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Welcome to Joe and Mary Ann McDonald's
Wildlife Photography

We offer the finest in small group wildlife and nature photography photo tours, workshops, and safaris, both domestic and foreign.

Last Update: December 1, 2014


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Worried about Ebola?

The Northern Serengeti and Tarangire

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Our trip 2 is posted as it goes along.
Keep following the Report!

Read the Trip report
for our 76-80th Mountain Gorilla Trek!

We just completed our 81-85th Trek.
Report is now posted!

We have 2015 Calendars available in our Zazzle Store

Click on the calendar to buy.

We just returned from Yellowstone. Read our Trip Report:

You will learn how to make images like this in the
Flash-Advanced D CNPC -- and it is fairly easy!

New Jewelry - the Lion Pendant/Charm

READ This about Proposed Fees to Photograph on
Federal Public Land and Respond!

Upcoming 2014-2015 Tours

Featured Photo Safaris
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We still have two openings for our Kenya Photo Safaris. Join us in what is still the best
wildlife photography shooting opportunity on the planet!


Tiger Photo Safaris
February-March 2015
Kaziranga One-Horned Rhinos Pre-trip
February 22-27, 2015
Keoladeo Bird Photography Pre-Trip
February 27 - March 2, 2015

Contact us at or 717-543-6423
to register or for more information on any of our trips.

Recent Trip Reports:


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Ecuador Hummingbirds; Arizona Hummingbirds and Bats; Texas Wildlife, Svalbard Wildlife
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Reptiles of the World
; Jaguars and the Pantanal

New Question of the Month and Story Behind the Photograph - see below!

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I've promised myself I would get more active with this, posting new photos, updates, etc. -- please check it out!

Mary and Joe are proud to endorse the store where we buy all of our camera gear:
Allen's Camera


The Story Behind the Photograph
Photographing Flying Birds at a Feeder

In the TABLE at the bottom you'll find our monthly Question
and the Tip and our Scouting and Trip Reports.

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DIGITAL Complete Nature Photo Course
June/July 2015

This should be the foundation of all your future
photography -- we wish everyone that did a tour with us
woulld take this course!

Contact the office to sign up

Don't have time for a one week instructional course?
Consider doing a one or two day One-on-One Session!

Read an Interesting Interview with Joe
or this Blog or ProTeam bio from Gura Gear
Order Joe's Winning Shot from the BBC Contest

Check out our latest website,

where we'll be constantly adding new portfolios!

Office Phone: (717) 543-6423
Or FAX us at: (717) 543-5342

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