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Old 02-04-2009, 06:31 AM   #11
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Dave, we are all richer for you putting up with that drawback! Your pictures are something really special.
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Old 02-09-2009, 06:49 PM   #12
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Dave, I think your critter photos are so amazing because when I look at them I really do see the "wild" in wildlife. It must take an incredible amount of perservence and patience to capture these photos.

There seems to be something special in every wildlife photo you capture, and it's my opinion the "something special" comes from the photographer, YOU!

Thanks so much for sharing your photos!

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Old 02-09-2009, 08:49 PM   #13
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Thanks Becky,

I try to show the wildlife in it's natural environment, as if I was from the same species. It's easy to take a picture, but it's hard to present an image to make the viewer feel that they are there, looking at what I saw.

I wouldn't say it takes a lot of patience, but that's only because to me spending the time to get the images I do is where I get to relax and really feel at ease in a very busy world of outdoor environmental education. Don't get me wrong, teaching has its pleasures, but there is something about being solo in the back country as opposed to being there with 12 middle school students ...
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:53 PM   #14
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"12 middle school students" Eeek. 12 more and you qualify for sainthood
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