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Can You Be a Nature Photographer Without Being a Nature Expert?

I love nature, but I’m no outdoorsman.

Purple flowers with a background of deep green leaves.
“Purple on Green” — photo by the author (© Mark Ali)

I love nature. I love the intricate details found in everything from the fibers of a spider web to the branches of a giant oak tree. The beauty of a sunrise. The majesty of a bird of prey.

You know — all that stuff.




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Mark Ali

Mark Ali

I’m a writer, a photographer, a music lover, and a professional ice sculptor. I’m kidding about that last thing. (View my portfolio at:

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