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Spring in Monterey Bay

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Each spring, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary plays host a series of spectacular natural events as the cycle of birth and death plays out for its inhabitants. Monterey Bay is a wide bay along the central coast of California, bisected by the largest and deepest submarine canyon in the Pacific. This canyon draws deep pelagic water within a...
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Pursuit of the Natural Predation

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Seal Island, a small rocky outcropping in South Africa’s False Bay, is the best place in the world to witness and photograph white sharks breaching. The white sharks launch their massive bodies from the water each winter morning in the pursuit of cape fur seals. In this location, photographers and film crews hope to capture the amazing shot of a 1-...
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The Bears of Kodiak Island

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
On a cool, rainy morning in September of 2006 I boarded a small float plane and headed out into the wilds of the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge to photograph the world’s largest bears. Our destination was the Aleut Island Lodge. From here we would explore the areas salmon streams in hopes of having some close encounters with the massive Kodiak bro...
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Life in the Shadow of a Predator

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The close presence of predators is a daily reality for many animals throughout the world. Humans have insulated themselves from this reality by building up cities and pushing predators back into smaller and smaller natural spaces. As a result, we have lost our sense of the natural order and we are shocked and angered when one of our own falls to a...
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Amazon - The Flooded Forest

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The density and diversity of life in the Amazon is truly staggering. One of the first things you notice is the sounds. There are so many birds, insects and frogs that there is a continuous symphony day and night. By day, an extraordinary array of bird calls fills the air, many with beautiful songs. As night falls the frogs call to prospect mates. T...
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