Beaches and Coasts
Lakes and Rivers
Black and White
Sulphurs and Whites
Birds of Prey
Rabbits and Hares
We mammals have come a long way since the time of the dinosaurs. Since those times, we’ve conquered the land, sea and air. Florida has at least 99 species of mammals living, breeding and thriving today.
Wildflowers by Color
Wildflowers by Family
by Rich Leighton | Mar 24, 2017 | Birds, Florida, Florida Nature Photography, Natural History, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, PhotographyQuick post for today. I’ve been sitting on this photo of a trio of black-necked stilts for a while because I saw something in it, but it just didn’t look right. Then I had one of those “a-ha!” moments and cropped it from a horizontal...
by Rich Leighton | Jan 25, 2015 | Birds, Florida Nature Photography, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, PotpourriHappy 2015! After an inexcusable absence, I’m back with some new photos! I’ve been working like a maniac lately (370+ hours in December of straight working conditions!) and trying to get all my ducks in a row to open a photography studio here in the...
by Rich Leighton | Dec 9, 2014 | Birds, Florida Nature Photography, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, ReptilesToday’s post is just a set of wildlife portraits taken in the Florida wilderness. Click on any image to find out more information or to enlarge. Fakahatchee Barred Owl An adult barred owl watches from the hardwoods at the northern end of the Fakahatchee Strand...
by Rich Leighton | Oct 16, 2014 | Birds, Florida Nature Photography, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, TravelA quick post for today, and a trio of brand new photos of some of North America’s most beautiful coastal birds. Click on any image to enlarge. A roseate spoonbill wades through a salty mangrove marsh on Sanibel Island, Florida on a late winter morning in search...
by Rich Leighton | Aug 15, 2014 | Birds, Florida Nature Photography, Nature & Wildlife, PhotographyQuick post with some new photos this week. I’m on my way right now to Aspen, Colorado to shoot a beautiful outdoor ranch wedding with my partner and good friend Bill Metek and wanted to leave a quick post with some new work – and a limerick! Click on any...
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Images of my home state of Florida. Master naturalist/professional photographer. See my images in National Parks & Wildlife Refuges across the Sunshine State.
Online Wildlife Calendar! What's happening in Florida wildlife & nature this month? https://www.floridanaturephotography.com/#cal
Florida Nature Facts #145 – Drone Flies https://is.gd/GOyw0T
Black-crowned Night Heron https://leightonphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Night-Herons/G0000zdMgtcJ3nAA/I0000Qo_GERoPnfg/C0000sYUMlBCTCrU
Little Blue Heron https://leightonphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Herons/G0000a06HGlwsviY/I0000dMRqMZ7urTU/C0000sYUMlBCTCrU
Deep Forest Creek https://www.floridanaturephotography.com/deep-forest-creek/