So, you want to be a wildlife photographer? You'll definitely have to be aware of the many different dangers that come with the job. Surely, you've heard of what happens when you get too close to wild animals -- like getting chased by angry lions and elephants, close encounters with creatures that get too curious, and polar bears trying to break into protective enclosures, to state a few.
There's nothing quite like being out in nature and seeing wild animals roam the plains and the countryside, capturing images of them though can be quite tricky without the right equipment. Fortunately there are some truly impressive super zoom lenses on the market that are surprisingly affordable.
With a fascination for mountain scenery ingrained in her from childhood, one could say that Colorado-based Teresa Golden was destined to capture the grandeur of the landscape that she shares with some equally stunning wildlife.
Fujifilm are continuing to flesh out the lens lineup for their impressive GFX50S and the GFX50R Medium Format cameras, and the latest lens to join the GF family is the Fujifilm GF 100-200mm f5. 6 R LM OIS WR.
In 2018, Ami was put into the spotlight for her image of Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, in which she documented the heartbreaking final moments leading to his passing. "There are no words to adequately express the profound grief I felt then and still feel today", she says when asked about the experience.
The Micro Four Thirds platform has some truly amazing weather sealed lenses available for photographers. Whether you're a street photographer, wedding photographer, portrait artist, or are a wanderluster who likes taking pictures of their travels, there are certainly weather sealed lenses for you.
Did you score one of the amazing deals on Sony cameras over the holidays? Perhaps you're a long time Sony shooter who is looking to expand their lens collection? Either way you're spoiled for choice when it comes to weather sealed lenses on the platform.
Being able to go out into the great wide open to see magnificent animals in their natural habitats is a passion for many photographers. There is something quite magical about seeing buffalo roam the plains, or seeing eagles soaring through the sky.
The winning photos were chosen from more than 45,000 entries from 95 countries for their artistic composition, technical innovation and truthful interpretation of the natural world. The international jury awarded the grand title to Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten for his shot, titled "The Golden Couple."
How a camera should be like? Bulky, tiny, light, white, black, fast, inconspicuous, expensive, cheap, silent, with a big sensor, with a small sensor, with many megapixels, with additional features, just photography specifications? How the photographer using the camera should be? Should I be able to see things unseen, to catch a moment’s life and death, to place my inner darkness and light into my work, to seek inspiration in everything I see and feel, to seek originality in a time when the wheel has been long invented? Should I be able to experiment through what I am the world I live in without getting distracted by my camera? A tailor crafts the clothes to perfectly match the person wearing them.
October 4th, 2017 - Together with my travel companions Andree-Anne and Sabrina, we arrived late in the evening to our next location, Centre D'Attelage Équin-Star. I met the owners of this lovely place, Sébastien Boutin and Sophie Moore, last winter when I came to photograph their KWPNs for a first time.
I'm Maria Sahai, and I was born in a remote Russian Far East on the shores of Sea of Okhotsk, raised in the steppes of Southern Kazakhstan, and worked and lived all over the world since then. My family, working in the Soviet military, traveled around the former Soviet Union, including less known areas where polar bears roam freely, the aurora borealis can be seen for months, and the indigenous chukchas live in seal skin-covered yarangas.
Halfway through September of 2017, I was photographing insects and spiders at my local arboretum when I stumbled upon a colony of oak treehoppers. Oak treehoppers were on my bucket list of insects I was dying to find and photograph so I was THRILLED to have found a colony of nymphs (immature insects)! As I photographed the nymphs, I noticed a single adult a few inches away on the same twig.
I traveled to the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador for one week and was surprised at the variety of animals there. However, sea lions were the animal that caught my eye. I posted other photos of sea lions here on Bored Panda, and people seemed to love them, so I thought I would post some more! I have so many photos of sea lions because they were literally everywhere!
As a creative portrait photographer my day to day job involves capturing the personalities of characters in unique art images commercially. I got bored of looking at pictures of animals looking like they are inanimate objects when they have as much, if not more, personality as humans! So I had a go myself, and here's what I came up with..
A collection of beautiful birds I captured from India. I listen; I listen to words, nature, patterns, signs, to people. I listen to everything I see and feel.
At some point of time it is every photographer's dream to travel the world and shoot wildlife a la National Geographic style. Amr Elshamy visualized such adventures and turned his dream into creative photography by using scaled models and imagination.
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 (see 2015 here) came to an end on October 1st, and the shortlisted final 40 entries have finally been revealed.