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Title Description
About Gray Fox Images Describes how our interest in nature photography came about.
A Telescope Odessey Discusses that other great avocation in my life, astronomy.
How We Process Images Describes the workflow employed to finalize the images in this collection.
Image Alteration Our approach to problem images beyond common darkroom-style adjustments.
Organizing Our Images The structure and tools I've used to maintain a terabyte of image and video data.
Backup Strategies Backup strategy for  all computer files, including but not limited to image data.
Testing Camera Lenses Describes the methods and tools I use to test camera lenses.
Photographer or Gear? Why do Internet churls reply to gear queries (on gear forums, no less!) that people should forget gear and just go take pictures? (As if they didn't already!)
Photography & Bait Feeding Our approach to using feeders, bait and sound calls to attract natural subjects.
Ecology and Nature Nature photographers and nature lovers have a stake in ecological sustainability.
Tribes, Population & the Future Would those yearning for a simpler life really forego indoor plumbing & antibiotics?
My Lying Lens A whimsical look at the ethical debate over post processing limits in the digital age!
From Whence Creativity? Does creativity spring unbidden from the inner soul of dreamers or does it require hard work and perseverance?  Can anyone do it or is it special?  Read on. . .
Donkeys I Have Known. . . Wherein I examine the behavior of those lovable equine creatures who insist on posing inane questions just when I'm about to capture my best image ever!
Canon & Dynamic Range The debate over Canon's perceived low ISO dynamic range deficiency.
Of Prodigies & Critics Thoughts on the emergence of youthful genius and the irrelevance of critics.
Lady With an Attitude Wherein we reveal the adventures of our tortiseshell cat.  Torties are female-only genetic variations treasured by those blessed with the company of these delightful creatures known for their feisty personalities, oft described as "tortitude."
Testing the 400mm DO II Comparing the new 400mm DO II and the 300mm II at equivalent focal lengths.
Managing Tennis Doubles Round robin doubles schedules and a method for assigning who brings balls next.
Tennis Greats The most accomplished male tennis players ever -- and how to pick them.
Not so FAST - It's Time to DANCE A remake of the old photographic cliché, "Focus, Aperture, Shutter, Think".
Custom Shooting Modes One approach to setting up Canon's custom shooting modes
1D X Mark II: First Impressions Early experiences with the new 1D X upgrade.
Of Slams and Grand Slams Or, why four is not enough.  The tennis Grand Slam defined and defended.
The Modern Forehand Technique of and a little history behind the modern tennis forehand.
The Vole Patrol Before Lucky, there was a merry band of cats wreaking havoc on the local voles.
The Jane Austen Good Woman Jane Austen was not just a writer of romance novels but also a moral philosopher.

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