Tag Archives: Wildlife photography

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateague Island National Seashore


Belted kingfisher

Photo Opportunities  Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge & Assateague Island National Seashore Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateague Island National Seashore Location & Management: Managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge covers 14,000 acres of beach, dune, marsh, shrub and forest habitats.  The majority of the…  
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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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Bosque Wildlife New Mexico Photo Workshop


Sandhill Crane in Flight Calling

“Bosque Wildlife” Photo Workshop  November 26-November 30, 2018 with trip leaders – Sandy Zelasko & Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Workshop Co-Sponsors:  Osprey Photo Workshops & Tours AND Sandra Lee Photography INTRODUCTION Situated along the Rio Grande River, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge covers more than 57,000 acres and is a major…  
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Life in the Chesapeake Bay – Tangier Island, a Visual Journey


Work boat at dawn

Life in the Chesapeake Bay – Tangier Island, a Visual Journey 1.5  hour presentation Just south of the Maryland line, in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, lies Tangier Island, VA.  It is actually a series of small islands connected by narrow wooden bridges spanning marshes and tidal creeks. From…  
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Nature Photography Workshop on Assateague Island


Wild pony on Assateague Island head shot.

Nature Photography Workshop on Assateague Island National Seashore Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance. 28 – 30 Sep 2018 Description: This nature photography workshop on Assateague Island is designed for those with a basic knowledge of the operation of a 35 mm SLR digital camera…  
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South Dakota Badlands Photos and Tips


Sandhill cranes at Bosque del Apache, NM

South Dakota Badlands Photos and Tips The following blog introduces you to South Dakota Badlands Photos and Tips from my photo workshop this June. In early June, I conducted a photo workshop in the Badlands of South Dakota with co-leader Sandy Zelasko. It is a great location for dramatic landscapes with striped limestone…  
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South Dakota Badlands Photo Opportunities


Chipmunk on the run

South Dakota Badlands Badlands National Park Article on Outdoor Photographer website by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Site of June Photo Workshop with Sandy Zelasko & Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Badlands National Park is a terrific destination for landscape and wildlife photographers. It is the location of my June 2017 photo workshop, co-lead by Sandy…  
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Badlands National Park Spring Escape


Praire dog eating yellow flowers

Badlands National Park Spring Escape June 4 – 9, 2017 With trip leaders – Sandy Zelasko & Irene Hinke-Sacilotto SOUTH DAKOTA – Photography Tour sponsored by in conjunction with  INTRODUCTION  During this South Dakota photo tour, we will explore Badlands National Park and locations in the vicinity. On most days,…  
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Brazilian Pantanal Photo Tour


Tiger Heron are found along the river banks in the Pantanal.

Brazilian Pantanal photo tour–sights, photo tips, equipment, challenges. I have been to the Brazilian Pantanal twice in the past, once on a scouting trip and most recently conducting a photo tour. In both cases, I worked with an excellent naturalist/guide/photographer who I have known for more that twenty years, Alejandro…  
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The Pantanal of Brazil


Ringed Kingfishers are frequently seen in the Brazilian Pantanal.

The Pantanal of Brazil is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Why is it unique? The majority of the Pantanal is located in Brazil with smaller portions in Bolivia and Paraguay. It covers 81,000 square miles, with the Bazilian portion in the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul The Pantanal…  
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