Wild Florida Photo

A compendium of places where photographs by Paul Rebmann have appeared and won awards.

"Bee Fly on Roseling" won Honorable Mention in the Orange Audubon Society's 2018 (30th Annual) Kit and Sidney Chertok Florida Native Nature Photography Contest. The image shows an extreme close-up of a Poecilognathus bee fly on an endemic Florida scrub roseling flower.

A photograph of two sandhill cranes walking on a lakeside trail at Clearwater Lake Recreation Area headlined a story in Backpacker Magazine in May of 2017 on the Florida Trail in the Ocala National Forest.

A solo exhibit of Paul Rebmann Nature Photography titled Only in Florida debuted at the Lyonia Gallery in the Lyonia Environmental Center in Deltona Feb 2016 through Jan 2017. The inaugural showing was followed by a month in the Only in Florida exhibit page for more information on the images in the exhibit and where it may be appearing now or in the future.

Thirty photographs by Paul Rebmann of local (Volusia County) nature subjects were on exhibit for 4 months in 2015 at the Halifax Historical Museum in downtown Daytona Beach. On overview of the exhibit can be found online: Our Natural World Around Us at Wild Florida Photo

A photograph of a Golden-silk Spider hanging from her web won Honorable Mention in the Advanced category of Orange Audubon Society's 2015 Chertok Nature Photography contest.

On Earth Day, 2014 Florida Views: Paul Rebmann's Nature Photography appeared in Florida Verve an online art and culture publication.

A photograph of a female flower and immature fruit of sevenyear apple by Paul Rebmann appeared in Taxon, the journal of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy. The article is titled "Phylogeny of Euclinia and allied genera of Gardenieae (Rubiaceae), and description of Melanoxerus, an endemic genus of Madagascar" by Kent Kainulainen and Birgitta Bremer, appearing in the August 28, 2014 issue of Taxon: Volume 63, Number 4

My dorsal view photograph of a Carolina satyr butterfly was included in an article for the News of the Lepidopterists' Society by Andrew Warren, Keith Willmott and Nick Grishin. Titled "Subtle Satyrs: differentiation and distribution of the newly described Hermeuptychia intricata in the Southeastern United States (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)" it appeared in Volume 56, Number 2 - Summer 2014. This image, which I have titled 'Brown Velvet' was also used, along with one of my photographs of the new species Intricate Satyr, in the article "Refining the diagnostic characters and distribution of Hermeuptychia intricata (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Satyrini)" in Volume 24, No 1, June 2014 of Tropical Lepidoptera Research.

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 Peninsula Cooter 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.

Two photographs by Paul Rebmann of Florida alicia appear in the Spring 2009 Palmetto, the quarterly journal of the Florida Native Plant Society.

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.

My photo of Lantana depressa appears in the exhibit "Native or Not?" at Weedon Island Preserve in Pinellas County.

Some of my Canna flaccida photos are featured in Graeme Teague's guide book, Tropical and Garden Flower Identification, covering Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean and Central America.

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.

Menasha Ridge Press has included a couple of my photos in two of their Dangerous Wildlife books, Dangerous Wildlife of the Southeast and Dangerous Wildlife of the Mid-Atlantic.

The Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge features my close-up photo of the refuge's namesake SAND BEAN in their refuge brochure

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.

The East Volusia/Flagler PawPaw Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society has my photo of the chapter namesake Deeringothamnus rugelii on the PawPaw chapter page of the FNPS website.