Sunday slide 36


This week, we go back to 2005, and over to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. There, a seahorse posed enigmatically among the fronds of seaweed in an aquarium, with just barely enough natural light to pull off the shot wide open at f2.8.

I make no bones about it: true underwater photography is demanding. Just being down there generally takes a good amount of read more

Sunday slide 33


This is an emerald tree boa (Corallus caninus) – or at least, it was when this was taken back in 2005. In 2009, herpetologists suggested that there was a separate species from a different geographic area, so this one might have changed taxon then when I wasn’t there to witness it.

I would certainly like to be getting such pics in “the wild,” but as yet I have not traveled read more