Posts Tagged ‘wildlife photography’

Olympic National Park – A Winter Photo Shoot [Video]

Olympic National Park - A Winter Photo Shoot

A winter photo shoot in Olympic National Park photographing Hoh River rainforest, Queets River rainforest and Ruby Beach.


Photographing Short-Eared Owls, Fir Island, Washington [Video]

Short-eared owls hunt for voles and other small rodents during daylight hours, typically in early morning and late afternoon. This diurnal behavior makes them one of the easier owl species to locate and photograph. I found the owl featured in this video in the Skagit Bay Wildlife Area on Fir Island in northwestern Washington State.


Successful Backyard Songbird Photography: A How-To Guide [Video]

Chestnut-backed chickadee perched on branch with autumn colors

Backyard songbird photography: This how-to article covers setting up your own backyard bird photo studio, equipment and equipment settings.


American Pika – Mount Rainier National Park [Video]

American pika (Ochotona princeps) sitting on boulder, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

On an autumn hike up into the subalpine meadows of Mount Rainier National Park, I found these adorable American Pika (Ochotona princeps) busy topping off their hay piles before winter sets in. American Pika inhabit mountain side boulder and talus fields, where they live and store hay among the rocks. Pika don’t hibernate. Instead, they […]


More Backyard Songbird Photography [Video]

Male spotted towhee perched on red flowering current branch

With the COVID-19 lock-down keeping me home, and a red flowering currant bush in full bloom in the back yard, today was a perfect day for some backyard songbird photography. I moved my suet block feeder next to the flowering currant bush and set up my Tragopan pop-up photo blind about 10 feet away.  In […]