Getting Out of Your Bird Photography Rut
by Greg Basco | August 1, 2014

All of us go through a period of low productivity in our photography; we get stuck in a rut. Maybe we’re doing the same thing we’ve always done or perhaps we can’t envision how to do something different than what every other photographer is doing. Even though I initially developed a reputa...

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Overcoming Creative Dry Spells
by Kyle McDougall | June 1, 2014

Creativity, passion, drive, these are all things that over time I’ve come to realize can never run consistently at one hundred percent. As photographers, we live creative lives with the next image always on our minds. We constantly strive to take our work to the next level. Both consciously an...

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Creating a Modern Photographic Field Guide
by Iain Campbell | April 11, 2014

I am old school. As a birder I have always much preferred plate based nature field guides with paintings rather than photos. For me there was just never any comparison between the highly illustrative paintings of the National Geographic and Sibley guides and the shabby images in books such as th...

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The Case For and Against Medium Format
by E.J. Peiker | January 23, 2014

Much has been written in the last 18 months stating that new high resolution cameras like the Nikon D800 and D800E equal medium format image quality. In September I had the opportunity to photograph with what is widely seen as the highest quality digital photography format available to photograp...

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The Passion of Wildlife Photography
by Carl Donohue | April 17, 2013

The topic of wildlife photography is an important one to me. I’ve admired the work of wildlife photographers since I was a kid, watching countless reruns of whatever documentary program the TV channels we received offered, or browsing, over and over again, the pages of National Geographic maga...

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Welcome to the NEW NatureScapes!
by Greg Downing | January 3, 2013

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new website! Check out this video introduction showing off some of the new key features and share it with others to help us spread the word. This screencast video is best viewed full screen.

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Choosing the Right Photo Workshop
by Kari Post | December 11, 2012

Many nature, wildlife, and travel photographers resort to workshops and photographic tours as a way to visit new destinations and expand their portfolios while learning more about the craft of photography and enjoying the company of other individuals who share a similar passion. Workshops have t...

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What is photography, after all?
by George Lepp | October 1, 2005

I keep hearing that traditional photography has changed—digital is killing it—photography is on its way to hell in a hand basket. To those who feel this is the end of traditional photography, my question is: What is photography? For that matter, what is traditional photography?

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