Picture of the Month
Galapagos Sea Lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) Female underwater, Floreana Is.
You would think this would be easy... Sea lions in the Galapagos are curious, unafraid - and constantly in motion. The hard part is not getting close to them: the hard part is getting them to stop doing high-speed loops around you so fast that it's impossible to keep them in the viewfinder.
This young sea lion obliged by stopping just long enough to take a look at me -- and then it began twisting me into knots again...
Camera : Nikon D200 Digital in Ikelite Housing
Life, Color, Drama, Reality .... No Digital Manipulation
Have a look at the profile of Kevin's new book in the current issue of Nature's Best Magazine. (in PDF format)
Meanwhile, Kevin is offering several photographic trips in 2007.
In May/June, he will lead two photographic trips to Madagascar. For more information look here.
Then, in August, he will be aboard a voyage to Eastern Greenland. For details see: Greenland.
Let Kevin know if you have any questions about either trip.
Review a previous Picture of the Month:
Sea Lions, 5/2006
South Georgia, 12/2005
New Generation, 11/2005
Sea Palms, 7/2005
Aster Flower, 6/2005
Siskiyou Mountains, 5/2005
Humpback Whales, 4/2005
Christo GATES , 3/2005
Eucalyptus Leaves, 2/2005
Alaskan Aurora, 1/2005
Nesting Turtle, 12/2004
Autumn Berries, 10/2004
Costa Rica, 3/2004
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