Tag: photo tips

Clouded Leopard

This morning was spent with several budding bird photographers in my first Getting Started in Bird Photography class with Capital Photography Center. Walking the paths of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, they had the opportunity to develop their technical skills to capture beautiful bird images. Following the class, […]

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 […]

Softly Floating

Softly floating along the water, something left behind. Gentle like the wind, warming like the sun. A memory that brushes across, ever fleeting. ————————– Spending a little time on the dock this afternoon, the air was fairly quiet with birds. But this delicate feather floated by. It provided […]

Yellow Fire

It was a southern sweltering day yesterday with high temperatures and high humidity. Traveling to Baltimore, I first stopped at the Maryland State Fairgrounds to pick up my prints that had been submitted for their photo contest. Two out of five won ribbons, second and fourth place. I’m […]

Monet on the Meadow

This weekend was spent at the beautiful Howard County Conservancy at the historic Mount Pleasant Farm in Howard County, Maryland. Filled with meadows, and woodlands the conservancy provides 232 acres with a wide variety of habitats for nature and wildlife. With an emphasis of native grass and wildflower […]

Atala & Espejitos

An Atala, a word I had never heard before that reminds me of the blockbuster film Avatar is a small black and red butterfly. The Atala can be found in Southeastern Florida, Cuba and the caribbean islands of Cayman and the Bahamas. The origin of the word Atala […]