• 7:22

    Capturing Tanalian Falls

    The picturesque Tanalian Falls in Alaska is located in an isolated glacial valley. In this video, professional nature photographer Doug Gardner takes you there for some dramatic photography. He wears waterproof waders in order to get closer to the falls. You will learn to shoot waterfalls from a side angle where you can add foreground…

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  • 11:41

    Photographing Wildlife in the South Santee Marsh

    The South Santee Marsh in South Carolina is an ideal location for photographing waterfowl. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner takes you there to capture creative images of birds. You will learn the importance of good cover and why you need sunlight behind you or to the side. You will also learn why…

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  • 11:23

    Capturing Wild Canvasbacks

    In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner ventures to the edge of downtown Cambridge, Maryland where he shows you how to photograph migrating canvasbacks in the bay. The challenge is to exclude the bridge and other man-made structures in the background. Wearing waders, Doug gets two feet off the water and uses a 500mm…

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  • 12:02

    Photographing Snow Geese in the Wild

    Snow geese are exciting to photograph during migration. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels to a South Carolina refuge where the snow geese gather. The birds are constantly moving, flying in and flying out in swarming flocks. You will learn the importance of shutter speeds to stop the action. Doug uses a…

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  • 6:04

    Photographing Swans

    Photographing swans takes some understanding of their behavior. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels to a wetlands marsh where he discovers swarms of swans. You will learn that these birds are sensitive to weather changes and will feed heavily before a storm. You will also learn that two important considerations in photographing…

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  • 6:55

    Waterfowl Photography: Tips and Techniques

    Preparation and persistence are the keys to waterfowl photography. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels to North Carolina for tips and techniques on waterfowl photography under difficult weather conditions. He discovers a farm field, plants decoys, dresses in camouflage and waders, and hunkers down in a ditch for cover. It’s early winter…

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  • 11:14

    Photographing in the Wilderness at Grand Teton National Park

    The Grand Teton National Park provides a friendly home for elk and moose. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner and senior biologist wildlife guide Kevin Taylor discover an elk herd in a vast valley of prairie grass surrounded by mountains. The men settle in behind the vegetation in order to stay hidden from…

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  • 5:02

    Capturing Scenery at Grand Teton National Park

    In this video, wildlife guide Kevin Taylor takes pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner to the most photographed barn in the Grand Tetons, the Molten Barn. Doug sets up his tripod to shoot the barn, the mountains towering in the background. He will show you why it’s all about the light, which can change from a…

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  • 2:47

    One on One at Jenny Lake

    Senior biologist wildlife guide Kevin Taylor is an expert on animals and plants in the Grand Teton National Park. In this video, pro wildlife photographer Doug Gardner takes Kevin to the scenic Jenny Lake for a one on one interview with Kevin, who grew up in Chicago but found his home in the wild country…

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