Extinct? Not so Fast!

If confirmed, the stubborn survival of these birds is a hopeful sign. What other species might be present in remote and inaccessible lands? We shouldn’t be surprised they’re hard to find and photograph. In the Guardian article, one of the lead researchers said “No one has held a camera and got a picture of one… Poursuivre la lecture Extinct? Not so Fast!

Photography 101: Using the Sun to Enhance Spring Flowers

Tripod, or No Tripod I think most professional photographers would agree that a tripod is one of the tools needed to ensure the sharpest possible image. I would estimate that about 99% of the photos I shoot are done with my camera securely mounted on a tripod. With the exception of the cherry blossom photos,… Poursuivre la lecture Photography 101: Using the Sun to Enhance Spring Flowers

Showcase 2022 Winner: Robb Hirsch

About me Biologist by training, naturalist by heart, and photographer by passion I developed an intimate relationship with the natural world. This connection was established early during annual childhood visits to Yosemite, forging a bond with this magical place. Following an undergraduate degree from UC Irvine, I began a career as a field biologist, working… Poursuivre la lecture Showcase 2022 Winner: Robb Hirsch

Spring Reading

By Dawn Wilson, NANPA President I have about 90 days left as President of NANPA. There is still so much I want to accomplish but I know that the Board and NANPA team have accomplished so much in the last two years, including successfully navigating NANPA through the pandemic. But what about that photo of… Poursuivre la lecture Spring Reading

Young Conservation Photographer Cracks Top 100

Evelyn Lewis, Volunteer Raptor Rehabber, releases Michael, a red-shouldered hawk, during flight training. Owl Moon Raptor Center, Boyds, Maryland, 2022 Showcase Top 100, Conservation © Jules Jacobs By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator Jules Jacobs is a Maryland native now serving in the U.S. Navy and stationed in San Diego, California. In his spare time,… Poursuivre la lecture Young Conservation Photographer Cracks Top 100

World Backup Day 2022

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator World Backup Day is March 31 and, whether you’re reading this before, during or after that day, it’s worth taking a few minutes to examine and evaluate your backup strategy. You do have one, don’t you? Why backup? World Backup Day aims to raise awareness of the need to… Poursuivre la lecture World Backup Day 2022