I recently did a bird photography presentation at the Thames Camera Club, and one of the things I shared with the club was the fact that you don’t have to go far to find birds to photograph.  In fact you don’t even have to leave your house! In the last week I have been unable […]

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This morning I introduced Zealandia to a friend who is new to bird photography and currently visiting Wellington.  Unfortunately the weather was not great so we were dealing with low light situations all day.  I wasn’t going to let that stop me from getting at least one good image for the day. Lately I have […]

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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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After a long winter where the photographic opportunities are squeezed into the few sunny days we have, spring is finally here.  The last few weeks have been magic for bird photography and yesterday the best yet.  We have two small kowhai trees out the front of our house.  They are very close to the house […]

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I know each year our front kowhai tree flowers late, and usually when most of the other trees in the area have finished flowering.  This makes it very appealing to the tui even though it is a dwarf tree. So having my camera handy is a given at this time of the year.  Not being […]

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