Each autumn in Victoria, Australia, Scarlet Robins (Petroica multicolour) leave the high country and return to lower altitudes. The arrival of the robins is often first noticed by early morning power walkers as the robins swoop ahead, keeping about one panel of fence in front of the walker. The bright red breast feathers of the male are set off by his black head and back. The female is not quite so flamboyant but is equally beautiful. Eventually the robins seem [...]
Meet Your Neighbours co-founder Clay Bolt recently had a chance to discuss the project with The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Photography, Mark Godfrey. If you’re interested in learning more about what MYN is all about how the photos are made, take a moment to watch this short video.
A recent series of images from talented French MYN contributor Stéphane Hette has really captured the imagination of fans around the world. We’ve received many questions about his set-up so here you go! It is amazing what can be done in the field-studio! Thank you for sharing Stéphane!
How to make field studio photographs by MYN co-founder Niall Benvie If you’d like to shoot for Meet Your Neighbours, find out here how to make the photographs. It’s not easy but with a little practice you’ll master the technique. But a little bit of background first. When I started to research the lineage of this style, I turned in the first instance to respected American photographer Susan Middleton. She and her collaborator David Liittschwager have produced a number of [...]