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Over the last several days, I found nearly 100 websites using my images without my authorization. Most of these sites were forums, but quite a few were blogging sites, four of which were birding blogs. I am not going to name names at this time, but if I continue to find the rampant thievery of […]

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Back to School

by John Briggs on September 24, 2009

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It has been a while since my last post, but all is well. Thanks for the emails asking about my well-being. As some of you already know, I have gone back to school. My first semester at SMCC Bath campus started at the beginning of September. My schedule is full as I am taking 5 […]

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I have been participating in several birding related memes for quite sometime. It’s an enjoyable experience and I have made quite a few online friends who have some wonderful blogs. Another aspect of participating is the visitors that memes bring to your blog. I don’t submit my links to raise my “hits”, but since my […]

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⇒Fog, rain, drizzle and mist. That has been the norm for the last several days. Forecasters are predicting a very wet weather pattern for the next week. Heavy rain is predicted for Friday night and a slow moving storm may bring flooding rains on Monday and Tuesday. The only possible sunshine I see is on […]

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Snowbound!

by John Briggs on February 24, 2009

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Unbelievable! Those were my very first words when my wife and I awoke to explosions at 10:30 p.m. Sunday night. Five transformers blew, starting just to our south and finishing with the one across the road from us. The flashes from these explosions lit our room like it was daylight, even though all the blinds […]

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Some of you have asked me, “what camera equipment do you have?” Others want to know what camera settings I use when photographing birds. Do I use a tripod, or do I freehand the shots? What kind of post-processing do you do? While I can answer most of these questions, camera settings depend on lighting, your […]

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Sharon and I plan on participating in the 2009 Great Backyard Bird Count on each of the four days of the event. Along with birds in our yard, we will also count in the area of Atkins Bay, Cox Head and Parker Head. Looks the the weather will be partly to mostly sunny throughout the […]

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