Tag Archives: Assateague

Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop


Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance.  30 April – 2 May 2021  9-11 Oct 2020 – workshop cancelled due to health concerns over COVID 19 This Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop is designed for those with a basic knowledge 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 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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A Passion for Wildlife Photography (PART 7), Predicting behavior (2)


Animals are more active early I the morning and late in the day as opposed to mid-day when the light is harsh and temperatures are higher. Therefore you have the best chance to capture images that are dynamic at these times. Cameras that perform well (little noise) at higher ISOs…  
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“A Passion for Wildlife Photography, the Stories Behind the Images” (PART 5) More Tips for Locating Wildlife


CAMERA CLUBS & OTHER SOURCES OF INFO Your fellow camera club members can be helpful pointing out local hotspots for wildlife photography. At one such club meeting in Manassas where I was delivering a lecture, I learned that elk herds exist in Pennsylvania, near Benesette http://elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/drupal/ . They are typically…  
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“A Passion for Wildlife Photography, the Stories Behind the Images” , Part 2


Requirements Knowledge of Equipment — Check settings heading out for a day of shooting. If camera has be to the shop for repair or cleaning, often the service people change the settings back to the defaults. Make sure the camera batteries are fully charged and there is a memory card…  
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Facts about the Assateague Island’s Wild Horses & the famous Chincoteague Ponies


Assateague Island’s Wild Horses & the famous Chincoteague Ponies. Most likely not the romantic notion that the horses are escapees from a shipwrecked Spanish Galion is not true. They are most likely descendants of domestic animals transported to Assateague Island in the 1600s to graze on marsh grasses, enabling their…  
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Wildlife Photography Programs @ Chincoteague NWR & Assateague Island National Seashore


Wildlife Photography Programs – free to public. 23 Nov 2012, 1:30 p.m. @ Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Bateman Visitor Center 24 Nov 2012, 10:30 a.m. @ Assateague Isl National Seashore, Assateague Visitors Center A Passion for Wildlife, the Stories Behind the Images by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Based on the my more…  
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