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Covid-19's Wild Effects

We are all drawn to nature photography for our very own personal reasons. Some are drawn for commercial reasons – to make money, others because they enjoy sitting in the peace and quiet of nature waiting for beautiful light, and others who…
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What Is A Walrus?

What actually is a walrus? A walrus is a pinniped. What is a pinniped?  It is an aquatic carnivorous mammal (such as a seal, sea lion or walrus) with all four limbs modified into flippers. The walrus is an Arctic species and…
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Polar bears, walruses, icebergs, glaciers - the Ultimate Svalbard Experience

“Wow”! This word says it all when describing the two Svalbard trips in May and June this year. Before the expeditions you always hope and dream of great polar bear sightings and of course encounters with other representatives of the…
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Jami's successful expedition to document the new orangutan species on Sumatra

In my previous post I wrote about Jami's project to document a new orangutan species that was discovered on Sumatra only 7 months ago. I had no contact with Jami over a period of 8 days while she was searching for the new species with the help…
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Japan's Wonderful Winter Wildlife

Japan - Winter Paradise Japan in winter is a photographer’s paradise. Nowhere else can you get such great subject matter for artistic photographs that make for brilliant art work to decorate your house. Imagine white dancing cranes in fresh…
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Saving orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra

Many of you have read my previous blog about Jami documenting a newly found orangutan species that was discovered on Sumatra six months ago. Isn't it amazing that we discovered a new great ape in the 21st century? I am personally blown away…