Tag: Maryland

As Winter Wanes

As winter begins to wane the promise of spring whispers in the air. The earth begins to reawaken with life. Small green shoots of growth appearing on the forest floor, and the skies begin to fill with bird migration. It’s a favorite time of year for me, even […]

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 […]

The Small Details

Some of the more interesting things discovered during our fast and fun filled weekend in Assateague and Ocean City was looking at the small details that were about. The wildlife was wonderful, the landscapes beautiful and the company joy-filled. After starting wide with our compositions, it was time […]

An Unexpected Day

It was an unexpected winter’s day on Sunday. The Farmer’s Almanac did predict a warmer winter with plenty of rain and so far it has been true. A huge storm front pushed through on Saturday and the Skyfire sunrise predictor showed that a colorful sunrise was to follow. […]

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 […]