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Garrett

Allow me to introduce you to “Garrett.” A Sandhill Crane that has recently been added to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Garrett was found in Garrett County, Maryland at the end of 2015 wandering the streets looking for a handout. Clearly with no fear of […]

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Arctic Foxes at the Maryland Zoo

This weekend the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore; introduced two new Arctic Foxes to their Polar Bear Watch exhibit. “Luna” and “Timber” are two charming and fluffy 8-month old foxes that seem to have boundless energy. It was hard to keep up with them and I […]

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A Willet

A Willet, walking alone along the sandy surf. His feathers buffy and soft. With an elegant step he moves along the water line. A ghost crab, a minnow, either will do.

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Seeing Deeper

This morning was spent in the beautiful Washington National Cathedral’s special event Seeing Deeper. This yearly event is geared for photography in mind, and the staff painstakingly moves all of the chairs to the side to clear the nave for beautiful captures. Docent Andy Bittner […]

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“Nature” is what we see

“Nature” is what we see— The Hill—the Afternoon— Squirrel—Eclipse— the Bumble bee— Nay—Nature is Heaven— Nature is what we hear— The Bobolink—the Sea— Thunder—the Cricket— Nay—Nature is Harmony— Nature is what we know— Yet have no art to say— So impotent Our Wisdom is To […]

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The Simple Life

This past week we’ve been in a winter wonderland. After the heavy snow “Snowzilla 2016” dropped on the Chesapeake Bay, warmer temperatures are forecasted for the next week. It’s been a busy week, and I’m starting to long for the quiet days that I spent […]

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The Bridges of Thurmont

It will be hard to beat the amazing day I had two days ago with the bald eagles. A truly magical day that will most likely be the highlight of my photographic journey. But adventures will continue and beautiful scenes will unfold before me. As […]

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Bald Eagle Day

It was a crazy day today and I had total birding AD&D. Blame it on the Bald Eagles again. It started this morning on the river when I was heading out for an appointment when I see two eagles drop down to the iced over […]

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Snowzilla 2016

More snow than I could have ever imagined fell just two days ago. After the storm passed, we’ve been busy moving snow so that life can get back to normal. The Garden Bird Photography Studio worked far better than I imagined and the variations I […]

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Blizzard Conditions

A big change from what the scene looked just a day ago. The Garden Bird Photography Studio is now well under two feet of snow and the manor is snowed in. No way to get in or out. It’ll be a hard working day tomorrow, […]

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