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.
Following a tip from a birder I met at Barr Lake, I arrived at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge the next morning. Within the refuge, I had the opportunity to walk the trails around Lake Mary and Lake Ladora. Lake Mary is the smaller of the two and the one I explored first.
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.