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Anne McKinnell
Works at I traded in a traditional career and home for a life on the road. I currently live in an RV and travel around North America photographing beautiful things. I write about photography, travel, and how changing your life is not as hard as it seems.
Attended University of Victoria
Lived in Victoria, BC
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Iceland: Hraunfossar Lava Falls
Lava and water – that is what Iceland is made of. And when you put those two things together something quite incredible happens!

Hraunfossar, roughly translated as lava falls, was formed when a volcano erupted under a glacier creating a porous lava field through which the cold subterranean water gushes, seeps and cascades into a pristine river.

Read the story behind the image on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2016/02/04/iceland-hraunfossar-lava-falls/
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5 Tips for Sand Dune Photography
Blowing sand!! Need I say more? You don’t want that on your sensor.

Be prepared by taking more than one camera body so you can have two lenses to choose between. Get your cameras and your lenses set up before you venture into the dunes. I usually take a regular lens like my 18-55mm and a telephoto lens like my 55-210mm. I don’t usually use a wide angle because they make the dunes look small and insignificant.

http://annemckinnell.com/2016/01/31/5-tips-for-sand-dune-photography/
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5 Tips for Sand Dune Photography

Whether you’re going to the dunes in Oregon, California, Colorado, or even somewhere exotic like Namibia, these tips will help you come home with more dramatic sand dune photos.

Read my latest photography tutorial on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2016/01/31/5-tips-for-sand-dune-photography/
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Pine Glades Sunset
Enjoy this peaceful image of a sunset I made at Pine Glades Lake in Everglades National Park, Florida.

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So beautiful
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A new find last year, Whitewater Draw in Arizona was a special spot I can’t wait to return to.

Bonus Images from my Top 10 Wildlife Photos of 2015.
http://annemckinnell.com/2016/01/12/top-10-wildlife-photos-from-2015/
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Beautiful!!
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I love this “conductor” pose as the egret lands on the Salton Sea, California.
My Top 10 Wildlife Photos of 2015:
http://annemckinnell.com/2016/01/12/top-10-wildlife-photos-from-2015/
#10000photographers #hqspbirds #top10 #animal #animalphotography #wildlife #wildlifephotography 
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Great capture.
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I'm delighted to have an article published in the latest issue of +Photography Masterclass Magazine  , a digital magazine designed for tablets and mobile devices.

If you'd like to check it out, you can get a free 3-month subscription to the magazine here:
http://photographymasterclassmag.com/anne-mckinnell-special

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Awesome Anne just so happy for you!
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5 Tips for Sand Dune Photography
While boondocking near Yuma, Arizona, I had the pleasure of sharing one of my favourite photo locations with a photographer friend of mine. It’s always fun to share a great photo spot with like minded people!

The spot is called North Algodones Sand Dunes and it’s actually in California. You may have heard of Imperial Sand Dunes where ATVers go for some serious dune buggy fun. Well, it’s fun for them, but it ruins the dunes for photographers who are looking for pristine wilderness.

But, right across the street is the North Algodones Sand Dunes where no vehicles are allowed. The only marks you’ll find in the dunes there are human footprints and animal tracks.

http://annemckinnell.com/2016/01/31/5-tips-for-sand-dune-photography/
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Sounds like a neat spot. Scenes in the original Star Wars movies were filmed there - http://www.desertusa.com/sandhills/du_sh_star.html
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You Guessed It – More Driftwood
I made this image on Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island, Georgia. It was twilight after sunset and though the sky still had quite a bit of colour the foreground was fairly dark.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2011/12/09/you-guessed-it-more-driftwood/
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Top 10 Wildlife Photos of 2015

I love to use long exposures to make abstract motion blur images, like I did with this Great Blue Heron which flew past my campsite in Campbell River, British Columbia.
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Another incredible boating day in Campbell River, British Columbia.

One of my Top 10 Wildlife Photos of 2015
http://annemckinnell.com/2016/01/12/top-10-wildlife-photos-from-2015/
#10000photographers #hqspanimals #top10 #animals #animalphotography #wildlife #wildlifephotography
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Juvenile Bald Eagle and Red Snapper
A moment I’ll never forget when 15 bald eagles ate fish on the beach just across from our campsite in Campbell River, British Columbia.

Top 10 Wildlife Photos of 2015
http://annemckinnell.com/2016/01/12/top-10-wildlife-photos-from-2015/
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Hello! I'm Anne and I have a new life. 

I traded in a traditional career for a new life as an outdoor photographer and writer. I live in an RV and travel around North America photographing beautiful places. I write about travel, photography, and how changing your life is not as scary as it seems. 

Follow my journey on my blog: http://annemckinnell.com/blog

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I changed my life. It's not as hard as I thought it would be.
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    1987 - 1991
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