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A Humdinger of a Hummingbird

This beautiful capture of a Ruby Throated Hummingbird actually came with much effort. First, enlist a friend that has both the equipment and the know how to set up a flash station to capture said hummingbird. 128 more words


We All Learn

It doesn’t matter our age, but learning is a life-long pursuit. Whether we are human or part of the natural world, learning is essential for our survival. 490 more words


Pretty in Pink

It’s springtime and the beautiful blossoms have been beckoning me to enjoy them at Hillwood Museum, Gardens & Estate in Washington D.c.

A stunning estate with immaculately maintained gardens that continue to mesmerize. 344 more words


Photographing the Blue Hour

My favorite time of day to photograph cities is the blue hour. Now, the blue hour really isn’t an hour at all, but a much shorter span of time that occurs before sunrise or after sunset. 493 more words


Travel Transformation

Travel transformation is what we might want to feel when we set off into an expansive world from the comfort of what we are familiar. We can be inspired to have our thoughts and even our lives changed through the connections we make on these journeys. 542 more words


A Polar Bear

A bit of fussing was par for the course to create the image above.

Whenever I visit the Maryland Zoo, one of my first stops is to visit their Polar bears. 413 more words


Photographing People Part V: The Long (Lens) & Short of It

I started my photo tip series on photographing people with a post that briefly mentioned the usage of long (telephoto) lenses. I wanted to make sure that photographers knew how to approach people, getting up close with wide-angle lenses, instead of relying on shooting from afar with telephoto lenses. 439 more words