Tag Archives: Photo Instruction

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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Tangier Island Photo Workshop – 2nd session


Tangier Island Photo Workshop, 2nd session.  Due to the high interest in the April Photo Workshop, I am offering a second session on Tangier Island in May. 5-7 May 2017 Just south of the Maryland line, in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, lays Tangier Island, VA. Covering approximately 1.2 square…  
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Joy of Garden Photography, Norfolk Botanical Garden


During the photo workshop at Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk, VA, Joy of Garden Photography, learn how to be more creative photographing flowers and garden wildlife.


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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South Dakota Photo Tour – Badlands, Custer, Wind Cave


Prairie Dog eating. Great shot on photo tour.

SOUTH DAKOTA – Photo Tour Badlands & Black Hills 15 Sep – 23 Sep 2016 Leaders – Sandy Zelasko & Irene Hinke-Sacilotto INTRODUCTION   During this South Dakota photo tour, we will explore Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, Wind Cave, and other locations in the vicinity of the Black…  
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Tangier Island Photo Workshop


Photo workshop dates:  13-15 May 2016  Just south of the Maryland line, in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, lays Tangier Island, VA. Covering approximately 1.2 square miles, Tangier Island is actually a series of small islands connected by narrow wooden bridges spanning marshes and tidal creeks. Tangier is a…  
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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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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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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 3)


SPOTTING WILDLIFE  SHAPES, COLORS, TONES Spotting wildlife is a learnable skill.   When visiting an unfamiliar area, my ability to see animals in the new habitat improves with time. I become sensitive to colors, shapes, and tones that are out of place in the new environment.   MOVEMENT When animals are…  
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