Chincoteague Photo Workshop, May 2202


I attended Irene’s workshop at the Chincoteague Wildlife Reserve in the Spring of 2022. She was an outstanding guide. She knows the wildlife and their behaviors, which helped us to maximize our experience. She had access to areas of the island that were not open to the public. She worked…  
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Osprey Photo Workshop & Tours at Chincoteague, VA, Spring 2022


I had the good fortune to participate in Irene’s Spring 2022 Chincoteague Photo Workshop. Essential to the success of any workshop is for the leader to be proficient not only in the technical aspect of photography, but also have complete command of the subject matter and knowledge of the geographical…  
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Presentation at the Horizon Photography Summit Fall 2018


Presentation at the Horizon Photography Summit, Fall 2018 I attended a presentation by Irene at the Horizon Photography Summit Fall 2018.  Her work was so inspiring. It’s clear that she understands both the technical and creative aspect of nature photography. There is so much that goes into making beautiful and…  
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Chincoteague December 2017 Photo Workshop


Irene was energetic and customer focused–concerned that we were getting the best shots that we could get. She strikes a good balance between being instructive and giving freedom. I loved her enthusiasm, especially since we were in a place she has photographed for years. And her exploring alternate ways to…  
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Tangier Island Photo Workshop


Irene I want to express how pleased I was with your Tangier Island photo workshop.  Your coordination and knowledge of the Island made the time spent worthwhile.  Knowing where to go in the early morning dawn and the boat charter to photograph the working watermen were the highlights of the…  
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Mel Sessa, Gaithersburg Camera Club, Program Co-chair


On behalf of the  Gaithersburg Camera Club, I would like to express our sincere appreciation for an outstanding, well-organized presentation on “A Passion for Wildlife Photography, the Stories Behind the Images“. The wildlife images which you shared were stunning.   Your insights on wildlife photography such as composition, lighting, shooting angles,…  
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Jim Lubitz, Central Maryland Photographers Guild, Education Coordinator


I got a lot of nice feedback about your presentation on wildlife photograaphy from Central Maryland Photographers Guild members.  We got a lot of good tips, saw photos that amaze (“how’d she get that?”), and, most of all, we got inspiration to go out and shoot.


Mel Sessa, Program Co-Chair Gaithersburg Camera Club


On behalf of the entire Gaithersburg Camera Club, I would like to express our sincere appreciation for an outstanding presentation on “A Passion for Wildlife Photography, the Stories Behind the Images“ which you made last evening. Your presentation was extremely well organized.  The wildlife images which you shared with us were stunning.  It was both…  
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Edward Bouwer, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University


The Johns Hopkins U. class, “Photographer’s Eye,” used St. Michaels as the source of subjects to improve my “eye” for composition and photography skills.  The lectures and field exercises gave me new perspectives on how to take better photos.  Irene’s wealth of knowledge and experience helped me to improve composition, be…  
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Merv Pinerman


You teach how to home in on the important parts of the scene. You help develop a photographer’s eye and focus on the important details. You teach how to work the subject to take advantage of the best light and shoot at the decisive moment. After over twenty years of…  
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