German GEO Publishes ADP Project on Snowy Owls

Posted Mar. 10th, 2015 by Daniel J. Cox

German GEO Publishes ADP Project on Snowy Owls. Last summer I joined Denver Holt of the Owl Research Institute in the field to document his project on snowy owls. My photographs of last summer’s shoot were recently published in the March issue of German GEO, a highly respected European magazine. My first essay on snowy’s first appeared in the December 2002 edition of National Geographic.

One of Dan's images that appears as a double page spread in the March issue of German Geo

One of Dan’s images that appears as a double page spread in the March issue of German GEO.

In July of 2014, I returned to Alaska as part of my work with the Arctic Documentary Project to help Denver collect video footage to highlight his ongoing snowy owl studies. As many of you know, I’ve started shooting much more video along with

Dan at the hide he used to photograph snowy owls produced for the March issue of German Geo.

Dan at the hide used to photograph snowy owls which were published in the March issue of German GEO.

my still photographs and I’ve been documenting my experiences changing from traditional DSLR’s to the new Lumix hybrid system made by Panasonic. For those who are new to the Blog, we have an ongoing chronicle of my experiences with the Lumix system I call The Lumix Diaries.

Take a look at the video above to see what it was like sitting in a mosquito-infested blind used to capture the images I shot which appear in the German GEO article.

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  1. Elena AdamchykOn Mar. 16th, 2015

    Thank you for the interesting and beautiful photos! Good luck and take new pictures!

  2. Eugene McLaughlinOn Mar. 12th, 2015

    I noticed your link via Photography News.
    I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time with the right kit to hand. I managed to take a few shots of a magnificent snowy owl in New Hampshire , which I understand are not a regular resident of the area.

    http://www.awaythelads.com/snowyowl/content/IMG_8730_large.html

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      Daniel J. CoxOn Mar. 12th, 2015

      Eugene, you are correct, snowy owls do not typically reside in New Hampshire. However, during some winters they can be seen in several of our northern US. I actually met a lady this past week that photographed a snowy owl in Florida last year in he winter months. That’s the furthest south I’ve ever heard of them being seen.

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