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Fall Serenity

A Beautiful Walk Some of you might have noticed that this email comes later than usual.  We have had a string of absolutely beautiful fall days lately and today was…

Great Bird Pics from Brazil

Rebecca’s Been Busy During Lockdown As reported last week, our New Zealand naturalist Rebecca Bowater has been in lockdown due to COVID.  One way she is spending her time is…

Pentwater BIF Shots

Great Place for BIF Shots During my two-week email hiatus I was in Pentwater, Michigan on a guy’s golf weekend.  Of course I took my camera along because I found…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase

Greetings GBP Members! I hope is all is well with you and yours – gone out and done any birding lately?  Some of our members have and they’ve shared some…

Mike’s Monday Pics – 9/13/21

Bounces and Birds First off let me alert some of you about a glitch somewhere in the email system.  Starting last week Monday or Tuesday and continuing through the rest…

QSAR – Follow These Guidelines for GBP and/or Photo Contest

There Are Rules To Follow The final section of the Bird Picture QSAR (Quality Self-Assessment Rubric) has little to do with Technical Quality (Components 1-5), Content (Components 6-10) or Artistic Quality (Components 11-13)…

A Trip To Montrose Point

Fall Birding at Montrose Provides 1 (or 2) Lifers We made a trip down to Montrose Point on Labor Day to try and see some warblers – yes we did…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 9/8/21

Thanks, Rebecca! By now most of you are familiar with GreatBirdPics member Rebecca Bowater, a naturalist from New Zealand.  She has submitted many GreatBirdPics to our site – and continues…

Mike’s Monday Pics – 9/6/21

Back In The Saddle Again Hi everybody – remember me?  Yes, I’m Back in the Saddle Again after a two week layoff.  During that time I was in Hilton Head…

QSAR Image Characteristic Artistic Quality – 13. Impact

Hit Me With Your Best Shot Artistic Quality, the third Image Characteristic of the Bird Picture QSAR (Quality Self-Assessment Rubric) is primarily intended for those who are interested in entering their bird photographs in…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 8/19/21

Pretty Bird!  Pretty Bird! Let’s start today off in beautiful Costa Rica.  This quiet Central American country hosts a wide range of birds and habitats.  If you haven’t gone to…
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