Photo Safaris Trip Reports

Archive: June 2013

Common Loon—The Story of the Shot

I don’t know when it happened. Photos of common loons (great northern divers) created on foggy mornings on “wilderness” lakes are certainly aesthetically appealing. But somewhere along the line, those ima... Read More

By Joe Van Os on Jun 27, 2013

Ultimate Galápagos 2013 Trip Report

Once a nature photographer begins to travel internationally, just the word “Galápagos” conjures an almost obligatory photography pilgrimage to Nature’s Mecca—the birthplace of the Darwinian theor... Read More

By Joe Van Os on Jun 25, 2013

Northern Flickers—The Story of the Shot

Finding a photogenic woodpecker nest cavity is always a nice early summer photo treat in North America. And probably no woodpecker nest is easier to find than the ubiquitous northern flicker (Colaptes auratus).... Read More

By Joe Van Os on Jun 20, 2013

Tanzania 2013 Trip Report

Tanzania.  The Ngorongoro Crater.  The Serengeti Plains.  All are magical places for nature photographers.  In March and April of 2013, I led two safaris that were photographically the best yet! ... Read More

By Perry Conway on Jun 20, 2013