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Photographer & Print Journalist

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The Candid Cow Card Collection

Nature Note Cards featuring beautiful photographs of Waterfowl, Shorebirds, Herons, Egrets, Cranes, Hawks, Geese, Elk, Rabbits, Raccoons, Sea Otters, Sea Lions. Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, and more! Back of cards has information on each species. Photos from wildlife refuges in California.

Cow Cards featuring photographs of a variety of beef and dairy cattle - Longhorn, Angus, Charolais, Hereford, Salers, mixed breeds, and more! Each card has a fun caption embedded in the photograph.

The Agricultural Suite cards featuring beautiful photographs of vineyards, wineries, farms, ranches, and gardens. And the Fall Collection of colorful leaves, trees, and pumpkins!

See Portfolio pages on this site for a teaser of the photos included in the cards




Ruth Ann is a freelance writer/photographer specializing in travel, eco-tourism, nature, agriculture, folk music, and historical articles who publishes writing and photography in national, regional and local publications as well as online publications.


Ruth Ann also works in conjunction with the National Estuary Program and has been published in many of their brochures and booklets. Her photographs and descriptive writing are on area interpretive signs in the County of San Luis Obispo and the city of Morro Bay, California.

Ruth Ann graduated from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California obtaining a degree in Public Relations/Merchandising.  She also obtained certificates from the Otis Art Institute and the Albert Duval Photography Institute in Los Angeles, California.  She finished her education with a degree in Business Management from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.

Ruth Ann’s business background is vast and varied beginning with a career in public relations with the recording industry and then in the fashion industry. In recent years she has devoted her talents to her photography and writing career matching that with jobs in publishing, travel, the environment and agriculture. Ruth Ann has become a specialist on what to see and do on the Central Coast of California and now writes advertorials. Candid Camera Cheery Cow Catcher Article

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