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I Love Nature and Wildlife Photography

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    Solid Tripods Are Worth It

    The old adage that there's generally no such thing as a light, stable tripod often still rings true. Excepting for carbon-fibre, light tripods often don't have the ability to capture long exposures without some movement. The downside is that carrying heavy, solid tripods over...
    chthonid chthonid 41-45, M Jun 15, 2012

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    But Who Doesn't

    There is something so calming about nature when captured at the right moment. It can also be so raw.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    Wings Of Life

    These days I'm mesmerized by a Louie Schwartzberg / Disney YouTube video. It's not really photography but more like slow motion cinematography, but there isn't a category for that here on EP, and this really is about the beauty of nature and wildlife.  I hope you enjoy it as...
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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    Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Photography

    I just can't get enough of Louie Schwartzberg's work.   Does anybody else happen to find the vid clip here as moving as I did?
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F Aug 5, 2013

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    yes i do its to make one realise again n again

    where we actually belong..getting a beautyfull click of nature or wild life animals is so exhilirating..
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    My Amateur Pictures, What Do You Think?

    I am a self taught photographer, My main categories are black and white,wildlife,nature and macro photography, the camera I use is Canon EOS 550D, I have gotten loads of great feedback for my pictures and just wanted to share some with you all and get your opinions, much love...
    ParaGirlProductions ParaGirlProductions 22-25 4 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    Violinmelody Violinmelody 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Just one of my thousands of pics

    that I thought you might enjoy. My retirement will be great so I can focus more on my hobbies. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 11

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    Sunset along Lake Ontario.

    Perfect end to my evening...I love a beautiful sunset
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Love To Capture God's Creation On Film

    HELLO! MY NAME IS ARCHIE. HAVING BEEN RAISED IN THE WOODS OF NORTHERN MAINE (MOST NORTH EASTERN PART OF USA), I SPENT MANY DAYS IN THE WOODS. EACH DAY I'LD BE EXPLORING NEW ADVENTURES.  IT WASN'T UNTIL MY LATE TEENS WHEN I HAD FINALLY GOTTEN A 35mm CAMERA. I WOULD TAKE PICTURES...
    LITTLEBOYINSIDE LITTLEBOYINSIDE 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    AiLiaSoleil AiLiaSoleil 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    Little Bird, Tough Feet.

    Saw this little guy in Arizona.. Amazing he could land on that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    Love Photography

    I actually went to school for photography back when we used cameras with film and f-stops!  I think Nature photography is my favorite form of art.  There is so much beauty to capture in the world, from landscapes to animals, to close-ups of flowers and bugs.  I...
    fyreflysky fyreflysky 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2010

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    Contest

    I once entered a photography contest at our local wildlife organization. The photos of course had to be of nature and/or wildlife. I had decided that I would take a picture of something that no one else had. Of course most pictures were of everyday ordinary flowers or wildlife...
    gardenvariety101 gardenvariety101 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    I'm One Of The Lucky Ones ....

    Living in Africa gives me opportunities for wildlife photography that few others get to experience. I have lived in various African countries since I was 4 years old, and have a deep and abiding love and respect for the vast numbers of exotic wildlife subjects that exist here...
    Azaruk Azaruk 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    I love flowers. Follow me on instagram

    sashakimi3.... I'll follow back
    sashakimi3 sashakimi3 18-21, F Mar 9

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    Avoid The Crowds- Bird Photography

    The kaka is an endangered NZ bush parrot.  There's a lovely population around Puhaka near Martinborough.  While the birds are habituated to people, lots of people also disrupt the birds.  They like to give as good as they get- the sight of a kaka zooming along at just above...
    chthonid chthonid 41-45, M Jun 13, 2012

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    Nature's Cathedral in all its Splendor on the

    first day of fall...The trick is to see beauty in everything <3
    DayDreamer81 DayDreamer81 31-35, F Sep 22

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    Don't Forget The Water

    In one of my earlier trips in the Northern Territory (Australia) I carefully loaded myself up with what I thought was a light kit. A small back-pack, waist pack, camera gear, water...and hiked in. Part of the way in I realised I was losing water faster than I could drink it- the...
    chthonid chthonid 41-45, M Jun 11, 2012

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    Great Day

    Today was a red letter day for me. I went out with the intention of finding and photographing Dippers on a mountain stream in Snowdonia, North Wales. Although I have seen dippers on many occasions they have always been too wary for me to get close enough to photograph them...
    sexymature sexymature 61-65, M Mar 11, 2010

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    My Garden

    in my garden i get many different creatures, from wild birds to sparrowhawks, squirrels, sometimes a tiny mouse pops up from under the slabs. i have my camera at the ready, & have taken some lovely shots. my favourite time of year has to be the spring & summer when i can...
    kate24 kate24 51-55 Feb 27, 2009

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    Doh!

    I was working on my laptop when , out of the corner of my eye, I see a beautiful juvenile red-shouldered hawk a few feet from the window on the railing. I get up very slowly and its head swiveled immediately. It was watching me like--well, a hawk!Sneak to the other room where my...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    I absolutely love nature & wildlife photography.

    From the amazing & incredible close up shots of animals to breathtaking scenery. I haven't seen him in a number of years, but I/we befriended a wildlife photographer Dennis Glennon whom we met at an art show. His work was incredible & stunning,-(you forget for a moment that it...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M 2 Responses May 21

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    I love going on adventurous wildlife safari.

    ..when i am in their territory it feels so peaceful with the beautiful birds happily chirping away :) though clicking wildlife is quite a challenge but once you get a good shot of them it feels so satisfying...every shot of a bird or any animal feels like an achievement and is...
    camila1991 camila1991 22-25, F Apr 29

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    Weirdo By The Side Of The Road

    Got myself hooked to photography since my sophomore year in college. because of a project, i had to buy myself a camera in order to get things done without having to borrow things from other people, i hate borrowing shyt from people. learned video and photo editing as well...
    frankenstaine frankenstaine 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Amongst The Waterfalls Of The Waitakeres

    In the chill of the NZ winter, a good day brings a clearness to the air that makes waterfall photography enrapturing. It's just a matter of dressing up warm, packing the right camera gear, and being prepared to hike the distances. "Three Steps"
    chthonid chthonid 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    trees, mountains, rivers they all are so atrractive i just love nature . when someone asks me what is the thing that you love in this world apart from your family my answer was...
    shreyanancy shreyanancy 13-15, F Sep 8

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    It turns out our brains have a similar structure to the universe as a whole. There is so much to nature that society doesn't offer us. It amazes me that people can be so repulsed...
    wonderousgirl wonderousgirl 16-17 Sep 9

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    Sitting in Lacrosse Wisconsin, went on a walk along the Mississippi River so beautiful, hence the fact it's my favorite season which is fall. I have a passion for nature, and...
    CaitlinDiane CaitlinDiane 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 10

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    For me nature it's like a therapy. When I walk in nature all my problems passed away and I feel so good and relax.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Nature is outstanding !!! I just sit back and look at all the beauty in it, and ask myself, how can one not believe there isn't a God? Man could never make something so beautiful...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    ... the healing of the mind is something totally different. That healing gradually takes place if you are with nature, with that orange on the tree, and the blade of grass that...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nature soothes me. Is it that way for anyone else? :)
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 1

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    "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." Lao Tzu
    margai margai 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Forrest princess, love exploring nature.
    journeyyy journeyyy 18-21, F Sep 13

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    Rain rain please dont hate. Water nature then go away. Lmao.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Camp. Looking for health outside. Jerks attacked. Greedy egos who hate the poor. And grift the moneyed. And call themselves Christian. Or good. Its bs. But...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Located a coyote. Calling to another. Wanting to meet. What else could it be. The coyote repeated same howl. And barely backed away as i got closer. Why remember...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 14

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    Nature always wears the colors of spirit ....
    anushmi anushmi 13-15, F Sep 18

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    I don't know how everything got here. The stars, the sun, the trees, the oceans. But it's all so beautiful! Mother nature is sexy :*
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M Sep 19

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    it just so calm. i wish to grow up and live in a forest where i can hike everyday and take beautiful pictures of nature.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    It is great to get away every now and then from our busy schedules and be at peace with nature for a while.
    sineaddu sineaddu 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The Rainbow Eucalyptus is a large tree, which stands for spectacular colors of your torso. It is the only representative of the genus Eucalyptus that occurs naturally in the...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Love it. Heard coyotes On time again. Sounded like they were praying. To my mentor. Requesting mystery meat. Since he has thrown bones out. Am i crazy. Or...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Hedgehogs Ladybirds Butterflies Trees Flowers I love them 🌿🍂🍃💐🌷🌹🌻🌺🌼🌴🌲
    debs73 debs73 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    “These woods are lovely, dark and deep,But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleep,And miles to go before I sleep.” ― Robert Frost, ...
    Aurora202 Aurora202 18-21 2 Responses Sep 6

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    My cat is in love with a neighbours cat. Like some kitty version of romeo and juliet, I dont like these neighbours. She is an old desexed girl and he is a very young virile boy...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F Sep 12

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    And they call it bunny love. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 13

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