Pine Warbler

Pine Warbler —FujiFilm X-T2 + XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR @ (252.1 mm, 0.002 sec at f/5.0, ISO10000), © Khürt L. Williams

I spent three hours in the Pinelands with Ray Hennessey hoping to get a photograph of the pine warbler. We could see the birds flying back and forth between the trees that lined the swampy area that Ray had scouted. We waited patiently, but the pine warbler kept out of view the camera. The light…

Prothonotary Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler | Sunday 19 May, 2019 | FujiFilm X-T2 | XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR @ 400 mm | 1/400 sec at f/5.6 | ISO 8000

Last weekend I joined photographer Ray Hennessey for a field trip to one of his birding spots in Woodbine in the pine barrens of New Jersey. While we had some challenges photographing the elusive pine warbler, we had no problems photographing this Prothonotary Warbler. The bird kept performing for us, stopping on sticks that poked…

Blue-winged Warbler

Blue-winged Warbler —

FujiFilm X-T2 + XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR @ (400 mm, f/5.6, ISO10000), © Khürt L. Williams

I took hundreds of photographs of this bird during the field trip with Ray. I love the bright yellow features and blue-grey feathers. I was even blessed with a warbling performance. You can learn more about Ray Hennessy’s work and signup for his workshops on his website. You can learn more about the Blue-winged Warbler…