Two Days in The Woods

To be more accurate, it was a few hours over two days. Last April I selected an area in nearby woods under several hemlock trees in which to place my camera trap (often referred to as a game or trail camera). The area appeared to be a good place for critters to hang out due to the cover and the…

So Much For Stealth

Try as I might to use stealth in recording wildlife there is always some smart-alecky critter that defeats my efforts.  Being concealed to the point that the animals are unaware of your presence would seem to be a very good approach for video. Not being present at all when the video is recorded would then…

Fair Game Videos

I’ve been interested in documenting the wildlife in the White River watershed for many years. It was one of the reasons I created my website in 2008. Considering the manner in which local development had historically taken place, it was apparent that those who made the decisions had little appreciation for the natural attributes of…

Fair Game

Here in western Michigan we experience extremes in weather conditions that often make nature photography difficult. High winds, driving rain, single digit temperatures and seemingly perpetual lake effect snow. Our current extended winter this year presents a good time to talk about an alternative form of photography to attenuate the symptoms of cabin fever. On…