Of course it is dangerous.
National Geographic Freelance Photographer Wes Skiles Dies – News Watch
snopes.com: Photographer Michio Hoshino Killed by Bear
These are but 2 incidents where nature photographers have died, possibly because of the job.
Angry animals, harsh environments... No one said it was easy. Sometimes it's not even the animals, but the micro-organisms where you are:
Photographer captures amazing images of lions at watering hole after submerging himself for three months | Mail Online
The documentary "Grizzly Man" directed by Werner Herzog chronicling the life story and ultimately, mauling of bear conservationist Timothy Treadwell in October 2003, does reflect the delicate balance in relationships between man and beast and the consequence if this balance is taken for granted in anyway.
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Thats why i always learn to appreciate photos.. Hard work.
In that specific case the man was an idiot and deserved what befell him. Sorry about his girlfriend though.Originally Posted by 9V-Orion Images
Passion is one thing, obsession is another matter. Never overestimate your own abilities or become complacent/over confident
For those who are interested, a brief biography and circumstances into Timothy Treadwell's demise can be found here including detailed analysis into the chilling final audio footage that recorded Timothy Treadwell's and his girlfriend, Amie Huguenard's final struggle for survival against the grizzly bear whose kind Timothy Treadwell had repeatedly sworn to protect with his life.
You wont see me much less remember me but i am the guy who makes you look good.
Earless Baby Bunny 'Til' Killed By Clumsy Cameraman In Germany
Museum visitor destroys priceless vases - Telegraph
If either of the stuff destroyed had belonged to me, the people involved would have been at risk of death.