Category Archives: Photo News

The Fall Peep Show

Sorting out the often difficult small migrating shorebirds called Peeps on the East Coast in the fall can be both difficult and rewarding. The solution to positive id’s is patience and active observation. This photo essay examines the issues and provides some photos of the five common Peeps. Continue reading

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Announcement Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X

Canon has officially introduced the EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x – a top-end telephoto zoom with a built-in switchable teleconverter. Simply flicking a lever at the rear of the barrel converts it to a 280-560mm f/5.6 lens. Designed for professional sports and wildlife photographers, it includes an array of top-end features such as Power Focus for movie shooting, and IS ‘mode 3′ that only applies stabilisation at the point of exposure, aiding panning. Continue reading

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Bedford 2020 VegOut!

Bedford 2020, Bedford Garden Club and Mt. Kisco Elementary School co-sponsored an event called VegOut, that took place at the Mt. Kisco Elementary School garden on Saturday, April 6, 2013. This was a hands-on event that featured a series of mini-workshops and one-on-one conversations on local vegetable gardening for beginners to seasoned growers. VegOut event also celebrated the launch of Bedford 2020’s NEW online resource for growing, buying, eating and learning about local food. Continue reading

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Bird Migration Lecture

Townsend Dickinson will take us on a visual odyssey, venturing to productive birding areas in the Americas, to experience birds on migration. He will share intimate photos of life forms whose world-view can be hemispheric. Continue reading

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III

The highly anticipated EOS 5D Mark III. With supercharged EOS performance and stunning full frame, high-resolution image capture, the EOS 5D Mark III is designed to perform. Special optical technologies like the 61-Point High Density Reticular AF and an extended ISO range of 100-25600 (expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2) make the EOS 5D Mark III ideal for shooting in the studio or out in the field, and great for still photography. Continue reading

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Painted Bunting Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary Day Two

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