I Would Like To See A Lynx


I have always been fascinated by sneaking around in the wild trying to discover mammals. The nature is rich and also generous if you use your senses. Beautiful sights and exiting moments but also peace and silence are what I find in the wild. I know that I can only save the real moments in my memory, but I try to capture glimpses of them using my camera.

Being a wildlife photographer means long quiet and calm periods, which sometimes change in a split second to moments of extreme tension, where coolness and quick decisions are needed.

Wildlife photographing is very encouraging. It is rare to see an absolutely perfect wildlife picture. A lot of different skills are useful to obtain good wildlife photos. To me the three most important skills are Patience, Alertness and Respect.

Patience is really needed when you have chosen your position and wait for something to happen. After several hours waiting without the slightest glimpse of anything interesting, it can be very tempting to move to a new position. However each time you move just a little, you might expose yourself to animals having sharp senses.

Alertness is crucial. Out of nothing the most dramatic scenery can occur in no time. If you are not ready, you may lose the chance of your life.

Respect for nature is fundamental. Not showing the necessary respect and not acting responsible in the nature can lead to death and torment for wild animals.

Only pictures of wild animals are shown on this website. Most of the pictures are taken close to my home in Denmark or in the vicinity of my vacation house in Sweden. In Sweden I really find the nature I like – endless woods, small lakes, abandoned cattle fields and mysterious bogs.

Please be aware that the pictures are reduced in size compared to the originals in order to fit internet display.

If you would like to comment or purchase some of my pictures, you are welcome to contact me on e-mail: carl.ammitzbo@gmail.com.