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Brevard Zoo

The Brevard Zoo is a fun little zoo in Melbourne, Florida. It makes a good day trip along with a visit to the Viera Wetlands. You'll see a good number of animals in a family-friendly environment.

Photography advice: An intemediate telephoto around your neck makes a great walk-around lens.

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Stars and Beaks Forever!

Stars and Beaks Forever! - July 2012

Happy Fourth of July! I took this image several years ago.  At the time I thought it was one of my best images.  After revisiting it today, I realized how under-exposed and noisy the original capture was!  I attempted to clean it up with post-processing.  


Brevard Zoo Raptors Show

Brevard Zoo Raptors Show - January 2009

This picture seemed appropriate for Inauguration Day. It was taken this weekend at the Brevard Zoo Raptors Exhibit, which was incredible.


Butterfly exhibit at Brevard Zoo

Butterfly exhibit at Brevard Zoo - July 2007

Rich and I read that the Brevard Zoo was hosting a special butterfly exhibit. So we drove over to Melbourne to check it out. There were some very pretty birds in the butterfly exhibit. I'm not sure what they are, but they were very friendly and let me get very close. There were a bunch of different kinds of butterflies and they were all free-flight in the enclosed area as …Read More