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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.

 

Downtown Breaux Bridge by Kimo Fernandez

 

For Those About To Rock by Kimo Fernandez

 

Caboose View by Kimo Fernandez

 

The Fallen About To Fall And Those Who Fade Away by Kimo Fernandez

 

Ibis Through The Fog by Kimo Fernandez

 

Friday Morning Fog by Kimo Fernandez

 

Early Bird In Da Swamp by Kimo Fernandez

 

Hwy 31 Breaux Bridge by Kimo Fernandez

 

N Main St Breaux Bridge by Kimo Fernandez

 

LS Great Blue Heron CIP by Kimo Fernandez

 

MB JJ The Sun Still Rises by Kimo Fernandez

 

Juvenile Black Crown Night Heron by Kimo Fernandez

 

Unveiling The Secrets Of Da Swamp at Cypress Island Preserve by Kimo Fernandez

 

Good Morning Cypress Island by Kimo Fernandez

 

Blossom by Kimo Fernandez

 

Cajun Penguin by Kimo Fernandez

 

Greens Greens and more Greens by Kimo Fernandez

 

Green Heron On The Prowl by Kimo Fernandez

 

Patrol Route by Kimo Fernandez

 

Shades Of Red by Kimo Fernandez

 

Aisle Of Cypress or I Love Cypress by Kimo Fernandez

 

Cajun PeaceNik Portrait by Kimo Fernandez

 

Gator And The Reflections by Kimo Fernandez

 

Menacing Face by Kimo Fernandez

 

In The Middle Of The Swamp by Kimo Fernandez

 

BIG Gator Lair by Kimo Fernandez

 

Lights On Dragonfly by Kimo Fernandez

 

Lily Pad Sunset by Kimo Fernandez

 

Dragonfly Silhouette by Kimo Fernandez

 

BackLit Cypress by Kimo Fernandez

 

Hangin by Kimo Fernandez

 

Colors In The Shadows by Kimo Fernandez

 

High Speed Alligator by Kimo Fernandez

 

Sunrise Through The Swamp by Kimo Fernandez

 

Backlit Anhinga by Kimo Fernandez

 

Anhinga Portrait by Kimo Fernandez

 

Lights Of The City by Kimo Fernandez

 

Cypress Forest by Kimo Fernandez

 

So Little In Such a Big World by Kimo Fernandez

 

Hes Coming To Take Me Away by Kimo Fernandez

 

You Made Me Move by Kimo Fernandez

 

Ducks On Patrol by Kimo Fernandez

 

We Be Cuddlin by Kimo Fernandez

 

This Is How We Do It by Kimo Fernandez

 

I'm a Tree Stump. Land Here by Kimo Fernandez

 

The McGator by Kimo Fernandez

 

People Come Here From All Over The World by Kimo Fernandez

 

What An Awesome Place To See by Kimo Fernandez