|Intro:||I'm primarily a nature photographer, and picked up my first camera 9 years ago. My interest began around the same time digital photography was in its infancy, starting with a 3MP Fuji digital point & shoot camera. I still remember the excitement I experienced with my first macro when viewed large on the screen. It opened my eyes to the natural world, and I've never been the same.|
Learning the necessary skills from the internet, photo sharing sites, and daily shooting, my art and appreciation of nature grew quickly. Mary and I live on 6 acres of Central Texas Hill Country in its natural state, and I do much of my photography right here on our land. We also live on the "Central Flyway" a major migratory route for countless numbers of birds.
I will tell anyone who's a beginner that it's well worth your money, time, and effort. And the connection you make with nature is priceless..Since I started just 9 short years ago I've been published in Nature's Best Photography, Texas Parks & Wildlife, National Wildlife, Better Holmes & Gardens, Nature's Garden, Birds & Blooms, Astronomy Magazine and many others. My first major national publication was a winning image in National Wildlife's Photo Contest in 2006. Editor's Pick Award 2009 winner at Nature
Photographers Network. Also a winner in Nature's Best Magazine's Backyards Contest in 2009. I won the Nature Conservancy's Grand Prize in 2009, their 2010 calendar cover shot. Birds & Blooms Grand Prize winner for 2011. Texas Parks & Wildlife Contest winner for 2011. One of my images was used early this year (2011) for a book cover shot, my first.
Another first was a PBS interview in 2009, which aired later that year. I regularly contribute images to the National Wildlife Federation for use in their publications. Also active at Nature Photographer's Network.com, and I support the Nature Conservancy's work around the globe.
If you're interested in seeing my work please visit the listed sites below:
|Camera:||Canon EOS 1D Mark III|
|Note:||Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer
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