On Location: Japan Steller’s Sea Eagles and Whooper Swans

Japan: Steller’s Sea Eagles & Whooper Swans – Images by Art Wolfe

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!

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On Location: Japan Monkeys and Cranes

Japan: Monkeys & Cranes – Images by Art Wolfe

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Travels To The Edge:Now Available as Downloads for our International Fans

Art Wolfe Travels to the Edge Downloads

For our international fans:
All 26 episodes of Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge are available for download from


>>VIDEO TASTE (Here is a snippet from the show on Japan.  This is where Art is right now as you read this.  He is leading a photo tour through the end of February.

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SHUTTERLOVE The Compelling Image Contest!

We are reposting this because the deadline approaches for this contest.


ShutterLove is now live on http://www.shutterloveonline.com.

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.

Look at, learn about, share and talk photography

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.

Looking at great photography and understanding what makes it captivating helps photographers develop their own abilities. In New Photography, ShutterLove highlights the most interesting and inspiring photographs being made by photography professionals.

Great photographers need great tools to create their images, and ShutterLove’s Equipment section highlights the latest and best cameras and other equipment for photography enthusiasts.

On ShutterLove’s Share page users are encouraged to upload and create galleries of their own work, and to comment on the work of other readers.

A dynamic, customizable user experience.

ShutterLove’s dynamic website allows readers to customize their experience by filtering content according to topic. Easy-to-use menus and controls enable readers to filter ShutterLove content according to their area of interest.

ShutterLove’s contributors are leading professional photographers and photography experts, who provide tips and education on a variety of specialties and topics, ranging from portraiture to nature photography to travel photography and fine art.

You can contact the editor at this address: editor@shutterloveonline.com

Look for thisAd on the side of our Blog. It will take you to the contest where you can enter your compelling photos and win prizes.

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Japan Day 1: Snow Monkeys – Images by Art Wolfe

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.

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MONP! Denver – April 12-14 Early Registration Ends In One Week


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.

Early Registration Ends February 28.  Register today and Save!


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Thai Tattoo: A Human Canvas Tradition

The Human Canvas: Traditional Thai Tattoo – Images by Art Wolfe

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.

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All our 2013 calandars are on sale for 50% OFF. You can still fill your year ahead with beautiful images from Art Wolfe.
Coupon code: 02022013NL good through the month of February.


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On Location: Inye Lake & Kayan People

Myanmar Day 5 – Images by Art Wolfe

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.

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See our latest ad for Human Canvas in this month’s issue of B&W Magazine.

There are great articles of late photographers, Vivian Maier, Gary Winogrand and an interview with Ruth Bernhard. Pick up issue #96 today.

You can even order back issues, like Issue #93 with an article about my Human Canvas work.

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