I went to Fontainebleau State Park on a whim one day and only happened to have my camera for a totally different reason. Seeing this scene, I slammed my car in park, jumped out and just started shooting, knowing I had maybe 5-10 minutes before it was over.
Winner, Rainforest Alliance's 2011 Picture Sustainability Photo Contest (forest category,) Nov. 30, 2011.
Honorable Mention, Photographer's Forum magazine's "Best of Photography 2011" contest, Aug. 15, 2011.
Featured on the homepage of the Win! blog, Jul. 23, 2011.
Nature Photo of the Week, The Nature Conservancy's blog and Facebook page, May 6-12, 2011.
Honorable Mention (nature category,) 2nd Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award, May, 2011.
Honorable Mention, asingularcreation's "Light and Dark 3" contest, Mar. 2011.
1st Place (photography,) Art for Madisonville Members' Show, Feb. 2011.
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