Tag Archive | "Wildlife"

Wildlife Week: Connect

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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Wildlife Week: Connect

[Editors Note: This week we are having a Wildlife Photography Tip every day here on DPE. Rick is also doing a tip a day on People photography over on his personal blog, make sure to check it out.] I don’t often hear many people talk about connecting with your subject when shooting wildlife, after all […]

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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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Wildlife Week: Capture THE Moment

Monday, April 19, 2010

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Wildlife Week: Capture THE Moment

[Editors Note: This week we are having a Wildlife Photography Tip every day here on DPE. Rick is also doing a tip a day on People photography over on his personal blog, make sure to check it out.] Nothing adds more interest to a wildlife photo than action. Whether it’s a fox pouncing on a […]

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Week of Wildlife Tips: Be Ready!

Sunday, April 18, 2010

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[Editors Note: This week we are having a Wildlife Photography Tip every day here on DPE. Rick is also doing a tip a day on People photography over on his personal blog, make sure to check it out.] I am going to start this week of wildlife photography tips with what I consider to be […]

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Next Week, People & Wildlife tips

Thursday, April 15, 2010

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Next Week, People & Wildlife tips

Next week Rick and I will be doing something special, every day starting on Sunday and running thru Saturday, Rick will post one tip every day on People Photography over on his personal blog, while I will post a Wildlife Photo tip here on DPE. I will be writing the tips as the week goes […]

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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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Favorite Images from my “Winter in Yellowstone” Instructional Photo Workshop

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Favorite Images from my “Winter in Yellowstone” Instructional Photo Workshop

As some of you may know, I just completed my 2010 “Winter in Yellowstone” Instructional Photo Workshop. I have to say that I had an amazing group of workshop participants, everyone was so excited to be in Yellowstone and their enthusiasm was definitely contagious. All had the opportunity to make some amazing and dare I […]

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Background at the zoo

Friday, February 19, 2010

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Background at the zoo

In my last post I talked about shooting through fences and other barriers at the zoo. In this post I want to talk about the backgrounds. Many times a good photograph can be ruined because the photographer failed to pay attention to the background. We get so focused on the subject we fail to notice […]

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Quick Tip on Fill Flash

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Quick Tip on Fill Flash

An accessory flash may not come to mind initially as an important tool for wildlife photography, but I never go out on a shoot without one. I recommend that you pack a flash in your gear bag before you next venture into the field. Outdoors, a flash can be used for what’s called daylight fill-in […]

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Shoot Outside the Box

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Shoot Outside the Box

I recently had the pleasure of assisting Juan Pons at his “Geese, Swans and Bears” photo workshop in North Carolina. Birds are not a frequent subject of mine, but I always jump at the chance to learn something new. As photographers, we tend to concentrate our efforts on learning one particular type of photography. It […]

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