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  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • Birds of Sierra Aitana

    by Physi28 | 7th of February, 2016

    In Spain the most well-known birding and wildlife photography areas are usually considered to be Extremadura, Castilla y Leon and even Catalonia. Lately I found out that the Pais Valencia has also a lot to offer and not only at the wetlands of the Albufera near to the capital... More
  • Our European

    by Physi28 | 5th of February, 2016

    When you travel to exotic far-away countries for wildlife photography the countless number of species which are unknown to you are just overwhelming. Not just the species itself but in many cases even the family is a mystery because it simply doesn't exist in Europe. The... More
  • Under the aeroplanes

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    Many people don't know that around Barcelona international airport of El Prat we find one of the finest nature reserves in Catalonia, the Llobregat delta nature reserve. Facing the sea on the left side the aeroplanes constantly land and from the right side they take off with... More
  • The tiniest and endemic too!

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    In 2014 I had the opportunity to visit again the Island of Cuba which is a very attractive destination for wildlife photographers. Besides of the beautiful beaches, excellent rum and friendly cubans the island boasts with quite a number of endemic birds. Among all of the... More
  • In front of our nose

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    When I began uploading my first photos at Dreamstime (that was in 2010) I was not yet understanding what makes an image capable of being sold. My idea was to shoot as many different animal species as possible and the more rare and unknown the better. I confused... More
  • Haff Reimach, Luxembourg

    by Physi28 | 2nd of February, 2016

    When we hear the name of this tiny country what comes to our mind is basically the different ministries of the EU and the image of a rather wealthy orderly country. I found out however that there is a spot for wildlife photographers, quite unknown among the huge offer in... More
  • Get to know the birds of Turkey - 14

    by Hyperbiker | 7th of November, 2015

    Hello all, After a very long period, I'm back in the blogs with the queen of birds: MUTE SWAN - CYGNUS OLOR   The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia. Adults of this... More
  • First Level 3!

    by 2700art | 6th of November, 2015

    >  It took a little break, but I'm back to uploading pictures, hopefully somewhat more consistantly from here onwards. I just hit my first level 3 image and I'm well chuffed about that, I must admit I have always liked that Zebra shot :) Hope to get more sales more often,... More
  • Traveling in the Beagle Channel, Argentina

    by Kovgabor79 | 28th of October, 2015

    Let me introduce myself, my name is Gábor, a Hungarian travel photographer, married to an Italian, and living in Spain for the last 10 years. I have always been traveling a lot, but by far the biggest adventure I have ever taken on was a year and a half long backpacker trip... More
  • October Photo trip to the Aiguamolls del Emporda

    by Physi28 | 26th of October, 2015

    During October I decided to spend again a visit to one of the most emblematic nature parks of Catalonia and one of my preferred places I had nor been at for around a year. The Aiguamolls del Emporda are located in northeastern Catalonia quite near to the French border. The... More
  • Next Milestone

    by Info70962 | 15th of October, 2015

    Hello everyone! Well my first couple of milestones have been accomplished. 5 sales! 100 image uploads! and finally first image accepted to an assignment! While all of these are great I'm working towards expanding my portfolio and shooting concepts out of my comfort... More
  • Mostly, it's a shutter thing

    by Matthewcuda | 23rd of September, 2015

    With many years of photography under my belt now, and several years as a wildlife photographer, I can honestly say that shutter speed will make you or break you in this genre. In this post I will examine why the shutter is so crucial in wildlife as well as other action photography... More
  • The New Forest National Park England

    by Haczyk | 7th of September, 2015

    The New Forest is an area of southern England.                     More
  • British wildlife, get your shots added to the ULTIMATE collection.

    by BCritchley | 17th of August, 2015

      I've recently started trying my hand at photographing the wildlife here in Britain, not the easiest thing to do well.   The main ingredients I have found to half decent images are research, planning, time/patience, equipment and the quality of light. If your... More
  • Elephant Day

    by Elianehaykal | 12th of August, 2015

    Today is World Elephant Day, that majestic creature whose plight should be heard. Poaching, exploitation for circus entertainment, zoo confinement, elephant riding, etc. are wrecking havoc on the survival of this endangered species & its wellbeing. Photographers can... More
  • Zone Focusing and When to Use it

    by Matthewcuda | 14th of July, 2015

    You are setup in a place where the wildlife is very close and moving at high speed. You have very little time to react, so you pick up the camera and try to use your focusing points to get a good focus lock on the subject and begin to fire away. In only a moment's time the... More
  • Where is your focus?

    by Matthewcuda | 26th of June, 2015

    Focus can be thought of in two general ways in photography. There is the idea of focusing our creativity and our energy into making a great photograph and there is the physical act of focusing the camera. Both of these concepts are intimately linked and this article is going... More
  • Backgrounds for Nature Photography

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of June, 2015

    We have all had the experience of taking the family to a commercial portrait studio to have some family photos made. We all get dressed up in our Sunday best, comb our hair and probably look and act as if we are going to a funeral rather than a festive photography adventure.... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 4)

    by Matthewcuda | 7th of June, 2015

    This week I am wrapping up the "Bird Photography on a Budget" series with a conversation about flashes. I often see postings online that say "I prefer to not use flash on wildlife" and another might say "Flash scares the birds so I don't use flash." I am going to specifically... More

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