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Daniel Dietrich is a professional wildlife photographer, cinematographer and a certified California Naturalist. His travels have taken him and his camera to every continent on the planet to photograph and film wildlife. When home, he spends nearly every day in Point Reyes National Seashore. His intimate knowledge of the park, its history, and the animal life will provide guests with a one of a kind experience.


Daniel's commitment to nature, his clients and his followers is to shoot nature as it presents itself. He will never use bait, lures, calls or any other method of manipulating an animal to view or capture an image.

His wildlife images and writing has been featured in Audubon, Sierra Magazine, Outdoor Photographer, Wild Planet and other national and international magazines and papers.

Daniel is on the ethics committee for the North America Nature Photography Association (NANPA).


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David Wimpfheimer is a naturalist and a biologist with a passion for the birds and natural history of the West.  During his twenty years of expeditions, he has imparted much knowledge from his own studies and shared a great deal about all aspects of nature.  In addition to local classes for the California Academy of Sciences and the Point Reyes Field Seminars, he has been the naturalist for notable groups including the Smithsonian Institution, Wild Wings, and Road Scholar. He has led numerous tours throughout California, Mexico, Scotland, Spain, Alaska, and Arizona.

Frank Binney, Point Reyes National Seashore Guide

Frank Binney is a Point Reyes National Seashore wildlife docent, Point Reyes Institute field instructor and certified Interpretive Guide. He has over 20 years experience helping people make personal connections to the special places, unique stories and amazing wonders of Point Reyes National Seashore. Frank was named Volunteer of the Year, Pacific West Region of the National Park Service, for his work with National Seashore biologists on tule elk and snowy plover studies.


As a professional writer and planner for parks and museums, he has helped enhance visitor experiences at Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Mount St. Helens, the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, and numerous California State Parks. He is the author of Point Reyes and the San Andreas Fault Zone: The Aerial Photography of Robert Campbell.


In his younger years, Frank traveled the world making documentary films for the BBC, National Film Board of Canada, and various government agencies. His film and video work has been honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and numerous film festivals.

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