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Emily Carter Mitchell

Emily Mitchell is a outdoor photography enthusiast well known for her bird, wildlife and nature photography. As an award winning and published photojournalist her work can be seen in a variety of publications, book covers and smart device apps. Her blog, Hoof Beats and Foot Prints blog is internationally recognized and showcases her beautiful images and insights on nature.

A Seasonal Visitor

There are several holly bushes that have grown quite well in my garden over the years and they are a perennial favorite for masked bandits. Who are these masked bandits one might ask? Well, they are a flock of Cedar Waxwings with their black masks that fly in […]

Equine Athletes

As an equestrian, I have an appreciation for the equine athlete and what is needed for their training and care. In the thoroughbred racing industry, the horse’s athleticism is the height of a horse’s potential. While watching the horse and rider in their morning exercises, there were times […]

Laurel Race Track

The past few weeks I’ve been swamped on the domestic front with lots of “KP” or Kitchen Patrol due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. It was lots of work but enjoying a happy and large family made it all worthwhile. Needless to say, once the event was all said […]

Sony A9 and Zebras

Zebras…seriously? I had no idea that wild animals are running around inside my newly acquired Sony A9, but yet there they are. What is a Sony Zebra you might ask? Well it is how Sony handles showing highlight alerts within the viewfinder. And of course, it isn’t nearly […]