Observing Animals in the Wild: How to Take Nature Photos

Learn a master tracker’s tips for blending into natural settings to see animals in their own habitats.

The Complete Tracker
“The Complete Tracker: Tracks, Signs, and Habits of North American Wildlife” is a detailed guide to observing animals through self-camouflage and learning wildlife tracks by sight. 
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Observing animals
Just wearing contrasting garments is often enough to break up the distinctly human form, but tracking clothes should not be brightly colored, and never laundered with brightening detergents.
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The author’s most used portable blind, this Mega Sola from Integral Designs is watertight, bugproof, low-profile, camouflaged, and opens from the front or from either side. It’s one of numerous ultralight bivouac shelters that serve the camera or gun hunter well as a portable blind.
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