Wildlife photographer and Sigma pro Robert O’Toole takes viewers on an entertaining and exciting presentation of the spectacular snow covered country side of Japan that makes an ideal backdrop for photographing Japan’s rare and unique wildlife. During this spectacular image show we will visit not only the world famous Snow Monkeys but also one of the rarest and most photogenic birds in the world the Japanese Red-Crowned Cranes as they perform their graceful mating dances, and more including the largest eagles in the world, the Steller’s Sea Eagle. This presentation will appeal to anyone that enjoys wildlife and appreciates the photographer’s challenging role in capturing the beauty and drama of the natural world in the harsh and challenging conditions in wintertime Japan.
As a professional wildlife photographer, Robert O’Toole travels across the world routinely enduring extreme temperatures, sometimes hiking loaded down with gear for miles in total darkness to capture images of nature at sunrise. In this presentation Robert shares his inspiration, passion and creative vision that drives his photography. He shares some of his favorite images and the equipment, techniques and stories behind them.