Two Kinds of Coots

I was in London last week for a conference. My hotel was near Kensington Gardens, one of London’s Royal Parks. I walked all over the gardens, saw the famous statue of Peter Pan, and sat by a pond watching the royal waterfowl. There were mute swans, tufted ducks, Egyptian geese, moorhens, great crested grebes, great […]

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Afternoon at Oe

Yesterday I spent the afternoon at Oe wetlands, putting the new 1D X through some paces and testing out the different metering and AF options. I tried the spot AF linked to AF point setting, but this didn’t work out too well so I reverted back to the default metering setting and just dialed in […]

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Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus

The Great Crested Grebe, Podiceps cristatus is a member of the grebe family of water birds. The Great Crested Grebe breeds in vegetated areas of freshwater lakes. It is found across Europe and Asia. It is resident in the milder west of its range, but migrates from the colder regions. It winters on freshwater lakes […]

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