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August 13th, 2014

Creativity vs. Wikipedia

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Crested Macaque, Sulawesi. COPYRIGHT David J. Slater
By now, you will all have seen the image. You will probably also have heard the many amusing, often ridiculous, news reports about the “monkey selfie” and how he took this picture of himself, one now seen around the world. What you may not have heard is the darker part of the story, one of …
 
June 20th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Facebook Update” by Marsel van Oosten – Jigokudani Monkey Park, Yamanouchi, Shimotakai District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Posted By David Alexander Willis
A macaque steals and plays with an iPhone in Jigokudani Monkey Park Japan Yamanouchi, Shimotakai District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
There are basically two ways to take original wildlife photographs: 1. Use your creative vision to pre-visualize an image or a certain look, and then try to create the image in real life 2. Wait for something really cool to happen Three years ago, I won the overall title “International Nature Photographer Of The Year” …
 
June 9th, 2010

The Empty Ark

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Stump-tailed Macaque (Macaca arctoides)
I am happy to announce that the July issue of OP features a story on my work on Endangered Species written by Kim Castleberry. I hope you’ll have a look. I have been working for the past two years on telling the little-known stories of rare and endangered animals around the world: Amazon River Dolphins, …