The Pelicans of La Jolla
by Phillip Colla | February 28, 2007

© Phillip CollaPhotographers come from throughout the country to train their lenses on the seabirds among La Jolla’s cliffs and the scenic California coastline for good reason: seabird photographs are easily achieved here, to the extent that shooters like myself with modest bird photography skills can ha...

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Svalbard: The Polar Oasis
by Jasper Doest | December 31, 2006

© Jasper DoestNot many people are familiar with the Svalbard archipelago, and this might be one of the reasons why it is such a splendid place for nature photographers. The archipelago lies at 78º N and only 900km away from the North Pole. Although being that far north in the Arctic region, due to the circul...

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A Photographic Safari to Zambia
by Marijn Heuts | October 1, 2006

© Marijn HeutsOften described as one of Africa’s last true wildernesses, Zambia had been high on my wish list of destinations for some years. After terrific self-drive travels through South Africa, Swaziland and Namibia, this year we finally exchanged the beaten tarred and gravel tracks of Southern Afri...

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Alaska Bears: Four Prime Viewing Locations
by Tom Walker | July 1, 2006

NatureScapesBrown bears (grizzlies) and black bears rarely use the same feeding areas. However, the largest pink salmon run in southeast Alaska, sometimes over 100,000 fish, lures both species to Anan Creek. Brown bears fish upstream in early morning and late evening hours; black bears snag salmon mid-day o...

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