Category Archives: Photo classes

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateague Island National Seashore

Belted kingfisher

Photo Opportunities  Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge & Assateague Island National Seashore Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateague Island National Seashore Location & Management: Managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge covers 14,000 acres of beach, dune, marsh, shrub and forest habitats.  The majority of the…  
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Photography at Longwood Gardens


Photography at Longwood Gardens in the conservatory and for similar conditions elsewhere as in a greenhouse Close-up Photo Tips Next photo workshop featuring flower photography – 14-15 April at Norfolk Botanical Garden.  For info, see my website or  To register call (757) 441-5830 Introduction to Photography at Longwood Gardens A…  
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Badlands National Park Spring Escape

Praire dog eating yellow flowers

Badlands National Park Spring Escape June 4 – 9, 2017 With trip leaders – Sandy Zelasko & Irene Hinke-Sacilotto SOUTH DAKOTA – Photography Tour sponsored by in conjunction with  INTRODUCTION  During this South Dakota photo tour, we will explore Badlands National Park and locations in the vicinity. On most days,…  
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Wildlife Photography, Value of Patience

Value of Patience when photographing wildlife. The key to good wildlife photography is patience.  During my photo workshop on Assateague Island, I observed two ruddy turnstones at Ferry Landing.  Class participants took several fine photos capturing interaction between the two.  Since I don’t typically photogrpah with the class, I could not resist returning…  
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Reflecting on judging NBCC (Northern Bethesda) photo competition. Great feedback.

I received several nice comments and notes such as the following after serving as a judge for the NBCC photo competition May 6, 2015. “You undertook a long drive and a tough subject, and came through in spectacular fashion!” Such complements are always appreciated. I have both presented and judged competition previously for the…  
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Garden Photography Class – Lilypons Water Gardens

NEW    …..    Garden Photography Class Lilypons Water Gardens (Field Trip) 23, 27, 30 Jun, 7 Jul 2015  with Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Classroom @ Y in Abingdon, MD: 23 & 30 Jun, 7 Jul 2015 (630 – 8:30 PM) Field practice @ Lilypons: 27 Jun 2015 (Saturday 8:00 – 11:30 AM)…  
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“Upcoming Classes, Tours & Workshops” Outdoor Photographer Magazine Website. Tangier Island.

Ospreys are one of my favorite birds to photograph. In terms of wildlife photograph, i find them challenging to photograph.

Each month I and other photographers post info and images on our photo workshops and classes in the “Upcoming Classes, Tours & Workshops” section of the Outdoor Photographer Magazine website  This month you will find info on my Tangier Island, VA workshop, 29-31 May 2015.  Located in the middle of the…  
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