I don’t want to sound dogmatic or┬áheavy handed. I am not the nature photography police. On the other hand some people may not realize their actions are potentially unhelpful to the wildlife they seek to photograph. So I decided to write this post hoping to educate those who are interested.

Every once in a while, someone asks me if I still love photography. After all I have been practicing photography for more than four decades. While I have had moments in my life when I tried to put my camera down, the answer is absolutely. Yes, I still love photography. The question made me ponder why. Why DO I love photography? I was forced to embrace my softer side to answer that question. And the answer may surprise some who think they know me.