When I first became serious about wildlife photography I spent many months setting up makeshift blinds in various spots throughout a local wetland - Brick Pond Wetland Preserve - in hopes of witnessing the lifecycle of the Wood Ducks that breed in that pond. Throughout those months, along with the Wood Ducks I shared space with countless other wild creatures, including marine mammals, birds, amphibians and even a bobcat. Each visit inspired me to learn more about the behaviors and animals I had photographed. At the tail end of my journey I had evolved into not only a photographer, but also a naturalist and a conservationist with a desire to protect the rich ecosystem that sustained these animals. Brick Pond changed my life...