New Coverage, Recent Books, Image and Article Publications, and Travel Plans
NEWLY PUBLISHED BOOKS
I have just released my new book SANCTUARY, a coffee table photo book of images and stories of some of the 75,000 wild animals rescued by the Wildlife Waystation, a major, non-profit, wildlife rescue and care facility in Southern California. You can preview the 120 page book on the site and read about lions, tigers, wolves, bears, jaguars, leopards, mountain lions, bobcats, birds, and reptiles that have been given a new life by the Wildlife Waystation during its 35 plus year history.
|NEW POSITION AS PHOTOGRAPHIC COLUMNIST |
I am pleased to announce that I am the featured nature photographer columnist on the Ultimate PhotoGuide web site. I will write a weekly blog on nature photography tips and feature one of my nature or wildlife images with a summary of how and why I captured the image. This image and comment will also appear on the Ultimate PhotoGuide Facebook web site where I will also provide an interactive social media nature oriented question each week using one of my images and I will judge a monthly nature photo contest. Please visit the Ultimate PhotoGuide website and the Ultimate PhotoGuide Facebook website
|NEWLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES |
I am pleased to announce my latest magazine photo/text article in the March, 2013 issue of Outdoor Photographer. You can view my article on storm light techniques on this page of the Outdoor Photographer web site.
|You can also view my December, 2012 Outdoor Photographer article on macro photography techniques on this page of the Outdoor Photographer web site.||"|
|NEW LOCATION PLANS FOR 2013|
Monsoon storm filled landscapes and violent weather, including lightning, rainbows, mammatus cloud formations and pre and post storm lighted landscapes in the western United States in various Oregn, Idaho, Arizona and Nevada locations in several out of the way state parks and BLM Lands.
|NEW WILDLIFE SPECIES COVERAGE
Added several new dragonfly and damselfly species and significantly expanded existing species coverage. This newly discovered Spiketail species cordulegaster ssp, which is just being described in the scientific literature, has been added to my gallery of dragonflies. UPDATE JULY, 2011: This species has been named Sarracenia spiketail cordulegaster sarracenia, and is now described in the scientific literature-you can read the abstract at Cordulegaster sarracenia abstract.
|Added images of the Straight-tipped Ringtail Dragonfly, erpetogomphus elaps, to my Dragonflies with common name M-Z image gallery. This is only the second time this spectacular odonate species has been recorded in the United States.|
| Added several new species of very colorful eyelash and African bush vipers, like this recently discovered Broadley's Bush Viper, atheris broadleyi, to my VENOMOUS SNAKES GALLERY.
|Added several new songbird species, including the Black-vented Oriole, icterus weglari, which is very rare in the United States, to my songbirds gallery.|
|I have also added extensively to my ENDANGERED UTAH PRAIRIE DOG COVERAGE, cynomys parvidens,in my OTHER MAMMALS GALLERY.|
|OTHER PUBLISHED WORK
Please see my recent photo/text article SOUTHWEST ROAD TRIP, in the March, 2011 issue of Outdoor Photographer that discusses photographing spectacular but lesser known scenic locations in Nevada, Utah and Arizona.
|Check out my article on birding and photographing birds in the October, 2011 issue of BirdWatching magazine. If you are a subscriber to BirdWatching you can see the article FOUR STAR RANCHES IN THE LONE STAR STATE here.|
|Look for many of my images in 2012 and 2013 calendars from Audubon, COMDA, National Wildlife, and Smith Southwestern. This image of a twisted juniper framing West Temple from a Scenic Byway BLM road in southern Utah was used, along with two other of my landscape images, in the AUDUBON 2013 ENGAGEMENT CALENDAR.|
|Please check out my recent additions to the Pomegranate line of notecards for the Sierra Club: Yellow-throated Warbler, dendroica dominica albilora, and Endangered Utah Prairie Dogs shown on the right. These cards are in addition to my boxed set of Yosemite Christmas Cards and the boxed set of Big Cats where three of the four images are mine.|