Category Archives: Beyond Documentation

The Big Picture

If your goal is like mine, to take great images of the natural world, let’s take a moment to think about how we look at the world in general, before you even pick up that camera. Take a pretend step … Continue reading

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Steps in learning to be a skilled nature and wildlife photographer.

Someone once said to me “I want to go where you go, see what you’ve seen!”  While it is true that you have to get out there (a lot) in order to find great subjects to photograph, that certainly isn’t all … Continue reading

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Three Basic Types of Wildlife Photographs

There are three basic types of wildlife photographs. The portrait, the behavioral image and the environmental image.  Each can be spectacular.  Beginners shoot the documentary “I saw this”. Usually the image is too far away to be a good portrait … Continue reading

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Beyond Documentation

An image which simply communicates “I saw this”, might be good but it will never be really impressive. Learning to look beyond documentation will take your images from good to great! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit … Continue reading

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Sense of Place

An image which gives us a sense of place, or an insight into what life was like for that creature during that instant in time, will always be better than one that says simply this is an “xyz”. Recommend on … Continue reading

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