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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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Is Japan on your bucket list?

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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Jami documenting a new orangutan species

I would like to share an exciting story with you. Many of you might have seen Jami's posts on social media about her campaign against palm oil and for the protection of orangutans that are highly threatened by the ongoing destruction of their…
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Japanese Monkey Business

When we left Hokkaido, we flew south again to Honshu, Japan's main island. We immediately were picked up by our chartered van and we drove almost four hours north to the Japanese Alps. We spent the next four nights in a traditional wooden Japanese…
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White, Red and Blue Ice

OK. In Africa, photographers consider themselves lucky to find an African predator on a kill. In the Arctic, it is considered uber-lucky - and on our fourth day we were just that - uber lucky. We entered  “BeverlySundet”, a northern sound…
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Bon appetit or as the leopard says: "Bone up a tree"

We just finished a 3 week long amazing Wild Focus Expeditions safari in Tanzania and Kenya. It started with rain and tall grass in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania. Nobody had expected to find this scenic park about 2 driving hours south…
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An Extraordinary Trimate for the New Year : But what is that you ask?

A “Trimate” is a unique and wonderful phenomena that has occurred only thrice on this planet. But what is it? Well, there were three of them (thus the prefix “tri”). Now there are two. The Trimates are “the Founding Mothers of Primatology”.…
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Profiling Today: Jami's Observation

Once again, profiling has become a current topic of discussion in the United States and Europe due to recent events. Donald Trump has contributed much to this consideration. He asserts that profiling would for instance prevent crime. I…
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Jami goes APE for a beard!!!!

Doing field work sometimes means doing forest work. To enter the forest, we had to cross the river by zodiac boat. My tracker was carrying my camera gear with him which is a luxury that I am unaccustomed to. When I am traveling with Theo, he…