2016 Expedition to Marojejy 3

Marojejy is a rainforest-clad mountain massif in northeastern Madagascar. The park was established in 1952 as a strict nature reserve, but was changed to a national park in 1998[1]. Several notable biological research expeditions have been led to this mountain, the most significant of which was the Goodman expedition in […]

Finally catching a break! 2

In August, I re-lauched this website after transitioning hosting (having basically lost a year on the blog due to the terrible decision to try Seriously. Beware.), and gave a review of most of what I’d been up to over the course of that year. It was a tough one. […]

A year or so in review

With the rebirth of this website, I wanted to give a little progress report for the last year, and what I am working on at the moment. In October of 2015 I completed my MSc in Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and almost immediately […]

Website Under Construction

Please be aware that due to hosting problems, I have had to re-build this website from the top. It will be a few days before everything is working again. Thanks for your understanding, Mark D. Scherz

Welcome to the new website!

The new and improved! After almost a year of sitting idle, I have finally managed to completely overhaul this website. The new site has been re-purposed! This is no longer going to be a dedicated photography blog. Instead, it is the joint home of my research and my photography. […]

Out with the old…

Welcome back! It has been some time since I last managed a blog post, and there have been some pretty big changes, so it’s about time I got you all caught up. There is good news and bad news: The Bad My Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR was stolen […]

Madagascar – The Trip

Hello again! Back now from my expedition to Madagascar, it is time for me to get back to blogging. That’s not just photo blogging; we are going to be uploading blogs to the expedition website, so you can also read those if you want to know how the whole thing […]

A year in review

Hello and Happy New Year! It’s been too long; really it has. What with exams and all, the time has just rushed past. The stress of it all has lead to a massive decrease in my photographic output, but that’s fine. I think it’s a good idea to look back […]