Category : Galapagos Islands

Galápagos marine iguana

Galápagos marine iguana

A common sight in the Galapagos is the Galápagos marine iguana, which can be seen in large numbers basking on the seashore.

Lava lizard, Galapagos Islands.

Lava lizard basking on rock

the lizard is coloured to blend in with the local rocks.

crab hanging on

Crab hanging on

The Sally Lightfoot crab is a common sight in the Galapagos. I observed several clinging to rocks as waves splashed over them. A slow shutter speed emphasised the movement of the water.

Galapagos Brown Pelican

Galapagos Brown Pelican

The Galapagos Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis urinator) an endemic species and common resident of the Galapagos.

the final image.

The making of a monochrome panorama.

The Galapagos Islands provides landscape as well as wildlife photography opportunities. A step by step guide to achieving a pleasing black and white panorama

Lava Gull, Galapagos Islands.

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.

Galapagos giant tortoise

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 …

Hanging out at the beach.

These fellows really do look like something out of a B grade movie….SONS OF GODZILLA!!

Land Iguana, Galapagos Islands.

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