Welcome to Chasing the Golden Light Photography. Golden light is a photographer's dream and I've spent countless hours in search of it. I hope you enjoy my journey -- and make it part of your own.
New Wildlife Sightings: Great Horned Owl Spring Chicks are Thriving. See the Owls gallery.
Snowy Owl Irruption of 2017-18. We had another fantastic year on the Seacoast, See the Snowy Owl 2017-18 Gallery.
My Wild Wonder photograph of a Great Gray Owl won Best in Show at the 2017 Beaver Brook Fall Festival in Hollis, NH. This marks the third straight year that one of my photos has won been blind juried as Best in Show.
News Flash: The Manchester Artist Association names Muscott Artist of the Month in April 2018 for Portrait of a Barred Owlet fledging photograph which is on the ground floor at the Bedford Library, NH.
Current Public Showings: Melrose, Hospital, Melrose, MA, 30 Temple Street in Nashua, NH and the St. Joseph's PT Clinic at the New Milford Medical Center.
Photo cards are available at Toadstool Bookstores, Lull Farm, Milford, Brookdale Farm in Hollis, Mother and Child, Frame Depot, Radisson Hotel Gift Shop in Manchester, Mt. Vernon Village Store, Cellar Books.
Howard Muscott has photographed nature, landscapes and wildlife for more than 35 years. Grounded in his early years of hiking, backpacking, and mountain climbing, Howard's love for nature photography is fueled by the exquisite beauty of the natural world and the wildlife residing within it’s various ecosystems. “The ideal photograph tells a story that speaks directly to the heart and moves people to self-reflection. It combines one’s vision for the image with the best natural, ideally golden light, and requires both persistence and opportunity.”
Self-taught, Howard has had more than 15 individual and 30 group shows highlighting among other things autumn colors, Southwestern peoples and light, the mountains of Alaska, Colorado and the Pacific Northwest, and wildlife. Howard’s work has been published on the cover of national journals in education, in newspapers and books, and used on educational and other websites. Howard was the featured artist at the 34th Annual Beaver Brook Fall Festival in 2014. He has won numerous awards for both wildlife and portraits including most recently, Best in Show for his Snowy Owl in Flight at Beaver Brook Association and 2nd Place Overall for Art in the Park in Merrimack, NH in 2015. He is currently the chairperson of the High School Scholarship program at the Manchester Artist Association.
Howard is a lifelong special educator and retired professor who directs the New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavioral Interventions and Supports at SERESC in Bedford, NH. Photo courtesy of Douglas Harrington.