Interview with Tom Linster

Tom Linster

Date of birth: 1st of July 1968

How did you become passionate about nature photography?

From childhood I was fascinated by nature. Afterwards came the passion for photography.

What subject do you prefer to photograph and why?

I prefer birds and butterflies, maybe because they have the freedom to fly.

What is your favorite nature preserve?


What is your favorite shooting position?

At eye level with the subject

Which nature photographer do you admire?

Vincent Munier

What quality must a nature photographer absolutely have?


Which light situation do you prefer?


Which setting do you prefer: Manual-Aperture Priority-Shutter Priority?

Manual Priority (20%) and Aperture Priority (80%)

Do you have any advice for future nature or wildlife photographers?

Tell a story with your photos


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