The Dupont Environmental Education Center is located in the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington, DE. All the years we’ve been going to Frawley Stadium we never knew it was there. Found it on a random google. Address: 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 19801 Take your best route to Frawley Stadium. Stay on […]
Bokeh can be beautiful. It can also be crazy. Especially when using the Minolta MD Rokkor-X 500mm mirror lens. Because the lens is not refractive it requires a careful choice of background to avoid doughnut bokeh. Catadioptric lenses use two mirrors. The secondary mirror partially blocks the main mirror blocking out the center of each light […]
Time for dragonflies! Anywhere you have a pond or a still body of water you will find dragonflies. We stalk them at various sites: Newlin Grist Mill, Hibernia Park, John Heinz NWR. All were shot with the Minolta 75-300mm and either the Sony A500 or Sony A65.
Beautiful day after Thanksgiving means a trip over to John Heinz NWR once again to try and find the wild turkeys. Once again, FAIL. But there are gulls everywhere. Despite the slang term, ‘dump ducks’, I like gulls. They are noisy, irreverant and fairly non-plussed at human proximity. We also shot a Northern Shoveler but […]