Tag: nature photography

Mist on the Meadow

There are meadows in Maryland with their meandering hills and late summer grasses. With hot summer days and cool nights, the meadows are covered in mist and dew. It’s a magical place to be in the early morning before the sun rises. I arrived early to capture the […]

The Old Tree Knows

In the whispers of the wind, the old tree knows. The changing of the light shows promise. With March barely here, spring is soon to appear. The streams filled with melting snow. Rushing with life to the forest floor. Tucked in the winter debris, bright colors of a […]

The Three Sentinels

SENTINELS, by ROSE PARKWOOD Oh line of trees all dark and green Like stately sentinels you stand — God’s mystery to the world you bring, God’s presence to the land! So straight and free, So still and dark, God’s sentinels you stand. Your leafiness makes one forget The […]

Purple Mountain Majesties

The sloping landscapes of the Shenandoah mountains, come in many different colors. Green, yellow, orange and purple, these majestic mountains sing in beauty. Ray Charles’s rendition of America the Beautiful is the most soulful and heartfelt tribute to these Purple Mountain Majesties. Click on the image above and […]

The Gull Ballet

It was a beach ballet at Sandy Point Park with the Laughing gulls. They expressed their inner ballerina and posed and jumped into the wind feeling free. ———————————- He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and […]

A Little Chipmunk

A visit to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington D.C. on Wednesday brought wonderful sights and sounds of the wildlife. Not just the wildlife in the exhibits, but the wildlife that call the National Zoo their home. As fall is coming near, the chipmunks were busy gathering […]