Tag Archives: Cape Lookout National Seashore


Wild Horse Fight Sequence

To those not familiar with horse behavior it seems to happen in a flash. Teeth gnash, sharp, hard hooves flail, thousands of pounds of muscle, bone and hide explode in a vicious battle over dominance […]

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Applying Textures to Photographs

It’s not a new technique. Layering textures on photos has been around for a long time. It’s an interesting effect that can take a documentary style photo and turn into a piece of fine art. […]

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A Nice Surprise in the Mailbox!

This morning I received an email from the folks over at Naturescapes.net, a very popular nature and wildlife photography forum. For the third time since May 15 one of my images I had posted in […]

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Wild Horses in Black & White

There’s something special about black & white. I simply love a well done black & white image. When I shoot I always spend some time looking for potential black & white images… I shoot for […]

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Walking With Wild Horses: Thoughts and Tips on Human / Wild Horse Interaction

Those of us who spend a large portion of our lives photographing horses living wild and free are always concerned that our images may encourage undesirable interactions between these animals and people visiting them. I’ve […]

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Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away… I’d Go Willingly!

That line by the Rolling Stones frequently runs through my mind when I’m visiting the wild mustangs living here on the Crystal Coast. I always loved that song. It’s one of the few that I […]

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Cape Lookout Light and a Wild Mustang

Unquestionably one of the most iconic images for the wild horses of the Cape Lookout National Seashore, finding an angle that will permit a photographer to include the lighthouse in the background of a wild […]

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During last weeks Crystal Coast Wild Horse Photo Safari we were fortunate to be able to spend a bit of time with some youngsters. On Shackleford Banks we encountered a young mustang with a distinctive […]

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Fog, Foals & Fights: Crystal Coast Wild Horse Photo Workshop

We enjoyed some great photographic opportunities, lots of action and some great conditions for the April 2013 Crystal Coast Wild Horse Photo Safari. A simple three word descriptive might be “fog, foals and fights!” We […]

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Story Telling With Negative Space

As a nature & wildlife photographer one of my goals is to tell a story with my imagery. In the case of the wild horses of the Crystal Coast one of those tales is about […]

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