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Bear Spray Really Works


Bear Spray Really Works

One fine spring afternoon while searching for grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park, I spotted two grizzlies in a meadow west of the highway. Unfortunately, they were about two hundred yards away, too far for good grizzly pictures so I decided to...

Bear Spray Really Works


Bear Spray Really Works

One fine spring afternoon while searching for grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park, I spotted two grizzlies in a meadow west of the highway. Unfortunately, they were about two hundred yards away, too far for good grizzly pictures so I decided to...

Running Wolf


Running Wolf

Wolf Chase September in the Greater Yellowstone ushers in the cool crisp days of autumn and is a welcome change for those of us who live here. Gone are the hoards of visitors, mosquitoes, and the frenetic schedule those of us who work the tourist...

Hungary Wolves


Hungary Wolves

Early one spring morning I set out to see whether a favorite sow grizzly had emerged from hibernation, hopefully with a new batch of cubs on her heels. At the crack of dawn on wildlife photo excursions, I always pull over and ready the camera for...

Wolf Hello


Wolf Hello

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center is a refuge for wolves, coyotes and foxes. This lovely lady is named Sakara. She came from someone's home in Florida. Yes a wolf for a pet in Florida!?? She had been abused and as a result is very timid around people....

Tiger Face Through The Lines


Tiger Face Through The Lines

Wild Animal Sanctuary is home to rescued big cats, wolves, bears, and other predators. This male tiger had been abused. Pat the owner of the sanctuary told me countless stories of tigers being kept in garages. People think they're cute as "kittens"...

Afternoon Rest Time


Afternoon Rest Time

This shot was taken after this male elk and his cows left the camp ground area. I stayed my distance and followed him and his ladies into the forest. Waited for a while, this guy decided it was time for a rest as did one of his ladies. I first...

Bubble Net Feeding Of Humpbacks In Alaska


Bubble Net Feeding Of Humpbacks In Alaska

I had noticed when I woke up that morning in July, that is was very overcast and, wondering if this just may be the perfect type of weather to hope for as I prepared for a whale watching excursion in Juneau, Alaska. My heart was racing with...

Bubble Net Feeding Of Humpbacks In Alaska


Bubble Net Feeding Of Humpbacks In Alaska

I had noticed when I woke up that morning in July, that is was very overcast and, wondering if this just may be the perfect type of weather to hope for as I prepared for a whale watching excursion in Juneau, Alaska. My heart was racing with...

Young Black Necked Stilts


Young Black Necked Stilts

While photographing in the Marsh I discovered three baby Black Necked Stilts with mom and dad nearby. I photographed them for a period of two weeks and realized it was difficult to get a good shot. I needed to wear high rubber boots to wade into the...

I Know A Secret


I Know A Secret

I have been photographing wild free roaming horses for almost fifteen years now and I came across these two sharing a moment in NC Outer Banks one summer and was touched by the way they seemed to share a moment together. They are as innocent as...

Redoubt Rising


Redoubt Rising

On the beach at Kasilof Alaska, With Mount Redoubt as a backdrop, this flock of Rock Sandpipers would fly en-mass every few minutes. As I was watching I discovered that a Goshawk was the apparent cause of their formations. When the hawk would leave...

"those Tonsils Will Have To Go."


"those Tonsils Will Have To Go."

At Samburu Wildlife Preserve just north of the equator in Central Kenya, a pride of lion cubs patiently waited for their mothers' return, who were off hunting. Just waking up from a nap, they began stretching and yawning. The cub on the right gave an...

Tag! You'Re It!


Tag! You'Re It!

While on a safari in the Samburu Intrepid Wildlife Preserve in Central Kenya this summer, we were driving through the Preserve when way off (100 yards) in the distance we spotted a mother cheetah and her two cubs sleeping in the shade. We stopped and...

Taking Flight


Taking Flight

Magestic Encounter


Magestic Encounter

Do you have a place that brings peace to your soul? A place where the crazy spinning world slows to a manageable pace and your internal batteries cease being drained and begin to trickle charge like a burbling brook? For my wife and I, that place is...

Cheetah & Kill


Cheetah & Kill

The guide heard the call of the Nyala fawn. We found the fawn, standing in shock next to a bush, with blood on it's neck. Without interfering, we went to observe the cheetah catch her breath with her young kits a short distance away. When she went to...

Lord Of The Cove


Lord Of The Cove

Caribou


Caribou

I took this shot while on a day trip in Denali National Park early summer 2014. I had parked in a parking lot and set off to take a panoramic shot of the snow capped mountains. After walking about 500 yards from my vehicle I began to set up my...

Safer Up Here


Safer Up Here

We were watching this yearling cub "fishing" with his mom on the river at Brooks Falls. In reality, he was getting in her way and she swatted at him and grunted. That sent him sprinting from the water and up a tree next to the viewing platform where...

Lilac Breasted Roller


Lilac Breasted Roller

Getting the "roller" shot became quite a joke on our safari because I was the only one who couldn't get it. They're small and quick and I just couldn't seem to get the coveted take-off shot despite two weeks of trying and two weeks of good natured...

Peek-a-boo


Peek-a-boo

This mother mule deer and her two fawns were a neighboorhood delight and I was fortunate to have them grazing outside of my window in the summer of 2008. A soft tap on the glass caught their attention and momma even peered from behind the tree to pose...

The Hummer's Tap


The Hummer's Tap

You can never have too many friends. Waking up one morning to an ever so soft tapping on my dining room window was to turn into an amazing friendship I was not to have believed. There sitting on my clothes line, one of the tiniest and sweetest of our...

Also labeled: Animals, Black, Light, Nature, Red, Seasons, Textures

Ther Is Always One


Ther Is Always One

This group of otters was patrolling the Williams River along a section that had a road along it. So I would spot them, drive several hundred yards ahead and wait. After a couple of hours I caught them when they all pulled out on the opposite bank...

Also labeled: Animals, Nature, Scenic Routes, Water

So. . . This Deer Ran Up To Me


So. . . This Deer Ran Up To Me

I was checking out a new place. I had just come down from the observation tower and was continuing down the trail, looking at a couple of posts and a vulture in the far distance. (For an idea of how far away it was, I only knew it was a vulture...

Also labeled: Animals, Nature

Curled Lip


Curled Lip

Early Morning stroll, I saw this big fellow out in a field, he raised his head and looked my direction and at the same time I raised my camera and captured this photo.

Also labeled: Animals, Grass, Green, Landscapes, Nature

Curled Lip


Curled Lip

Early Morning stroll, I saw this big fellow out in a field, he raised his head and looked my direction and at the same time I raised my camera and captured this photo.

Also labeled: Animals, Grass, Green, Landscapes, Nature

Curled Lip


Curled Lip

Early Morning stroll, I saw this big fellow out in a field, he raised his head and looked my direction and at the same time I raised my camera and captured this photo.

Also labeled: Animals, Grass, Green, Landscapes, Nature

Grizzly Bears Mating In Yellowstone National Park


Grizzly Bears Mating In Yellowstone National Park

I've been a full-time freelance photographer, writer, and book author for 31 years. During that time only once did I find grizzly bears mating. I photographed what was for me a once-in-a-lifetime event this past May when my husband and I drove up to...

Also labeled: Animals, Nature

Gray Squirrel Munches Giant Pine Cone


Gray Squirrel Munches Giant Pine Cone

On a recent trip to the Giant Sequoias in Calaveras Big Trees State Park we were amazed by the size of the Giant Sequoias and also the enormous size of the pine cones. We were so taken by the giant trees we were always looking up! As a photographer I...

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