Snow Day

This past week has been a series of contrasts for me. Starting with a glorious sunrise and outing at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge while I was scouting for my upcoming class. I then took the opportunity to slip into the warm and tropical climate of Rawlings Conservatory to […]

Soft and Lovely

Winter is coming and at last the temperatures have dropped and the ground has dried up a bit. It’s good to not be walking in the mud every day. Winter is a favorite time of year for me to go out and explore the great outdoors with duck […]

The Storm’s Passing

It was yet another rainy day again today and high winds were predicted to follow the rain bands as they passed. It’s been a while that I’ve wanted to work on some slow exposures over 30 seconds with a 10-stop Neutral Density filter but the skies just weren’t […]

Becoming Wiser

Like an owl, over time I’ve become wiser and more selective with my photography. We can all be our worst critics and sometimes that can work against us. Other times though it can push us to stretch our creative abilities and come up with something completely new. The […]

Art Discovery

  One can find art in the least expected places. “From Desert to Sea” is an abstract image that I captured initially with my iPhoneX and then returned with the big girl camera and a macro lens. This image has been accepted into a Juried art show by […]

Creative Captures for Christmas

This weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to spend time at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. A beautiful and expansive place filled with formal gardens, signature trees, dancing water fountains, a botanical conservatory and sweeping meadows. Built by Pierre S. du Pont, Longwood has grown to nearly […]

Snow Buntings

Perhaps one of my most favorite birds to find and spend time with are the charming and sweet Snow Buntings. Nothing more says that winter is here then the arrival of a few of these beauties at North Point State Park in Edgemere, Maryland. Their favorite hangout spot […]

Rarely Seen

The habitat that I’ve created in my garden with food, water and shelter has become a safe haven for wildlife. This autumn a few rare visitors have come through that was least expected. Fortunate to be able to come and go throughout the day while I work I […]