Hokkaido is glorious in the winter. The starkly beautiful landscapes are punctuated with active and athletic wildlife. I have been wanting to photograph the magnificent Steller’s sea eagle for years, even decades, and finally, finally was able to on this trip!
ShutterLove, the new photography website from The Nielsen Photo Group, offers tips and inspiration for photography enthusiasts of all levels, from beginner to advanced amateur. The site is a one-stop resource and community for people who want to create great photographs, and learn about photography and the different ways they can engage with it in their lives as viewers, creators and collectors.
ShutterLove connects readers with top photographers and photography experts, who share their work and offer tips and education in an accessible, engaging tone. The site gives our audience an opportunity to develop their understanding and appreciation of the medium, which they can then apply to their own photography.
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The Tips & Learning section of the site offers educational articles and videos that enable photographers of all levels to improve their photography. Whether they’re interested in creating better photographs of family and friends, or in capturing great images on their next vacation, ShutterLove will provide creative and technical instruction in an accessible tone.
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The Japanese have the corner on cute. The snow monkeys are always a treat and great subjects to photograph.
We are just starting out on this workshop and look forward to the many sights of Japan ahead.
Join three nature photography masters, for a unique weekend of photographic inspiration.
Three of the world’s most renowned nature photographers–Frans Lanting, Thomas D. Mangelsen, and Art Wolfe–have teamed up to present a series of unique weekend events that will change the way you look at photography and what you can do with your own camera.
Frans, Tom, and Art will draw from their wide-ranging experience with subjects and locations around the world to inspire attendees, show them new ways to see, give them tools to create more compelling images, and empower them to use photography to benefit conservation causes and other personal interests. Presentations from each photographer will be mixed with panel discussions, Q & A sessions, and reviews of images submitted by attendees.
This new Masters of Nature Photography Seminar will be held Friday April 12 through Sunday April 14, 2013, in Denver, Colorado at the Westin Denver Downtown Hotel. For more information or to register, please visit www.MastersofNaturePhotography.com.
Tattooing is an ancient art & in Thailand it started with Buddhist monks, who believed sacred texts gave them protection. Thai icons such as tigers are now very popular, but are not powerful unless they are surrounded by the proper mantras.
It was a full day of shooting at Myanmar’s broad and shallow Inle Lake. We took full advantage of the amazing light conditions to silhouette the fishermen and their pyramidal nets. We also were able to photograph a few Kayan (or Karen) women, particularly notable because of their elegant brass neck coils.