Wild Florida Photo
Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
Heading Out To Sea
A compendium of places where photographs by Paul Rebmann have appeared and won awards.
The photograph titled "Pine Lily & Pines" won Honorable Mention in the Advanced category of Orange Audubon Society's 2012 Chertok Open Nature Photography contest. This same image was awarded top honors in the Nature category for the Autumn 2011 period of the Florida State Forest Photo Contest.
A close-up photo of a Florida red-bellied turtle appeared on page 92 of the January 2011 issue of Backpacker Magazine. The image complemented(print version only) a story about the Wetlands Trail Circuit at Hillsborough River State Park
"O Sarracenia" - an image of a field of pitcher plants - earned a Merit Award in the Photography category of the 2011 Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Art Competition held in conjunction with the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival in Titusville, FL.
The brand new 2010 National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Wildflowers of North America contains three images by Paul Rebmann: Habenaria floribunda - toothpetal false reinorchid, Eulophia alta - wild coco, and Vanilla phaeantha - leafy vanilla.
An extreme close-up photo of a small butterwort flower won honorable mention in the "Florida Invertebrates and/or Wildflowers" category of the Orange Audubon Society's 2009 Kit & Sidney Chertok Nature Photography Contest.
The photo of a loggerhead hatchling, titled "Heading Out To The Sea", won first place in the Florida - Beyond Birds category of the Orange Audubon Society's 2008 Kit & Sidney Chertok Nature Photography Contest. Black skimmers Homer & Bart won an honorable mention in the Florida's Avian Wonders category of the same contest.
Seven of the nine pawpaw photographs on the cover of the Fall 2007 Palmetto are by Paul Rebmann. This quarterly journal of the Florida Native Plant Society also included a number of my photographs in the article "Does your pawpaw smell flowery or fermented?" by Katherine Goodrich in the same issue.
The photo of a great horned owl, titled "Don't Mess With My Chicks", won third place in the Florida's Birds! category of the Orange Audubon Society's 2007 Kit & Sidney Chertok Nature Photography Contest.
More than 30 of my photographs are used on this very informative and extensive web database of southeastern wildflowers created by my friend and outdoor adventure companion Daniel Reed. In addition to photographs & drawings of wildflowers, 2bnthewild.com has plant identification information for all species listed. Also included are traditional folk and native American uses of many of the plants listed.
Several of my photos appear in the University of Tennessee Herbarium and Department of Botany Database of Tennessee Vascular Plants.