on all the cancellations.  […]

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Recently I have heard of people seeing and photographing black morph fantails.  As these are only about 5% of the fantail population and mostly found in the South Island, I really didn’t think I had much chance of seeing one anytime soon.  I went to a different place this morning on the recommendation of a […]

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Each time I head into the bush with my camera, I do so with the expectation of taking photographs of birds.  I am not usually fussy about which bird so long as the image is clear and sharp. So I was a little disappointed yesterday when I spent two hours walking in the bush and […]

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