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Posts Tagged ‘reptiles’

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 … 
October 28th, 2011

The Eyes Have It

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Dwarf Caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus) Cristalino River, Amazon, Brazil
There are pretty few rules in wildlife photography, but there is one which you’d want a pretty good reason to break. This is it: the only thing in the picture that really needs to be in focus is the eyes. Case in point: with this head-on shot of a dwarf caiman in the upper Amazon, there …