The thrill for me when I photograph nature and wildlife is that I always feel as if I am on a treasure hunt—I never know what might be around the next corner and I am rarely ever disappointed. Peek-a-boo! I see you Ms. three-toed sloth. This typically difficult […]
A great photo to me is one that grabs my attention, and in the best cases, causes me to have some kind of visceral reaction. This shot of a baby elephant by Wildlife Photographer, Carole Deschuymere caused me to act like a blithering idiot—in a good way. I was […]
Since I’ve been posting photos that I took in the City the last few days, I felt it would be apropos to choose a New York scene for my photo covet this week. The image above was taken by photojournalist Benjamin Lowy. I found his feed on Instagram […]
Earlier this week I put together a group of black and white zebra images that I’d taken in Botswana, Tanzania and Kenya over the last few years. I love zebras and lets face it, there are few animals that are better suited for black and white photography. However, […]
When I was 17 I saw a tornado. I was working at Ann Taylor (it was my first “real” job) in Troy, Michigan, a suburb about 50 miles north of Detroit I was in the parking lot facing east and there it was, dangerous and fascinating, traveling […]
Caption: A polar bear peers up from beneath the melting sea ice on Hudson Bay as the setting midnight sun glows red from the smoke of distant fires during a record-breaking spell of hot weather. The Manitoba population of polar bears, the southernmost in the world, is particularly […]
Photo by Steve McCurry I am one of 60 zillion people that hold Steve McCurry in high regard; his work is absolutely amazing. While there are so many pictures worthy of attention, I especially like this photo for a variety of reasons.
Photographing wildlife in Africa is a unique experience, but what I discovered about photography when I shot with professional wildlife photographer Gerry van der Walt, director of Wild Eye, and his team in Kenya was surprisingly universal. Whether in the bush or in your own backyard, you can use […]