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The Eyes Have It

Our ability to see, and capacity for vision, is limited and defined by the physical constitution of our eyes.  Complex organs of our bodies, made up of rods and cones, retinas, lenses, photoreceptors and corneas, eyes provide us — and animals — with vision, the ability to receive and process visual detail.  Eyes detect light and convert it into electro-chemical impulses in the neurons of our brains.  But the eyes are so much more.  They are windows that allow others to peer inside our souls and which reveal emotions — happiness, sorrow, joy, fatigue, excitement!

When I am photographing and observing animals in the wild, I watch their body language.  Mostly though, I look at and watch their eyes.  The eyes of animals are true – they don’t lie, and you can learn so very much about the animals by carefully observing them.  As William Shakespeare once stated, “The eyes are the […]

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