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 | Nov 1, 2010 | Florida Nature Photography, Landscape, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, TravelSome of you have been wondering where I have been lately…. since this economy turned sour this past couple of years, I’ve been shooting a lot of weddings and portraits just to stay in business as a professional photographer – as well as taking on a...
by Rich Leighton | May 30, 2010 | Florida Nature Photography, Invertebrates, Marine Invertebrates, Nature & Wildlife, Nature PhotographyRecently while on a trip along the St. Joseph Peninsula I stumbled into one of my very favorite of shoreline critters – the ghost crab. Even though they are very common all over Florida’s sandy coasts, the ghost crab is the master of camouflage and quite...
by Rich Leighton | Apr 23, 2010 | Florida, Florida Nature Photography, Landscape, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, TravelAs a working nature photographer, there are two parts of every day that decide my daily schedule when I’m in the field. It isn’t when I actually start thinking about work and deciding to call it a day, and it isn’t when I arrive to my destination and...
by Rich Leighton | Jan 11, 2010 | Florida Nature Photography, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, PhotographyI wanted to do a little follow-up from my last article on “The Forgotten Coast” that was posted last week. I got such a fantastic and hearty response, that I wanted to reply with this quick post for several reasons. Firstly, a big thank you to all the...
by Rich Leighton | Sep 22, 2009 | Florida, Florida Nature Photography, Landscape, Natural History, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, TravelOnce again we find ourselves in hurricane season on the Gulf Coast – and luckily its been quiet – so far. One thing I’ve always been fond of during this time of year is the fantastic cloudscapes at the beach in the evenings. Generally we will have clear skies during...
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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.
I've only got 2 of these available left from an art show, and I'm selling it 75% off, it comes already matted. $5 shipping to USA. First come, first serve.
Brown Pelican - 8x10 Print with White 11x14 Matte - $12.00
Cranefly Orchid (Tipularia discolor) https://leightonphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Calypsoeae/G00007OcXAwcMRoU/I0000NKjS2b4WWdQ/C0000GsCYohEU.Og
Mating Monarch Butterflies https://leightonphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Brushfoots/G0000RVX8JPfLeiU/I0000_dUWRCNtre0/C0000iRyt1jXdI9o
A Bird is Three Things: Feathers, Flight and Song https://is.gd/jYH18O