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Photographing Wildlife With a Landscape Emphasis

As landscape photographers, we love nature and the outdoors. Seeing wildlife when we're out and about is exhilarating and helps us feel more connected to the wild landscapes we visit. But many landscape photographers don't have much experience photographing wildlife, especially in a way the connects the animals to the environment in which they live. In this talk, David Swindler will focus on shooting wildlife with a landscape focus. Rather than getting intimate close-up portraits of the animals, he will discuss the power of portraying the animals in the context of the grander landscape along with the specifics for nailing the best shot!

SPEAKER:

DAVID SWINDLER - David Swindler is an award-winning landscape and wildlife photographer based in Southern Utah. He received a degree in chemical engineering and worked many years in the semiconductor industry specializing in optics and photolithography. Back in 2014 he quit his day job to follow his true passion. As a photographer, he has traveled to many locations around the world and has extensive experience with landscape, wildlife, night, and macro photography. He runs Action Photo Tours full time and finds great satisfaction in taking people to remote and beautiful places in the Southwest and helping them take the best photos possible.