Tag Archive | "africa"

Wildlife Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas Interview // Podcast

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

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[Editors Note: So many of you have asked for more podcasts than the 2 we normally release each month, so we are trying out a new podcast series, these will be short podcasts, between 20-30 minutes, and the content and format will vary. Take a listen and let us know what you think.] A few […]

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MUST Check the BeetleCam by Will & Matt Burrard-Lucas

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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Photographers Will & Matt Burrard-Lucas have created one brilliant piece of photo kit that takes wildlife photography to a new level. No need to sit in parasite infested waters to get nice and close up shots of African Wildlife. Simply guide this remotely controlled camera and get nice and close, just be careful to not […]

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How far would you go to get “THE SHOT”?

Friday, March 5, 2010

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Well, if you are South African wildlife photographer Greg du Toit, seems you would go pretty far indeed. In this story, du Toit, talks about being semi-submerged for 270 hours in an African watering hole frequented by big game. In the process he contracted several tropical diseases, parasites, malaria, and a Hook Worm. I myself […]

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Wildlife 101: Portraits are Pretty – But Action Shots are Awesome

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

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Wildlife 101: Portraits are Pretty – But Action Shots are Awesome

Here are two of my favorite pictures from one of my Botswana workshops. I very much like the portrait of the lion; the side lighting adds a nice sense of depth and dimension to the image. Remember: light illuminates; shadows define. I also like the way this guy is looking directly at me. The eyes […]

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My Favorite Wildlife Zoom Lens

Monday, November 2, 2009

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My Favorite Wildlife Zoom Lens

Like you, I enjoy taking wildlife pictures. Also like you, I am not a full-time professional wildlife photographer. Most of these those folks use expensive fixed focal length lenses to get them up-close-and-personal with their subjects. For folks like us, zoom lenses, I think, are a better choice. They are more affordable for one thing. […]

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