Tag Archives: Assateague Island

Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop


Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance. 26-28 April 2019 This Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop is designed for those with a basic knowledge of the operation of a 35 mm SLR digital camera an interest in nature photography and who…  
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Chincoteague Photo Workshop December 2018


Snowy egret back lit wings up.

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Assateague Island, & the Town of Chincoteague Because of the small class size, this Chincoteague Photo Workshop is the perfect blend of one-on-one assistance in the field, instructional PowerPoint presentations, and image critiques. Chincoteague NWR is located on the southern Virginia end of the barrier island of…  
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Nature Photography Workshop on Assateague Island


Wild pony on Assateague Island head shot.

Nature Photography Workshop on Assateague Island National Seashore Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance. 28 – 30 Sep 2018 Description: This nature photography workshop on Assateague Island is designed for those with a basic knowledge of the operation of a 35 mm SLR digital camera…  
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Fall Nature Photography on Assateague Island


Wild Horses fighting on Assateague Island

Assateague Island National Seashore Fall Photo Workshop Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance. 29, 30 Sep, 1 Oct 2017 Fall Nature Photography on Assateague Island  Description: This nature photography workshop on Assateague Island is designed for those with a basic knowledge of the operation of…  
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Nature Photography Workshop At Chincoteague NWR


This Nature Photography Workshop At Chincoteague NWR Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto, Osprey Photo Workshops & Tours Summary: Chincoteague is an ideal location for a Nature Photography Workshop.  Over the past 20 years,  I have taught numerous programs there in both the spring and fall.  Located on the southern end of the barrier…  
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Nature Photo Workshop – Assateague Island (2016)


Nature Photo Workshop Schedule  Friday, 15 Apr Orientation (7:00 PM-8:30 PM) Saturday, 16 Apr             Field (Sunrise –10:00 AM)             Edit images, Lunch (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM)             Critique (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM)             Field (3:00 PM – Sunset) Sunday, 17 Apr           Field (Sunrise – 10:00 AM)             Mid-Day (lunch…  
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Wildlife Photography – Safety and Ethics


Safety/ethics – Don’t corner an animal or block its path. – With animals, be aware of signs of agitation or aggression: scrapping ground with hoof, thrashing grass or bushes with antlers, strong stare, ears back, showing whites of the eyes, bluff charge, growl, bearing teeth, etc. If approached by a…  
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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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