Martin Bailey is a nature and wildlife photographer based in Tokyo. He’s a pioneering Podcaster and blogger, and TWiP fans will of course know him as a frequent guest on This Week in Photo with Frederick Van Johnson. He is a Craft & Vision author, Phase One Ambassador and  X-Rite Coloratti member. Fueled by his passion for nature and travel, and a tireless desire to share his knowledge and artistic vision, Martin is a popular international tour and workshop leader, helping photographers from around the world to experience and capture the wonders of this awesome planet we call home.

Martin BaileyHis work has been published by Popular Photography Magazine,  X-Rite, Pomegranate, Korean Air, Creation Durable (Paris), Real Music and Light of Consciousness Magazine, among others. He had five pieces in a joint exhibit Viaggiando Immaginando, in Italy in 2005, and his first solo exhibition “The Nature of Japan” was held in Toyama, Tokyo, in December 2010.

Martin was interviewed by Ibarionex Perello for The Candid Frame podcast, and he was also included in one of The 30 Most Influential Photographers of The Decade and Top 100 Socially Influential Photographers lists. In addition to selling fine art prints and licensing his photography for commercial use, Martin is available for commissioned assignments, workshops and seminars

In this episode of Behind the Shot, Martin Bailey shares his image QI2 – a beautiful image of Dancing Cranes. Join us as we get some insight into what it takes to capture such difficult subjects, in very difficult weather.

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