Bird Photography Weekly #66

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Morton Arboretum in High Dynamic Range (HDR)

High Dynamic Range (HDR) involves processing three (or more) photos of varying exposures to get a single shot with somewhat exaggerated details. The technique requires a steady hand (or tripod) and a bit of post-processing but can produce some really interesting shots. Here are some from our trip to the Morton Arboretum. Bur Oak Cicilian

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Week 1 – eCornell Course – “Courtship and Rivalry in Birds”

We have recently enrolled in an eCornell course called “Courtship and Rivalry in Birds“. This is a 5-week course and here is a recap of the first module/week of this course. The course begins with a calm, relaxed pace with step-by-step details on what to expect and how to benefit fully. Included with the course

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Bird Photography Weekly #65

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Conservation Maven

Conservation Maven was launched in July 2009 and provides a lot of interesting insight into various conservation topics including many featuring birds. The information presented focuses on conservation studies and has summaries that make digesting the science of it much easier. References are included as well.