Fabrice Lebon – Photographer of the Week

POTW Fabrice Lebon short eared owl

By Fabrice Lebon »
Canon EOS 5D Mk III | Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM | 1/8000sec | f/2.8 | 400

Where are you from?

I come from Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, near Mauritius.

Where is your favourite location for photographing wildlife?

My favourite location for photography is La Guadeloupe, a French island in the Caribbean, with varied species of birds and especially hummingbirds.

What's the latest photo you've taken?

My latest photo is of greater flamingo in the Camargue in the south of France.

Who are your heroes?

There are many but if we had to name a few I would say Vincent Munier, Olivier Grunewald, Adam Burton, Tim McKenna, Lenny Johansson.

Best piece of advice you've been given?

A picture is at a moment, not before, not after!

Favourite subject?

Wildlife photography and landscape.

Favourite lens?

300mm f/2.8.

What will be your next equipment purchase?

A dream... 600mm f/4.

Most memorable moment?

Most memorable moment was in Belgium, in the Polders, a beautiful winter morning with mist and a beautiful sunrise beautiful! The mix of these two elements was simply magical.

Who do you nominate for Photographer of the Week?

I nominate my friend and photo companion Michael Colson.

Photographer of the week

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