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Bears of Brooks Falls: A Photo Pro Expedition

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Browse these useful photo tips from our Natural Photographer blog before you set out to encounter Alaska’s largest coastal brown bears at their at their fattest and furriest time of year. Pro photographer and Nat Hab expedition guide Court Whelan offers advice about the latest camera gear, plus photo tutorials and techniques designed to prepare beginners and experts alike, for an exclusive adventure into the heart of bear country.

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Getting this Shot: Brown Bear on Silky Waterfall

Getting this Shot: Brown Bear on Silky Waterfall

If you plan on going to Brooks Falls in the Katmai area of Alaska, you’ll likely have the opportunity for the above photograph. And if you’re a wildlife photographer, this is likely a shot that you’ve dreamt...
What’s in the Camera Bag? Alaska

What’s in the Camera Bag? Alaska

There are a number of ways to see and photograph Alaska, ranging from cruises, to overland trips, to specialized wildlife viewing expeditions in far flung corners of the state. However, because the wildlife...
3 Tips for Photographing Bears at Close Range

3 Tips for Photographing Bears at Close Range

It’s getting to be that time of year – the flowers are starting to bloom, birds are starting to sing, and brown bear photo expeditions are coming up! To make sure you are ready, whether it’s bears on a...
WEBINAR | Nature, Wildlife & Travel Photography 101

WEBINAR | Nature, Wildlife & Travel Photography 101

Originally presented March 31, 2020
Join Nat Hab’s head photography Expedition Leader Court Whelan, editor of The Natural Photographer blog, for an introduction to the basics of how to get enticing nature and wildlife photos on your travel adventures.
WEBINAR | Nature Photography 102: Building Your Skills

WEBINAR | Nature Photography 102: Building Your Skills

Originally presented April 6, 2020
In this presentation for avid amateur/hobbyist photographers, Court Whelan reviews photography fundamentals for beginners while expanding your image-making horizons with new tips, tricks and tools to experiment with.
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