Great Blue Heron

Into the Great Blue (Heron)

The first time I saw a Great Blue Heron was at a beach party in New Hampshire years ago. He had snuck into our covered food area over by the grill. Luckily I was with friends who work with animals. They were able to get him to a safer place. This year, I’ve encountered more Great Blue Herons than ever before.…

Photography

Laurinda Butcher is a creative professional and photographer of many years. She remembers her first big shoot for a college photography project, a collection of images celebrating the 200-year anniversary of Mercedes Benz, shot over 4 months with a Pentax SLR. “I learned a lot during the Mercedes project about shooting outside, light, reflections, color,…