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The Locals

Posted by Mike Caroff on June 27, 2024 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Cornwall and Whatcom Falls are two local parks in Bellingham that provide this wildlife photographer with a wonderful summer opportunity. Great Horned and Barred Owls are local raptors who are surprisingly tolerant of my presence in their world. With these handheld photos, I hope to not only offer you excellent images, but also to impart […]

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BIF… From Dining Room and Deck

Posted by Mike Caroff on June 27, 2024 in birds, Uncategorized | No Comments

Creating excellent photographs of Birds In Flight (BIF) is considered to be among the most difficult achievements in wildlife photography. Recently, camera manufacturers have incorporated extraordinary autofocus tracking and subject detection capabilities into the latest mirrorless cameras. While this technology has made BIF capture far easier to achieve, it is not a substitute for good photographic technique. Subject […]

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Elephant Plains Lodge, Sabi Sands, South Africa — August 2023

Posted by Mike Caroff on September 28, 2023 in Uncategorized | No Comments

For the wildlife photographer, the African experience is unlike any other. The sensory impact of being in intimate proximity to some of the world’s iconic wildlife cannot be overstated. It gets under my skin and fills my heart. The beauty, the power, and the intensity of Africa’s wildlife is forever on display. Then comes the […]

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A New Point of View – March 2023

Posted by Mike Caroff on May 12, 2023 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Separating the subject from the background is often one of this wildlife photographer’s primary goals.  Perhaps nothing is more effective in creating this result than an extremely low point of view.  With a long lens virtually parallel to and only inches above the surface of the water, only the subject is in focus.  The water, […]

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