Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

The Only Free-Range Herd of Reindeer in Canada

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For the past two years, Canadian photographer Nicolas Dory has documented the annual migration of the country’s only free-range herd of reindeer, which consists of about 3,000 animals.
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Chimpanzee Whacks Camera Drone Out of Mid-Air with a Stick

Pro tip: Don’t fly your camera drone too close to chimpanzees. They might knock it out of the air using a stick.

That’s what happened to one camera drone user over in the Netherlands while flying a drone in a zoo’s chimpanzee habitat. One of the chimps decided that “enough is enough” when it came to bearing with the pesky and loud flying object.
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This Photo of an Angry Lion Was Shot Just Moments Before It Charged

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Photographer Atif Saeed captured this intense photograph of a male lion growling at him back in 2012 in a safari park in Lahore, Pakistan. The photo was captured just moments before the angry cat rushed at the photographer.
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Eye-Popping Macro Shots of Ocean Life Captured with the Sony a7S in Nauticam Housing

The short film above is a dazzling “macro symphony” showing some of the colorful and complicated ocean creatures found off the coast of Indonesia.

It was created by dive photographer Kay Burn Lim, who recently paid a visit to the Lembeh Straits of Indonesia with his Sony a7S, Canon 100mm f/2.8 IS L macro lens, a Nauticam housing, and a prototype port/focusing system for using the Canon lens in the housing.
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Enhance the Eyes in Wildlife Photos to Add Some Pop

Steve Perry of Backcountry Gallery offers this short Photoshop tutorial on how you can enhance the eyes of your wildlife subjects and make them pop. He uses a Curves layer, a layer mask, and a brush to paint in some brightness. “When it comes to wildlife, it’s all about the eyes,” Perry says. Now that’s a bright eyed deer.

Trail Camera Snaps Up-Close Photos of a Mountain Lion Family at Mealtime

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Capturing clear and up-close photos of a mountain lion family is difficult for a photographer to do, and that’s where remote cameras can come in and help. The National Park Service recently captured a beautiful set of photos in the Santa Monica Mountains showing a mother and two kittens.
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A Frog Riding a Beetle: Is This a Real Wildlife Photo or a Bunch of BS?

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Photos of a frog riding a beetle have been flooding the Internet over the past month. Think it looks cute and adorable? Reactions to the series of photos have been split between blind praise and outrage over the authenticity of the photo-story and welfare of the subjects. So, did this scene really occur naturally as claimed? We don’t think so, and here’s why.
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Photographer Captures Weasel Riding on the Back of a Flying Woodpecker

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A photographer and birdwatcher in London has captured a strange and rare photo that has the Internet abuzz: an image showing a weasel riding on the back of a woodpecker as it flies through the air.
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Photographer Captures a Cute Squirrel Photo Shoot

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Russian photographer Vadim Trunov recently captured a series of photographs showing wild squirrels doing human things. In the snow covered forests outside the city of Voronezh in western Russia, Trunov set out some props and waited with his camera as a pair of squirrels entered his makeshift set.
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Studio Portraits of Owls That Capture Their Nobility and Personalities

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For his projects Affinity I and Affinity II, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based photographer Brad Wilson captured beautiful studio portraits of all kinds of wild animals, from birds to primates to the diverse wildlife of the African safari.

Of the 65 animal species featured, 12 of them are different types of owls. Wilson’s detailed images capture the nobility and personalities of the nocturnal birds of prey.
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