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Hanging in there to get the shot

Hanging in there to get the shot

Marty’s photo of the day #4163: When you’re dedicated to the craft of photography, sometimes you just have to hang in there to “get the shot.” Deb and I were quietly stalking a herd of elephants in the rainforest of Borneo, when a mother decided we were close enough and charged. I held my ground, […]

Get away from me!

Get away from me!

Marty’s photo of the day #4160: Oh, what I would give for this entire photo to be in perfect focus! You are looking at a young yellow-bellied racer that I photographed two months ago in the American Prairie of Montana. The feisty little snake didn’t appreciate me taking her picture and struck at my camera. […]

Campsite on the Zambezi

Campsite on the Zambezi

Marty’s photo of the day #4158: This was Deb’s and my first campsite, along the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe. At night, the hippos came on shore and roared—just a stone’s throw away from our tents. And joining them were lions roaring, elephants trumpeting, and hyenas whooping!

Wandering albatross

Wandering albatross

Marty’s photo of the day #4154: I will use a short excerpt from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents, to explain this shot: Even though we were hundreds of miles away from any significant landmass, our Drake Passage voyage was never boring. I spent much of my time outside on […]