Picture of the Month


sealion underwater


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:

Rockhoppers, 11/2006

Hummingbird, 10/2006

Madagascar, 9/2006

Whales, 7/2006

Sea Lions, 5/2006

Tiger, 4/2006

Jaguar, 2/2006

South Georgia, 12/2005

New Generation, 11/2005

Childhood, 9/2005

Penguins, 8/2005

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

Aurora Borealis, 10/2003

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