Spiders and Scorpions and Solifugids, Oh My! (Update)

May 2015 · Leighton Photography & Imaging

Spiders and Scorpions and Solifugids, Oh My! (Update)

One of the things that happens when you are traveling around the country photographing wildlife year after year, web galleries can get too big, ungainly, bloated, confusing and generally make a gallery uglier & messier rather than more attractive. My wife and I are currently beginning the major task of updating all of our online nature

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A Forest of Native Orchids!

Last weekend I took some time off for camping, hiking and some much-needed R&R with my family in the Wenatchee National Forest in the mountains near Roslyn, Washington. While I wasn’t looking for things to photograph (I was on a mini-vacation after all – which in most professions means no work) I brought along one

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Colorado Desert Wildflowers

Quick post today from a even shorter stop just outside of Mecca, California in the dry and arid Colorado Desert where I found some very beautiful trees in flower and an interesting flowering bush that brings in loads of hummingbirds! Blue Palo Verde with Beans This unusual tree found in California, Nevada, Arizona and parts of Mexico

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California Sea Lion Yearling

A few weeks ago I flew into Los Angeles, California to start my 2015 southwestern nature photography trip, and within 20 minutes of being released into the wild I stumbled into this yearling California sea lion. I could tell instantly that something was not right. It was too bony, seemed a little lethargic and wasn’t terribly concerned about me

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