September at JHNWR

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Another day at John Heinz NWR. This place is addicting. Beautiful expanses, lots of wildlife, easy access and very friendly bird-watchers and photographers. Readily admit we are not bird-watchers but the bird-watchers on the boardwalk were more than happy to show us the celebrity of the moment. A Marbled Godwit who had apparently lost his […]

JOHN HEINZ NWR

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We’ve spent some time this summer shooting wildlife at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). Rewarding and challenging. This was the first serious outing for the 500mm mirror lens. (Getting a manual 500mm Minolta to work on an A-mount is detailed in another post.) It is a challenging lens to work with but that can be a good thing. It definitely makes […]