Tag: patapsco valley state park

The Nik Collection by DXO

There is a great software plug in that I use along with Lightroom and Photoshop that I use primarily for some of my landscape images. the Nik Collection by DXO has been recently updated and is offered at a discount until June 30th, 2019 for the price of […]

Chasing Waterfalls

As I was enjoying the rainy day with raging creeks and streams, it would only make sense that I would also chase waterfalls. On my way home from Washington D.C. I decided to stop by Patapsco Valley State Park and head towards Cascade Falls in the Avalon area. […]

Oopsy Daisy !

Ah winter. Winter can be so much fun when there are below freezing temperatures for several days in a row. We had an arctic blast blow through Maryland this past weekend and following behind were arctic winds that blew for two solid days with wind gusts up to […]

Overcast Days and Waterfalls

And with the rains the waterfalls become alive. It was only inevitable that with all the rain that we’ve been getting in Maryland this year that I’d be chasing waterfalls. After my glorious outing at the Patuxent Research Refuge for autumn in the forest and lakes, I waited […]

Where’s the light?

A photographer’s lament. Went out for a beautiful sunrise on the meadow and there was no light. Heavy clouds covered the sky not even leading to lovely soft-box light which I was at least hoping for. So I sat there wondering what to do. At least I can […]

Have Ice Spikes..Will Hike

It’s been two weeks since my last post, and due to a winter storm that has blown through the Northeast region I’ve been finally able to get caught up on some long awaited work and desperately needed rest. After two days of staying hunkered down at home with […]

Bloede’s Dam

“All good things must come to an end.” And such is the story of the historic Bloede’s Dam in Patapsco Valley State Park. Not well known, Bloede’s Dam was the world’s first hydroelectic dam, built by the Patapsco Electric and Manufacturing Company in 1907. Providing electric to the […]

In Search of a Waterfall

While in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, I had a photograph in mind that I was hoping to capture. A beautiful waterfall in its autumn glory with silken water and golden waves of leaves winding within the water. Perhaps you know of the images that I seek. Just […]