What’s Your Niche? Photographing Birds

January 14, 2013

By Interview David Walker

© Jari Peltomäki

A great grey owl (Strix nebulosa) swoops toward Peltomäki’s camera in Tornio, Finland, March 2009. 

Markus Varesvuo and Jari Peltomäki of Finland, and Bence Mate of Hungary have co-authored The Handbook of Bird Photography, which will be released in the U.S. in February by publisher Rocky Nook. All three began photographing birds in their teens. They each won the British International Wildbird Photographer of the Year Award consecutively in 2003 (Varesvuo), 2004 (Peltomäki) and 2005...

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