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Emily Carter Mitchell

Emily Mitchell is a outdoor photography enthusiast well known for her bird, wildlife and nature photography. As an award winning and published photojournalist her work can be seen in a variety of publications, book covers and smart device apps. Her blog, Hoof Beats and Foot Prints blog is internationally recognized and showcases her beautiful images and insights on nature.

Study of a Pony

For those that have been following me, please forgive my seeming absence. After a long month of rehabilitating my knee due to a fall on the Harper’s Ferry hike on January 4th, I have been finally cleared this week  to start back up my horseback riding and hiking. Needless […]

In Search of the Blue

View of Annapolis over the Severn River This bright and crisp late January morning, my friend and I joined this wonderful group of people from the Anne Arundel County Bird Club down at Greenbury Point along the Severn River in Annapolis. Our mission? To find as many wintering birds […]

Synchronicity

“The apex of perfection in equestrian art is not an exhibition of a great deal of different airs and movements by the same horse, but rather the conservation of the horse’s enjoyment, suppleness and finesse during the performance, which calls for comparison with the finest ballet, or performance […]

Originally posted on cozywalls:
I would like to thank Louisiana and Kentucky for the French donut and the distinctly American spirit, respectively.  Without you, this dish of pillowy fried squares of sweet sorcery would have never been possible. Beignets: You can make them from scratch, but Cafe Du…