Tag Archives: Columbus Zoo

Wildlife Photography Practice

This week I attended an online Wildlife Photography Conference that I found to be very informative.  One of the classes was about practicing photographing animals at the zoo first before heading out into the wild.  In a nutshell the instructor … Continue reading

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Lion, no tigers and bears…

Oh my!  The tigers were napping behind a tree with no vantage point for a photo.  A somewhat positive thing you can say for zoos (besides protecting and in some instances re-establishing some endangered species) is that you can get … Continue reading

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Let’s go to the zoo

I grew up visiting the St. Louis Zoo; Marlin Perkins and Wild Kingdom television and all.  I’ve also visited the National Zoo in Washington, D.C, but after awhile I didn’t like visiting zoos as I felt “sorry” for the animals.  … Continue reading

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For the birds

The first birds you will encounter when visiting the zoo are the flamingos, a crowd favorite.  Did you know that a well fed flamingo is more vibrantly colored and therefore more desirable as a mate.  Brings new meaning to hot … Continue reading

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Zoo Day

The Columbus, Ohio zoo is a great place to visit if you live here or if you are visiting.  Besides all of the amazing animals it’s a great place to spend time and you will get plenty of exercise as … Continue reading

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Heart of Africa

By way of the Columbus Zoo.  Some of you wonderful readers live in Africa and get to see these magnificent animals roaming free and some of you have visited Africa.  For the rest of us there are our local zoos.  … Continue reading

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Under the Sea(water)

The Columbus Zoo has a very nice aquarium which I happened to walk into this day.  It was crowded in there so I did a lot of waiting to get shots only to have them turn out not so hot … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Majestic Raptor

F2.8 – 1/400 – ISO 100 – 100mm – Canon 5D M3    

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Posing with it’s mouth full

Last October I spent a couple of days at our local zoo, the Columbus Zoo, and had a good time visiting the animals while getting in quite a bit of walking.  It’s time to put away that folder to make … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Red Rule of Thirds

Right now I would be thrilled with the wonderful autumn weather that was the day this photo was taken at the Columbus Zoo in one of the bird areas instead of our current winter storm warning. I wonder where this … Continue reading

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