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Video: Summary of all DOY 2014 winners

December 19 2014 by Editorial Team | Category: Digiscoping

Video: Summary of all DOY 2014 winners

In 2014, the DOY “Digiscoper of the Year” contest took place for the 9th time. For the second time, entries could be submitted under one of the four categories: Behavior & Action, Portrait, Mammals, or Videos. A total of 1,800 people registered on www.digiscoperoftheyear.com, and more than 1,500 pictures were submitted.

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In search of the Phalarope

December 10 2014 by Ultimate Safaris | Category: Bird watching

In search of the Phalarope

For years I have been in search of the Red Phalarope in the Walvis Bay lagoon; many guides had seen this magnificent bird, but regrettably it still eluded me. On every tour that I have guided this year, which has happened to pass through the coastal town, I’d usually try to convince my guests for us to visit the Walvis Bay lagoon, which is a RAMZAR site and has a large variety of waders, and add bird species to our check list.  Then, whilst I would rattle off ten new species and kept the guests entertained, I searched for the Phalarope.

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Digiscoping workshops with SWAROVSKI OPTIK

December 05 2014 by Editorial Team | Category: Camera adapters

Digiscoping workshops with SWAROVSKI OPTIK

Discover a new dimension of photography in one of our digiscoping workshops! Connect your digital camera to a spotting scope and become a nature photographer for capturing breathtaking observing moments forever. So far hardly any technique came that close to animals and their surroundings without disturbing them.

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