Thursday, October 1, 2020

‘Experience Nature’ with Tyler MacDonald

Tyler only uses two cameras. This camera for outdoor shots and another for underwater shots.

Tyler only uses two cameras. This camera for outdoor shots and another for underwater shots.

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The Marco Island Historical Museum is delighted to host “Experience Nature” a photographic exhibit from Tyler MacDonald, which runs July 1-Aug. 30. Marco’s own MacDonald will be exhibiting some of his latest photography at.

At just 18 years old, MacDonald has already won numerous awards and national recognition for his work including second-place in the National Wildlife Federation’s annual photo contest. His passion for wildlife photography is evident in each and every photograph. Taking risks and spending hours waiting to capture the perfect

Tyler has mastered photography of the Everglades, receiving awards for his work. PHOTOS BY TYLER MACDONALD

Tyler has mastered photography of the Everglades, receiving awards for his work. PHOTOS BY TYLER MACDONALD

image, MacDonald has encountered many venomous snakes, sat in trees and been suspended above water to capture rare creatures in the wild. His work has allowed him to become a steward of the earth, teaching people to love nature one photograph at a time.

For more information on MacDonald or to see his work prior to a visit to the MIHM, visit www.tylerswildphotos.com.

The Marco Island Historical Museum is one of the five Collier County Museums. It is located on Marco Island, just 16

The Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle caught on camera off of Marco’s waters.

The Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle caught on camera off of Marco’s waters.

miles south of Naples. The Museum explores Southwest Florida’s Calusa Indians and their vanished civilization through its displays. Temporary and traveling exhibits trace the settlement of this subtropical island paradise from its early pioneer roots as a fishing village, pineapple plantation and clam cannery, through its explosive growth and development in the 1960s.

For more information about the Marco Island Historical Museum’s artist’s exhibits or temporary exhibits, please contact the museum at 239-642-1440 or visit www.colliermuseums.com and www.themihs.com.

Museum opening hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 9 AM-4 PM. Admission is free.

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