July 10, 2017  Sierra Club Meeting  Felicia Mahood Center  11338 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA   7-9pm  

​I will be speaking at the Sierra Club Meeting on July 10th on "Ten Tips to Better Bird Photography".  Check out this information if you'd like to attend.  You are most welcome and it is FREE!  Hope to see  you there! 


Bosque, New Mexico January 5-9, White Sands January 9-12, 2023

Grand Tetons Photo Safari  May 21-26, 2023

NANPA Central Florida Wildlife and Landscape Workshop   SOLD OUT

Kenya, August, 2023   SOLD OUT

Florida Museum of Photographic Art:  March 18-June 17, 2022    Forever Young: Creative Aging                                   I am thrilled to have one image in the "Forever Young" show, my first image shown in a Florida venue!

Grand Tetons Photo Safari   May 15-20, 2022   

Kenya, 2022 August 5-18th, 2022 Apache Forest, New Mexico Safari January 15-19, 2022

Florida with Samy's Cameras "Wildlife Photography at Los Angeles Zoo" 3 Part Class with Samy's Cameras (go to Samy's Cameras

to sign up!) October 10, 17, 24, 2020 Technique Class, Hands On Shoot at the Zoo with Nikon and me, and Image Review... what more could you ask for?

"Wildlife and Bird Photography"   3 Part Class with Samy's Cameras (go to Samy's Cameras to sign up!)  August 22, 29 and September 12, 2020  Come join me on an instructional class on how to get the best Bird images!  

"Getting Wild"   Zoom WIldlife Photography Class at Samy's Cameras,  June 13 & June 27, 2020

Santa Rosa Photographic Society  Zoom Presentation, June 25, 2020

Orange County Photographers   Zoom Presentation  July 1, 2020

What an incredible surprise and honor!! Check this out!



November 2 & 4, 2017, Birds in Flight Class at the California Center for Digital Arts in Santa Ana!
I am excited to be invited to teach a Birds in Flight Class at the California Center for Digital Arts.  If you live in south Orange County, consider signing up for my class.  I will be teaching the how to's of Bird Photography with hands on practice on Saturday.    https://centerfordigitalarts.com/course/birds-flight-photography-workshop/     

July 3, 2017  2017 Audubon Photography Awards

I just learned that I am the Professional Honorable Mention in the 2017 Audubon Photography Contest.    There were more than 5,500 submissions from 59 states and 8 Canadian provinces.  There were 3 categories, Professional, Amateur and Youth with one winner and one Honorable Mention in each category.  This is such a huge honor.  I'm moved beyond words by this award.  Thank you, Audubon, for the work that you do making a difference in this world.  

November 8 & 11,   Birds in Flight Class Announced!    TUTTLE CAMERAS in Long Beach, CA

Wednesday, November 8 at 7pm and Saturday, November 11 at 6am for wetlands shoot.  Check out Tuttle Cameras website for more information.   I love sharing my Bird photography techniques with you!   The staff, customer service, integrity and support at Tuttle Camera is legendary!  Come visit the store and  join me for a fun and educational time!

August 29, 2017  Perfect Exposure Gallery  "A Room of One's Own" Show  Two of my images have been juried into this all women's show in Los Angeles!  

* A selection of my images are hanging at Back in Action Bodyworks.   They are mounted and come with hangers for $79-99.00.   They  will make lovely gifts for the holidays.   Stop by at 25200 Crenshaw Blvd.  #101, Torrance, California to see them.  

Speaking Engagements coming up!   These are free presentations and you are welcome to join me!

Desert Artists in Yucca Valley,  October 8, 2018

La Crescenta Sierra Club,  May 7, 2018

South Bay Audubon, March 20, 2018

South Bay Camera Club, March 26, 2018

San Fernando Audubon, February 22, 2018

Palos Verdes Sierra Club, January 31, 2018

Palos Verdes Audubon Contest, 3rd Place,  3 images selected for show


Bosque Del Apache and White Sands are now sold out.   Thanks so much for your interest, and feel free to send me a message if you'd like to be put on the wait list.  

What an amazing trip we had to Kenya again this past August.   We witnessed the breathtaking migration, saw Elephants nursing on their moms, witnessed Cheetahs attempting to tag team a hunt, and a Lioness take down a Wildebeest.   There were so many magical moments and new friendships were made.   

Kenya, 2024, is coming shortly.   The all-inclusive trip with airfare, beautiful lodging, incredible guiding, delicious meals, night photography and special photo hides will all be a part of the trip.  

Botswana is SOLD OUT, watch for news of another trip in 2025.

NANPA Florida workshop is now up on my Workshops and Classes page.   Sign up soon by going to the NANPA link as this was sold out last year!

July, 2017   Orange County Fair  FIRST PLACE, Birds Category

I received notification that an image taken in Bosque Del Apache this past January received the First Place ribbon at the Orange County Fair.  What a nice surprise.  The fair does an excellent job jurying quality images into the show, and I am thrilled to receive this award.  Come on down and enjoy a day at the Fair and visit the wonderful collection of images and art exhibits while you are there enjoying the unusual fair food and crazy  rides!

July 4, 2017  New Workshops announced...  Check out the Workshops Tabs for information on Bosque

Del Apache, New Mexico and the Spring Tetons trips.    I'd love for you to join me on an Adventure of a Lifetime!!  The spring Teton trip is filling!  UPDATE:   Bosque is now filled!  Check out the Spring Tetons trip and sign up now, as the trips are booking quickly!

*August 11, 2018   5-8 p.m.   Come Join me at the Opening reception for "The Show At The Top of the Stairs"   at the TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA !  The work will be on exhibit August 11-25.


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July 6-August 3, 2017   The Loft, San Pedro, California

(July 6th  First Thursday  July 15th Opening   August 3  First Thursday)

The talented photographers of the Palos Verdes Art Center Photographic and Digital Artists (PADA) group are going to be presenting their work in July at the Loft in San Pedro.  I'd love for you to join us in celebrating our work and the incredible diversity of our art!

California Center for Digital Arts Sonny Bono Wildlife Refuge Workshop   February 2-4, 2018

Bosque Del Apache Photo Safari, January 10-15th  (FILLED)

*I'm excited to announce a special show at the Long Beach Playhouse.  If you are looking for a fun evening,  

  consider purchasing tickets for "My Fair Lady" and you can see my images at the Playhouse.   Check them out

  at: http://www.lbplayhouse.org/. Enjoy this wonderful theater.   

*Join me at the Palos Verdes Art Center"The Summer Show" reception on Friday, July 20 from 7-9pm.  

  Here   is the link if you can stop by!   It promises to be a lovely show represented by all 8 art groups of the


  The show runs July 20-August 19, 2018.


​​​​​​Now Showing…I am so thrilled to be featured in the January/February edition of Shadow and Light Magazine with the cover image.  This magazine is truly an inspiration.  The artistry and photography is truly amazing, and I am truly honored to be selected!  https://shadowandlightmagazine.com/

*One of my images has been juried into "The Winter Show" at the Palos Verdes Art Center, December, 2018.

*October 16, 2018  Invited to attend the Awards reception in London for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year.   One of my images received a Highly Commended Award in the Bird Behavior Category, selected out of 46,000 entries!   This was absolutely a most incredible and humbling experience.   The show is now open to the public at the London Natural History Museum.   


G2 Gallery,  "100 Years of National Parks:  The West"     October 4-December 24, 2016

This is such a special gallery.  All proceeds go to conservation efforts throughout the world.  A BIG thank you to Dan and Susan Gottlieb for the incredible space that they have given artists and the powerful voice that has been given to protecting our natural world.  I am so honored and humbled to be juried into this show: "100 Years of National Parks: The West".

Palos Verdes Art Center, "Celebrating PVAC Artist Groups"  August 4, 2016

I attended the Palos Verdes Art Center "Celebrating PVAC Artist Groups" opening tonight and learned that my image of the Tetons was presented with a very special award, the Earl Veits Award for Photographic Art by the Art Center.  I'm truly honored, as Earl was a longtime  member of PADA, and unexpectedly passed this last year.  This award was created to honor his memory and his incredible photographic talents, and I'm very touched by this honor. 

NEWS FLASH!!  July, 2016...


I just learned that one of my images has been selected for the National Parks Exhibition, 100 Years of National Parks: The West, at the G2 Gallery in Venice, California. I have dreamed of getting an image in this gallery for quite awhile. (I would have been thrilled to have one hung in the restroom.). This is one of the most outstanding galleries in California and the nation!  Their mission is all about bringing attention to conservation efforts throughout the world and the power of nature and wildlife photography to bring laser attention to these issues.  What an honor.  I am truly humbled. The show opens on October 4 and runs until January 1, 2017. 

San Diego Natural History Museum,   "Best of Nature  2016"   April 30-August 28, 2016

I wanted to inform you of some exciting information!  One of my images has also been juried into the Best of Nature Photography Show 2016 at the San Diego Natural History Museum.  Seventy images were selected for this show out of approximately 1300 submissions.   These images will be in the gallery from April 30 through August 28, 2016.
If you are in the San Diego area, you might want to check this show out.   It is a beautiful assembly of wildlife and nature imagery, and I am deeply honored to be invited to be a part of the 2016 show. 
I so appreciate your support and encouragement!


2015 National Parks Contest NEWS:  Honorable Mention Wildlife
One of my  Teton fox images was selected by the 2015 National Parks Contest as an Honorable Mention Wildlife image.  What a perfect place to have my work acknowledged! 

For additional information on my Wildlife Photography, check out my Artist's Bio Page.