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How Photography Has Made Me a Better Hunter

July 20, 2021

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  “Wildlife photography consists of a series of repeated   attempts by a crazed individual to obtain impossible     photos of unpredictable subjects performing unlikely   behaviors under outrageous circumstances” – Mike Biggs     I got the shot! In fact, I got several shots that I was not even planning on. Those shots did not […]

A Turkey Kind of Spring

June 7, 2016

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  Outtakes from my 2016 Photo Journey     Permission to land please, over.             Birds marching to the beat of their own drum.     Or flying to the beat of their wings.     An impromptu meeting under falling spring snow.             Gobbling, […]

A Turkey Hunter’s Photo Journey

June 9, 2015

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  Today I take you on a two-month journey from spring 2015 during which time I shot more than 18,000 images of America’s grandest bird, the wild turkey. The following are a representation of that body of work along with a couple of birds I actually removed from the population. Enjoy the trip.     […]

The Life of A Spring Gobbler

June 10, 2014

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    A Photographic Journey     “At such a time, amid such beauty, the hunter does not always feel that the primary business of life is killing something…” – Archibald Rutledge                                     Spring came late to the North Country Yet, it did not […]

King of the Spring

June 4, 2013

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      A Photographic Journey of America’s Greatest Game Bird       Spring is resoundly ushered in with the familiar notes bellowed from a love-sick gobbler.     “The turkey’s eyes are such that he can see a bumblebee turn a somersault on the verge of the horizon.”                                                Rutledge     His […]

Into The Turkey Woods

June 5, 2012

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“Raw experience is empty, just as empty in the forecastle of a whaler as in a chamber of a counting house; for it is not what one does, but in a manifold sense, what one realizes that keeps existence from being vain and trivial.”   – Lewis Mumford   My 2012 Photographic Journey The iridescent colors […]

Capturing The Moment

April 24, 2012

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  “Wildlife photography consists of a series of repeated attempts by a crazed individual to obtain impossible photos of unpredictable subjects performing unlikely                                                             behaviors under outrageous circumstances.”                                                                                                                                              – Mike Biggs As hunters we have all experienced that rush of adrenaline when finally, after what seemed like an eternity, a magnificent antlered […]

Antler Restrictions

September 6, 2011

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Antler Restrictions (Editors note: Sorry for the repost but somewhere all but the first photo got erased from the initial post.) “Somewhere deep in the recesses of the hearts of today’s hunters is a desire to bring something home that is more than just food. We have an intense longing to show our ability to […]

Comfortable

August 30, 2011

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“As to myself I wish that not only no act but no thought of mine should be unknown” – Thomas Jefferson What is the single most tangible, elementary objective human and animals alike strive towards? The answer lies within the routine activities that govern our existence. In reality it’s quite simple yet, generally given no […]

Out of Africa

August 23, 2011

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I went to Africa in search of one of the last remnant societies of hunter/gatherers known as ‘The Bushmen.’  In my quest not only did I locate these fascinating people, but discovered the romance of a wild, unsullied and certainly, untamed wilderness. Join me on:   A Photographic Journey from the Dark Continent     […]