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Kruger - the king of African parks

August 13, 2017 - Kruger National Park, in northeast South Africa is the first and largest of Africa's many wildlife parks and is, in many...
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South Africa's other national parks

August 01, 2017 - Kruger may be the granddaddy of South Africa's national parks but it is certainly not the only park you will want to vis...
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Cape Town and the south coast

July 10, 2017 - On our extended two-month photography safari in South Africa we chose to start in the beautiful city of Cape Town and tr...
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Your arrival in South Africa

June 24, 2017 - You have planned for months and triple-checked your luggage and gear. Now you are ready to board your long flight, arriv...
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Planning an African photo safari

June 21, 2017 - Africa - the dream of a lifetime but how do you plan for an extended photo safari? I recently returned from a two mon...
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Our Public Lands

December 04, 2016 - There is no question that my favorite spots for nature photography are in our abundant public lands. I thought it would...
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The Reality of a Photo Shoot

June 23, 2014 - Have you ever dreamed about a lovely vacation shooting photos in an exotic location? What is it really like on assignmen...
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Looking back at 2013

January 05, 2014 - 2013 was, by every regard, a banner year for Natural Photography. It was the first full operational year, it was a time...
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Getting started in wildlife photography - Part 2

November 20, 2013 - In Part 1 of this post, I discussed basic styles of wildlife photography, camera and lens options, and two elements of e...
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Getting started in wildlife photography - Part 1

October 31, 2013 - It has been a while since I have written about the technical aspects of photography and I thought it would be good to di...
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Six months old - and going (fairly) strong

August 04, 2013 - It is hard to believe that it's been more than 6 weeks since my last posting but it is even harder to believe that Natur...
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Yellowstone - a nature and wildlife photographer's paradise

June 12, 2013 - I get a lot of comments and questions about my many photos from Yellowstone National Park (YNP) so I thought I would giv...
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High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography

May 24, 2013 - High Dynamic Range (HDR), what is it, why should I know about it, and what can it do to broaden my photography? Three si...
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Post-processing of digital images

April 27, 2013 - To say that post-production or photo editing equipment and software are controversial is an understatement. In one of th...
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An amazing place (Volume 236)

April 15, 2013 - OK, I'll admit that I have been remiss in updating the blog recently but I have had a truly amazing two weeks. It starte...
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Camera, lenses, filters - what else do I need?

April 07, 2013 - We are getting you "geared up" for an amazing experience in nature and wildlife photography. I have discussed camera ess...
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A very good Friday

March 31, 2013 - Wyoming? I often get asked why in the world did you move from Florida to Wyoming? The reason is pretty obvious when you...
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Useful filters for nature photography

March 30, 2013 - In the last posting we wrapped up the discussion about lens selection and ended with some comments about filters that ar...
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So what lens is right for me?

March 20, 2013 - In the last posting, I discussed the various general types of lenses - normal, wide-angle, and telephoto - and the pros...
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Selection of essential lenses for nature photography

March 11, 2013 - Now that you have a new camera and know the basic exposure controls, it is time to get serious about selection of lenses...
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Exposure details

March 04, 2013 - In the last two postings I discussed the concept of the exposure triangle and how the interaction between ISO, shutter s...
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Where to start with exposure?

February 27, 2013 - In the last post I discussed the three elements of the exposure triangle: ISO, Shutter Speed, and aperture. This time I...
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The Exposure Triangle

February 21, 2013 - Every photographer knows that proper exposure is essential for a good photo but far too many picture-takers rely on the...
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Camera features helpful for nature photography

February 16, 2013 - The first few posts on this blog were what I would call introductory and general postings about the site and its photogr...
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Post-processing workflow

February 11, 2013 - In the last two posts I presented data about how "successful" my picture taking has been and what common disasters immed...
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How to ruin a picture quickly

February 07, 2013 - Failure is the key to success - or - mistakes are the best way to learn! In the last posting I revealed my failure rate...
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Do things always go right?

February 01, 2013 - People often comment about posted photographs and ask "Are the photos you take always that good?" My first response is "...
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Website Services on Natural Photography

January 30, 2013 - I want to make one more blog entry to let you know about all of the current services available on this site. After this...
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Selling nature photographs, or not

January 24, 2013 - In my entire photographic life I have never considered the idea of making my photographs available for others. I photogr...
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New Zenfolio Web Site

January 16, 2013 - Almost 2 years ago we launched a travel website with a blog, news section, travel log, and photo galleries. The comments...
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