Category: wildlife

Central American Agouti

As a wildlife photographer, there is nothing more rewarding than being able to spend time watching a subject relaxed and going on with their daily lives as if you’re not present. While staying at Selva Verde Lodge in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica my friend and I crossed the road […]

Clouded Leopard

This morning was spent with several budding bird photographers in my first Getting Started in Bird Photography class with Capital Photography Center. Walking the paths of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, they had the opportunity to develop their technical skills to capture beautiful bird images. Following the class, […]

A Little Chipmunk

A visit to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington D.C. on Wednesday brought wonderful sights and sounds of the wildlife. Not just the wildlife in the exhibits, but the wildlife that call the National Zoo their home. As fall is coming near, the chipmunks were busy gathering […]

Emerald Swallowtail

Perfectly posing within the Wings of Fancy exhibit at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland, the stunning Emerald Swallowtail stopped me in my tracks. Reminding me of the Emerald City in the Wizard of Oz, this brilliant butterfly almost seemed out of place from the other butterflies. A spectacular […]

Atala & Espejitos

An Atala, a word I had never heard before that reminds me of the blockbuster film Avatar is a small black and red butterfly. The Atala can be found in Southeastern Florida, Cuba and the caribbean islands of Cayman and the Bahamas. The origin of the word Atala […]

Butterfly Week

It’s Butterfly Week at Hoofbeats & Footprints!   Beautiful butterflies from around the world will be shared with you this week, compliments of The Wings of Fancy exhibit at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland. An exclusive photography workshop offered through Capital Photography Center allowed us entry into the […]