Jim Zablotny is a natural historian, entomologist, and nature photographer from Fenton, Michigan. His present work emphasizes color, detail, and bold composition of natural subjects. His artistic endeavors included scientific illustration, and presently nature photography with subjects ranging from macro photographs of insects and wildflowers, to birds, reptiles,amphibians, and mammals. Many of his newer images are photographs of the living things found in endangered habitats like prairies, and fens.
Jim is a regular participant on the Nature Photographers Network (http://www.naturephotographers.net/enter.html) and has earned Editor's picks for weekly and monthly presentations for his macro-photography of insects and wildflowers. One of his dragonfly photographs was selected as a winning photograph in the fauna category of the Michigan Nature Association photography contest. His scientific illustrations appear in Rollin Baker's 'Mammals of Michigan'.
Current projects include photographing the organisms of wet prairie fens in Michigan and the wildlife of Livingston County, Michigan.