July 13, 2015

Blue Jeans

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July 13, 2015
Blue Jeans

Species: Strawberry Poison Dart Frog | Location: Danaus Ecological Reserve, Costa Rica

On a trip to Costa Rica with Nat Hab, my guide and I were driving to Arenal Volcano and stopped at Danaus Ecological Center on the way. It was a grey day with low light. We started off down the path for a short hike. The guide spotted a poison dart frog, but unfortunately we weren't able to get close enough for a photo. On the way back to the car, after visiting the rest of the center, the guide again spotted a poison dart frog. This time it was close enough for a good picture, and I was able to capture it just before it hopped off.

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About The Photographer

I'm an avid traveler who is trying to see as many areas of the world as possible. My goal is to see these environments before they are significantly impacted by climate change. I was shooting Nikon, but switched to Canon in 2014. Macros of flowers and plants were my first SLR subjects, but once I purchased longer lenses I've added birds, mammals and pretty much anything that moves. After each trip I make presentations in the local community, to try to build awareness of these areas and the issues that they face. Hopefully this will encourage more people to contribute to the support of these fragile environments.

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