The Photo Focus

Favorite Focus, November 2022

Favorite Focus, November 2022

View the November 2022 Nature Friend Study Guide Male Spruce Grouse. Photo © Lois Tschetter. I got my second lightning shot while we were visiting in Haiti. I was really hoping I could at least get...

Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

Box? Did you say box? The large owl was sitting on a branch, silhouetted against a gorgeous sunset of orange and reds. The branch he was on, the trunk he was beside, were flawless—splendid props for...

Capturing Flying Flash Butterflies

Capturing Flying Flash Butterflies

Meadow fritillaries and Queen Anne's lace. Photo © Steven Russell Smith. If you are like me, butterflies were the inspiration and springboard for your pursuit of serious photography. Through the...

In Search of Ducks!

In Search of Ducks!

Floating waterfowl blind. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. Oh no, I thought, I didn’t put the flippers on my boots. I will have to wade back to the shore.After some awkward minutes trying to figure out...