Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

These Majestic Photographs of African Animals Were All Shot During Visits to Zoos

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Photographer Manuela Kulpa has a portfolio full of gorgeous wildlife photographs. Unlike other wildlife photographers, however, she doesn’t have the opportunity to travel to the natural environments of the animals she wishes to photograph. Instead of shooting in the African safari, she visits zoos.

African Souls is a series by Kulpa that attempts to capture the soul and beauty of African wildlife.
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Wedding Photographer Uses Herd of Grazing Deer as Magical Portrait Backdrop

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Photographer Ian Christmann was shooting a wedding this past weekend when an unusual photo opportunity arose. He managed to capture a magical portrait of the newlyweds standing in front of a herd of deer.
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Video: Photographing the Rare and Elusive ‘Spirit Bear’

Daisy Gilardini is a passionate wildlife photographer whose life-long infatuation with photographing bears has lead her to capturing what is arguably the most elusive of them all: the spirit bear.

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Drone Gets Too Close to Ram, Ram Knocks Down Drone and Chases Down Photographer

General wisdom is that you should keep a respectful distance between yourself and the animals you’re photographing. If you don’t, you — or in this case the buzzing drone you were using in your stead — might be punished for your folly.

Enter YouTube user Buddhanz1, his FPV quadcopter, and an angry ram he says he rescued and now looks after. Read more…

Boy Squirrel Confuses Camera for Girl Squirrel… Happy Hump Day

It’s Wednesday, or as our camel friend from GEICO would call it, ‘Hump Day,’ and if you need a little bit of a laugh, this squirrel is more than happy to provide it. Some, particularly the poor camera, might even call him over-eager. Read more…

Full-Time Dentist Captures Stunning Photographs of African Wildlife in His Spare Time

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Jaco Marx is a dental surgeon by profession and a photographer and conservationist by passion. Currently living in central South Africa, Marx spends much of the limited free time he has photographing the African wilderness, both to simply enjoy his passion, as well as to document the wildlife and Earth around him. And the results are nothing short of gorgeous. Read more…

Guido Daniele Shows Off His Incredible Hand-Painting Animal Art in Photos

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You have to give Milan-based artist Guido Daniele a hand. Quite literally. Combining the art of body painting with the art of photography, Daniele captures incredible photographs of model’s hands, painted as though they’re various creatures that roam this Earth.

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Kayakers Raised Out of the Water by Playful Whale, Capture the Incredible Encounter on Camera

A couple of kayakers, believe to be a father and daughter, had an unbelievable encounter with some playful whales in the waters off the coast of Puerto Madryn, Argentina. They captured the entire thing in a GoPro video that has since gone viral, but the footage has sparked serious criticism from authorities and those who capture professional footage and photos of these gentle giants. Read more…

If a Deer Starts Licking Your Camera Lens, You’re Probably a Little Too Close

Here’s a protip from Wildlife Photography 101: if a deer walks up to you and starts licking the front of your camera lens, you’re probably a little too close at that point.
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Olympus’ New Anywhere Classroom Video Series is Another Great Resource to Watch

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There’s no shortage of great photography resources out there for photographers of all levels who want to continue honing their skills, and joining their ranks today is a new video series from Olympus that is part marketing campaign and part learning opportunity. Read more…