Top 12 Bird Photographers in the World

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A Happy World Photography Day to You!

Photography is a pleasurable experience for sure. Bird photography is mind-blowing because of the variety. They are also challenging to photograph. You wouldn’t get tired anytime.

Here’s a list of 12 top bird photographers in the world who are never tired. They are photographing birds from several years to decades. They will continue to do so.

Their bird photographs are magical. Some are out of this world. They are unbelievably good.

You know the secret of creating good to great bird photographs?

It’s quite simple. Study their bird photographs.

Don’t just say wow. Look in deeper. Imagine how they would have taken that shot. What if you were there? How would you take it?

The more you think of it, better your photographs will become. It’s the easier route to success in bird photography.

OK. Enough said. Here’s the list of the mighty bird photographers who will make your day. They will put a smile on your face. They will make you get up and get going with your gear.

Get ready to be inspired.

Note: The list is in alphabetical order.

Disclaimer: This list is in no way an exhaustive list. Neither is it done by an authorized committee. They are top bird photographers in the world according to me. Their achievement is phenomenal. They have inspired countless wildlife enthusiasts and photographers in the world.

If you think I have left out some more prominent bird photographers, do let me know in your comments. Mention the photographers name and link to their portfolio.

1. Alan Murphy

Alan Murphy is an award winning photographer with numerous publications, a Nikon Professional Service member, a Wimberley Professional Service member, the author a CD book entitled The Guide to Songbird Set-Up Photography, and the author of two popular eBooks “The Photographer’s Guide to Attracting Birds” and “The Guide to Songbird set-up Photography.”

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Image Copyright © Alan Murphy.

He enjoys traveling the country speaking at festivals and photo clubs.  Alan and his wife Kim raise their children in the Houston area, where he can be found immersing himself in the local and migrating birds along the coast, valley and hill country of Texas.

Alan Murphy’s portfolio website: http://www.alanmurphyphotography.com/

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Image Copyright © Alan Murphy.

2. Andy Rouse

Andy Rouse is an inspirational wildlife photographer who is well known the world over. A unique and charismatic figure he is famed for his ability to capture moments from the lives of animals and birds in the wild from a different view point and often from his trade-mark stance, that of being “up close and personal” to some of the most fascinating and often potentially dangerous animals.

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Image Copyright © Andy Rouse.

Andy Rouse’s images have been acknowledged as being some of the best in the world for many years. He has won 9 awards in the past 7 years in the prestigious BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition including the Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species. He is the current holder of the Cherry Kearton award for wildlife photography from the Royal Geographical Society.

Andy has now published 15 books, covering species, ecosystems and photographic technique.

Andy Rouse’s portfolio website: http://www.andyrouse.co.uk/

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Image Copyright © Andy Rouse.

3. Arthur Morris

Arthur Morris is a free-lance nature photographer and writer specializing in birds. He is widely recognized as the world’s premier bird photographer and as one of the top nature photography educators of his time.

His first major photography book, “The Art of Bird Photography,” was released by Amphoto, NY in 1998 and quickly became the classic how-to work on bird photography. Virtually all of today’s top-flight bird photographers learned the basics from this work.

Arthur Morris. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Arthur Morris.

Arthur Morris has been a Canon Explorer of Light for more than 20 years and continues in that role today.  He was honored with a NANPA (North American Nature Photography Association) Service Award in 2010 primarily for his work over many years with the NANPA High School and College scholarship programs.  He is the founder and co-owner of BirdPhotographer’s.Net.

Currently living in Indian Lake Estates, FL, Artie now photographs, travels, speaks, and teaches extensively across North America and around the world.

Arthur Morris’s portfolio website and blog: http://www.birdsasart-blog.com/

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Image Copyright © Arthur Morris.

4. Bence Mate

Bence Mate was awarded the Young Nature Photographer of the Year in the global contest of the BBC in 2002. In 2005 he was awarded the Eric Hosking prize given to the most prepared under-26 nature photographer, which he repeated in 2007, 2010, and 2011!

In 2010 Bence Mate was the overall winner of the Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, while in 2014 he won the Birds category in the BBC Wildlife Magazine and Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest.

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Image Copyright © Bence Mate.

His excellent eye for details and ability for professional work has made him one of the best known wildlife photographers in the world.

Bence Mate has co-authored the very popular bird photography book “The Handbook of Bird Photography.”

Bence Mate’s portfolio website: http://www.matebence.hu/

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Image Copyright © Bence Mate.

5. David Tipling

David Tipling is a professional wildlife photographer with an international reputation. His highly distinctive images have earned him many awards and accolades. Sir David Bellamy described Tipling’s photographs in The National Parks and other Wild Places of Britain and Ireland as “windows of wonder”.

David has enjoyed a long and close association with book publishing having been the author or commissioned photographer for more than 40 titles.

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Image Copyright © David Tipling.

Shortly after an epic expedition camping on sea ice next to an Emperor Penguin colony in Antarctica, Marie Claire Magazine named David one of the ten most adventurous outdoor photographers in the world.  This same work on Emperor Penguins resulted in the European Nature Photographer of the Year Documentary Award. Other awards have included multiple successes in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best where in 2009 David was awarded the Indigenous Cultures Award for his work on Mongolian Eagle Hunters.

David Tipling is a regular judge for photography competitions, notably British Birds Bird Photographer of the Year.

David Tipling’s portfolio website: http://www.davidtipling.com/

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Image Copyright © David Tipling.

6. Glenn Bartley

Glenn Bartley is a world renowned professional nature photographer from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He focuses almost all of his efforts on capturing intimate images of birds in their natural habitat. Glenn is especially well known for his portraits of rare and difficult to photograph birds from the Neotropical Region and his portfolio of hummingbird images.

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Image Copyright © Glenn Bartley.

Glenn Bartley’s images are well respected and represented around the world. He is an award winning photographer whose work is regularly featured in North American and International nature books, calendars and publications. Glenn’s work is regularly featured in magazines such as Audubon, Birdwatching, Canadian Wildlife, Birders World, and many more. His images regularly appear in books on birds including several by National Geographic. Glenn has also published several books of his own including “Birds of Ecuador“, “Birds of Vancouver Island” and “Birds of British Columbia” as well as instructional guides on Post Processing, Flash and Tropical Nature Photography Techniques.

Glenn Bartley’s portfolio website: http://www.glennbartley.com/

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Image Copyright © Glenn Bartley.

7. Gregory Basco

Gregory Basco is a professional nature photographer based in Costa Rica. He believes in representing the nature in a unique way. Here’s Greg’s approach to photography “I try hard to accomplish two things when I’m out photographing. First, I use a number of in-camera techniques (flash, creative exposures, different shutter speeds, filters) to give a different take on my subjects. Second, I attempt to include something in the frame (a little plant, more habitat, interesting light, motion, lines, out of focus background elements) that gives any image that little something extra. By doing these two things, I hope that my image of a given subject doesn’t look just like the next photographer’s picture.”

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Image Copyright © Gregory Basco.

Gregory Basco’s images have been published in numerous books, calendars, and magazines, including National Geographic, National Geographic Kids, GEO Germany, Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy, and Newsweek. His images are honored in the important contests like the BBC/Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest and the Nature’s Best Windland Rice Smith contest.

Gregory Basco’s portfolio website: http://www.deepgreenphotography.com/

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Image Copyright © Gregory Basco.

8. Jari Peltomaki

Jari Peltomaki is professional wildlife photographer and director of Finnature, Finland’s leading wildlife tour operator. He lives in Liminka, Finland. His photography work has been used worldwide and he has co-published several books of birds and photography. He has co-authored the very popular bird photography book “The Handbook of Bird Photography.”

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Image Copyright © Jari Peltomaki.

Jari Peltomaki’s photographs are regularly awarded in international competitions: including Wildlife Photographer of the Year several times. He has been judging many photography competitions in recent years including Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012, GDT´s European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 and Finnish Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 competitions.

Jari is a Nikon ambassador since 2012.

Jari Peltomaki’s portfolio website: http://jaripeltomaki.com/

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Image Copyright © Jari Peltomaki.

9. Miguel Lasa

Miguel Lasa started taking photographs as a teenager when his mother gave him a film SLR as a birthday gift. Since then, photography has become his passion. He has traveled the world in search of wildlife subjects.

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Image Copyright © Miguel Lasa.

Miguel Lasa’s work has been widely published and he has won numerous photography awards including the first place in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition Creative Visions of Nature category and visitor’s choice award in 2008. His winning image “Polar Sunrise” was displayed in an exhibit at the Natural History Museum in London.

Miguel Lasa’s portfolio website: http://www.miguellasa.com/

Miguel Lasa. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Miguel Lasa.

10. Ofer Levy

For Ofer Levy, photography is his passion, profession and a way of life. He has been fascinated by nature ever since he can remember. Bought his first SLR camera (Olympus OM-1 and 300 mm lens) as a teenager and started taking pictures of birds.

Over the years Ofer Levy’s photos were published in many magazines, calendars, and books in Australia and around the world. He has own multiple awards including Specially Commended in BBC/Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the year 2012, Highly Honoured in Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2012, and Finalist of BBC/ Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the year 2014.

Ofer Levy. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Ofer Levy.

Ofer Levy served as a Biology teacher for many years. He believes that his photography and teaching wildlife photography to others serves as a tool to promote the love for nature and conservation.

Ofer Levy’s portfolio website: http://wildlife-photography-school.com/

Ofer Levy. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Ofer Levy.

11. Rathika Ramasamy

Rathika Ramasamy is arguably one of India’s foremost wildlife photographers. She is passionate about birds and is specializing in bird photography. In documenting birds through her photographs, she has developed a style of technical excellence combined with a captivating story. She has travelled to most of the National parks in India, and has also been to national parks in Africa.

For Rathika, wildlife photography is not only for her a passion, but a powerful medium to help conserve nature. Her work has been appreciated and featured in several national and international publications as well as exhibitions.

Rathika Ramasamy. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Rathika Ramasamy.

In 2009, ‘Uccelli in Natura’, an Italian magazine on birds, selected and featured her as the best bird photographer from Asia. In the same year, Doordarshan, India’s public service broadcaster honored her as the first wildlife woman photographer in India and featured her work on their channel.

Rathika Ramasamy’s portfolio website: http://www.rathikaramasamy.com/

Rathika Ramasamy. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Rathika Ramasamy.

12. Tim Laman

Tim Laman is a field biologist and wildlife photojournalist. He credits his childhood in Japan, where he had ready access to the mountains and oceans, for his strong interest in exploring nature, both above and below water.

Tim Laman’s pioneering research in the rain forest canopy in Borneo led to a PhD from Harvard and his first National Geographic article in 1997. Since then, he has pursued his passion for exploring wild places and documenting little-known and endangered wildlife by becoming a regular contributor to National Geographic.  He has 21 articles to his credit to date, all of which have had a conservation message. Tim has also published more than a dozen scientific articles related to rainforest ecology and birdlife.

Tim Laman. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Tim Laman.

Tim Laman has developed somewhat of a reputation for being able to come back with shots of nearly impossible subjects like gliding animals in Borneo, displaying Birds of Paradise, and some of the most critically endangered birds in the world such as the Nuku Hiva Pigeon and the Visayan Wrinkled Hornbill of the Philippines.  He continues to relish such challenges, and firmly believes that promoting awareness through photography can make a difference for conservation.

Tim Laman’s portfolio website: http://www.timlaman.com/

Tim Laman. Top 12 Bird Photographers in the world. Best Bird Photographers in the world. Nature Photography Simplified.

Image Copyright © Tim Laman.

Conclusion

Got inspired?

I bet you do. It takes several days to a week to really go through these awesome bird photographers’ portfolio.

Take your time and go through each of them. Study all the photographs from these top 12 bird photographers. See what makes them different. What’s that they are doing which you can incorporate in your photography. You’ll learn a lot more than you would learn from any article, magazine, or a book. You know why? Their work speaks for itself.

I hope I have made this world photography day a memorable day for you. Enjoy.

If you think I have left out some more prominent bird photographers, do let me know in your comments. Mention the photographer name and link to their portfolio.

Wishing you again a Happy World Photography Day!

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54 Responses to Top 12 Bird Photographers in the World

  1. Myer Bornstein August 19, 2015 at 4:29 pm #

    Look at Michael Milica great photographer http://www.michaelmiliciaphotography.com/

    • Prathap August 19, 2015 at 5:29 pm #

      Awesome! Myer. Thank you for sharing the link.

  2. Rina T August 19, 2015 at 4:48 pm #

    I would just want to thank you for your recent project, the bird photo contest. It is truly inspiring for a bird lover like me. Got to know more of God’s creation.

    • Prathap August 19, 2015 at 5:29 pm #

      You are most welcome! Rina.

  3. sahasrangshu August 19, 2015 at 6:59 pm #

    Good collection and truly Inspiring.

    • Prathap August 19, 2015 at 7:21 pm #

      Thank you so much! Sahasrangshu.

  4. Arthur Morris August 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm #

    Prathap Bhai, Many thanks for including me. Shukriya. artie

    • Prathap August 19, 2015 at 7:22 pm #

      I am truly honored to see your comment! Artie. Thank you so much for dropping by.

  5. Debajit Okram August 19, 2015 at 7:08 pm #

    Rathika Ramasamy for me. Congrats to all. Happy Clicking

  6. Prof. P. Chattopadhyay August 19, 2015 at 7:26 pm #

    Add Frans Lanting

  7. Diane R August 19, 2015 at 10:59 pm #

    Hello Prathap, thank you for sharing all this wonderful work where we can be inspired and learn! Do you know Melissa Groo? Her website is here: http://melissagroo.com/ She taught a photography course at an Audubon camp in Maine USA where I got to meet her last month. Do take a look!

    • Prathap August 21, 2015 at 9:40 am #

      Thanks for sharing Mellissa Groo’s website, Diane. I didn’t know about her. But I know her work though 🙂 Thank you!

  8. Beena August 20, 2015 at 9:11 am #

    Sudhir Shivaram is one of the best photographers who have inspired many, a teacher who is easily accessible .
    His images have several awards and one of which have won the best yellow cover on National Geographic. Do have a look
    www. Sudhirshivaram.com

    • Prathap August 21, 2015 at 9:42 am #

      Hi Beena, I know Sudhir Shivaram from years. I follow him closely too. Thanks for sharing it here.

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  9. David Weiss August 20, 2015 at 6:50 pm #

    Shoot the person who says that photography isn’t art. These images are stunning. To combine birding with fine photography is almost beyond my imagination. Thank you for bringing these images to the Internet. Congratulations to these marvelous photographers.

    • Prathap August 21, 2015 at 9:42 am #

      Thank you so much! David Weiss.

  10. supreet August 20, 2015 at 10:27 pm #

    Im super surprised that you are from india and you are not aware of the fact that dhritiman mukherjee has way more inspiring collection than a lot of these bird feeder photographers !!

    • Prathap August 21, 2015 at 9:44 am #

      Hi Supreet, It doesn’t matter where I am from. I know Dhritiman Mukherjee and his fabulous work. I respect his work.

  11. Aisse Gaertner August 21, 2015 at 3:25 am #

    Inspiring! Already know some of those great photographers and love their work!

    I’m also a bird photographer. I don’t use any professional equipment and I do what I can. Who knows some day my name will appear in that list! 🙂

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/aisse_gaertner/

    Any comment will be very welcome!

    • Prathap August 21, 2015 at 9:47 am #

      That’s great! Aisse Gaertner. I love your spirit. I truly believe there’s no end to what one can achieve. Please keep up the spirit.
      Honestly, I don’t believe that you have such marvelous bird photographs with a point & shoot. You are definitely an inspiration. Keep up the good work.

      • Aisse Gaertner August 21, 2015 at 5:32 pm #

        Thank you Prathap! I always use Sony’s bridge cameras. But I think I have to try other brands too. Regards!

  12. Kisor Mukhopadhyay August 21, 2015 at 12:57 pm #

    Excellent and inspiring information to birders.

  13. Karl Adami August 21, 2015 at 7:59 pm #

    It makes me wonder that how can you publish a post about 12 top bird photographers in the world and not include Markus Varesvuo…one of the best?

    • Prathap August 23, 2015 at 1:27 pm #

      Markus Varesvuo was surely in my list. I think I couldn’t get hold of any photogrphs to display. I wasn’t able to download them I think. I hope to update this list soon with few more photographers. The idea is clearly to show respect to each photographer and to give inspiration to all the readers.

  14. Alejandra August 21, 2015 at 10:35 pm #

    I’m definitely inspired, Prathap!! Thank you! ^_^

    I agree with Diane that Melissa Groo would make a great addition to this list! So would

    Jess Findlay ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/jessfindlayphoto ) ,

    Nathan Goshgarian (https://www.flickr.com/photos/ngoshgarian ),

    and Ashley Scully (https://www.flickr.com/photos/awscully) !

    Aisse, your photographs are so lovely and beautiful, I can’t believe you got them with a point-and-shoot! I also use a point-and-shoot. I wish I had a better camera sometimes but I’m happy to have the opportunity to do this at all. Mainly I do it for the joy that it brings to me and my friends and family 🙂

    This is my Flickr page https://www.flickr.com/photos/125623530@N06/ Thank you to anyone who takes a look! I have a whole new batch of photos to put up and I’m really excited about them… I’m going to try to have them ready this weekend!

    -Alejandra

    • Prathap August 23, 2015 at 1:32 pm #

      Thank you for sharing you thoughts, Alejandra. I’ll look into their portfolio for sure.
      You have some variety of birds. That’s great. Some photographs are really nice. Here’s what you have to do. Review your portfolio of images with an obective viewpoint. Which photographs really appeal to you? Why? If you start noting it down, then you’ll know what works and what doesn’t. This way you’ll improve a lot.

  15. Christian Staunton August 22, 2015 at 1:45 am #

    Great article and list Prathap. There’s a couple on there I didn’t know of.

    Personally, I’d add Austin Thomas to the list – he’s particularly famous for his images of birds ‘walking’. Check him out. http://www.austin-thomas.co.uk/

    Thanks, Chris

    • Prathap August 23, 2015 at 1:34 pm #

      Thank you! Chris. I love Austin’s work. He is a fabulous photographer. Thanks for mentioning him.

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  16. Ionut Popescu August 26, 2015 at 1:03 am #

    Great article, Prathap! Thank you for sharing!
    I recommend you to take a look over best Romanian Wildlife photographer work:
    http://www.bezergheanu.com/Birds
    Keep up the great work!

    Regards!

    • Prathap August 26, 2015 at 11:51 am #

      Thank you! Lonut Popescu. Thanks for sharing the link to Mircea Bezergheanu’s portfolio. Very impressive indeed.

  17. pitrak August 26, 2015 at 1:28 am #

    You should check the work of Luc Roymans as well. He has some amazing bird pictures!
    http://www.roymans.com/?p=(second)%20nature&s=birds%20of%20prey
    http://www.roymans.com/?p=(second)%20nature&s=birds

    And while you’re there, check the rest of his website as well!

    • Prathap August 26, 2015 at 11:52 am #

      Hi Pitrak, Thanks for sharing Luc Royman’s portfolio. Fantastic portfolio indeed. I would say very unique too.

  18. Lajos Madarasz August 26, 2015 at 1:40 am #

    Great work!
    I’ve got one comment though, concerning Bence Máté, who is my fellow countryman I am very proud of, and I know personally.
    He won the Eric Hosking Award not only in 2005 and 2007 but in 2010 and 2011 as well, which is probably unmatched.
    And one more important correction: In 2010 he was the overall winner of the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, while in 2014 he won the Birds category in the BBC Wildlife Magazine and Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest.
    Thanks.
    Best regards,
    Lajos

    • Prathap August 26, 2015 at 8:31 pm #

      Thank you so much! Lajos. It was great that you shared more information about Bence Máté. Very much appreciated. I have updated the content with these awards. I hope it’s fine now. Thanks again!

  19. Ron Fullelove August 26, 2015 at 11:20 pm #

    I am familiar with the first six people’s work, the latter half are all new names for me so thanks for introducing some new names.
    You should also consider Danny Green from the UK.

    Regards,
    Ron Fullelove

    • Prathap August 28, 2015 at 8:47 pm #

      I hope you like their work, Ron Fullelove. They are truly inspiring.
      Thanks for mentioning about Danny Green. I had seen his award winning photograph “Starling Wave.” But didn’t know that it was him. He has some amazing photographs. Here’s Danny Green’s portfolio link for everyone to look at: http://www.dannygreenphotography.com/.

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        Wow! Great to find a post knckiong my socks off!

  20. Austin Thomas December 4, 2015 at 4:46 am #

    This is a great list Prathap. Thanks for sharing. I am delighted to be included in the comments and associated with some of the world greats in bird photography. Thanks Chris.

    • Prathap December 10, 2015 at 7:56 pm #

      Hi Austin, I am so delighted to see your comment. You are definitely one of the finest bird photographers. I enjoy your work very much. Thank you for your kind words.

  21. Debasish Basak January 8, 2016 at 10:00 pm #

    Hi Prathap, wish you and all in the thread a very happy new year
    It was a good learning for me from your beautiful gift as well going through all comments , the links shared by them. Thank to all of you
    As long as I am learning I enjoy
    Keep going
    Regards
    Ďebasish

    • Prathap January 12, 2016 at 1:37 pm #

      That’s the spirit! Debasish. I wish you a great year ahead!

  22. Graeme March 8, 2016 at 3:25 pm #

    That was a fantastic compilation, thank you. Many of them have Facebook pages and now that I’m following them I’m hoping to get regular bursts of inspiration (and smiles).

    • Prathap March 11, 2016 at 5:33 pm #

      Thank you! Graeme. I hope you’d be able to get better photos by learning from these pros.

  23. Nikhil May 26, 2016 at 1:08 pm #

    Rathika Ramaswamy Other than a few good shots she is a very ordinary photographer. Really can’t get her in the Ranks of Art Morris and others. I would have preferred Mr shivram over her.

  24. Howie Herscovitch September 27, 2016 at 10:10 am #

    It’s always tough to make up a top ten (twelve?) list but when it comes to bird photography Robert Royse is about as good as it gets.

    • Prathap October 5, 2016 at 8:10 pm #

      Hi Howie, Thanks for sharing about Robert Royse. I will look at his portfolio.

  25. Malcolm Panthaki January 22, 2017 at 10:14 pm #

    Great list – thank you!

    Couple of pointers:

    To those passionate about birds and bird photography, check out the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Sanctuary which is in San Antonio, New Mexico, USA (in my backyard!):
    https://www.fws.gov/refuge/bosque_del_apache/

    And Mark Buckler’s bird photography:
    http://bucklerphoto.com/birds/

    • Prathap February 9, 2017 at 8:16 pm #

      Thank you for sharing your thoughts, Malcolm.

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