For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, the nights are becoming darker earlier, the leaves are falling to the ground and the air is filled with a brisk chill. With the onset of autumn, I have noticed a pleasing change in the colours appearing on my social media feed. To get you in the mood for the change of season, Wild Planet has great pleasure in sharing your wildlife photos in our Autumn Visions competition.
For those looking for some technical challenges, we have some fascinating articles which are sure to sharpen your skills. Read on to our Ferus Vita article by wildlife photographer, Andy Skillen, who shares his insight after following a pack of wild dogs in Zimbabwe, over the course of a month.
Also packed full of helpful pointers, we have our Au Natural article by Wild Planet reader, Esther Streusand, who, as a previous safari participant herself, has shared her knowledge and tips to help you get the best out of your first safari.
Our November Travel Log article is ‘Madagascar’, by seasoned-traveller and renowned workshop leader, Mark Sisson, who tells us why using a flashgun proved to be crucial in saving his images from being overworked in the post-processing stage.
Aside from all of our usual reader features, we showcase some of the incredible images from the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year and our reader’s photos of polar bears for November’s Global Awareness campaign - Polar Bear Week (November 3rd-9th).
Keep an eye-out for our latest photo challenges detailed in our Instagram stories each month and don’t forget, you can also enter any of your latest wildlife images into our regular reader features, all of which which you can find on our submissions page.
Multi-award-winning wildlife photographer, Andy Skillen, talks about working with the African wild dog, one of the continent’s most iconic predators, and the techniques to deploy when faced with the chance to capture some of these beautiful and misunderstood canines
To appreciate and celebrate wildlife across the globe, Wild Planet is delighted to share your images for Polar Bear Week: November 3rd-9th. Congratulations go to Pedro Rego for his winning image, taken in Norway.