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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Had lots of laughs and a great time with this group from The Rocky Mountain School of Photography. We spent last week working Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Great color, great conditions, and a fun group of talented photographers.
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Photo of the Week: Donald Trump’s Hair Discovered Vacationing in Peru  -  1

While this creature bears a striking resemblance to “The Donald’s” hair, it is actually the four inch larval stage of the Flannel Moth. Much like Mr. Trump’s hair, you definitely wouldn’t want to run your fingers through this caterpillar’s golden locks. What looks like hair is actually hollow venomous spines called setae, eachcapable of inflicting…
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New Article

Just had an article on the “yin and yang” of photography posted on the Hunts Photo Video blog Check it out here: http://wbhunt.com/blog/the-geek-and-the-artist/
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Workshop and Photo Tours

I am very excited to announce that I have posted my 2015 Photo Tour and Workshop schedule. https://stevegettle.com/pages/photography-tours/ Some of the highlights include, Tanzania, Costa Rica, Fall Color in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and introducing a new small group macro photography workshop at my home. Good Luck and Good Light! Steve
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Photo of the Week Waxwings

This image has a special place in my heart. I had just spent two weeks shooting alone in Yellowstone. I was driving out of the park on my way to the airport on the last morning. I was feeling a little melancholy. It had been a great two weeks, and I was sad that it…
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Photo of the Week: Barn Swallows

This shot was taken in the ceiling of a picnic pavilion near my home. I had found this colony of nesting Barn Swallows the year before and made a note to come back and photograph them during nesting season the following year. This shot was created using high-speed flash to freeze the wings of the…
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Photo of the Week: Pot of Gold

I think this may be the luckiest photograph I have ever made. It was created on a chilly, rainy, September morning at Baxter State Park in central Maine. This moose was feeding in a pond alongside the main road. Being near the road there were a few photographers that had stopped to spend the morning…
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MERRY CHRISTMAS

A Photographic Night Before ChristmasT’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that new photo gear soon would …be there. The photographers were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of great…
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The Galapagos and Cloud Forest Trip Report

I am writing this as I sit on the plane on my way home from a great trip to the Galapagos Islands and the Ecuadorian cloud forest. As usual I was lucky to have a great group of friendly, fun loving, easy going, photographers, which was good because living on a boat working hard for…
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Trip Report Peru

I just returned from a great trip to Peru where I visited the Tambopata National Reserve, a reserve the size of Belgum with 600 species of birds, 1300 different butterflies and 300 species of mammals. Not only was this trip productive photographically but it was also an epic adventure. After the flight into Lima it…
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