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Colin Devroe

Photographer. Podcaster. Blogger. Reverse Engineer.

Downy woodpecker – November 2019

In this episode of the podcast I cover the fact that photo gear really does matter. That doesn’t mean that you can’t start learning photography with any gear you have on hand. It simply means that in certain situations gear can mean getting the shot or not.

I found the above woodpecker picking off the last few berries of this bush just before a snowfall. I included this photo in this post as well.

I’m glad I published this episode to perhaps unjam the backlog I have in podcast episodes. Stay tuned for more!

Heron in the rain – November 2019

It was getting dark and had begun to rain so I was wrapping up a photowalk and as I’m sitting in my car texting Eliza this heron lands just outside my car window. I managed to get a few snaps in before he disappeared into the brush.

Recent Snowbirds – Fall 2019

Trudging through the first snows of the season to find small bird havens has been a delight. I managed to find a pile of grass clippings that a nearby grounds-keeper tries to hide away behind some evergreens – the birds love to pick through the pile for insects and seeds.

iPhone 11 Pro Max ∙ f/1.8 ∙ 1/120sec ∙ 4.25mm – Live Photo
iPhone 11 Pro Max ∙ f/1.8 ∙ 1/1000sec ∙ 4.25mm ∙ ISO 32 (Keenlake)
f/4.5 ∙ 79mm ∙ 1/80sec ∙ ISO 1600
f/4.5 ∙ 55mm ∙ 1/15sec ∙ ISO 400
iPhone 11 Pro Max ∙ f/1.18 ∙ 1/75sec ∙ 4.25mm ∙ ISO 125
f/5.6 ∙ 1/20sec ∙ 250mm ∙ ISO 1600

Seelyville Dam – November 2019

On my way to the pub with a few friends I stopped by a nearby dam to shoot photos. I was surprised that just above the dam was a small marshy area filled with ducks, geese, beavers and birds. I managed to fire off just a few photos before the light faded.

There is one photo of Keenlake Campground’s adorable tunnel that I quickly stopped by to shoot as the sun was setting through it.

Three photos from Downtown Scranton – February 2018

The weather is just beginning to break here in the northeast. We just had 4″ of snow on Saturday evening and tomorrow should be somewhere in the 60s Fahrenheit melting any memory of it away. This causes me to stir and I begin walking around hitting my shutter button at anything and everything. I can’t wait to get the drone out of the closet, get a kayak in the water, and start enjoying the reasons we live in this area of the world. Spring can’t come soon enough.

Goslings, Aylesworth Park – June 2017

A few fluffy goslings. Merli-Sarnoski Park, May 2017

E3: Owl sounds

In early-winter 2014 I recorded some owls in my backyard. Perhaps you’d like to hear them too?

For a much better recording of owls, listen here.

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Feeding a Chickadee, November 2012