Category: Nature

Meow!

Once upon a time, in the busy metroplis of our nation’s Capital, a baby tiger was born. Meet Gunter, a stunning beautiful Sumatra Tiger that was born on May 24, 2006 at the Washington National Zoo. Part of the Sumatran Tiger Species Survival Program (SSP), Gunter was destined […]

Where to Go?

It is the first day that I must admit that I’m stuck with an idea for posting today. I need to find some direction as I’m not sure where I want to escape to. Washington is always an elegant town to visit Or we could go to Paris […]

Count the Eagles Contest

After spending three days at Conowingo Dam this week, a new respect has been developed for the elegant Bald Eagle. At one visual count, over 80 birds were in sight on Thursday, but at least 100 Bald Eagles were residing at the dam this week. I’m getting close […]

Another Day at the Dam

Today was a wonderful day at the Conowingo Dam, waiting..waiting..and waiting for some Bald Eagle action to occur. The morning was overcast and misty, with cloud cover through most of the morning. The promised sunny day didn’t occur until midday when the dam went quiet, and the Bald […]

How to Shoot a Bald Eagle

Every winter, the Conowingo Dam in Darlington, Maryland is home to countless Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, Seagulls, Cormorants and other water like birds. My first visit to the dam was last year, when I rented a Canon 400mm L f/2.9 IS USM lens from Borrowlenses.com. I quickly […]

A Week Full of Abundance

Autumn is still in the air, with Indian Summer days and the bold reds and browns shining through. A week full of abundance with family, friends and sideboards filled with delicious food lovingly prepared. Fall harvest abundant throughout with pumpkins, squash and corn all to provide winter sustenance. […]