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Community Manager with a strong technical background. Amateur photographer with a strong interest in birds, animals and landscapes. Birdwatcher. Author and Blogger. Those are not the same thing. Person with Opinions. 17 years at Apple didn't kill me. It made me stronger.

Before and After — HDR Sunset at Merced National Wildlife Refuge

Time for another in my Before and After series: I’m taking some of my best images and processing them through my workflow step by step so everyone can see what came out of the camera and how it is turned into the final image. (Look here to see all of the tutorials in the series) The purpose is to explain my processes and techniques in the hopes that all of you will be able to borrow some of them for your own work, and because I hope to get feedback from you on techniques I haven’t discovered yet that will […]

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Photo of the Day — Elephant Seals Fighting

Two male elephant seals fighting for territory. Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, California    

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Photo of the Day — Elephant Seals Fighting

Two male elephant seals fighting for territory. Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, California  

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Photo of the Day — Elephant Seals Fighting

Two male elephant seals fighting for territory. Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, California  

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Photo of the Day — Elephant Seals Fighting

Two male elephant seals fighting for territory. Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, California  

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Photo of the Day — golden eagle and magpie

A golden eagle eating a kill, with a yellow-billed magpie looking for a snack.    

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Photo of the Day — Golden Eagle and Magpie

  A golden eagle working a kill, with his friend the yellow-billed magpie offering to help.  

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Photo of the Day — Golden Eagle and Magpie

A golden eagle eating a kill, with yellow-billed magpies hanging out looking for a snack.  

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