Photography featuring Maine's various natural habitat and wildlife; from the rocky coast to the inland rivers, lakes and mountains.
Friday, October 2, 2015
A Moment From The Backyard Blind......
It's that time of year again when I start attracting birds to my backyard. I took this photo of a white breasted nuthatch a couple of years ago, as it paused a moment before going to the feeder. I'm looking forward to more bird photography in the coming months.
My book is hot off the presses at Blurb! Take a sneak peek and place your order if you're so inclined by clicking on the cover photo above. An eBook version for download to your iPad or iPhone is now available in the iTunes store.
I live in Lewiston, Maine and have for most of my life. I've always had an interest in nature; as a kid I read books by Edwin Way Teal, Rachael Carson, among others, and I used to love studying the Golden Nature Guides. When I got into photography it was natural for me to take pictures of the natural world. A few years ago I got into kayaking and that allowed me to get to places I would never be able to by hiking and of course this gives me more photography oppurtunities. I realized years ago you don't have to travel to exotic locations to get good photographs. I have to admit I'm lucky to be living in a beautiful state with a lot of natural diversity, but I've taken good pictures right in my own back yard and neighborhood.