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Wildlife Photography with Hector Astorga

Photographing the West podcast

Release Date: 01/30/2020

Joe McDonald Talks Focus Stacking show art Joe McDonald Talks Focus Stacking

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Well-known wildlife photographer Joe McDonald also does macro using focus stacking. Joe discusses the details of focus stacking and the importance of composition in obtaining excellent images. He uses the Olympus system which provides in camera focus stacking. We also discuss focus bracketing in the Nikon, Canon and Sony systems which require software for bracketing such as Photoshop, Helicon Focus or Zerene Stacker. Join us and enjoy an excellent discussion of the ins and outs of focus stacking.

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Introducing Fine Art Photographer Ryn Clarke show art Introducing Fine Art Photographer Ryn Clarke

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Ryn is very creative and experimental in her approach to photography. We've been friends for years, but had lost touch after my move from Ohio to Nevada. I discovered her recent project doing composites on social media and decided to catch up. Her photography is very experimental and creative. We had great fun catching up and reviewing her wonderful photography. Join us and share the fun and learning.

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Meet Fine Art Photographer Richard Wong show art Meet Fine Art Photographer Richard Wong

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Richard Wong is a Fine Art Western Landscape Photographer based in California. Early on, he was influenced by photography legend Galen Rowell, but went on to develop his own unique approach to the icons of the West as well as lesser known western vistas. You'll enjoy getting to know Richard in this podcast, so join us!

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Introducing Wildlife Photographer Izzy Edwards show art Introducing Wildlife Photographer Izzy Edwards

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Izzy is a wildlife photographer with a wonderful portfolio of amazing wildlife photos. Based in the Pacific Northwest, she's been photographing for four years in Washington and Montana everything from Orca's to raptors and foxes.

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Meet Wildlife Photographer Dan Carr! show art Meet Wildlife Photographer Dan Carr!

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Dan Carr is a Canadian Wildlife Photographer with a passion for wildlife photography and adventure! He loves to explore western Canada whether by kayak, air, underwater or on foot. Please join us for an interesting discussion of his approach to wildlife photography.

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Getting To Know Wildlife Photographers Joe and Mary Ann McDonald show art Getting To Know Wildlife Photographers Joe and Mary Ann McDonald

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Joe and Mary Ann McDonald are well-known professional wildlife photographers who have traveled the globe in search of great wildlife photos. They share their experiences in this podcast as well as their approach to surviving the current pandemic photographically. They’re wonderful people and it was great to get to know them personally and their photographic life. It’s a great listen. Please join us. To see the video, go to YouTube and the Photographing the West channel or https://youtu.be/hnF7D9zptxs

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Photography In The Time Of  Pandemic-Audio Only show art Photography In The Time Of Pandemic-Audio Only

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This recording is audio only. For the video version, go to https://youtu.be/HSaeEFF5u8I  We’re doing something different in this episode, we’re doing a group discussion of the state of photography in the midst of the current pandemic and photography’s future in the post-pandemic years. With me today are Brenda Tharp, Chuck Kimmerle, Gary Crabbe, and Tim Grey. The format for this episode will be a round table discussion of the impact of Covid-19 on each photographer personally and professionally.

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Macro Photography with Darrell Gulin show art Macro Photography with Darrell Gulin

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Darrell Gulin is an expert macro photographer and a great teacher. We discuss his approach to macro photography in great detail including what lenses to use, composition, color theory and how to shoot macro subjects indoors and outdoors. Please join us for an in depth discussion of macro photography.

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Drone Photography show art Drone Photography

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This episode is all about drone photography. What to buy, how to fly, drone photography and how to stay legal. My guest for this episode is Chelsea Doyen-Thomas a professional real estate photographer, landscape photographer and wildlife photographer. He's been flying drones on a nearly daily basis for the last six years and he shares his experience and wisdom regarding drones with you in this episode.

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Photographing in National Wildlife Refuges show art Photographing in National Wildlife Refuges

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I'm a wildlife and nature photographer based in NW Nevada. I've spent a lot of time in National Wildlife Refuges and in this episode I share some of my experiences. And I provide some recommendations to get the most out of your next or first visit to a wildlife refuge.

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Hector Astorga is a wildlife photographer based in Southwest Texas where he is manager of the Santa Clara Ranch. The ranch is solely dedicated to and managed for wildlife photography. In addition, Hector leads workshops in Guatemala, Finland, Africa and Chile. He is a Nikon shooter and loves his Nikon 500 f/4 for wildlife photography. You'll enjoy Hector's friendly manner and his wildlife photography expertise.

Website:  https://www.hectorastorga.com/

Santa Clara Ranch: https://www.santaclararanch.com/

Facebook: https://bit.ly/2RDQRzl

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hector_astorga_photography/

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Thanks for listening. Tell your family and friends about the podcast! Next episode is on February 15th, 2020.

Kirby Flanagan

kirby@flanaganfotos.com