January 18, 2010

YELLOWSTONE AND TETON NATIONAL PARKS

This fall I was asked to put on a presentation for The Photographic Society of America’s 75th annual conference. Since this year the conference was to meet in West Yellowstone at the end of September (the best time of the year to be in Yellowstone) I quickly agreed. Of course I decided that I would…
December 12, 2009

BIRDS AND BUNNIES IN THE BIG APPLE

This summer I had a week to kill between two shows on the east coast. Since I had no idea where I wanted to go or what I wanted to shoot, I was very happy to get an email from Doug Rodda a great photographer that lives near New York city.  Doug noticed that I…
October 22, 2009

Bats in Flight

Sorry I have not been able to do a post for a while. I was gone most of September, on different photography trips. One of which was to an area I really love; Yellowstone and Teton National Parks.  I will get some of the images from that trip up in a future post. For today’s…
August 27, 2009

BATS

Made a great connection recently with a group called The Organization for Bat Conversation. The OBC is located at The Cranbrook Institute here in Michigan.  The OBC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserves bats and their habitat through education, collaboration, and research. You can visit the website here: http://www.batconservation.org/index.html. I really like…
July 28, 2009

SPRING WARBLERS AND OTHERS

Being a Michigan photographer, I am lucky to live within an hours drive of Crane Creek State Park in Ohio, one of the best places in the country for photographing migrating warblers. Crane creek is an area where the warblers congregate to refuel and wait for a favorable wind to help them fly across Lake…
July 17, 2009

SONGS OF SPRING

Sorry that I have not written in so long. Between art shows and different trips I have not been home very much in the last month and a half. One of the trips I was on was a sailing adventure to scout the North Channel in Canada, where I will be leading a photo tour…
June 5, 2009

FLOATING BLIND SPRING 2009

This spring was not as productive for floating blind photography as past years have been. I think that was due in large part, to an early warm spell that took the ice off many of the lakes in the area. This early breakup allowed the waterfowl to use some of the larger lakes that usually…
May 5, 2009

COSTA RICA PART 2

As promised, here are some more images from my trip to Costa Rica.  I apologize if you are on dial up because this is going to be a large post. I am going to try to get this done in one more post. We saw two different types of Oropendola the Montezuma Oropendola on the…
April 19, 2009

COSTA RICA PART 1

Sorry I am so long getting these images up. I have been very busy trying to finish up the teaching modules for the upcoming seminar at The National Center for Nature Photography in May.  It has been a lot of work.  Way more than I ever would have thought, but once done, I plan on…
April 16, 2009

ONE DAY NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINAR

Just in case you did not see it on my photo seminar page, I will be teaching a one day Nature Photography seminar at The National Center for Nature Photography near Toledo on Saturday May 9th from 9:00 until around 4:00. For more information please follow this link: http://www.stevegettle.com/pages/category/photo-seminars/ I know I still need to…