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 11, 2016 | Florida, Florida Nature Photography, Natural History, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, TravelMy favorite palm! The paurotis palm is a wonderfully beautiful palm that I have a personal connection to. As I was starting to build my photography business back when I was still living back home in Southwest Florida, I worked in a plant nursery and planted many...
by Rich Leighton | Mar 18, 2016 | Florida, Florida Nature Photography, Natural History, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Orchids, PhotographyOne of my very favorite types of wild native orchids I’ve found in the wild are those belonging to the tribe Cymbidieae, all of which are found in the tropics or subtropics. Not only are the flowers spectacularly colorful and often large, each plant often has...
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...
by Rich Leighton | Feb 4, 2013 | Florida Nature Photography, Herps, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, Photography, ReptilesEvery once in a while I go through my old images and find one I can’t believe I missed….. but better late than never! Check out this juvenile alligator, it’s got the eyes of a killer! American Alligator ~ click to enlarge ~ In some parts of the...
by Rich Leighton | Jan 28, 2011 | Birds, Florida Nature Photography, Natural History, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, News, Published WorkI realize this post is VERY late in getting out, but due to our oldest son starting preschool this year and bringing home the plague, I’ve been suffering for most of the winter with a whole host of kiddie germs and hadn’t had the time to post this until...
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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