Some interesting bird filming by Prof Dennis Hlynsky at the Rhode Island School of Design that shows patterns of flight.
You can find out more about this in Nick Brandt’s book, Across the Ravaged Land.
High temperatures and volcanic ash combine to create stone animals. Although, the images are staged by the book’s author. He puts them in the poses.
More than 1300 bird species are facing extinction. For more details see BirdLife International (2012). A new book, The World’s Rarest Birds, contains photos of 800 of these bird species.
To get photos of these rare birds, the editors of the book asked amateur photographers to submit photos to the World’s Rarest Birds Photo Competition. Click this link to see some examples: (Select Photos)
The Eastside Audubon has a class coming up on May 5: Introduction to Bird Photography. If you admire great bird photography and perhaps aspire to learn more about how to take their own pictures check out this class.
Dan Streiffert: http://danstreiffert.smugmug.com/
Here’s the details:
|When||May 05, 2013
from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
|Event Location||Omega Photo|
|Street Address||210 105th Ave. NE|
|Map and directions||http://goo.gl/maps/kcNhi|
|Contact Name||Omega Photo|
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Cool stuff. I need one of these.
There’s a lot of videos like this coming on line — Falcons diving, Gos Hawks doing amazing maneuvers through forests. KInd of like seeing the world from their point of view.