Tag Archives: Wildlife

“A Passion for Wildlife Photography, the Stories Behind the Images” Tips and Insights (PART 1).


“A Passion for Wildlife Photography, the Stories Behind the Images” is the title of a presentation that I delivered numerous times during the last three years for a variety of sponsors– conferences, universities, environmental organizations, libraries, and camera clubs. During the program, I discuss the strategies, techniques, and equipment required…  
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Sedona & Bosque del Apache


In early January, I will be heading to Sedona and then across to Bosque del Apache NWR, NM. I am looking forward to the trip and hoping for great photos.  Sedona lies in the heart of red rock country, surrounded by colorful buttes, spires, pinnacles, and canyons.  This beautiful part…  
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Tangier Island – A Photographers Delight


TANGIER ISLAND Photo Workshop See Website for details (Schedule) & Photo Gallery:  www.ospreyphoto.com 21-31 May 2015 In the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, just south of the Maryland line, is Tangier Island, VA. It is actually a series of small islands connected by narrow wooden bridges spanning marshes and tidal…  
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With regard to photography, believe in the impossible:


Heading upstairs at a friend’s house, I looked out the large window facing the backyard and spotted two squirrels rolling around in a ball on the grass. I was fascinated by their antics but was skeptical that I could get shots of the action. I took a chance and I…  
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Facts about the Assateague Island’s Wild Horses & the famous Chincoteague Ponies


Assateague Island’s Wild Horses & the famous Chincoteague Ponies. Most likely not the romantic notion that the horses are escapees from a shipwrecked Spanish Galion is not true. They are most likely descendants of domestic animals transported to Assateague Island in the 1600s to graze on marsh grasses, enabling their…  
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Outer Banks Photo Workshop, 5-9 Dec 2012


OUTER BANKS PHOTO WORKSHOP 5-9 December 2012 with Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Sponsored by Norfolk Bottanical Gardens This extended weekend photo workshop on the Outer Banks includes a variety of photographic opportunities with visits to local lighthouses, beaches, inland dunes, small boat harbors, historic sites, wildlife refuges, and parks intermixed with critiques…  
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Wildlife Photography Programs @ Chincoteague NWR & Assateague Island National Seashore


Wildlife Photography Programs – free to public. 23 Nov 2012, 1:30 p.m. @ Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Bateman Visitor Center 24 Nov 2012, 10:30 a.m. @ Assateague Isl National Seashore, Assateague Visitors Center A Passion for Wildlife, the Stories Behind the Images by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto Based on the my more…  
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South Dakota Photo Tour – Great Photography — landscapes & wildlife. Photo Tips Follow:


My recent photo tour in South Dakota late September reminded me of what a fantastic destination it is– overflowing with both landscape and wildlife photo opportunities. This is the third workshop I conducted and from this experience, there are bound to be more. The trip included the Badlands, Black Hills,…  
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A Passion for Wildlife, the Stories Behind the Images


2 June, 2012 (11:00-12:30), Assateague Island National Seashore Visitor Center.  This program is based on my 30 years of experience photographing birds and other animals. It covers the considerations, strategies, techniques, and equipment required to produce high quality wildlife images.  Topics of discussion include composition; lighting; safety in the field;…  
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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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