About the Author

Christopher Dodds is a full-time freelance nature photographer, teacher and lecturer specializing in birds. His images have been published in world-class publications including National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer Canada, and Bird Conservation. Chris first discovered his love of the great outdoors during camping, canoeing, and backpacking trips after moving to Canada from England when he was eight. By the time he was fourteen, Chris thrilled at freezing fleeting glimpses of birds and the resulting ability to study every detail of their intricate beauty. Chris' passion for photography has taken several paths through the years; photojournalism, studio portraiture, commercial and wedding photography to name just a few. He apprenticed in chemical darkrooms, but today embraces the computerized, digital workflow. Chris is passionate about capturing images of nature in an artistic, yet technically perfect, manner. Today Chris travels to some of the best locations in the world photographing and teaching nature photography workshops. His website: www.chrisdoddsphoto.com, his blog: www.naturephotographyblog.com.