Tim’s day job is a Chemical Engineer/Project Manager but his passion outside of work is wildlife photography. Tim has been an active nature photographer since 2005. He specializes in shore bird photography using a ground pod to get eye level with the birds. Tim has also participated in wildlife workshops in Yellowstone National Park over the last three winters.
Tim has led bird photography workshops at Galveston’s FeatherFest event since 2011. He won honorable mention in the 2015 Audubon Photo Contest and made the top 100 in 2019. He also won the grand prize for the Galveston FeatherFest photo contests in 2010 and 2008 and the grand prize in the 2011 Migration Celebration photo contest in Brazoria County. Tim has also judged the Migration Celebration photo contest.
Visit www.timtimmis.com to see some of his photos.
He also has a blog at www.timtimmisblog.com
What’s in the bag?
Tim uses a Canon 1DX camera, Canon 500mm F4 IS II lens, 1.4x III teleconverter, Canon 7D Mark II camera and Canon 100-400 II lens for wildlife photography. For ground level shots, he uses a Skimmer ground pod, Wimberley gimbal head and a Canon 580 EXII flash with a Better Beamer flash extender. He also uses Gitzo/Induro carbon fiber tripods.