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First of all, let me tell you that it is not easy to be a good "wildlife Photographer". I admire these photographers. They have to go to some great extremes, to go to the habitats of some of the fiercest animals, sometimes, and learn how these animals are. Sometimes they go to take the "perfect" picture and spend hours and never get that one. It takes incredible patience, persistence, and tenacity to get to be a real good wildlife photographer. So, when I see some of the great photos, I know, they deserve some praise for that.
I live not too far from Yellowstone National Park. And we often hear of people who get too close to a buffalo, and elk, or a bear and hear of when the animal turns on them and kills the person. These animals are just in their own element and we, the people, are invading their territory. So, I have also learned to respect the wildlife. I would not even consider taking pictures of wildlife without having a big lens and a good tripod, so, I don't interfere with their life, and I can go home knowing I didn't upset nature. So, with that in mind, I wanted to take this time to A- give a quick lesson on Wildlife Photography, and B- give you some great photos of Wildlife. A small gallery of some of the great Photographers who know how to do it. So, here we go:
HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH WILDLIFE
By: Roberta Hochreiter