Exploring the wilderness with a camera in hand is a sure fire way to enjoy the summer months that are upon us. Whether you’re kickstarting a new photography project or have your heart set on capturing an elusive species on camera, there’s no shortage of opportunities when it comes to summer wildlife. And Wild Planet has just what you need to help you on your way. From true macro maestros and underwater photographers, to professional birders, and those who visit the African plains to create their images, this month’s issue celebrates the diversity of nature photography.
Ross Hoddinott delivers an educational piece focusing on backlighting for stunning close-up photos, while Theo Bosboom shares the mindset behind those linear compositions in our big interview. Also on the menu, US-based wildlife photographer Daniel Dietrich serves up an opinion piece on ethical photography, highlighting the harm baiting can cause to wild birds, and Mark Sisson offers his thoughts on how to counter image fatigue from a digital tidal wave of images.
Whatever your adventures bring this summer, be sure to send us those exceptional images created in the field this season.