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Natural History Magazine has an article in their latest issue about my trip to see the Amazon River Dolphins. See it HERE.

The American Museum of Natural History publicizes this great magazine, and you can subscribe to it HERE.

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2013 Q3 Photos

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2013: Third Quarter Images – Images by Art Wolfe

Some of Art’s faves from July through September!

Locations: New York City; Amazonas, Brazil; British Columbia, Canada; Katmai National Park, Alaska; Astoria, Oregon; Vava’u, Tonga; Auckland, New Zealand; Southern Africa: Namibia, Botswana and South Africa

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Mashatu, Botswana

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Mashatu, Botswana – Images by Art Wolfe

Mashatu has been an amazing and productive trip as I had hoped. We had some wonderful opportunities with elephants, lions, and especially leopards. Now off to MalaMala!

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Namibia: Sossusvlei, Serra Cafema & Ongava

Namibia: Sossusvlei – Serra Cafema – Ongava – Images by Art Wolfe

Namibia is the photographic gift that keeps on giving. While I have been to the Sossus dunes many times, the Serra Cafema and Ongava Reserve were new to me. The wildlife is tremendous and the dusty atmosphere is magical.

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Last day in Vava’u

Last Day in Vava’u – Images by Art Wolfe

My bag arrived in time for one day’s shoot. We had just five days over the water and four of them were just too windy and the whales were very shy. There was one, though, who would stay on the ocean bottom where we barely could see him and then every 20 minutes he would come up for air. Our trick was to swim like hell to intersect him when he reached the surface without being clobbered. I got three chances, and during one, I guessed right and he came up just in front of me. I could have grabbed his tail and gone for a ride. Now I am off for the Duba Plains in Botswana; hopefully, my bags will make it with me! Stay tuned!

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Salmon & Bears

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Salmon & Bears – Images by Art Wolfe

Sockeye salmon run thick in the rivers and streams of Katmai.  However, these fish are smart.  I was unable to capture the shots I wanted of the fish since they were very agitated by the bears hunting them.  The bears work in unison, churning the water, then snagging the confused fish in their powerful jaws.

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Bears & Salmon

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Bears & Salmon – Images by Art Wolfe

Katmai National Park is one of my go-to places for bears. It is extraordinary to say the least & the scenery isn’t too shabby either. In particular, I was able to photograph a sow & her two cubs. She looked at me, looked at her cubs, and sat down as if giving me permission.

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In Search of Orcas

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British Columbia and the San Juans July 2013 – Images by Art Wolfe

My friends and I had a great time wandering around various parts of the Salish Sea in search of orca whales. While we did finally spot 8 transient whales on our adventure it takes either really good light or unusual behaviors such as spy hopping and breaching the surface to make the photo and alas we had neither that day. To really photograph orcas takes a bit of luck (which I often have) and a lot of time (which I never have). I have been fortunate enough to see them in Antarctica, Argentina, New Zealand, Norway, and Alaska and I was hoping to have some shots of them in my own back yard for my next book project but it wasn’t to be this time around.

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More from the Amazon

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Amazon aerials & primates – Images by Art Wolfe

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Q2 – Photo Review

Art’s faves from April thru June!

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April-June 2013 Destinations:

Chilean & Argentinian Patagonia; Central Germany & Italy; Bay Area, CA; Puget Sound, WA; Semporna Islands, Malaysia; and Kimberley, Western Australia.

Special events:

Publication of “The New Art of Photographing Nature” with Martha Hill & Tim Grey (Amphoto Books); Talk at Google http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44LI5sOq408.

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