Point of View: Game Farm Photography
by | January 19, 2009

Game farm photographyGame Farm photography is not an issue that is broadly understood. Imagine genetically wild animals born in captivity, incarcerated for life, only to be paroled and paraded for profit, and you have the Game Farm picture.

Although I have spoken out against Game Farm photography for many years, f...

Continue reading »
Rethinking Smokey Bear
by | August 31, 2008

© Stan BumanGoing against a legend can be an uphill battle. In this case, the legend is the character in one of the most successful propaganda campaigns in our nation’s history.

Continue reading »
Conservation Photography: A One-Year Follow Up
by | July 31, 2007

© Eleanor Kee WellmanWhile photographing the breeding cycle of Common Terns on a local lake during 2005 I discovered that none of the hatched chicks survived to fledge. As this did not bode well for the survival of the colony, I decided to see what could be done for the following season.

Continue reading »
The Sounds of Nature: One Square Inch
by Paul Klenck | May 1, 2006

© Paul KlenckYou never know what you might see—or hear—when you take a walk in the woods. On an April Sunday, I was hiking the Hoh Rain Forest River Trail in Olympic National Park, Washington. A Pileated Woodpecker gave me a fleeting glimpse. I stood and listened for its drumming and would move to try to...

Continue reading »
A Real-Life Example Close to Home
by | April 1, 2006

© Eleanor Kee WellmanWhen the loons didn’t nest on my small lake in south-central Ontario in 2005, I had to find another subject to maximize the summer photography season.

I had been out to a Common Tern nesting colony on a local lake with friends who live on the lake and had been monitoring the colony for 2...

Continue reading »