Beyond The City & Into The Wild

My unexpected encounters with wildlife and the lessons I learned from them.

Nagoh Creative
Simply Wild
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5 min readJun 15, 2024

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Hawk — Photography by Author — Nagoh Creative

I have been a photographer for over half my life now. The passion was stirred in me at a young age as I watched my dad develop film and I watched as the magic of an image unfolded from water and paper as he developed negatives from a roll of film. Also, my mom always did an incredible job of documenting my life at a young age. Looking back at old picture albums she made, it was then I realized the importance of capturing the moment.

Before smartphones made their way to all our pockets I always had a camera in hand. I always wanted to take advantage of every moment that I may witness.

Hawk — Photography by Author — Nagoh Creative

The images I want to share with you are some of my favorites from when I took it upon myself to step away from the hustle and bustle of the city noise and lights.

The first image above is of this incredibly beautiful hawk nesting high in the trees. I noticed that they returned every year. Their dedication to a safe location that offered peace and protection for their young is something we all hope for, even as a parent, I recognize the…

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Nagoh Creative
Simply Wild

Writer, Astronomer, Photographer, Poet, & Encourager. On a road of life recovery and sharing my journey as I reflect on the pictures I have taken over the years