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A South American Wildlife Gem: The Pantanal
by Kathy Parker | September 20, 2016

Copyright Kathy ParkerWe had been on the river all morning but were hurrying back to our lodge, hungry and disappointed that jaguars had eluded us. We had left before dawn, bundled up in blankets to stay warm as our boat sliced through chilly early morning fog. Wildlife sightings were numerous, but several promising...

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Avoiding the Tourist Trap
by F.M. Kearney | June 7, 2016

Copyright F.M. KearneyThis article was originally published in NANPA. Used with permission.

Vacations are a great way to get away and de-stress. However, I often find myself stressing even more. With only a limited amount of time, I’m always worried about getting the shot. Where are the best locations? When an...

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2015 New Mexico Trip Report
by Nikhil Bahl | May 26, 2016

Copyright Martha MyersEvery workshop leader has their favorite locations. Like so many locations I visit repeatedly, New Mexico has offered something different every time. Whether it is Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge or White Sands National Monument, a new surprise always awaits. One of the main reasons t...

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Exploring Inis Oirr
by Peter McCabe | April 4, 2014

The Island is buzzing, tri-colors are flying, a TV crew has been spotted, and clinking champagne glasses can be heard in the local pub. Sadly, despite the six-minute flight from Connemara this isn’t all for me! The Irish president, affectionately known as Michael D. is paying a flying visit.

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The Best Time of Year for a Polar Bear Safari
by Steven Blandin | December 5, 2013

“When is the best time of year to go on a polar bear safari?” That was my initial inner question, when my wife showed interest in exploring the possibilities. I knew we did not want to go as far as Northern Europe, and as it turned out Canada was in fact the place with a bigger population...

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Photographing Florida’s Everglades
by Paul Marcellini | October 1, 2013

The Everglades is a special place to me; I grew up just 25 miles from the main park entrance. After college, I moved back to Miami and have been shooting the Everglades consistently for 6 years. Popular for bird photographers at tourist stops like Anhinga Trail, the Everglades has so much to off...

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Welcome to Finland
by Guido Muratore | July 10, 2013

When I think about bears, the first place that comes to my mind is Finland. The country has one of the largest bear populations in Europe, and the bear is the Finnish national animal. In April 2013, I visited Finland for ten days, trying to photograph the brown bears after they woke up from hibe...

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Capturing the Grandeur of the Tetons
by Bret Edge | November 1, 2012

Standing along the shoreline of String Lake, whose placid waters offer a mirror image of the imposing Tetons, I catch an erratic flicker of movement in the trees to my left. This is grizzly country. They may appear brutish, but grizzly bears are quite capable of deft movement, especially when th...

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Photographing at the Barnegat Jetty
by Denise Ippolito | August 6, 2012

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park in New Jersey, located at the northern end of Long Beach Island, is where you will find the famed “Barnegat Jetty”. If you are a birder or bird photographer as I am, this is a must visit destination during the winter. The Barnegat Jetty is considered the best p...

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Bird Photography in Peru
by Glenn Bartley | June 19, 2012

Simply put—Peru is perhaps the best country in the world to see and photograph birds. Sure Colombia boasts a slightly higher species list and, based on its size, Ecuador is also in the running. In Peru however, there are so many unique endemics that it is a destination that every serious birdw...

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Tip: Sea Eagle Fishing – Norway
by Miguel Lasa | June 1, 2012

The photo was taken from a boat during my summer trip to Norway. I used the Canon 1D Mark 2 with a fast shutter speed of 1/1250th of a second and wide aperture of f/4 with my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 lens. To capture the shot, I followed the eagle before the dive and set the camera mode to AI Servo...

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