Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is on most nature photographers’ bucket lists, and for good reason. Upwards of 15,000 sandhill cranes and around 50,000 Ross’s and snow geese spend part of the winter there. The opportunities for bird photography are, as one might imagine, simply incredible. Just ask anyone who’s been there. The stories they tell will make you want to pack your camera bag immediately!Continue reading
Story & photos by NANPA President Tom Haxby
On the first evening of the NANPA Regional Event from October 3-6 in the Munising area of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, 22 NANPA members met as strangers with a common interest in photography. By the end of the event we were no longer strangers.Continue reading
Text by Gordon Illg. Photography by Cathy and Gordon Illg.
.NANPA recently posted a blog, “The 6 Myths That Frustrate Aspiring Photographers” by Tom Horton that offered advice to new nature photographers. The post reiterated advice I’ve heard from established pros many times over the decades, and every point he made was valid. Following his guidelines will almost certainly help neophytes augment their craft and become more noticed. But there are other issues that were not considered, quite possibly because there’s just not enough room in a blog.