My World Without Color

I love color. I really love color. The colors that the natural world brings to our lives. But for some odd reason, the concept of capturing the world in black and white has suddenly appeared. Perhaps it’s because of an addition of a new iPhone app to my phone that is to blame. Filmborn is…

Down on the Farm

There’s a farm down on the river. A farm that few people know about. This historical land situated on the beautiful Potomac River across from Mount Vernon, home of George Washington himself. The National Colonial Farm at Piscataway National Park is located on 200 acres and has a number of original barns and fencing as…

Scenes from the Magothy River

The Magothy River is an estuary that leads into the Chesapeake Bay on the western side of the bay. Teeming with life, the river offers beautiful views and glimpses into the life of man and nature. The Baltimore Lighthouse is now privately owned and is now has a non-profit organization for preservation and restoration. One…

Bloede’s Dam

“All good things must come to an end.” And such is the story of the historic Bloede’s Dam in Patapsco Valley State Park. Not well known, Bloede’s Dam was the world’s first hydroelectic dam, built by the Patapsco Electric and Manufacturing Company in 1907. Providing electric to the Baltimore area until 1924, Bloede’s Dam has…

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 there is still plenty of snow left on the ground…

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 can create are endless. But it was time to visit…

The Watermen’s Boats on Kent Island

Sitting by the dock of the Chesapeake Bay at Kent Island is a small waterman’s marina. Filled with crab boats, this is a working harbor. Small, but a strong force of tough seamen that endure the elements of Mother Nature. Some of these boats are newer, while others show the passing of time. Filled with…