Tag Archives: Nature

West Virginia Photo Workshop – Great fun and terrific photos


I just returned from a photo workshop that I taught in West Virginia. Snow at the beginning of Oct. caused the leaves to change color early, so colors in Canaan Valley & Blackwater Falls were a bit disappointing compared to years past. However, that did not dampen our enthusiasm. We…  
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Free Wildlife Photography program, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge


Wildlife Photography Program at Chincoteague, 12 May, 11 AM. Covers equipment, techniques of locating, attracting, and approaching wildlife plus tips on lighting, composition, and exposure. Entertaining stories behind images. Photo rich presentation.  Free to public. See the following links for more info on the lecture and Assateague island. http://www.fws.gov/northeast/chinco http://www.chincoteaguechamber.com…  
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Spring at Ladew Topiary Gardens


Last Friday I visited Ladew Topiary Gardens just north of Baltimore to prepare for the field trip portion of the Nature Photo class I am teaching at Johns Hopkins University.  Because of the warm spring, the tulips, azaleas, and other flowers which should have been at their prime at this time…  
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Dealing with the heat when photographying


If it is as hot where you are as it is here and you are photographing outside, consider filling a spray bottle with cold water and spraying it on yourself. I use photo blinds at times in Texas and the fine spray kept me cool enough to work. I sprayed…  
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