An otter slips out of sight as I lower my tripod onto the bank of the Wilson river. A blue heron skims in low above the water and alights on the opposite shore, instantly motionless.
After snapping a shot or two, I straighten, take a slow, deep breath, and pause while the environment around me takes hold of my being. For the next few hours, it reveals one remarkable image after another. All I have to do is watch.
Moments like these and places like this are becoming more and more rare. I am deeply grateful that I have the opportunity to share them with you in my photography.