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April 29th, 2015

2015 Audubon Photography Award Winners

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
2015 Audubon Photography Award Grand Prize Winner 'Great Egret' by Melissa Groo
During this year’s 6th annual Audubon Photography Awards more that 2300 participants entered nearly 9000 images to the Amateur, Professional, Fine Art and Youth categories. Grand Prize Winner: Melissa Groo Professional Winner: Chris Gug Professional Honorable Mention: Jason Savage Fine Art Winner: Constance Mier Amateur Winner: Donald Wuori Amateur Honorable Mention: Steve Russell, Tim Timmis …
 
April 22nd, 2015

Creating the Best Wildlife Photos

Posted By Jay Goodrich
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Wildlife photography is not a cheap investment. It typically requires big, expensive, high-quality lenses and fast cameras to even begin to think about creating a quality wildlife photograph. However, there are many photographers who show up on game day with the equipment, but not the game. In my opinion, it is fine to be a …
 
April 17th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Steve Perry

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Nose to Nose' by Steve Perry
Today’s Photo of the Day is “Nose to Nose” by Steve Perry. “This was captured shortly after I drove into Yellowstone from Gardiner. Normally, expectations tend to be low as you make the 5 mile or so drive from Gardiner to Mammoth, but today would prove an exception to that rule. As I drove along, …
 
March 25th, 2015

Bird In Context Assignment Winner Erika Skogg

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Grey Crowned Cranes Courtship' by Erika Skogg
Congrats to Erika Skogg for winning the Bird In Context Assignment! “I took this photo the summer of 2014 in Tanzania (Ngorongoro Conservation Area). I had been watching these cranes begin to jump and dance around each other, so I held down the shutter to get multiple shots hoping to catch them in a unique …
 
March 6th, 2015

Canon Collaborates with Art Morris for Birding Tutorial Video and Destination Workshop

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Art Morris Video Tutorial for Canon Digital Learning Center
Canon offers Bird Photography Tutorials and EOS Destination Workshop with Renowned Bird Photographer Arthur Morris Bird Photography Tutorial Videos Featured now on the Canon Digital Learning Center are free tutorial videos hosted by world-renowned bird photographer Arthur Morris. In these tutorial videos, Arthur demonstrates which techniques, gear and settings he uses to create artistic photos …
 
August 26th, 2011

Arctic Documentary Project – Svalbard, Norway Final Post #5

Posted By Daniel J. Cox
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August 10, Danskøya Island 37F This morning is cold. Most definitely the coolest we’ve experienced. Danskøya Island is on the northwest part of the archipelago and is on the edge of better polar bear habitat. The ice is nearly 80 miles offshore, so any bears that are stranded on the Islands of Svalbard migrate towards …
 
August 11th, 2011

Arctic Documentary Project – Svalbard, Norway Post #4: Second Trip

Posted By Daniel J. Cox
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August 8, 2011, Cloudy and 43F Tanya and I spent the past three days in Lonyearbyen in a small, very European, apartment, catching up on business matters, writing and a little rest before our next group of guests arrived. The first trip went really well, but every adventure to the field is new, so it’s …
 
August 5th, 2011

Arctic Documentary Project – Svalbard, Norway Post #3: Whales, Walrus Bears and Seals

Posted By Daniel J. Cox
A curious young male walrus spy hops to get a better view of our photo group. Nikon D7000, 200-400mm lens.
July 27 – Clear skies, Temp Around 45F Sailing into the midnight sun, Svalbard, Norway. Nikon D7000 The weather continues bright and sunny. For two days now we’ve had skies with virtually no clouds. Some wind yesterday afternoon but amazingly if it weren’t for the desolate landscape, void of vegetation, and cool temps, I would …