Michael Fairchild Photography
Landscapes and Wildlife

I have been lucky enough to photograph many cultures and environments around the world today. These are some of my favorite images that tell the stories of my travels.

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Duckling flotilla, Ruby Valley, Nevada
Duckling flotilla, Ruby Valley, Nevada

Turkey Courtship, Cold Spring Harbor
Turkey Courtship, Cold Spring Harbor

Jaguar, Palm Beach Zoo
Jaguar, Palm Beach Zoo

Bourdeilles Chateau, France
Bourdeilles Chateau, France

Beynac Castle & Dordogne River, France
Beynac Castle & Dordogne River, France

Corner Epicerie, Cadouin, France
Corner Epicerie, Cadouin, France

Goose stepping, Dordogne, France
Goose stepping, Dordogne, France

Lalinde Village, France
Lalinde Village, France

St. Cirq Lapopie, Lot Valle, France
St. Cirq Lapopie, Lot Valle, France

Trebuchet Castelnaud, France
Trebuchet Castelnaud, Dordogne, France

Snowy Egret in Flight, Sunken Meadow Park, Long Island
Snowy Egret in Flight, Sunken Meadow Park, Long Island

Black capped chickadees, Long Island, New York
Black capped chickadees, Long Island, New York

Black capped chickadee, Long Island, New York
Black capped chickadee, Long Island, New York

Tian Shan Mountain range, China
Tian Shan Mountain range, China

Snow leopard, Bronx zoo, New York
Snow leopard, Bronx zoo, New York

Sea side daydreamer, Ireland
Sea side daydreamer, Ireland

Flaming Gorge, Turpan, China
Flaming Gorge, Turpan, China

Pamir Reflections, China
Pamir Reflections, China

Oregon coast, sea stacks
Oregon coast, sea stacks

White Rhino with red billed oxpecker, South Africa
White Rhino with red billed oxpecker, South Africa

Okeefenokee swamp, Georgia
Okeefenokee swamp, Georgia

Alaska Range, Delta Junction
Alaska Range, Delta Junction

Olympic Surf Aerial, Washington State
Olympic Surf Aerial, Washington State

Lightning Bolt, Jasper, Canada
Lightning Bolt, Jasper, Canada

Horsefly face, Badlands, South Dakota
Horsefly face, Badlands, South Dakota

Water drop on Grass, Huntington, New York
Water drop on Grass, Huntington, New York

Frost on my window, Huntington, New York
Frost on my window, Huntington, New York

Arches moonrise, Utah
Arches moonrise, Utah

Spider and the Fly, Maine
Spider and the Fly, Maine

Yellow Warbler, Galapagos, Ecuador
Yellow Warbler, Galapagos, Ecuador

Great Wall of China at sunset, Jinshaling
Great Wall of China at sunset, Jinshaling

Septimius Severius Arch, 203 AD, the Forum, Rome, Italy
Septimius Severius Arch, 203 AD, the Forum, Rome, Italy

Camel caravan, Dunhuang, China
Camel caravan, Dunhuang, China

Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain aerial view, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain aerial view, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Atlas Moth in Flight
Atlas Moth in Flight

Saw Whet Owl Long Island
Saw Whet Owl Long Island

Robin Family Long Island
Robin Family Long Island

Robin Family Long Island
Robin Family Long Island

Ruby Throated Hummingbird Long Island
Ruby Throated Hummingbird Long Island

Manhattan and Brooklyn Aerial
Manhattan and Brooklyn Aerial

The Bean, Millennium Park Chicago
The Bean, Millennium Park Chicago

Flamingos, Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Flamingos, Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Baby Bunny, Huntington, New York
Baby Bunny, Huntington, New York

Carpenter Bee in Flight
Carpenter Bee in Flight

Fire Island Beach Sunset
Fire Island Beach Sunset

Flag in Pennsylvania Rally
Old Glory, Bristol, Pennsylvania

Bridge in Heidelberg, Germany
Old bridge, Neckar River Heidelberg, Germany

Castle in Heidelberg, Germany
Heidelberg Castle, Germany

Cathedral in Heidelberg, Germany
Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg Germany

Overview in Heidelberg, Germany
Heidelberg, Germany

Jones Beach Air Show, Long Island, New York
Jones Beach Air Show, Memorial Day weekend

Jones Beach Air Show, Long Island, New York
Jones Beach Air Show, Memorial Day weekend

Jones Beach Air Show, Long Island, New York
Jones Beach Air Show, Memorial Day weekend

My Zeil Shopping Center, Frankfurt, Germany
My Zeil shopping mall, Frankfurt, Germany

My Zeil Shopping Center, Frankfurt, Germany
My Zeil shopping mall, Frankfurt, Germany

Peacock, Sariska, India
Peacock, Sariska, India

Female Tiger, Ranthanbore, India
Female Tiger, Ranthambore National Park, India

Dunhuang Dunes, China
Dunhuang Dunes, China

Grabbing goat, Pamirs, China
Grabbing goat, Pamirs, China

Black lava beach, Galapagos, Ecuador
Black lava beach, Galapagos, Ecuador

Congo gorilla, Bronx Zoo
Congo gorilla, Bronx Zoo

Kazah Horse Race, Pamirs, China
Kazah Horse Race, Pamirs, China

Marine iguanas, Galapagos, Ecuador
Marine iguanas, Galapagos, Ecuador

Storm Waves Punta Suarez, Galapagos, Ecuador
Storm Waves Punta Suarez, Galapagos, Ecuador

Turpan Basin, Western China
Turpan Basin, Western China

Waved albatross courtship, Galapagos, Ecuador
Waved albatross courtship, Galapagos, Ecuador

Zanzibar dhow at sunset, Tanzania
Wild horses, Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Zanzibar dhow at sunset, Tanzania
Zanzibar dhow at sunset, Tanzania

Aerial View of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aerial View of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

White Sands, New Mexico
White Sands, New Mexico

Sunrise camel caravan, China
Sunrise camel caravan, China

Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France
Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France

Highland Galapagos Tortoise, Ecuador
Highland Galapagos Tortoise, Ecuador

Langur Monkeys, India
Langur Monkeys, India

Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France
Lobster pound in the fog, Maine

Ferns, Maine
Ferns, Maine

Misty Woods, Maine
Misty Woods, Maine

Maras Salt Terraces, Sacred Valley, Peru
Maras Salt Terraces, Sacred Valley, Peru

Osprey in flight, Maine
Osprey in flight, Maine

Paper Kite Wing Butterfly, Amazon, Peru
Paper Kite Wing Butterfly, Amazon, Peru

Portuguese Fishing Boat, Portugal
Portuguese Fishing Boat, Portugal

Bunratty Cottage, Ireland
Bunratty Cottage, Ireland

Cashel, Ireland
Cashel, Ireland

Cashel, Ireland
Cashel, Ireland

The Rock of Cashel and the Tipperary Plain, Ireland
The Rock of Cashel and the Tipperary Plain, Ireland

Bottlenose dolphin, Dingle peninsula, Ireland
Bottlenose dolphin, Dingle peninsula, Ireland

Dun Eochla Ring Fort, Aran Islands, Ireland
Dun Eochla Ring Fort, Aran Islands, Ireland

Chickens crossing road, Dursey Island, Ireland
Chickens crossing road, Dursey Island, Ireland

Hedgerow, Ireland
Hedgerow, Ireland

Kells Priory, Ireland
Kells Priory, Ireland

Quin Abbey, Ireland
Quin Abbey, Ireland

Schoolhouse from movie Ryan's Daughter, Dingle peninsula, Ireland
Schoolhouse from movie Ryan's Daughter, Dingle peninsula, Ireland

Shamrock Shoes, Ireland
Shamrock Shoes, Ireland

Coyote, Sonoran Desert, Arizona
Coyote, Sonoran Desert, Arizona

Amazon Tree Boa, Peru
Amazon Tree Boa, Peru

Amazon River thunderstorm clouds
Amazon River thunderstorm clouds

Great Horned Owl, Oyster Bay, New York
Great Horned Owl, Oyster Bay, New York

Mallard in flight, Tobay Beach, Long Island, New York
Mallard in flight, Tobay Beach, Long Island, New York

Machu Picchu, Inca Ruins, Peru
Machu Picchu, Inca Ruins, Peru

Skulls and Femurs, San Fransisco Convent Catacombs, Lima, Peru
Skulls and Femurs, San Fransisco Convent Catacombs, Lima, Peru

Turmalina on the Amazon River, Peru
"Turmalina" on the Amazon River, Peru

Wooly monkey on the move, Amazon Rainforest, Peru
Wooly monkey on the move, Amazon Rainforest, Peru

Great Potoo, Amazon Rainforest, Peru
Great Potoo, Amazon Rainforest, Peru

Self portrait, Petra, Jordan
Self portrait, Petra, Jordan

Morpho Butterfly, Amazonas, Brazil
Morpho Butterfly, Amazonas, Brazil

Ornate Horned Frog, Amazonas, Brazil
Ornate Horned Frog, Amazonas, Brazil

Pyramids at Giza with Venus rising, Egypt
Pyramids at Giza with Venus rising, Egypt

Abu Simbel interior, Egypt
Abu Simbel interior, Egypt

Ramses II smiting his enemies, Abu Simbel
Ramses II smiting his enemies, Abu Simbel

Roman columns at Jerash, Jordan
Roman columns at Jerash, Jordan

Sphinx at Giza, Egypt
Sphinx at Giza, Egypt

Petra ruins, Jordan
Petra ruins, Jordan

Egret landing, Sunken Meadow State Park, New York
Egret landing, Sunken Meadow State Park, New York

Harris Hawk, Sonoran Desert, Arizona
Harris Hawk, Sonoran Desert, Arizona

Western Kingbirds, Ruby Valley, Nevada
Western Kingbirds, Ruby Valley, Nevada

Kirkiz family caravan, the Pamirs, Western China
Kirkiz family caravan, the Pamirs, Western China

Waved Albatross, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Waved Albatross, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Ozymandias Ramses II statue in the desert, composite image based on Shelley's poem
"Ozymandias" Ramses II statue in the desert, composite image based on Shelley's poem

Surfing Sea Lion, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Surfing Sea Lion, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Petra, Jordan Sunrise
Petra, Jordan Sunrise

Jaguar, Amazonas, Brazil
Jaguar, Amazonas, Brazil

14th century fortress at the western end of the Great Wall in China
14th century fortress at the western end of the Great Wall in China

Rome Forum at Sunset, Italy
Rome Forum at Sunset, Italy

>San Galgano Abbey, Tuscany, Italy
San Galgano Abbey, Tuscany, Italy

Lake and river, aerial view, Costa Rica
Lake and river, aerial view, Costa Rica

Castle Eileen Donan, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Castle Eileen Donan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Olive tree in poppy field, Portugal
Olive tree in poppy field, Portugal

Great Gray Owl, Long Island
Great Gray Owl, Long Island

Atlantic Puffins, Machias Seal Island, New Brunswick, Canada
Atlantic Puffins, Machias Seal Island, New Brunswick, Canada

Kissing cows, Switzerland
Kissing cows, Switzerland

Gettysburg battle reenactment, Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg battle reenactment, Gettysburg, PA

Aerial view, Mount St. Helens, Washington
Aerial view, Mount St. Helens, Washington

Angelfish, Cozumel, Mexico
Angelfish, Cozumel, Mexico

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