Owners of long lenses are either wealthy with disposable incomes, or they are extremely serious about their choice of subjects in their photography.
Few photographers can afford to be frivolous about this because a 400 mm f2.8 telephoto lens can cost close to $7200– more than my car!
Those lenses are quite rare sightings except at sporting events.
At least that’s what I thought… till this past Sunday when I happened to visit the Bolsa Chica Conservancy.
Also known as the Bolsa Chica Wetlands, it is located at 3842 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-4263.
Continue reading Bird photography at Bolsa Chica Conservancy
The 8-inch Bay Owl didn’t even flinch as I approached it. Big face. Huge black eyes.
These creatures were placed prominently by the entrance as you enter the Penang Bird Park.
According to their website, the Penang Bird Park opened in 1988. I was long gone from Penang, by then.
Located on the mainland in Peninsula Malaysia in Seberang Jaya, this bird park was a lot of fun for us first-time visitors and even my nephew who’s been there and lives in Penang.
Continue reading Exotic Malaysian Bay Owls which I had never seen