Check the weather for the forecast of great photos

Check the weather for the forecast of great photos

The weather forecast might call for rain, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get great photos at the zoo.  There are fantastic photo opportunities indoors and under the awnings.  The reptile house is a perfect example of where to get great photos on a rainy day. ...

First Things First

When arriving at a zoo, what animal should you check out first?   I recommend the human.   They come in all forms, but the volunteers and staff are passionate about their zoo and are a wealth of information.  They are usually easy to find in matching shirts and...

Read the Manual. What? There’s a manual?

The excitement of unboxing of a new camera is fantastic.  Pull out the camera, the strap, the battery, and the memory card.    Put everything together and start taking pictures.    What’s that book in the bottom of the box?   Oh,...
Expanded summer hours at North American zoos

Expanded summer hours at North American zoos

It’s that time of year when many zoos in North America expand their operating hours.    Check your favorite zoo’s web site for details.   Here are a couple of zoos that expanded their hours on the first of March.   Denver Zoo Summer Hours  9am – 6pm Daily...