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November 27th, 2012

The Archipelago of Hope

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Sally Lightfoot Crabs (Grapsus grapsus) In surf, Galapagos Island
I first visited the Galapagos Islands nearly thirty years ago. It was a revelation. Instead of fleeing in terror at the sight of me (like most wildlife around the world) the animals of the Galapagos did something extraordinary: they ignored me. For a wildlife photographer like myself, being invisible is the greatest gift of all, … 
April 2nd, 2012

Reptile Dysfunction…

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus)
OK, OK, I just liked the title for this post. But it gives me a chance to talk, again, about my firm belief that almost all wildlife images are improved by getting down and dirty. Yes, I mean dropping down to the animal’s eye level – no matter what sort of filth you may have …