Photography by naturalists showcases an intimacy and familiarity that brings nature alive. I am immensely grateful to all these photographers.
Primary photographers who went above and beyond, taking assignments and making extra efforts: Adam Cochran, Chris Emory, Denver Kramer, Justin Parker, Stalin SM, and especially Daniel Koglin.
Photographers who shot on assignment* or offered archive photos of specific places featured in the book: Grady Hinton* (Trinity River Audubon Center), Samantha Knight (Twelve Hills Nature Center), Michael Puttonen* (Cedar Ridge Preserve), Rajiv Roy (White Rock Lake), Tom Streetman (Ladonia Fossil Park), Vijay Tanwar* (Cedar Ridge Preserve), Clay Thurmond (Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center), Denise Thompson* (Ray Roberts Lake State Park), Jim Wagner (Cedar Ridge Preserve), Jennifer Weisensel* (Ned and Genie Fritz Buckeye Trail), Diane Wetherbee (Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center), Tom Willard (Cedar Ridge Preserve), and Don Young (Tandy Hills Natural Area and backyard wildlife).
Photographers who opened their archives to use in the book: Scott Carson Ausburn (Tarrant County), Bob Brennan (Arlington), Meghan Cassidy (wildlife), Carol Clark (plants and bees), Julie Custer (wildlife), Nick DiGennaro (birds), Tracey Fandre (wildlife), Sonnia Fajardo Hill (flowers and plants), Kala Murphy King (wildlife), Annika Lindqvist (wildlife), Nick Mirro (plants and wildlife), Carey Newton (rivers and wildlife), Teresa Patterson (Trinity River, raccoons), Randall Patterson (birds), Roger Sanderson (reptiles and wildlife), Karin Saucedo (wildlife).
Assorted and specialty photographers: Henry Aschner (backyard pond), Jim Bagley (trees), BatWorld MidCities (bats), Andrew Brinker (turtles), Zachary Chapman (wildlife), Kim Conrow (monarch waystation), Sean Fitzgerald (Lights Out bird strike victims), Brent Franklin, Jeffrey Gladden (Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge), Steve Houser (trees), Stephanie Jennings, Cindy Kearney (pollinator garden), Julia Koch (Spring Creek), Sara van der Leek (box turtles), Alan R. Lusk, Michael A. Smith (reptiles), Scooter Smith (trees), and Elaine White (wildlife).