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December 7th, 2012

Beyond the Trophy Shot

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Red and Green Macaws, Pantanal, Brazil
Some years ago, I was invited to a “slideshow” (remember those?) at the home of a good friend. He was a serious amateur wildlife photographer that had traveled all over the world, and I was delighted to have a chance to see some of his work. He then proceeded to go through 3 carousel trays …
 
November 12th, 2010

Ethics Follow-up

Posted By Kevin Schafer
A quick follow-up to my earlier post on Ethics, in which I suggested that the viewer’s response to a picture is invariably changed by knowing that an image was faked in some way. Consider, then, the case of the overall winner of last year’s BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition in the UK, arguably …
 
October 22nd, 2010

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Posted By Kevin Schafer
A Marvel of Ants - Bence Mate (Hungary)
The winners of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have just been announced in London, and as usual, it is a spectacular collection of images from all over the world.  The overall winner was Hungarian photographer Bence Mate, whose leaf-cutter ant image (above) was selected as the best of the year. You can …