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Polar Bears, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

November 4, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) It’s Polar Bear Week! Polar bears are North America’s apex predator, and one of the most magnificent…

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Argentina’s Puna de Atacama

May 23, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) I recently had the pleasure of scouting the Puna de Atacama, a high desert plateau located in…

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5 Favorites From Patagonia

May 1, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) I just recently returned from three weeks in the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina, leading two…

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Tales From the Ultrawide (Part 2): the Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens in the field

April 26, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) Welcome to Part 2 of Tales From the Ultrawide, my field journal documenting use of the new Canon…

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Tales From the Ultrawide: the Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens in the field

March 28, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) Hi, my name is Ian, and I’m a wide angle junkie. I’ve had it bad for a…

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Galápagos Islands

March 9, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) The Galápagos Islands are famous for their incredible diversity of species found no where else. These volcanic islands six…

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The Virtues of Failure

February 27, 2015 | By Ian Plant

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”—Thomas Edison (© Ian Plant) We all fear failure. Sometimes…

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The Reminder

February 18, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) Field work is hard work, and can be equal parts toilsome, exhausting, and lonely. It can be difficult…

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Flash for Nature Photography

January 23, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) Flash is a vital, although often ignored, nature photography accessory. Flash has multiple uses: it can be used…

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Costa Rica Photo Roundup Part 2

January 21, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) The Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica is truly a remarkable place, full of lush growth and life. In…

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Trip Report: The Jaguars of Brazil’s Pantanal

January 16, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) The Pantanal of Brazil is the world’s largest tropical freshwater wetland area, and is a great location…

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Costa Rica Photo Roundup Part 1

January 14, 2015 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) Richard Bernabe and I recently wrapped up leading a six-day photo workshop in the Osa Peninsula of Costa…

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30 Favorite Photos from 2014

December 30, 2014 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) 2014 has been ridiculously busy and productive for me. I’ve photographed in 12 countries, including the U.S., Venezuela,…

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The Edge of Light

November 25, 2014 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) My favorite style of shooting is against the light (known as “contre-jour”). Contre-jour lighting occurs when you…

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The Essence of Light

October 30, 2014 | By Ian Plant

“Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous,…

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A Mzungu in Rwanda

October 25, 2014 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) During my epic 40 day tour of Africa, I spent several days in Rwanda to photograph mountain…

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Lake Superior: Three Favorite Destinations

September 28, 2014 | By Ian Plant

(© Ian Plant) Lake Superior is the largest of the five Great Lakes of North America, and is the largest freshwater…

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Fat Stacks of Cheddar

September 15, 2014 | By Ian Plant

  “Gonna make some mad cheddar yo. Fat stacks, dead presidents, cash money. We’re gonna own this city.”—Jesse Pinkman (Breaking…

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Say Anything

August 22, 2014 | By Ian Plant

“I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything…

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40 Days of Africa

July 16, 2014 | By J. Ana Flores

(© Ian Plant) So far, 2014 has been ridiculously busy for me. In the first six months of this year,…

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