20 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Photographing the Falkland Islands: A Wildlife Photographer's Guide

Tin Man Lee
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"I constantly looked down into the 100 feet rock bottom of the steep cliff as I trekked the mile-long hike with my parents. For quite many times, mom was so worried she couldn't lift her feet up. With no trail, each step was difficult with the strong wind. I could barely take care of myself with the bad back, struggling with each step, but dad and I tried to help mom as much as we could, either by blocking the wind or lifting her up. We finally got there and saw the majestic black-browed albatross colony. Their grace and elegance made me feel self conscious with my little mind being overwhelmed by the materialistic world all my life. The albatross had no fear of humans. Many landed right next to us and walked around us, without a care about our presence, just like a dream. We sat on the steep slope, always felt as if we were being pulled down inch by inch towards the bottom by gravity each second. My fingers held tight onto the short grass next to me. "That's it, it's too dangerous, let's not go there again for the rest of the trip," mom said. I understood her worry and nodded. We spent our whole evening with them until sunset, watching these magnificent birds, with wing spans over 7 feet, and who can live for over 60 years and mate for life. I looked into their eyes, wondering what they had seen flying through the world. The mating pairs were so close to each other and showed great care to their chicks, it melted our hearts. The next day, my parents and I didn't talk about it, but we quietly hiked to that spot again. After the arrival, my mom said "we really should never do this again, its too dangerous." I nodded. We hiked there for the third time the next day, without me even asking. Without knowing, our hearts had already been deeply attached to them. My heart had rarely felt so peaceful, spending the few special evenings with these amazing birds, at the edge of the world."

Hi, this is Tin Man. My photo of the albatross has made the cover of Wild Planet Photo Magazine and the penguin photos have had numerous recognition and publication. 

Are you planning to go to the Falkland Islands but are nervous about finding the best secret photography spots on the islands?

This PDF guide shows you the secret spots and the strategy and technique to create the photos of a lifetime.

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"I just finished to read your books. Great job! The 20 mistakes you should avoid when photographing the Falklands Island is the book I would liked to have before my trip​", "I  learned so much by looking at your photographs and reading your thoughts and descriptions", "I guess I will just have to make a return trip. Thanks so much for sharing your experiences and your insights"

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If you are not satisfied with this guide after reading it, all you need is just to email me at tinman@tinmanlee.com and I will give you a full refund, no question asked. 

My goal is that by reading this eBook, you are able to find the secret hot spots and maximize your photography opportunities in Falkland Islands to take world-class photos without making the mistakes I've made.

Despite a series of mishaps during my two-week trip to the Falkland Islands with my parents, I still managed to capture a portfolio of my favorite photos ever, including one that made the cover of Wild Planet Photo Magazine and three that made the magazine featured story, two that were selected for the second round of the prestigious Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International, three that were selected for the second round of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition organized by BBC and the Natural History Museum of London (including penguin and albatross photo).

In this guide, I will go over the mistakes I had made during his trip, and describe what I will do if I ever goes to the Falklands again. This guide may save you a lot of headache and a lot of money in bad planning, and give you great ideas for capturing world-class photos in a short period of time. Some of the topics include:

Pros and cons of joining a photography workshop and going on your own.

Pros and cons of land-based tours and cruises.

What are the must see spots, and why? Saunders Island? Carcass Island?

What is the biggest secret of SNVP?

What are the most important things to pay attention to when flying to Chile and the Falkland Islands, in terms of visas?

What is the best camera gear?

Is a family trip a good idea?

Is going there for just one week enough to create a stunning shot?

Before you spend thousands of dollars on your once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Falkland Islands, you might want to take note of a few important mistakes to avoid.

For a limited time, I offer the following two bonuses:

(1) PDF "10 photos I took in Falkland Islands" 

(2) ebook "Quest for the golden teardrop". My complete trip report (20,000 words) of Falkland Islands.

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