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Kimo Fernandez

Orcinus Fotograffy

Maryvale, Phoenix, Arizona

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Hi! Welcome to Orcinus Fotograffy! My name is Kimo. I've recently relocated to Phoenix, AZ and currently am attempting to get out and find sources of wildlife and nature, around the Phoenix area. I love playing tag-team photography, so don't be shy!

Available April 2014... CRITTERS OF THE CYPRESS ISLAND PRESERVE 23 8x8 pages of Lake Martins photographed animals! http://www.artscow.com/gallery/book/critters-of-the-cypress-island-preserve-jusydockiffu

Im a US military brat, being born and mostly raised in Heidelberg, Germany, of Hawaiian and German descent. We lived in Heidelberg, Nurnberg, Munich and Mannheim, in Germany and Ft. Ord, CA; Ft. Lewis, WA; Ft. Riley, KS and Ewa Beach, HI during my fathers gov't career. I also served, at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX; Upper Heyford, England; and Whiteman AFB in MO. Continued studies at Control Data Institute in Mannheim and Computer Studies at University of Maryland- Heidelberg.

Returned to Force Protection career in Heidelberg, Germany; then Eagle Base/ FOB Morgan in Bosnia; Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo and then for AKAL Security aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines, Pride Of America and Pride Of Hawai'i. I moved to Breaux Bridge, LA in 2010, and am still amazed by Lake Martins' critters and landscapes. I have not had to venture too far from there, as there's always something different. Moved to Phoenix, Sept 2017, but just now getting settled in, to job and housing.

Proud member of Orca Conservancy, is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1996 as the Tokitae Foundation, calling for the retirement of Tokitae, also known as Lolita, a Southern Resident orca captured in Puget Sound, Washington in August 1970 and now living alone in Miami Seaquarium, the smallest killer whale tank in the United States. In 2000 the group changed its name to Orca Conservancy, broadening its mission to do everything possible to help Lolita's family back in the Sound, to ensure healthy fish runs, to clean up toxic sites, to encourage responsible whale watching, and to prevent an oil spill that in one fell swoop could wipe them out. And if they ever got into trouble, Orca Conservancy resolved to move fast to marshall the public, financial and political support needed to get them out of harm's way and right back to being wild whales again. To keep them from going into a tank in the first place.

The Cypress Island Preserve is situated between Breaux Bridge and Lafayette, Louisiana.
Approximately 9,500 acres of important cypress-tupelo swamp and bottomland hardwood forest habitat is protected.

Beginning in late January, thousands of Great Egrets, followed by Little Blue Herons, Cattle Egrets, Snowy Egrets and Roseate Spoonbills make their nests and rear their young in the rookery. Great Blue Herons and Neotropic Cormorants may be seen in the distant tree tops. Expect a spectacular rookery view from March through June. The 2.5-mile walking levee trail is open from the fall to the spring and is suitable for children. Because this remarkable natural area is easily accessible and affords visitors with incredible wildlife viewing opportunities, our Cypress Island Preserve receives thousands of visitors a year from all over the world.

 

Phoenix Bird by Kimo Fernandez

 

Heidelberg Castle by Kimo Fernandez

 

Lovebirds At The Feeder by Kimo Fernandez

 

Lovebird in Phoenix by Kimo Fernandez

 

Robosaurus Performing Rapture by Kimo Fernandez

 

Architecture of Residential Scottsdale by Kimo Fernandez

 

Canyon Lake Arizona South View by Kimo Fernandez

 

Skiing Arizona by Kimo Fernandez

 

Reflections Of A Turtle by Kimo Fernandez

 

Hummingbird Blur by Kimo Fernandez

 

Gracklin by Kimo Fernandez

 

Wet TShirt Contest by Kimo Fernandez

 

AZ Belted KingFisher by Kimo Fernandez

 

Pana Canyon Lake Arizona by Kimo Fernandez

 

Fingers In The Sky by Kimo Fernandez

 

Sunset Take Off by Kimo Fernandez

 

I Stand Alone by Kimo Fernandez

 

My Breakfast Companion by Kimo Fernandez

 

Water Tower Night by Kimo Fernandez

 

Arizona Palms At Night by Kimo Fernandez

 

Water Tower Night by Kimo Fernandez

 

Hotel Arizona by Kimo Fernandez

 

Limited Parking by Kimo Fernandez

 

PANA Tierra Verde Lake by Kimo Fernandez

 

Pondering The Fit by Kimo Fernandez

 

Neckar Twilight by Kimo Fernandez

 

Heidelberg Castle And Arches by Kimo Fernandez

 

Twilght Phoenix by Kimo Fernandez

 

Peace In The Desert by Kimo Fernandez

 

Lightning Over Laveen by Kimo Fernandez

 

Monsoon Approach by Kimo Fernandez

 

Not Quite An Angel by Kimo Fernandez

 

Playin In The Pond by Kimo Fernandez

 

That Litchfield Attitude by Kimo Fernandez

 

Its NOT That Chilly by Kimo Fernandez

 

Get Up In The Morning by Kimo Fernandez

 

Racing Against The Sunlight by Kimo Fernandez

 

Colors Of The North End by Kimo Fernandez

 

Colors And Streaks by Kimo Fernandez

 

Strange Lights by Kimo Fernandez

 

Scary Swamp In The Daytime by Kimo Fernandez

 

Sunshine And Shadows by Kimo Fernandez

 

The Pow wa of the Light by Kimo Fernandez

 

Reflections Of The Dead And Dying by Kimo Fernandez

 

Eye Of Pink by Kimo Fernandez

 

Pink In The Garden by Kimo Fernandez

 

Rays And Rays by Kimo Fernandez

 

Finding A Way by Kimo Fernandez