National Geographic : 2012 Oct
• Typically, Fagerström envisions an image, then plans the photo shoot. He'll set his camera at the perfect angle, throw out peanuts as bait, and wait for wildlife to wander into the picture frame. "Sometimes you get lucky, but o en it takes all night," says the photographer, who has to adjust his settings for natural light since he doesn't even own a ash. He spent several evenings waiting to capture his dog staring down a bank vole as well as the squirrel poking around a door. Every so o en a shot is pure happenstance. A pygmy owl ew in through a smashed window, surprising Fagerström: "He looked at me and sort of stamped his foot, as if to say, Go away, this is my place!"