Tag Archives: Photo Instruction

Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop


Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance. 5 – 7 Nov 2021  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…  
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Autumn in Southern West Virginia


Cascade on way to Thurmond . Shot from difficult position on rocks.

Autumn in Southern West Virginia Photo Workshop by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto 15-17 Oct 2021 (full, wait list only) Newly Added:  22-24 Oct 2021 (full, wait list only) This photo workshop celebrates Autumn in Southern West Virginia near the New River Gorge.  The program is designed for those with a basic knowledge of…  
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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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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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