Tip #71: The Purposeful Photographer

Wizened (Loxodonta africana) - Tanzania, Africa
Canon 1D Mark II + Canon 300mm f2.8L IS
I photograph wildlife, ecosystems and natural subjects because I am drawn to evolution’s “imagination.” Elegance in this life with its fantastic adaptions inspires my obsessions. Far from simple, the elegance I see suggests a deep complexity of process and time that has produced life’s infinite variety. The ultimate cause of this rich diversity is rooted in the most primordial and universal purpose ...self-propagation. It is the need to perpetuate the self, the vessel for a genetic code, that drives life’s creativity and the endless diversity I seek to capture. 

Peaceful Pause (Loxodonta africana) - Tanzania, Africa
Canon 1D Mark II + Canon 300mm f2.8L IS
I've Got Grass (Loxodonta africana) - Tanzania, Africa
Canon 1D Mark II + Canon 300mm f2.8L IS
Red Clay (Loxodonta africana) - Tanzania, Africa
Canon 1D Mark II + Canon 300mm f2.8L IS

Be a purposeful photographer, find your theme and embrace the obsession. 

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