Flying Bird
Picturing the Beauty of Little Brown Jobs
Chipping Sparrows from Indiana Little brown jobs – LBJs – are tough birds not only to see but to photograph. Once you understand more about these birds and see their subtle beauty, however, you can craft amazing photos. House Sparrow: the most common LBJ The house sparrow (Passer domesticus) is…
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Why Awards Matter – And the Birds Are the Winners
Birds constantly surprise me, not just with their beauty, but with their energy, antics, and unexpected moods, many of which I’m thrilled to capture in different photos as showcased in Bringing Back the Birds. And it was an unexpected surprise to recently learn that the book has been recognized with…
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Bringing Back the Birds Foreword by Jonathan Franzen
In honor of the one year anniversary of my book, Bringing Back the Birds, published in partnership with the American Bird Conservancy, I want to share with you the book's inspirational forward written by Jonathan Franzen. Franzen is a National Book Award winning novelist, essayist, journalist, and avid birder. The…
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Jabiru: the Giant Stork of Belize
Andy Hays, A lifelong birder and close friend of mine for over thirty years introduced me to birding in 2002, when he asked me for some help with his bird photography. This changed my life forever. Since that time, we have taken many wonderful trips together with Andy teaching me…
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