Tag: chesapeake bay

Long tailed ducks

In a previous post I shared the idea of visiting the same location more than once. Especially when you have a wildlife subject that is ‘reliable’ and ‘cooperative.’ When we refer to ‘reliable’ that means that when you go, chances are near 100% that the species is there. […]

It Takes More than Once

Wildlife photography is quite a challenge. A major part of the challenge is the accessibility and cooperative nature of your wildlife subject. Frequently your wildlife encounters are brief and unexpected. So when an opportunity arises near where you live where there is a cooperative and reliable subject you […]

Smith Island Boats

Who needs a car when you can have a boat instead. Returning back to my archives from June and remembering some of the wonderful things we discovered on Smith Island one thing truly stood out. As an island that thrives on the water man’s way of life it […]

Pelicans on the Chesapeake Bay

Growing up in Florida with Brown pelicans all over the place, it’s hard to imagine that this Jurassic looking bird was once an endangered species. Due to over hunting and DDT pesticides by 1970 the Brown pelican was listed endangered by the Endangered Species Act and conservation efforts […]

The Storm’s Passing

It was yet another rainy day again today and high winds were predicted to follow the rain bands as they passed. It’s been a while that I’ve wanted to work on some slow exposures over 30 seconds with a 10-stop Neutral Density filter but the skies just weren’t […]