Category: All about Hoofbeats & Footprints

Snow Day

This past week has been a series of contrasts for me. Starting with a glorious sunrise and outing at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge while I was scouting for my upcoming class. I then took the opportunity to slip into the warm and tropical climate of Rawlings Conservatory to […]

Soft and Lovely

Winter is coming and at last the temperatures have dropped and the ground has dried up a bit. It’s good to not be walking in the mud every day. Winter is a favorite time of year for me to go out and explore the great outdoors with duck […]

The Story Behind the Picture

As a nature and wildlife photographer, and truly any photographer that wants to progress in their profession, Marketing and Promotion is an essential part of the equation. When speaking with several professional photographers that have been around a while, they spend a majority of their time Marketing and […]

The Hidden Llama Valley

Along the way towards Villamar Mallcu from Villa Alota, our guide and driver took us up this unknown dirt road that dead ended into a valley surrounded by rocks and with a verdant landscape. It was unusual as most of the terrain we saw along the way was […]

Autumn Autumn Everywhere

Once Upon An Autumn Day by Joseph T. Renaldi Once Upon an autumn day, Colorful leaves began to fade In the midst of a chilly, frosty air As multitude of trees grew steadily bare. Once upon an autumn day, The whispering breeze was here to stay Moving aimlessly […]

Nature as Art ~ Art Exhibit

As an artist photographer, the dream to hold your own private art show seems like finding a beautiful Unicorn. Rare and nearly impossible to achieve, the honor has been bestowed upon me. Beginning on November 2, 2017, it is with great honor to announce my own private art […]

The Dogs of Paris

Parisians love their dogs and in return their dogs love them back. Part of the cityscape, dogs and their guardians are seen throughout. Perhaps one of the most amazing things to me was that many dogs were walked on the city streets without a leash. They would just […]

Honored to Be Accepted

As a budding digital artist, there is a level of uncertainty as to whether or not other people think your work is worthy enough for exhibit. Entering into photo and art contests is not something I regularly do. There are many photographers that do and are quite successful […]

Ode to Javalin

With a saddened heart I had to say goodbye to a Noble Beast today. Javalin who was large as life in both size and heart has been suffering for sometime now due to a suppressed immune system. A year has past and I watched him slowly weaken and […]