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May 2nd, 2016

Photo Of The Day By William Friggle

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By William Friggle
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Snow Geese Taking Flight” by William Friggle. Location: Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, Stevens, Pennsylvania. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook and Twitter. …
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 2nd, 2013

Searching for the Picture

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Snow Goose bathing, Skagit Valley
Over the course of my career, I have been on a lot of airplanes, and traveled to some pretty exotic, far-flung locations. But almost all of us live with an hour or two of something worth photographing.  They may not be icons, like Yosemite or Brooks Falls, Alaska, but I would venture to say that …
January 25th, 2011

A Blizzard of Birds

Posted By Michael Frye
Ross' geese taking flight yesterday at Merced National Wildlife Refuge
I’ve seen many beautiful natural phenomena in my life: lightning storms, lunar rainbows, Horsetail Fall turning into a ribbon of orange water at sunset. But the most impressive and magical thing I’ve witnessed might be the sound and movement of large flocks of snow geese. The roar and synchronized motion of 10,000 glittering white birds …