About the Author

Heather Forcier photographs nature subjects throughout North America. Her work has been published for various commercial uses and is sold in prints at several permanent displays. To see more of Heather's work, please visit her website at www.heatherforcier.com.

Traveling With Your Photo Gear Part 1
by Heather Forcier | May 31, 2007

Inside of camera lens bagThe Think Tank Photo Airport Security bag is a roller that includes emergency backpack straps for convenience. At 9” x 14” x 22,” this roller/backpack meets most airlines’ carry-on size requirements and can accommodate your gear, including up to a 600 f4 lens. The sides offer pockets tha...

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Getting Your Gear Around
by Heather Forcier | May 31, 2007

Greg DowningOne of the many challenges we face as photographers with super telephotos is toting our heavy gear around, whether in the field or on an airplane en route to our destination. There are plenty of products and potential solutions out there, but often it helps to know what has worked for others bef...

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Wildlife Rehabilitation
by Heather Forcier | April 1, 2007

© Heather ForcierWhile inspired by nature, when I started photographing, I could only identify the most common local birds and mammals. Staying in one place for hours, scanning for potential photos, revealed wondrous moments that would have escaped me otherwise. Years into the pursuit, research and observation h...

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The Process of Image Critiques
by Heather Forcier | December 1, 2005

NatureScapesOne of the most pivotal experiences in my progression as a nature photographer was a critique of my images by a professional photographer at a workshop. Learning to see my photos objectively and evaluate them from another perspective was a gift. Upon returning from the workshop, I looked for oth...

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