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Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Florida

By David Moynahan

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Florida

After hearing me rave about the primeval beauty of Fakahatchee Strand’s Guzmania swamps, my wife HAD to see it. As I was coaxing her into the knee-deep water, I startled a large cottonmouth who glared at us before swimming off. Bravely, Crystal entered, and soon, we were caught in this magical web of the swamp.

David Moynahan is a conservation photographer, whose goal is to help raise awareness of the natural and beautiful world that still surrounds us. He grew up in Miami and early on began painting and photographing seascapes, fishes and birds. You can explore more of David’s work at

We sat down with David to learn more about his adventures in nature photography. Read about his favorite locations, toughest shots and more in this web exclusive.

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