Dusk to Daytime High in Vermont

The glow and the light here in three panoramic images from the mountains of Vermont.

By | July 29th, 2017|Being Outside, Photography|6 Comments

The Moths of Montpelier

Got wildlife? Find the light. Here is but a fraction of the moths coming to my UV light here in Montpelier the past few nights.

By | June 5th, 2016|Moths, Photography|4 Comments

My Digital Photography Seminar Returns in April

Give me four hours and I’ll give you the secrets to your digital camera and the skills to take vivid photos. My only two photo workshops of the spring will be in Lebanon, NH, and Huntington, VT.

By | March 7th, 2016|Photography|1 Comment

Learn Birds and Insects in my Spring and Summer Field Seminars

My "Summer School" for nature features three courses this year. We begin with Better Birdwatching in May, continue with Butterflies and Moths in June, and wrap up the semester with Dragonflies and Damselflies before Independence Day.

By | February 23rd, 2016|Birds, Birdwatching, Butterflies, Dragonflies, Moths, Photography|0 Comments

My Digital Photography Workshops Return in April

My "Digital University" is back in session. Join me April 18 at the AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, for two digital photography workshops. Sign up for either one – or both.

By | March 19th, 2015|Photography|9 Comments

Discover Butterflies and Moths this Summer

They flutter and float, shummer and sparkle, in our backyards and our bogs, in meadows and on mountains. No summer is complete without them. And now you can discover and enjoy butterflies and moths during a one-week field seminar I'm co-teaching this summer in Maine.

By | March 18th, 2015|Butterflies, Photography, Workshop|0 Comments

Discover Dragonflies During My Summer Seminar

Pick any scene from the drama of life on Earth: birth, growth, beauty, courtship, reproduction, betrayal, murder. Find them all expressed in the lives of dragonflies. Shakespeare could have written the script for these insects. And now you can join the drama with my summer dragonfly and damselfly seminar near the Maine coast.

By | March 16th, 2015|Dragonflies, Photography|1 Comment

Going Wild: Point-and-Shoot Cameras for Wildlife Photography – 2017 Update

Sorry, your iPhone isn't good enough for wildlife photography. I don't care what the besotted tech writers at The New York Times say about the cameras on our gadgets. If you want wildlife photos, get a real camera. And if you don't want to mess with big cameras and serious lenses, I'll now solve your digital dilemma.

By | December 29th, 2014|Being Outside, Optics, Photography|18 Comments

A Farewell to June

Orchids, a butterfly, and the glow at dawn on a northern lake. Here in photos is a short tribute to the month of vernal pleasure from my own travels. Happy July!

By | June 30th, 2014|Botany, Butterflies, Photography|4 Comments

The Year in Flight

They dwell on northern bogs and at ponds, and do what damselflies do: fly around, kill things and have sex. To casual observers, this pair of Subarctic Bluets (Coenagrion interrogatum) may appear no different than [...]

By | December 31st, 2013|Birds, Botany, Butterflies, Dragonflies, Insects, Photography|14 Comments
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