#52weeksofnature Photo Contest Week 50 Winner
The winner of Week 50 of our #52weeksofnature photo contest is Wyatt Walsh (@wdw_photo). In the stillness of nature you can hear the wings of a bald eagle long before you can see it. Explore the #52weeksofnature T-Shirt Section on our site to view t-shirts of past winners.
Where was the image shot?
Grand Teton National Park, WY
What camera did you use and what were the settings?
Camera: Canon T6s
Lens: Tamron 150-600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Was there any special preparation required to capture the photo?
Just being ready at all times while you are in a place like the Grand Tetons. The eagle flew right over us and we honestly heard it before I even saw him. Luckily my camera was out and set to shoot birds in flight.
How long have you been shooting?
What's your favorite subject matter to shoot?
Where would be your dream location to take photos?
Who are some photographers that inspire you?
Shawn Heinrichs and Jimmy Chin.
What excites you about photography?
I am a biologist and looking to go into conservation biology in the future. The power that images have when you bring them to the public is amazing. I think that the goal of a conservationist should really be bringing the cause to the peoples eyes.