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December 20th, 2013

Of Geese and Shutter Speeds

Posted By Michael Frye
Formation of Ross's geese taking flight, San Joaquin Valley, CA, USA
While composition and light are always vital, some aspects of wildlife photography are very different from landscape photography. With wildlife the subjects are moving, placing greater importance on anticipation, timing, and the ability to make quick decisions about framing and camera settings. 
February 14th, 2012

Winter Pilgrimage

Posted By Michael Frye
1. Ross's geese taking flight in the fog
I’ve had a love affair and obsession with snow geese, along with their close cousins Ross’s geese, for 25 years. Watching a large flock of these birds take flight, filling the sky from horizon to horizon while deafening your ears with their calls, is an unforgettable, transcendent experience. I’ve photographed these birds in every way …