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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
  • Bringing in the Birds

    by Melodyanne | 22nd of April, 2016

    Blue Birds are beautiful, but shy . . . they feed in my lawn regularly and I wanted very much to capture a few photos of them. The question was how to get close enough with the camera gear I own to get a good picture. First I established a feeding area near my house. I... More
  • The Danube Delta, Romania - photo and relaxation

    by Andreistancu | 29th of March, 2016

    For anyone who wants a few days relaxing with beautiful landscapes, wildlife observation and local habits, the Danube Delta it’s the right place. In it’s way to the Black Sea, the Danube ( Europe's second-longest river) forms three main branches, Chilia, Sulina and Sfantul... More
  • Leopards

    by Physi28 | 14th of March, 2016

    On my last five trips to Kenya and visiting mainly the Tsavo West and East NP as well as Maasai Mara (one time) I always tried to stay away from the masses of tourists in their mini-busses. Actually most tourists want to see the so-called "big five" . Elephant, Buffalo,... More
  • The Chiffchaff

    by Physi28 | 10th of March, 2016

    The Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) is one of our most well-known warblers and it belongs to the Leaf warbler group. According to the Wikipedia distribution map, in the Iberian Peninsula it only occurs during wintertime but I can't confirm this point as I have made photos... More
  • Shimba Hills

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    If you travel to Kenya you will be eager to see and photograph the "Big Five" as they call them, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Leopard and Lion. Maasai Mara, The West and East Tsawo NP, Samburu and Amboseli are all very well known nature areas which offer refuge to the above... More
  • Birds of Catalonia

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    During the last days I made some sales which had native birds of Catalonia as a subject. They were neither made at the same place nor at the same time but I am grouping them together.   The Spotted Crake is a rather shy and difficult to observe bird which likes swamps... More
  • Again: post and sale!

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    A week ago I was posting about my new strategy of posting about all the sales and uploads I was making here at Dreamstime. I had noticed that an image which had been sold and which was commented on one of my blogs had been sold again after a few days. Today the same happened... More
  • Wildlife of Lithuania

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    On 2013 I made a trip to Lithuania where my friend Boris Belchev (who is also here at Dreamstime) was my guide. The wildlife, specially the birds of this baltic country is quite rich and interesting and I enjoyed taking numerous photos. Sales however have been rather... More
  • Why People Love Bird Watching?

    by Mabelsmith | 13th of February, 2016

      In a photographer’s world birds will surely have a nice place of their own as that’s the connection between. But interesting thing is that bird watching is just about the most well-known hobbies in the world too. I would like to share something about bird watching... More
  • What a disastrous day!

    by Physi28 | 12th of February, 2016

    Those of us contributors, specially the ones who are specialised in wildlife photography, know what it means to have a really bad day. Two weeks ago I had decided to spend a visit to the Llobregat Nature Park very near to Barcelona International Airport of El Prat. I had... More
  • Opening Sweden - Skansen

    by Articture | 11th of February, 2016

    Hey, guys! Telling you about Sweden I can't ignore one of the most marvelous places there and it's called Skansen. Skansen is an ethnographic museum in the open air on the island of Djurgården, beautifully organized wildlife sanctuary where you can walk all day and... More
  • The super-sellers

    by Physi28 | 10th of February, 2016

    If you ask me I can only say that among all bird species, Hummingbirds are the best sellers by far. It may be because to begin with, they are most of them beautiful elegant creatures with an amazing style of flight (but this can't be seen on a pic, isn't it?) and among the... 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

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