BetterPhoto Member: Dick Jenkins

member since 6/4/2007


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I am primarily a nature photographer. I love to shoot flowers, butterflies, hummingbirds and wading birds. While serving in the Air Force and working the flight line, I developed a love for airplanes. It matters not if they are slow moving or blinding fast; it's their lines that take my breath away. Capturing a "bird"(*) in flight is exciting. Living by the sea offers me the added luxury of photographing surfers in a pounding surf and graceful wading birds while nesting and mating, an absolutely beautiful ritual. A good photograph can definitely stir my emotions and has since my childhood.

(*) those with beaks as well as the military reference to aircraft as "birds".