PHOTOGRAPHY

Pamela Cohen! "For the Glory of Flight" of sparring great egrets at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm An avid, award-winning wildlife and landscape photographer, Pamela is the owner of Prima Photography and shares her extensive knowledge through lectures, workshops, writing, and teaching. Incubating least tern at Kiawah Island,...

  BEST-IN-SHOW Great egret (Ardea alba) bathing Terrie Jacobson Buford, GA Canon EOS R5, lens RF 100-500 F4.5-7.1 L IS  This year's photo contest judge, Jackie Kramer, struggled with selecting the final winning images as there were so many excellent submissions! Hundreds of images were provided from around the country for...

JACKIE KRAMER! 2017 St. Augustine Alligator Farm photo contest winning image by Jackie Kramer Jackie's true passion is to encourage people to live their legacy, which she does primarily through her online group, Phlorography - Artistic Floral Photography, which consists of thousands of passionate floral photographers. Jackie has...

Photo by Jack Rogers Wood stork at Wakodahatchee Wetlands (because we love this species no matter their photo is taken!)   The success of wading bird rookeries fluctuate annually due to water hydrology, human activity, and available feeding habitat. Ten species of wading birds now regularly nesting at...

BEST IN SHOW Roseate spoonbill Platalea ajaja Robert Van Mierop Palm Coast, FL Nikon D500, Nikon 200-500 f/5.6 lens   The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park was pleased to host its 28th Annual Photo Contest this year.  Entries were received from all over the United States. Our Annual Photo Contest...

RICK SAMMON! Award-winning photographer Rick Sammon loves his day job. A tireless, prolific and inspirational image-maker, Rick, called by some “The Godfather of Photography,” is one of the most active photographers on the planet – dividing his time between creating images, leading photo workshops, and making...

BEST-IN-SHOW Roseate spoonbill Platalea ajaja Robert Van Mierop Palm Coast, FL The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park was pleased to host its 27th Annual Photo Contest in 2021 after missing out last year. With hundreds of photos submitted, award-winning Florida nature photographer Jack Rogers was challenged by the submission...

JACK ROGERS 27th ANNUAL PHOTO CONTEST JUDGE! Jack Rogers is a prize-winning, widely published bird and nature photographer who has been photographing birds and other wildlife for decades.  His images have appeared in magazines including Nature’s Best, Audubon, National Wildlife, Wildbird, Birder’s World, and Florida Wildlife, as...

Photo by Catherine Calabria Article by Sylvia Van Boskirk, Rookery Intern Even though this has been an unusual year for humans, it was business as usual for the birds! Our rookery was alive with activity throughout the spring and summer as the birds returned to court and breed. By...