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There is Still Room for You in the Fall Acadia National Park IPT!

If you photograph outdoors, there are few better places to be in the fall than Acadia National Park. Consider joining a small group of enthusiastic photographers in this bucket-list-grade location from Tue, Oct 15 through Sun, Oct 20, 2019. Sign … Continue reading

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Big Bedded Bull Bugling in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rarely does photographing wildlife subjects (and human ones also) at eye level not work well. Bull elk are very large animals, but when they bed down, a standing position may yield a downward camera angle. While I don’t always mind … Continue reading

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Acadia National Park is Awesome — Join Me There This Fall!

If you photograph outdoors, now is the time to start thinking about fall photography opportunities and there are few better places to be in the fall than Acadia National Park. Consider joining a small group of enthusiastic photographers in this … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park is Calling You!

When a great animal is found, staying with it can lead to great images. Sometimes, it can lead to a lot of great images.   When photographing wildlife, the stay or go decision is often a tough one. The subject … Continue reading

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Are You Interested in Photographing Brown Bears Chasing Salmon in Remote Katmai National Park, Alaska in 2020?

If you are you interested in photographing brown bears chasing salmon (among other things) in a remote section of Katmai National Park, I need to hear from you very soon.   I have the opportunity to charter a boat with … Continue reading

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Alone in the Meadow, Bull Elk, Rocky Mountain National Park

If you are a bull elk, there comes a time in life when you are mostly alone during the rut. The other bulls your size have become your enemies and the larger bulls are going to beat you up if … Continue reading

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Photographing Large Ferns in the Fog, Shenandoah National Park

When the fog is present, contrast is significantly decreased and heavy fog can reduce visibility to very short distances. While in Shenandoah National Park for two days in the spring, heavy fog was the only visibility I had. The dozens … Continue reading

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Communicating Threat, Whitetail Buck, Shenandoah National Park

A whitetail deer’s ears are extremely perceptive. So good is their hearing that they have the practical equivalent of eyes in the back of their heads. The buck in the foreground, with ears turned back and raised high, is essentially … Continue reading

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Bull Elk Packing Lunch, Rocky Mountain National Park

The tips of elk antler tines are polished for a reason. During the rut, bull elk thrash the ground with their antlers and in addition to the tine tips becoming whiter, this practice often results in grasses and other plants … Continue reading

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Invitation: Fall Landscape in Acadia National Park Instructional Photography Tour

Join me for the Fall Landscape in Acadia National Park Instructional Photography Tour!   Acadia National Park is considered the “Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast.” Consuming about half of Mount Desert Island on the coast of Maine, Acadia … Continue reading

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Mr. Unique, Whitetail Buck, Shenandoah National Park

An easy way to get a unique photo is to find a unique subject. I have seen a lot of different antler abnormalities, but this buck sported a new one.   Antlers are very strong, but deer frequently break their … Continue reading

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Fawn in Spring Green Flora, Shenandoah National Park

For wildlife photography, timing, in a variety of ways, is critical.   The time of the year is one timing factor. In Shenandoah National Park, spring brings bright green foliage and these adorable whitetail fawns.   Another timing factor is … Continue reading

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