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Episode 1

Episode 1 of The Wildlife Photo Show has Russell trying to photograph elusive predators.

Episode 2

A behind the scenes look at what it takes to prepare a private lands spot to photograph wildlife.

Episode 3

In this episode, Russell goes in search of prairie dogs and gives a little insight on the status of a species with a complicated history.

Episode 4

In this episode, Russell talks about some essential gear he uses for scouting.

Episode 5

The Wildlife Photo Show Episode 5 finds Russell in the Davis Mountains with his favorite wilderness guide.

Episode 6

Russell travels to the Alaskan Peninsula to photograph brown bears as they prepare for hibernation.

Episode 7

Sometimes, the best blind is the one in which you are driving.

Episode 8

Calling wildlife is about consistency and trying again and again.  Sometimes, you get a pleasant surprise.

Good locations are a must for wildlife photographers.  Bosque Del Apache is world class.

Episode 12

Cruising backroads is always a cool way to look for wildlife. Check out the cool stuff I find out in Far West Texas.

Episode 9

Episode 11

Good photos can be made anywhere.  Especially when the waterhole is in an unexpected place.

The Wildlife Photo Show heads to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park.

Episode 10

Episode 13

Fall in the Colorado Mountains.

Episode 14

Mark Twain once said, “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”


That's why Great Smoky Mountain National Park should be on your "must see" places.

Episode 15

Photographing wild wood ducks are a challenge.  Find out why.

Episode 16

Yellowstone in the spring is a magical place.

Episode 17

Photographing a new property can reveal some interesting discoveries.

Episode 18

An unexpected rainstorm brings some unique opportunities in the Missouri Ozarks.

Episode 19

California Dreamin' on an awesome spring day. Check out this video to learn about some cool wildlife research going down in Texas.

Episode 22

Looking for eyes in the field even when you can't be there? Camera traps may be the answer.

Episode 25

Turning a worn-out farm into a fantastic wildlife property takes planning and patience. Take a look at this video to see my thoughts on what it will take to make this property shine.

Episode 28

Fireflies are among the hardest critters in which to take good photos. With a little planning and some post-production magic, it's not as hard as you think it is.

Episode 20

A second shot at getting a picture of wood ducks turns out a little better but the weather still hampers the effort.

Episode 23

Alaska is amazing for a litany of reasons. Bald eagles are one of them.

Episode 26

Taking pictures of flying birds doesn't have to be hard. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Episode 29

Panoramas are a fun and thoughtful way of shooting landscape images. Here is an easy method for capturing landscapes that may not fit the classical model.

Episode 31

Episode 32

The Alaskan Peninsula is home to the largest concentration of brown bears on the planet. Because of their numbers, that doesn't make them necessarily easy to photograph. In this video, we go to a truly wild place in Alaska's Tuxedni Bay and photograph bears in their natural environment.

My first impressions of my new Canon r5 mirrorless camera.

Episode 21

While not wildlife, per se, the skies at night in Alaska can get a little wild.

Episode 24

There are three shots you should always strive for when shooting pictures of wildlife. Take a look at this video to discover more.

Episode 27

Dragonflies are all around us and are fascinating insects. In reality, they can be a challenge to photograph. Check out this video to see the unconventional way that I used to photograph these incredible hunters.

Episode 30

When shooting pictures of wildlife, one important consideration is how the background looks. To get creamy and beautiful backgrounds only requires a couple of considerations.

Episode 33

My first impressions of my new Canon 800mm f11 lens. Is this a valuable lens for wildlife photography or just a gimmick that has little use?


In this video, I take this small, yet powerful lens to New Mexico and then to the Florida Everglades to try it out.

Episode 34

In this video, I spend several days in a single week looking for whitetail deer around my home.

Episode 35

Photographing manatees has always been on my photographic bucket list and given just a few hours in west-central Florida this past winter, I took advantage of the small window I was given. Using an iPhone 13 and GDome underwater housing, I spent about an hour snorkeling with the gentle mammals. I can't wait to go back.  


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