One of the more exciting moments from last summers trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a very dramatic Caribou river crossing. More details behind this photo can be found in my latest podcast EXIF & Beyond: Wildlife Photography In The Arctic
The fifth episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released. This is video podcast and can be viewed or downloaded via iTunes: EXIF and Beyond: Wildlife Photography In The Arctic Photographing wildlife in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). An amazing glimpse into the United States most beautiful and controversial wilderness areas. (Part I of II) For the non-iTune listeners a streaming version of this podcast can
This past Sunday started off early. I was on the road with my friend at 3am to look for and photograph harbor seals. Getting to our destination, a coastal region north of Bodega Bay, well before sunrise we waited out first light only to find that there were no seals in sight. Disappointed we ended up traveling farther north to Salt Point State Park. There we found harbor seals, but not quite how we had hoped. Not wan
This weekend I decided to take advantage of some limited free time to pursue some wildlife photography. In the process of sorting through some options as to what to photograph I lured a friend into going out with me. The prospect of photographing native birds and sea mammals lured her like a moth to the flame. Our first choice of subject was elusive, the harbor seal (see Part II later this week). We drove to a few sp
The news about the efforts of the Bush administration to change the protected status of the American Bald Eagle and removal from the Endangered Species Act spurred my memory of this photo taken back in 2003. Its tough not to look at these birds and think “regal”.
Sadly I find myself continually surprised by some of the changes that get pushed through Washington regarding land and wildlife protection. The lastest surprise is an effort by the Bush administration to remove the American Bald Eagle from the Endangered Species Act. As with other environmental issues the Bush administration is ignoring sound scientific evidence coming from with in and outside the government. I learn
I can’t help but feel this weekend went by too quickly and I’m sure that’s a common sentiment for most. I had such grand plans. This past week, a very rough one, took the wind out of my sails and I slept through an attempt to photograph sunrise and some local wildlife. I also intended to make a big dent in some web site updates, but that hit a snag when my laptop screen broke away from the rest of t