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Editorial
Bird Species Spotlight: King Vulture
by Jake Jacoby | March 22, 2020

© Jake JacobyOn a recent trip to Costa Rica, I was introduced to an entirely new bird species for me, namely, the “king vulture.” This photographic workshop that I attended in Costa Rica was organized and hosted by Naturescapes.net, a specialized travel agency for photographers, and an invaluable resourc...

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Editorial
Animal Species Spotlight: Capybara
by Jake Jacoby | September 28, 2019

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I saw my first capybara while on a photographic workshop in the Brazilian Pantanal with NatureScapes.net in 2018. The Pantanal is part national park and part a UNESCO World Heritage site. In addition, it is the largest tropical wetland in the world, covering over 70,000 square miles; an area...

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Techniques
Anchoring Bird in Flight Shots
by Steven Blandin | November 28, 2018

Pursuit in the skyFlying bird photographs are sought-after creations for most bird photographers. Besides the difficulty of properly synchronizing one’s hands motion and sight to properly frame the bird, there are other composing considerations to consider. It is very pleasing to create a photograph of a beauti...

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Travel
Photographing the Islands of Hawaii
by E.J. Peiker | June 19, 2018

Photgraphing Hawaii by E.J. PeikerThe Hawaiian Islands are an archipelago of eight primary islands and many atolls that extend for 1600 miles in the central Pacific Ocean. The larger and inhabited islands are what we commonly refer to as Hawaii, the 50th State of the United States of America. The main islands, from east to west,...

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