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Remote, Yet Rewarding: St. Paul Island
by Tina Hay | September 29, 2017

Parakeet auklet © Tina HaySt. Paul Island is heaven for bird photography—if you can get there.

A tiny dot in the Bering Sea, part of Alaska’s Pribilof Islands, St. Paul is remote and isolated. Only one small airline serves it, with just three flights from Anchorage per week. And because of the fog that often envelo...

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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. KearneyVacations 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 and where does the sun set and/or rise? How can I best secure my equipment i...

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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

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

© Paul MarcelliniThe 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

© Guido MuratoreWhen 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

© Bret EdgeStanding 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

© Denise IppolitoBarnegat 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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