Sammy the Snake teachessss photography

by Photography: Nature, Tutorial

When my daughters were little I loved watching Sesame Street with them, and Sammy the Snake was one of my favorite characters (Did I type that out loud?  I meant their favorite, their favorite).   Sammy helped to teach the alphabet because he looked and sounded just like the letter S, oh yessssssss! Over a recent weekend I met a few snaky friends of Sammy’s and discovered Sammy is not the only snake with teaching skills.   When his friends saw my camera they slithered up and asked that I give you the following tips on how to...

Spring migration in Texas Hill Country

by No comments yet Photography: Nature, Trip Report

Earlier this week I arrived home from attending Jeff Wendorff’s excellent Spring in Texas Hill Country Workshop. We stayed in the quaint town of Fredericksburg, founded in the mid-1800s by German immigrants. All these many years later you will still find plenty of Old World charm … as well as delicious German sausages and schnitzels in its many restaurants. The red cabbage and sauerkraut are scrumptious. Oops, you probably want to hear about the photo ops. Block Creek Natural Area offers the photographer a variety of landscape and wildlife opportunities. Our group decided to concentrate...