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October 2010

More Backyard Birds

This October has been active in the backyard. Spectacular weather created wonderful colors. The lake has been busy with lots of migrations. I had fun practicing capturing birds-in-flight, getting ready for our trip to the Bosque Del Apache. Here are a couple of Mallards, common in Minnesota but harder to catch than one thinks. The […]

Moon Over Lake Elmo

Last Friday the conditions were perfect. Clear skies, an open deck, and an unobstructed view. Getting the exposure right was a little trickier than I originally thought. In the end, a sturdy tripod, mirror lock and a cable release allowed me to get a nice shot of the full moon.