Author Archives: Stephen L Tabone

About Stephen L Tabone

Executive Consultant and Nature Photographer

Protected Places Media Releases First iBook on the Outer Banks

This week, Protected Places Media released its first in a series of iBooks, Protected Places: The Outer Banks. The iBook is a Nature guide to the refuges, parks and preserves of the Outer Banks (OBX) and Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula of North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Shenandoah National Park Winter Views

Yesterday, after dropping my son-in-law off at Massanuttan Resort to go snowboarding, I spent the day in Shenandoah National Park, exploring and looking for either wildlife or an eye-catching view that I could make into a “keeper” landscape image. I only briefly saw … Continue reading

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January in North Central Florida

In early January, I spent a week in Gainesville, Florida, and while there visiting my daughter, I was able to squeeze in some photography. One afternoon, we joined my daughter with some of her friends at Mill Dam Lake in the Ocala … Continue reading

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Snow Covered, Angry Bluebird

We are experiencing some winter weather in Virginia this week. Saturday evening, we had a little snow. Yesterday and today are very cold, never getting higher than the low 20s. The wind was blowing all day yesterday with gusts above 60 mph. … Continue reading

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Barred Owl on Lake Montclair

Some days are better than others. Today was one of the better days, because it ended with a Barred Owl flying into one of the trees behind my house. The weather today was unseasonably warm, and I was on my … Continue reading

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Mother and Baby Alligators

A couple of weeks ago, I posted the above and below images on my blog. I was in Gainesville, Florida, at the time I took the photos. My friend, Ernie, was meeting me there within a few days to do some … Continue reading

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American Alligator with Baby Gator (on Its Head)

I had incredible luck today, while on Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, when I was able to photograph a VERY large mother alligator with one of her young gators on her head. I had heard of such gator behavior, but … Continue reading

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