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Elijah Goodwin
Nature photographer, educator, outdoor enthusiast, and bioacoustician
Nature photographer, educator, outdoor enthusiast, and bioacoustician
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Taking A Vacation From Photography (Not Really)
"Saint Marguerite" - A statue of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys stands in La Basilique Notre-Dame in Montreal, Canada. Canon 6D Mark II, Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 lens, 1/30 second, f/8.0, ISO 3200, handheld. I know it's been a long while since I've written a blog pos...
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Gone Instagramming...
"Snake Bird" An immature anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) takes a break from preening at the Venice Audubon Rookery in Venice, Florida.   You may have noticed I've been a bit lax in updating the blog and Facebook page recently. That's partly because I've been very...
Gone Instagramming...
Gone Instagramming...
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Favorites Of 2017
It's come time for my traditional countdown of my favorite twelve images from the previous year. 2017 was a good year for photography, despite my third (and final) year of wood thrush field work taking up much of my time between the end of April and the beg...
Favorites Of 2017
Favorites Of 2017
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Working The Subject
I'm sure I've talked about this before, but it bears repeating. Don't just settle for your first view of your subject and leave it at that. If you really want to increase your chances of making your best photograph (and develop your eye for composition alon...
Working The Subject
Working The Subject
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Night Photography
"Monumental Death" -  Light painting of the Harbeck Mausoleum on the grounds of the historic Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York. Harbeck is one of the largest and most ornate mausoleums on the grounds. Canon 7D, Tokina 11-16mm f /2.8 lens, ISO 200, f /11, 3...
Night Photography
Night Photography
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Impressions
"Puddle"- An aspen leaf floats on a puddle in the parking area next to Chapel Pond along Route 73. Canon 7D, Sigma 70-300mm f /4.5-5.6 DG APO lens, ISO 400, f /16, 0.4 seconds. As I mentioned in my previous post, I wanted to share with you some images I mad...
Impressions
Impressions
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Light And Color
"Placid Lake, Turbulent Skies" - A small group ventured to the top of Whiteface Mountain and were rewarded stunning light and gorgeous foliage, but also 20-50 mph winds with temperatures in the 50s. To capture this image I used my 70-300mm zoom set at 70mm....
Light And Color
Light And Color
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The Secret Lives Of Peeps
"Ruffled"  A semipalmated sandpiper looking disheveled after shaking out its plumage. It's mottled appearance of light grey and darker feathers, plus pointy feathers without buffy edges indicates that this individual is an adult (AHY) bird and not a young b...
The Secret Lives Of Peeps
The Secret Lives Of Peeps
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And Now For Something Completely Different
"Amusement" While I got a lot of successful images of the ferris wheel lit up with a variety of color patterns, this long exposure was my favorite combination of pattern in the ferris wheel and color/pattern in the foreground ride. Canon 7D, Rokinon 14mm f ...
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Behind The Image: Bald River Gorge Wilderness Cascade
"Wilderness Cascade" Bald River Gorge Wilderness, Cherokee National Forest, TN. Canon 7D, Sigma 70-300mm f /4-5.6 DG APO lens, 1/5 second, f /22, ISO 100, two shot panorama on tripod. For today's behind the image, I thought I'd take a look at one of my imag...
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