Porter explored the natural world around him and became known for
making pleasing photographs of nature. To accomplish his goals,
he became expert at finding interesting details, such as these luna
moths that blend in with their surroundings (look closely and you
will see two moths in this image). He loved the outdoors and would
spend hours exploring.
- Where would you go to find nature in your community?
- How would you describe nature in your community through close-up photographs?
- Look at the range of greens Porter captures in this photograph. What other colors do you see?
Porter's attention to details of nature, as seen in this image,
helped raise awareness and build support for saving natural places.