Category Archives: Wildlife Photography

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A Morning at the Rachel Carson Reserve

The Rachel Carson Estuarine Reserve is one of the jewels of the Crystal Coast. There was a time I’d visit it two even three times a week. Then life got busy and I neglected paddling […]

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An Afternoon With Wild Horses

I few weeks ago I received an email from Fred Hurteau of http://www.ncwildhorses.com/. Several years ago Fred had joined me for a Wild Horse Safari here along the Crystal Coast. We developed a friendship. It […]

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Wild Sea Cow of Cedar Island North Carolina

Here’s something you don’t see everyday, a “wild” cow. More accurately feral, a small herd of cows roams free on Cedar Island North Carolina. No one is sure how they originally got there but they […]

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Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees

Mostly likely you’ve heard the axiom, “can’t see the forest for the trees.” In nature photography the experience of being outdoors and the special moments that are sometimes presented are easy to overlook in pursuit […]

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Fox Kits: A Little Luck and a Bit of Field Craft

When I visit my favorite photography areas I usually do a bit of scouting after I’ve made the shots I planned for. Last winter I came across a fox den while scouting. I made some […]

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The Rachel Carson Estuarine Reserve’s Newest Resident

Because of the need to manage the herd size new additions are always a very special event. The births of new foals are few and far between. Born a few months ago, this little horse […]

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Wild Horses In a Rare Crystal Coast Snow

Depending upon one’s point of view the Crystal Coast was blessed or damned with a winter storm recently. Getting enough snow to cover the ground is really a fairly rare occurrence here. For a few […]

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They Grow-up So Fast

I still remember the excitement of that day. I had heard there was a new foal living in the Rachel Carson Estuarine Reserve and was on my second trip to try to get some photos […]

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Tangled Mane: Portraits of a Wild Horse

Life and weather have conspired to keep me from getting out to do any shooting this week. I did, however, find some time to go through my files from my last outing and to work […]

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Wild Horses Clash: Drama on the Tidal Flats

When most people think of a wild horse fight they visualize the horses standing on there rear legs, hooves flailing and teeth gnashing… (kind of like in the post below this one). But in reality […]

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