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Laysan Albatross, pan and blur.

Pan and Blur Photography explained.  A Laysan Albatross skims by a setting wave on Midway Atoll.

Hawaiian Monk Seal, Midway Atoll.

An endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal rests on the sand, Midway Atoll.  A long telephoto lens made it possible to get pleasing pictures without approaching too close

Black-footed Albatross, Midway Atoll

The importance of editing in digital photography. A sequence of photos reveals one winning image among the discards!

Red-vented Bulbul

Birdlife of Assam

The birdlife of Assam and Aranachal Pradesh, India. Pheasant Tailed Jacanas, Egrets, Lesser Adjutant Storks, Red Vented Bulbuls, …

gibbon in tree - click for audio visual presentation

In search of wild gibbons

In this post, we go in search of wild gibbons. In a small wildlife reserve in Assam, India, a troop of hoolock gibbons was known to live in the treetops.

Bird photography, approaching your subject

The bird settled for just a moment, I raised the camera to my eye without any sudden movement and got several frames before he/she lost interest and flew on.

Egyptian Goose and the late afternoon

Photographed in Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Park, South Africa, this is one of a pair of Egyptian geese that I observed at a water hole late in the afternoon, very late in the afternoon

Gold and blue details, Drakensberg Mountains

the seed heads of these tall grasses along the creek bank provide a study in gold and blue

Hippopotamus, St Lucia Wetlands, South Africa.

Although seemingly docile, hippos are reputedly the most dangerous animals in Africa killing and injuring more people than either lions or crocodiles.

Cape Eagle Owl, Hluhluwe, South Africa

A Cape Eagle Owl (Bubo capensis) perches with its head effortlessly rotated through 180 degrees.