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The photo.net Nature Photography Pages

by Robert M Atkins, 1998


... nature has ceased to be what it always had been - what people needed protection from. Now nature - tamed, endangered, mortal - needs to be protected from people. When we are afraid, we shoot. But when we are nostalgic, we take pictures.

Susan Sontag - On Photography

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I would like to thank all those who have sent in contributions to these pages and, of course, Philip Greenspun without whom these pages would not be possible.


Top Photo: © Copyright Robert M. Atkins, All rights reserved.
Western Coyote, Yosemite NP, Canon EOS system, EF 300/4L lens.

Article created 1998