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    Spring in Viroinval – Kristien Van Acker

    Mar 21, 2024 | 0 Comments

    In the southern Belgian province of Namur, near the French border, lies the beautiful municipality of Viroinval. Largely covered by the Viroin-Hermeton reserve, this area is a paradise for nature lovers. Kristien Van Acker has lived here with her husband, Bert, for almost 15 years. She shows us what spring looks like around her hometown. […]

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    Floating the hide in South Africa

    Mar 3, 2024 | 0 Comments

    It’s always great to receive news from happy customers! Like the message sent to us by Arno Ellmer, a South African nature photographer who has been visiting the African national parks for over 20 years. He recently bought one of our floating hides and sent us the results of his first shoot. We’re happy to […]

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    Wading the waters with John Gerlach

    Nov 16, 2022 | 3 Comments

    Are you a bird photographer and not yet into floating hides? Then you are missing out on all the fun, says waterfowl biologist and renowned photographer John Gerlach. As soon as the winter ice melts, you can find him in the Idaho lakes near Yellowstone Park. Getting more nature photographers into the water is a […]

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    Amar Guillen – Mastering the art of black & white

    Nov 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

    Born and raised in Arras, a small village in northern France, Amar Guillen spent his childhood in the nearby woods, grasslands and meadows looking for animals. Holidays were for fishing in the marshes, and getting up early to watch the birds, muskrats and insects before sunrise quickly became a pleasure he associated with freedom. He bought his […]

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    Elizjum – Capturing life in Paradise

    Sep 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

    In ancient Greece, the Elysian Fields represented the closest thing to heaven. It was a paradise where the most heroic and virtuous souls would reside after they died. But you don’t have to die to experience paradise, say Polish nature photographers Lukasz Boch and Marcin Baranowski. In fact, it’s often right around the corner. That’s […]

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    Nature at water level – Julien Herremans

    Jul 9, 2022 | 1 Comment

    Julien Herremans is an outstanding nature photographer who lives in the north of Flanders. He has been fascinated by nature, especially birds, since he was a teen. He and his wife Linda enjoy birdwatching and photography together and have travelled to many beautiful spots, often guided by professional photographer Yves Adams. Floating hide photography has become […]

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  • Travels with Boris

    Jun 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

    For many nature and wildlife photographers, travelling is part of the deal. Admittedly, great shots can be taken close to home – but changing scenery for new ideas and inspiration can be fruitful as well. And, to be honest, I can’t wait to go someplace abroad any time soon again. As I have often stated, […]

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  • Adder’s mating season

    Apr 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

    As winter still lingers in Norway’s central and northern parts, spring is warming up southern coastal areas … and with April comes adder’s mating season. As the snakes come out of hibernation, they will bask in the sun, awaiting their first skin shedding… and then immediately after the shedding, they go into “mating mode”. In […]

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  • Why it is important to choose the right floating hide for wildlife photography

    Dec 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

    By Amar and Isabell Guillen Taking a picture from water’s level requires the use of a floating hide. The choice of this tool is essential for the realization of interesting and creative photos. For years, we used handcrafted floating hides. Recently, we discovered the company MrJan Gear which designs and manufactures floating hides that perfectly […]

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