OUR SPOTLIGHT IS ON A RETURNING MEMBER, JEAN McKENNA...

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I’ve enjoyed taking photos for over 50 years, however, since I retired in 2009 I like to think I’ve become a photographer.
I acquired my first “serious” DSLR, a Nikon D80 back in 2006. Since then my husband has gifted me a Nikon D7000, and then a Nikon D600 along with a few lenses and a flash attachment. My favorite lens is my 600mm which I use mostly for birding and wildlife shots. It’s a bit awkward and weighty to carry around, but the clarity is definitely worth the extra exercise. My walk-around lens is a 28 to 300 which is almost always on my camera.
Since becoming a photographer, I’ve learned to see, through the viewfinder, things that might have escaped me in the past. We photographers have a keener sense of sight you know, improved over time by the simple act of getting out and shooting over and over and over again.
Now, that I’ve developed my own sense of photographic style my photos have become emotional, and somehow more important , at least to me.  My subjects convey a story and I try to pass that story on using images only. It’s fun and the results can often be whimsical, poignant , uplifting or even exciting. When that happens…. when we love the result… it’s something special.
I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that being a member of Churchville Photography Club, Focal Planes Photography Club, and Doylestown Photography Club has been a huge contributor to my growth as a photographer. Simply being in the presence of other photographers I’ve learned techniques and tips from folks whose work I admire.  That’s a gift I’ve already paid forward to lesser experienced photographers.
The following is a sampling of my work.  As you’ll see, I’m primarily drawn to nature photography but I love color, and texture, and lines, and macros and…. well, essentially, everything is fair game.. I truly enjoy abstracts as much as birds or butterflies so what you see is fairly broad in scope. I hope you enjoy them.
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    Time Flies-0363  
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     Bringing Home the Grub-5587
     Steel Resolve