andreajeanne64

Andrea Petersen

has been a member since Jul 2008 and goes by andreajeanne64.

I am a 71 year old hobbyist photographer who enjoys shooting pictures of birds. I am happily married to my husband for 45 years.

I appreciate the challenges and themes that the staff offers for us to improve our work in a variety of situations. A proud achievement for me was to get story of the week 8 in 2011.

Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best. Quote by Oliver G. Wilson

Photographing Red- Bellied Woodpeckers
Photo Essay

Photographing Red- Bellied Woodpeckers

15 Mar 2015395 views

A collection of my favorite pictures of Red-bellied woodpeckers.

My Favorite Migratory Birds
Photo Essay

My Favorite Migratory Birds

21 May 20141002 views

A collection of migratory birds that I photographed this spring including nature study notes written by my late grandmother in 1905.

Portrait Lighting with an incandescent  Floodlight
Photo Essay

Portrait Lighting with an incandescent Floodlight

4 Apr 20141541 views

Experimenting with a Flood Light for self portrait Lighting

Tunnel Vision Through A Lens Hood
Photo Essay

Tunnel Vision Through A Lens Hood

19 Feb 20141459 views

An experiment that I did on a series of pictures shooting
through a lens hood propped on a tripod to form a tunnel effect.

Norwegian Lutefisk Supper, 2013
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Norwegian Lutefisk Supper, 2013

5 Nov 2013916 views

A collection of images that I shot at an annual Norwegian Lutefisk Supper while waiting for our numbers to be called.

Singspiration Service
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Singspiration Service

16 Aug 2013669 views

A collection of images that I shot at an informal singspiration
Service at the Methodist Church in my hometown.

As the flowers bloom
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As the flowers bloom

27 Jun 20131438 views

A series of self portraits with flowers commemorating life before turning 70.

Early Morning Light Series
Photo Essay

Early Morning Light Series

17 Sep 20113490 views

Shooting pictures early in the morning and working
with the light requires discipline and practice.

Natures snow formations
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Natures snow formations

8 Feb 20111074 views

Snowbank and ice formations that I found and am looking for more as they present themselves.

Draft Horse Field Day
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Draft Horse Field Day

11 Jan 20113467 views

A demonstration showing plowing with Draft Horses.

Playing Scrabble
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Playing Scrabble

27 Jun 20102914 views

My husband, and I did a Scrabble game series for a week to record the scores and of us playing.

Self Portraits
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Self Portraits

24 May 20093212 views

A collection of my favorite self-portraits.