Cindy Jeannon – The Wind of Dreams

Andrew Raynor   ”Time dilated. The pace of humans and their clocks was no longer of any importance. All that remained were the days and nights, the rainstorms and sunshine, as I let time flow through me, no longer a constraint but rather a gentle and healing caress.” The wind Of Dreams : Location: […]

Joanna Antosik – Wave of love

Andrew Raynor   The photo was taken at a small lake where they live Gerris lacustris, water reservoir is located in the alder forest. The picture shows a very intimate scene from the life of these little animals. The image was created in Kampinos National Park in Poland. Location: Kampinos National Park, Poland Posted on: […]

Dorin Bofan – Remembering winter

Andrew Raynor   Summer has never been a favorite season of mine, so here’s a winter image to bring a little bit of coolness. Location: Ceahlau, Carpathians, Romania Posted on: 19/06/2016Photo info – 22/01/2016: Canon 650d Canon 70-200 f/4 at 70mm f/5.6 20s iso 200 Andy Raynor Dover NH

Heike Odermatt – Strabrechtse heide

Andrew Raynor   Two years after a big wildfire I visited this place several times. Where two years earlier grew plenty of heather now it was fully with pioneer plants. To create more atmosphere in this image I turned the zoom ring during the shot so this is no double exposure. Posted on: 18/06/2016Photo info – 22.07.2012: Canon EOS 5D […]

Irma Varrio & Ari-Matti Nikula – Rocky Slope Impression

Andrew Raynor   Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park in western Lapland, Finland, offers rugged aesthetics of rocky slopes. In the lap of these grey giants you can feel almost unforgettable silence and peace. Location: Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, Lapland, Finland Posted on: 17/06/2016Photo info – 16.06.2016: Canon EOS 6D, 400 mm, ISO 100, f 11, 1/500 sec, Flash: […]

Markus Varesvuo – Preening

Andrew Raynor   Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) The importance of preening cannot be overstated. Grooming the feathers, and spreading an oily substance from a gland at the base of the tail, helps to re-align the feathers, remove parasites and lice, and keep the bird looking its best. Preening is an everyday task; many birds preen […]

Easy Techniques For Taking Professional Quality Photographs

Easy Techniques For Taking Professional Quality Photographs There are more aspects to producing quality photos than sharpness and lighting. This is a art form. This is a form of art that has many different techniques. Photography requires a person to have an eye for interesting and beautiful items and places. Photography also requires a lot […]

Alex Mustard – A New Home

Andrew Raynor   A pair of bar jacks (Caranx ruber) hunting silversides (Atherinidae) inside the wreck of the USS Kittiwake. The Kittiwake, a US Military submarine rescue vessel, was sunk in 2011. Marine life quickly moved in. This picture was taken 3 years later, with both fish and invertebrate life already calling the wreck home. Location: […]

Iñaki Relanzón – Hunting sunset in the Falklands

Andrew Raynor   The striated caracara (Phalcoboenus australis) is one of the rarest birds of prey in the world. With only a few thousands, is found in remote islands of south america and in the Falklands, where there is the 80 % of its population. The caracara feeds mainly on penguin and cormorant chicks during […]

Theo Bosboom – Flowers in the night

Andrew Raynor   One of the attractions of going to the North of Europe in summer is that it doesn’t get dark all night and that you can keep on photographing if you want. This picture was taken in the middle of the summer night at North Iceland near Isarfjordur. I found a large field […]