Outdoor Photographer

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Koala Rescue

Over 30 million acres burned during Australia’s 2019-2020 summer of hell. That’s 12 times the recent Amazon fires and more extensive than ever before in recorded history. The intensity (how much heat was generated) and the severity (the amount of damage to vegetation) were both at record levels. Wet forests burned. Rainforests burned. And experts say some habitats will never be the same. Add to this the animal welfare impacts, with over a billion mammals, birds and reptiles burnt to death and the hundreds of millions of animals that are still suffering and dying from exposure, starvation, injury or dehydration, and I don’t think the expression “disaster” is too strong a term...
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Behind The Shot: Family Portrait

I moved to Viera, Florida, five years ago from Palm Coast, Florida. I had only recently taken up photography, and my efforts to date had concentrated on landscape, travel and long-exposure night photography. I had never even given any thought to wildlife photography. Within a short period, I learned that the Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands, also known as the Viera Wetlands, were only a mile from where I was living...
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3 Legged Thing Releases Ray And Bucky Travel Tripods

3 Legged Thing, the premium British tripod maker with a playful personality, today announced two new models in its “Legends” line, the Ray and Bucky. Both tripods are constructed of 8-layer carbon fiber and anodized magnesium alloy. A review sample of the Ray was sent to us, and though very lightweight, the construction, sturdiness and ease of use are all top-notch...
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Olympus Introduces OM-D E-M10 Mark IV And M.Zuiko 100-400mm Zoom

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV announced today is a great starter camera, especially for wildlife and sports photography with the benefit of the Micro Four Thirds system’s 2x lens magnification. Priced at just $699, the camera can capture at speeds up to 8.7 fps with its mechanical shutter, or 15 fps using electronic shutter, ample for wildlife and sports. Pair it with the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400 f5.0-6.3 IS lens also introduced today and priced at $1,499 and you have the equivalent of a 200-800mm zoom range in compact, lightweight system for under $2,200—a great value for photographers who have been priced out of super-tele lens and camera combos from other systems...
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