Missouri Conservation Photographer Noppadol Paothong spoke with us on his "works in progress." He continually reinvents his photography of the prairie. From the giant mammals (bison, deer, bears and elk), to all sorts of prairie fowl, bugs and beyond Noppadol showed us that we are never far from a image capturing oprotunity! I highly suggest taking a moment to checkout his book
With conservation photography comes patience. It’s a waiting game! Noppadol uses a photography blind to capture his images. He sets it up where he knows the animals will eventually come, and well…. waits.
I’m personally excited to grow native plants, to attract the wildlife, in my yard! Especially milkweed for the monarch butterflies!! Monarchs can’t survive without milkweed, their eggs are laid on milkweed, and it is the only plant monarch caterpillars eat! If you plan on joining me in creating your own conservation/photography garden, you need to include milkweed and variety of nectar plants; that have staggered bloom times. This way your garden will be both beautiful all year long, and a food source to all those tiny writers
Get a move on….go out and enjoy your “own backyard.”
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