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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 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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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge/Assateague Island – Trip Report Nov/Dec 2015


Squirrel gathering leaves for nest at Chincoteague

 Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge/Assateague Island Trip Report (Dec 2015) Arrived at Chincoteague, VA on Thanksgiving 2015 to spend several days with friends for the holiday. On Friday, at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center, I delivered a presentation on wildlife photography as I do for the refuge at least…  
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Photo Workshop – Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge/Assateague Island (2015)


Nature Photography Workshop Photo Workshop Schedule (2015)   No spots remain in the 4-6 Dec workshop.  Second session open: 11-13 Dec 2015 Dec 11,  Friday  7:30 PM-9:00 PM (orientation) Dec 12,  Saturday  Sunrise to 10:00 AM (photography @ Chincoteague, Assateague Island, and surroundings) 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (slide editing…  
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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 4)


LOCATIONS (PART 4) Several of the best locations to photograph wildlife are ones where the animals are acclimated to the presence of people or vehicles. These include county, state, and national parks, wildlife refuges & sanctuaries, and eco-friendly ranches (South Texas & South America). In terms of wildlife refuges, I…  
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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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