Daniel Dietrich is a full time nature and wildlife photographer. He lives in Point Reyes, California. He has traveled the world, touching down on every continent in search of wildlife and wilderness, but his heart lies within Point Reyes National Seashore. Much of his time and focus is spent on this amazing area, as are many of the subjects of his writing. Enjoy the blog and feel free to comment with any thoughts or feeling.

One-Upmanship

December 07, 2015
It's natural. You see an amazing shot of a wild animal doing something unique. You are wowed. You think about that shot and how you would be able to get something similar...
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Death and a Bobcat

October 27, 2015
Sometimes strange things happen. Like this morning. My wife's father passed away last week after a tough battle with cancer. We were all there in Missouri for his last d...
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"Do I REALLY need you?"

September 14, 2015
I recently received a phone call from a possible safari guest. She asked me my new favorite question: "Do I REEEEALLY need you to see bobcats in the park?" I appre...
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Free Photos - Just Ask

August 12, 2015
I am not the first photographer to write about this. Nor will I be the last. Many call it an 'issue'. I'm not sure what to call it. But it is a growing event happening mo...
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Baiting In Your National Park

June 17, 2015
Well, it finally happened. While I knew otherwise, I hoped this was something that happened within a known group of unethical photographers. I hoped it was unique to a fe...
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