Nature & Wildlife Photography
Nature photography celebrates the beauty of natural elements in habitats around the world, including plants, trees, and the wildlife which inhabit these places. Nature photographers strive to convey the natural world with an aesthetic that leans into artistic expression.
Could Yosemite’s iconic “Ahwahnee Meadow Cottonwoods” be Aspen trees instead?
I recently made another series of photos of the Ahwahnee Meadow Cottonwoods in Yosemite Valley. I’ve photographed this cluster of trees, commonly called “The Ahwahnee Meadow Cottonwoods,” many times spanning
Japan: Part Four — Eagles
Every winter some very special guests from Russia visit the island of Hokkaido, Japan — magnificent sea eagles. These gigantic birds migrate south from Siberia to spend their winters in a
Japan: Part Three — Japanese Cranes
Symbolizing luck, longevity, and fidelity, the Red-Crowned Crane, commonly called the Japanese Crane, is beloved in Japan, and other Asian nations. Immortalized in Japanese culture as tanchōzuru (red mountain), it is a
Japan: Part Two — Whooper Swans
After several days of photographing and observing the fascinating Snow Monkeys on Japan’s mainland, which I wrote about in the first part of this blog series, our small band of photographers
Japan: Part One — Snow Monkeys
I can’t tell you exactly what I was thinking at the time when I decided to sign up to go on a wildlife tour of Japan. My brother, Tom Hamilton, also a nature photographer, suggested
Notes from Costa Rica — Monkeys
During my recent trip to the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica, I was completely enchanted by the abundance of wildlife, but specifically by the monkeys. I’d never observed monkeys in