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Bill Marchel

Fort Ripley, Minn.

Photo of the week

    The winner of the Nikonians 2012 Wildlife Forum February Challenge is Bill Marchel of Fort Ripley, MN. The monthly theme was “Camouflaged Birds, Hidden in Plain Sight." Marchel won with his remarkable image of a well-camouflaged great gray owl perched against the trunk of a white cedar tree.  Nikonians is the largest site in the world for Nikon camera users, spanning 140 countries.  The site garners over 10 million page views per month and more than 40,000 photographers visit the site daily.


Photo of the Week

This whitetail doe took an icy plunge.  The deer made it to shore safely.


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