The Chase

Many times wildlife photography is about the chase. Usually that means the photographer is chasing opportunities for great subjects. But sometimes the subjects are involved in the chase. As many know, one of my favorite subjects for bird photography are the black skimmers that nest on Florida’s Gulf coast....

Silhouettes

My favorite time to visit the Viera Wetlands is during December and January. In those two months, the great blue herons nest on top of the cabbage palms and create opportunities for stunning silhouettes against the rising sun. Some days you get a variety of colors over several minutes....

Miracles

Miracles do happen. In my last post, I wrote about my first encounter with sea turtles. Given that only 1 in 1000 eggs laid actually make it to adulthood, it seems that it is a miracle that the species are able to survive. It’s even more miraculous when you...

Sea Turtles

What I know about sea turtles would fit into a thimble. I’ve spent the last 6 years studying birds so that I can easily identify them, recognize their preferred habitats and anticipate their movements and reactions. I think it might be safe to say that I’ve had some success...