In the treeless prairie, many birds resort to nesting on the ground, hidden among tufts of grass or buried under bushy shrubs. The western meadowlark is one such bird, and one of my favourites to photograph in the spring, when its cheerful flute-like song bubbles across the prairie.
Shooting after dark is a challenge for the avid photographer, but if you are well prepared, you can create amazing images after the sun goes down.
David Hemmings is a world-renowned bird photographer, and President of Nature’s Photo Adventures, specializing in unique tours for photographers of all skill levels.
The annual meeting of the Technical Image Press Association to vote for the best photographic and imaging products in 2011 was held on 9 April 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. This year at the TIPA General Assembly 29 member magazines voted for the best product in each category.