10 Days on the Road

By S. J. Brown On the eve of my latest photo trip the living room was filled with duffle bags, camera equipment and anticipation. Jay and I were hoping for sunny skies, warmer weather and co operative critters. Our plan was to take the scenic route to Texas with stops in several states along the … Continue reading 10 Days on the Road

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Enjoying the little things

By S. J. Brown Many wildlife photographers strive to photograph large critters. I admit Buffalo, bears, and moose are always on my wish list when I am visiting their homes. But the little critters that also live in those areas are often more of a challenge, that makes getting the shot even more enjoyable.. Their … Continue reading Enjoying the little things

Step Lightly

By S. J. Brown Now that spring has finally arrived everyone is heading outdoors.  There are so many places to explore and discover.  Before you venture out there are a few things to remember.  Don’t forget your bug spray.  There are hundreds of little critters out there that would like to take a ride on … Continue reading Step Lightly

The Middle of the Road

by S. J. Brown This past month, while catching up on blog posts it became obvious that I am really a middle of the road type of person. I became a middle child when I was 16. Maybe that plays a role in the type of person I am, maybe not. I have seen lights … Continue reading The Middle of the Road

That Extra Mile

 By S. J. Brown Wildlife photographers have been getting a bit of extra exposure lately through television commercials and also after a biting letter to some individuals who are occupying a wildlife refuge. I would like to join the ranks of those photographers who have shared what it is really like to photograph wildlife. Yes … Continue reading That Extra Mile

Learning

  By S. J  Brown Nobody can possibly know everything. All of us should be learning new things every day. Learning new things enhances our lives.  Each new thing we learn has the potential to make our lives richer, fuller, and safer.  There are some things that everyone should know, but unfortunately not everyone does. … Continue reading Learning

By S. J. Brown Have you ever had someone come into your home that just made you feel uncomfortable? Maybe it was a repair man, a delivery person, or a friend of a friend. That is how wild animals feel every time they encounter a person. They don't speak your language and have no idea … Continue reading

Warning Signs by SJ

By S. J. Brown Warning signs are present in all our lives. Mothers warn their children all the time “I'm warning you”. When you see a dark black sky that is a warning sign that a storm is moving in. When I am traveling there are warning signs everywhere. A no left turn sign warns … Continue reading Warning Signs by SJ

Why? by SJ

 This Post by S. J. Brown For this blog post I thought I would address a question I am asked quite often, Why? Why do I photograph wildlife? Why get up at 4 am and go out into the dark? Why trample around in the woods? Why not photograph people, buildings, flowers or serene landscapes? Yes, … Continue reading Why? by SJ