WildTravels.photograhy A blog by Wildlife & Travel Photographer Jeff Mauritzen

New York Times Article: Parrots Are a Lot More Than ‘Pretty Bird’

New York Times Article: Parrots Are a Lot More Than ‘Pretty Bird’

One of my images recently appeared in the New York Times article called “Parrots Are a Lot More Than Pretty Bird”. This is an image of a  Scarlet macaw flying over the jungles of Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica. This was an image I created in 2015…

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National Aquarium: 2015 Impact Report Cover Image

National Aquarium: 2015 Impact Report Cover Image

Here is an image that was recently published on the cover of the National Aquarium 2015 Impact Report. It features a young girl looking out in wonder at the Blacktip Reef exhibit. If you’re in town and would like to hear me speak, please look…

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Lindblad Expeditions: Alaska Brochure

Lindblad Expeditions: Alaska Brochure

This image of a kayaker at Misty Fjords National Monument, Alaska was recently used by Lindblad Expeditions to advertise their trips to Alaska. About the shot: I photographed this out of a zodiac using my Nikon D800 and a 16-35mm f/4 lens with the Tiffen Gradual…

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National Geographic Traveller Magazine

National Geographic Traveller Magazine

This is a feature on Washington, D.C. called “Like A Local” that was published in the June issue of National Geographic Traveller Magazine. This article was originally proposed as an assignment piece, but I had so much stock photography of Washington DC that they just pulled images…

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Tiffen Imagemaker Interview

Tiffen Imagemaker Interview

Honored to be featured as a Tiffen ImageMaker. You can read the short interview I did with them about how I got started along with some of the gear I like to use by following this link: Tiffen ImageMaker Interview

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National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry

Two of my images were recently published in National Geographic’s Book of Nature Poetry. Thought I’d share a little info on the images. The first one is a forest scene that appears in the poem “Lost” by David Wagoner. It was captured back in 2005…

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

It was 8:20 p.m. on a balmy summer’s evening in London. I was standing in primordial English mud. The fluvial stench of the River Thames filled my nostrils. One eye was on my viewfinder, but I was also keeping a keen eye on the homeless,…

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National Geographic Creative: What We Liked 11/27/15

National Geographic Creative: What We Liked 11/27/15

Excited to be spotlighted again on the National Geographic Creative blog “What We Liked”! These images are selected from the instagram feeds of National Geographic photographers that NG Creative represents. The top right image is of Aldie dam photographed in fall just after all the…

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National Geographic Creative: What We Liked 06/19/15

National Geographic Creative: What We Liked 06/19/15

Thrilled to be spotlighted on the National Geographic Creative blog “What We Liked”. These images are selected from the instagram feeds of National Geographic photographers that NG Creative represents. The top left image is a Red-winged blackbird that I photographed flying low over the pond behind…

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