Cutts Nature Photography







David Cutts

Cutts Nature Photography

Garland, TX


My name is David Cutts and I was born and raised in the great state of Texas. As a child, I spent many hours hunting and fishing with my father. Over the years I grew to have a deep appreciation for the outdoors and a love for nature and wildlife. As an adult, I�ve had the privilege and honor of being able to teach my kids some of the same things my father taught me. As I�ve grown older and wiser (mostly older!), I�ve realized that what I enjoyed the most about hunting was the hunt and not the kill. That�s when I picked up my camera and fell in love with photography.

In 2009, while my wife and I were on our honeymoon in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, we were blessed to see one of the most beautiful and exhilarating sights. Standing in the middle of a valley, amidst a light snow flurry, was a magnificent bull elk. We pulled the car over to the side of the road and I grabbed my Canon K2, 35mm camera. I was snapping pictures as fast as I could. The elk was a mere forty to fifty yards away. I think I took two rolls of film in about 5 minutes. I�m not kidding! We stood in awe at the sheer beauty of the moment. We watched the elk for about 30 minutes. The light finally became too low and the snow was falling harder. We packed up the car and headed back to our cabin. The next morning we dropped the film at a drug store to be developed. An hour later we picked up the developed pictures. I could hardly wait to see how they came out. Imagine my disappointment to learn that out of 48 pictures, not a single image came out. NOT ONE! To this day, I still get a sick feeling when I look at those pictures.

Now, in my defense, you have to remember, it was late in the evening and there was snow mixed with frozen rain. As bad as the pictures were, this is where everything changed. Sitting in our rented Impala, looking at those horrible forty-eight pictures of one of the most awe inspiring moments of my life, it was then that I decided I would learn how to become a Nature and Wildlife photographer.

It is my love for the outdoors that fuels my passion for fine art photography. As a child, I spent countless hours with my father hunting, fishing and camping. It was years later when I traded in my rifle for a camera. More of an observer now, my appreciation and fascination with wildlife and nature continue to grow.

I strive to capture nature in its purist form and to share that beauty of the outdoors with every person who views my images. I want my pictures to tell a story, evoke a feeling. The same feeling I get every time I gaze upon the wonder of nature.

Now that we�ve gotten the intros out of the way, please take the time to browse my website.



Boot Post by David Cutts


Arizona Storm by David Cutts


Calming Stones by David Cutts


Looking Down by David Cutts


Quaker Parrot #3 by David Cutts


Perfect Landing by David Cutts


Caracara Taking Off by David Cutts


Touching Down by David Cutts


Caracara Head Throw by David Cutts


Deer in the Bluebonnets by David Cutts


Texas Wood Duck by David Cutts


Wood Duck Reflection by David Cutts


Portrait of a Turtle by David Cutts


Texas Caracara by David Cutts


Caracara in WIldflowers by David Cutts


Wood Duck Face First by David Cutts


Caracara in Spring by David Cutts


South Texas Cardinal by David Cutts


Brilliant Green Jay by David Cutts


Two on the Move by David Cutts


Fish Tail by David Cutts


Eastern Tiger Swallowtail by David Cutts


White Rock Wood Duck by David Cutts


Red All Over by David Cutts


Horny Toad by David Cutts


Wood Duck 4 by David Cutts


Singing Mockingbird by David Cutts


Sunny Day Wood Duck by David Cutts


Flying Caracaras by David Cutts


Curious Caracara by David Cutts


Wood Duck Portrait by David Cutts


Balancing Black bellied Whistling Duck by David Cutts


Blue Shutters and Chili Peppers by David Cutts


Prairie Longhorn by David Cutts


The Thrasher by David Cutts


Looking Down by David Cutts


Wood Duck Hangout by David Cutts


Bright Red Cardinal by David Cutts


Watchful Thrasher by David Cutts


Green Jay Portrait by David Cutts


Portrait of a Golden-fronted Woodpecker by David Cutts


Horned Lizard by David Cutts


On The Move by David Cutts


Texas Cardinal by David Cutts


Red and Radiant by David Cutts


Gorgeous Green Jay by David Cutts


Caracara Profile by David Cutts


Lady Cardinal by David Cutts