Tag: animals

Going for a Gallop

The boys felt frisky today. After several days of below freezing temperatures and frozen ground, my friend and I let our horses out so that they could stretch their legs. And stretch them they did. Galloping through the paddock, with strength, power, elegance and grace. The boys enjoyed […]

Down on the Farm

There’s a farm down on the river. A farm that few people know about. This historical land situated on the beautiful Potomac River across from Mount Vernon, home of George Washington himself. The National Colonial Farm at Piscataway National Park is located on 200 acres and has a […]

A Caracal

Meeting a Caracal lynx today, I must say that I think they are the most adorable wild cats ever. With tufts of fur from their ears and inquisitive nature, to their short tail and dog like size, the Caracal is truly a charming creature. The name Caracal is […]

Thinking in Black & White

Sometimes when out and about, opportunity for photographing a unique scene appears. But what to do if the light isn’t ideal? Harsh shadows, bright whites, hard light. Sometimes high contrast scenes lend themselves beautifully to a black and white image. There were several occasions today where the light […]

Island Deer in Beaufort County

There are some darling mascots along the golf course and roadways of Fripp Island, South Carolina. Island Deer are a smaller variety of our common White-tailed deer and are protected in gated communities like Fripp Island. But with that protection also brings challenges. Growing deer populations and distracted […]

A Morning Run

The morning was a brisk morning, the air fresh and cool from lower humidity and temperatures. A wonderful respite after the hot and humid summer Maryland has held. The African exhibit at the Maryland Zoo is hosting a new family addition to the grazing animals. Feeling frisky, the […]

All Eyes

All eyes were on me today. I didn’t matter where I went, nor who it was. They were watching me. I wondered what I did to cause them to look at me the way they did. Was it the way I walked, or was it the color of […]

The Foals

In the paddock is a pair of mares with their little foals. Frolicking in the buttercups, the foals kicked their heels up in joy. Charming little things they are, with fur soft as silk. Filled with curiosity they watch and then suddenly turn around and run. Rolling in […]