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July 24, 2018

An introduction to wildlife photography including an overview of equipments and techniques.

March 6, 2017

The aerial image shows my old neighborhood in Scotstoun, Glasgow in March of 1950. I was born the month before this image was captured. In My life in a Glasgow tenement in the 1950s I described the lifestyle. One thing I did not mention was the level of air pollution t...

February 16, 2017

I spent my childhood years during the 1950s in working class neighborhoods in Glasgow, Scotland. In those days, when any money went to necessities, special items were things you saved up for. Many things that I take for granted now, were luxuries then and often out of...

February 14, 2017

A few years ago we redesigned our backyard to be more  wildlife-friendly. An important component of this was the use of plants that are native to our area in southern New Jersey. We also use only compost or organic fertilizers in the garden and, despite having fruit tr...

September 22, 2016

This is the second in an occasional series in which I share books that I think are worthy of attention. My interests range across a wide range of topics.

Recently my focus has been on learning more about DNA and how genetics affect human and other animal life...

September 12, 2016

A few years ago, I was fortunate to be able to retire. In the weeks leading up to my departure, a commonly heard refrain was, “What will you do all day?” My response was usually a variant of “Are you kidding me?” In fact, after nearly four decades in the work force, I...

August 29, 2016

This is the first in an occasional series in which I will share books that I think are

worthy of attention. My interests range across a wide range of topics. Recently my focus has been on learning more about the natural world. 

The human species has long held the concei...

August 25, 2016

I have been recording spoken word for a number of years, including my audio version of Roses of Winter, character roles in online dramatic podcasts, and oral history interviews. I would like to share with you some basic techniques for recording spoken wo...

August 24, 2016

I grew up in a big city but still acquired an appreciation of nature. Our house lay on the edge of the city beside a wood. I remember that wood as it was. What it became later serves as a metaphor for all the ecosystems that have suffered from thoughtless human depreda...

August 17, 2016

Recently I have been experimenting with various methods to capture images and video of birds and other wildlife in my garden. I would like to share with you what I have learned and show you some ways to accomplish this.

Dedicated Cameras

There are a few manufac...

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