Tag Archives: mammal

Mind of a Young Elephant

I know animals do not act like humans.  I know they do things for their own reasons mostly having to do with food and propagation of the species.  However, it is hard not to imagine this young elephant was doing what … Continue reading

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Washington, DC Favorites

Thought I would end this week with a few favorites from last week’s trip to Washington, DC.  I will add shooting tips to the challenges I faced in hopes of helping other traveling photographers. I will start with the reason … Continue reading

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Giraffe Models

Giraffe Models, originally uploaded by Scott Thomas Photography. Reticulated Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) posing for guests on the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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View 181: Late Spring at the Wildlife Refuge

The work continues at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.  The pool near the visitor center has been drained and the marsh in the first section of the wildlife drive has been lowered. This seemed to concentrate the viewable wildlife along … Continue reading

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Gorilla Etiquette

Male Gorilla on the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/5.6, ISO 3600, EV 0, 300mm focal length. Did you know staring to a gorilla is considered a threat or an act of aggression? Wonder … Continue reading

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