The Lava Gull, or Larus fuliginosus, is found only in the Galapagos. It’s believed that there are only about 400 pairs left in the wild.
The Galapagos giant tortoise, is the world’s largest living tortoise and has 10 sub species surviving in the wild distributed on 7 of the Galapagos …
These fellows really do look like something out of a B grade movie….SONS OF GODZILLA!!
Think I’m ugly, have you looked in a mirror lately? The land iguana of the Galapagos Islands can often be seen basking on rocks or sheltering under cactus
An exercise in digital processing. Colour negative film to toned monochrome using Silver Efex Pro.
a true silhouette, with strong back-lighting, the dynamic range of the image is too great to get both pleasing highlights and shadow detail.
we often think of the colourful feathers of birds or the fur of mammals but occasionally beauty wears scales!
is unusual among pelican species in that it will hunt by diving, kingfisher like, for food.
I decided to accept the massive contrast involved and push the image towards a more graphic, illustrative effect.
China is not as racially and culturally homogenous as some think. Officially there are 56 national minorities in China with about 13 in Xinjiang …
The city of Xian in China is best known for its amazing terracotta warriors, however there are other interesting things to see there including the bell tower
it was common for people to leave their doors open so the they could see onto the street, it was also obvious that the keeping of caged birds was popular.