Aaron Baggenstos is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning professional wildlife photographer with a passion for capturing images of nature and the natural world. He feels it is a real privilege to share memories through photo adventures while promoting positive and respectful connections with nature.

Passionate about conservation on the ground while fighting the right battles to help preserve and sustain our wild places, Aaron’s work spans the globe. He has supported countless conservation efforts contributing to help protect, preserve, and conserve biodiversity and habitats worldwide. His portfolio of photo tours includes Ultimate Alaska, Yellowstone in Winter, Kenya, Botswana, Wildlife of Madagascar, Costa Rica, the Galapagos, Tigers of India, Svalbard, and Pumas of Patagonia.

In a project designed to capture his learnings and field experience, Aaron recently launched a landmark series of instructional videos called “the ultimate wildlife photography course” designed to help aspiring photographers of all levels elevate their own photography portfolio to the next level. In this comprehensive video series Aaron masterfully illustrates his top photographic strategies and post-processing techniques in 8 categories. Notable topics include methods you can use to capture magical light, critical elements for wildlife photography composition, innovative techniques for capturing birds in flight, resources for understanding wildlife behavior, how to create award-winning portraits, and 9 instructional videos on post processing for distinctive images using Adobe Lightroom.

For a limited time if you sign up for Aaron’s course you can get 25% off using the coupon code OutdoorPhotographer2021.

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Articles by Aaron Baggenstos

When to use black and white: An example image of two bears.
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When To Use Black & White Photography

Friday, March 12, 2021 | Text & Photography By Aaron Baggenstos

Monochrome may be a better choice than color for some nature photos. Here’s how to decide when to use black-and-white photography.

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Camera Settings For Wildlife Photography

Friday, September 13, 2019 | Text & Photography By Aaron Baggenstos

How to choose the right combination of exposure settings for the situation.

winter wildlife photography, bison in the snow
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Top Tips For Winter Wildlife Photography

Monday, January 28, 2019 | Text & Photography By Aaron Baggenstos

Shorter days and colder weather translate into fewer crowds for winter wildlife photography. Use this to your advantage.

Featured Photos by Aaron Baggenstos