Tag Archives: Shorebirds

Assateague Island National Seashore, Fall 2022 & Spring 2023


Assateague Island National Seashore  Fall & Spring Photo Workshops Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance. 28-30 Oct 2022 21-23 May 2023 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…  
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Wildlife Photography, Value of Patience


Value of Patience when photographing wildlife. The key to good wildlife photography is patience.  During my photo workshop on Assateague Island, I observed two ruddy turnstones at Ferry Landing.  Class participants took several fine photos capturing interaction between the two.  Since I don’t typically photogrpah with the class, I could not resist returning…  
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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 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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Photo Workshops – Chincoteague & Norfolk Botanical Gardens


The last Chincoteague photo workshop I conducted was fun as usual. Great people and myfavorite location to offer programs.  Saturday mornings dawn photography on the beach was very productive with wind swept waves backlit by the sun and feeding sanderlings racing along the shore to beat advancing waves. Attracted by an abundant…  
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