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Groom

This is a male coast range fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii), I believe. He was defending his territory by showing off his bright blue throat patch while doing fast push-ups, after which came a display of arching his back and … Continue reading

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Horned

We saw this Coast Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma coronatum blainvillii) on a hike at Mount Diablo State Park. His tactics to avoid detection seemed to have been to alternately hold perfectly still for a while, and then to sprint a foot … Continue reading

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Max

Last week I had the opportunity to shoot an incredibly patient but excitable model: Max. She’s a boxer-shepherd mix and it was just pure joy to work with her.

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Doe-eyed beauty

I saw this female black-tailed deer in Alum Rock Park in early November. She saw me when she stepped forward from behind a bush, and fortunately paused briefly before she vanished into the bushes in the back, which gave me … Continue reading

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