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by dp_wild
February 18th, 2020, 9:28 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Wildlife/herp photography tips in Joshua Tree National Park
Replies: 1
Views: 1909

Wildlife/herp photography tips in Joshua Tree National Park

Hey everyone, I am going to be spending 3 days backpacking in Joshua Tree National Park along the Boy Scout Trail in a couple weeks. I am hoping to get some solid herp shots and obviously Desert Bighorns would be a big plus. I was hoping to be able to get a good macro lens by then but it looks like ...
by dp_wild
January 4th, 2020, 12:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping
Replies: 11
Views: 2349

Re: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping

Flip right, if you're gonna flip. Don't flip like a bear, don't flip like a hog, don't flip like a monkey. Flip like an ethical herper. Put the object - or the pile of objects - back so that you can't even tell it's been flipped or otherwise messed with. If it's a huge rock on a steep slope, and yo...
by dp_wild
January 2nd, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping
Replies: 11
Views: 2349

Re: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping

March is typically the best month to flip snakes under rocks, at least in my experience. You can road cruise the deserts May and June. I have some herp vids on my channel you might like. A whole “California Snakes” section that is all field herping. LouB747 on YouTube. Thanks for the feedback. I wi...
by dp_wild
January 2nd, 2020, 4:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping
Replies: 11
Views: 2349

Re: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping

* Read a lot, especially herper accounts and scientific papers (field guides are somewhat less useful for actually finding herps). Just to contradict that point, californiaherps.com can be extremely helpful for understanding the exact habits and habitats of various herps * Go out on trips with more...
by dp_wild
January 2nd, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping
Replies: 11
Views: 2349

Re: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping

Awesome thanks for the response. Do you have any tips for connecting with local herpers that will take me out with them. I don't really know any. I am concerned I will come off like I am just wanted to steal their spots. which is not the case.
by dp_wild
December 23rd, 2019, 1:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping
Replies: 11
Views: 2349

New to the Forum! Tips for getting started in herping

Hello everyone. My name is Deric and I am based in Southern California, Riverside County. I am new to the community and thought I would create this thread to introduce myself. I have always loved wildlife but in particular I have had a special afinity towards herps. However I don't have really any e...