How to remove noise from bird photos

I researched online for content related to bird photo editing and came across a recommendation for TopazLabs’ DeNoise AI. This software does some magic and removes a lot of noise from photos without getting that muddy watercolor effect.

birddex page


My personal bird Pokédex

Besides my eBird lists and my general blog posts, I’ve been wanting to create something like a wiki or Pokédex to create entries for birds I see. Somewhere I can record information and personal anecdotes about each species I like.

limekiln canyon christmas bird count group


Getting into the hobby of birding

Many people have a “spark bird” that piques their interest in birds. This could be the ducks you fed at the pond, a cool bird that visited your yard, or anything that made you stop and think. Birdwatching or ’birding’ is a welcoming hobby for people of all ages.

EOS R6 and 1.4 teleconverter


My Gear Setup for Bird Photography

I spent my first nine years as a hobby photographer with my original Canon camera setup, a Rebel T5i and EF 400mm lens. Earlier this year I upgraded my equipment to Canon’s mirrorless lineup and RF lens line. I‘m not a spec expert, but I’ll share why I selected each piece and what I appreciate.


How to Start a Bird Blog

Have birds or the hobby of birdwatching inspired you? When I started really getting into birds, I had a lot of creativity looking for an outlet, some of it came through photography, and some of it came through writing. This blog post talks mainly about your blogging platform options and what to think about when starting a new bird blog.


Always check that speck

When birding or going about your day, sometimes you’ll see a small speck of color or a bird off in the distance. You may ask yourself, is that a piece of garbage, a common bird, or something else entirely?

leading a bird walk at the park


How to get people interested in birdwatching

“I only ever see pigeons, crows, or sparrows…”

I’ve heard this common experience from many friends and family. As an avid birdwatcher for the last ten years, I wear my hobbies on my sleeve.