Nature's Moments - vol 1 - Book cover and 2 page spread

Deb’s New Book, “NATURE’S MOMENTS – vol 1”, Is Here!

Nature’s Moments – vol 1  (Book) Deb has completed the final stages of production for her new book, “NATURE’S MOMENTS – vol 1”, the companion to her popular multimedia presentation.  This book is now available in Hardcover. Order today and be one of the first to own an autographed copy. Available January 1, 2019. Hardbound […]

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Deb’s New Multimedia Presentation is Now Available

Nature’s Moments – vol 1  (HD on BLU-RAY) Deb’s happy to let everyone know that her new show is now available.  Personally created by her in every aspect, this is sure to become a treasured favorite. Witness magnificent scenery and captivating wildlife moments in this brand new multimedia offering. This artful presentation on disc features […]

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Photo of Deb in Colorado

Welcome World (to my blog)

Hello there and welcome to my site of natural history and conservation photography! Invariably the uniqueness and beauty of wild lands always manage to move me. Presented on this website is a sample of images from destinations throughout the United States and Canada in which I’ve hiked and photographed. My images represent the spirit of […]

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Wildlife Photography Part 1 – Code of Ethics

Whether you’re out hiking in the backcountry or sightseeing from your car, having a chance encounter with wildlife is a magnificent and treasured moment. Watching little elk calves speed running zigzag among the herd or glimpsing a bear munching on glacier lilies are sights that captivate and inspire us all. – Deb For many however, […]

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New Book Coming Soon!! Companion Book to “Nature’s Moments – vol 1”

Deb is in the final stages of production of her new book, “Nature’s Moments – vol 1”, the companion to her popular multimedia presentation.  This book will be available in Hardcover. Stay tuned to learn how you can own an autographed copy. Available January 2019. 10″ x 8″ 90 pages Hardbound with Dust Jacket Online […]

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017 with Corona (and star Regulus) - (Tennessee)

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 with Corona (and star Regulus)

Hi all, I’m still reeling from the Total Solar Eclipse experience Monday! I sure hope you were able to witness this spectacular event! Here’s a shot I captured of the corona when the eclipse was at totality. Enjoy!! (By the way, you may not be able to see it in this small image but Regulus, […]

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Images by D. S. Tappan is now on facebook!

Hey everybody, IMAGES BY D. S. TAPPAN is now on facebook. You can find her at . Visit Deb on Facebook! She looks forward to hearing from you.

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Grizzly 399 is alive!! and she’s emerged with a new cub!

For all of us who have had the privilege of witnessing this matriarch with her offspring, you can image our horror upon hearing that a hunter was claiming to have killed this spectacular “mom” earlier in the year (2016). We now know that Grizzly 399 (“Blondie”) lives! She emerged from her den at 10:13am on […]

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What Gear is in Deb’s Pack

I’m often asked what gear I use.  Here’s what currently in my pack: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV dslr body (2) Canon EOS 7D Mark II dslr bodies Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS USM Canon EF 70-2oomm f/2.8L IS USM Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Canon Extender EF 1.4x […]

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