Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge near Cambridge, Maryland, about a two hour drive from my home in Frederick, MD is one of my favorite places to visit. The landscape is beautiful at sunrise and sunset time and there are always plenty of birds, such as bald […]
Month: August 2018
Ospreys at Blackwater NWR, Cambridge, MD
On the way home from Smith Island last week, we stopped by Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge near Cambridge, Maryland. Here are some of the shots of osprey taken with my Nikon D600 camera with Tamron 150-600 mm lens.
Morning Sun at Smith Island, Maryland
Featured photo shows the morning sky just before sunrise, taken at Ewell Dock, Smith Island. As the sun rose I was more attracted to the scenes in my back that showed the soft sun light reflecting on the pier and the houses.
Sunset at Smith Island, Maryland
Smith Island is a tiny island in Chesapeake Bay with population about 300. Smith Island has no airport and no bridges to the mainland; it can be accessed only by boat. Passenger-only ferries connect Smith Island at Ewell to Point Lookout, Maryland, and Reedville, Virginia, on […]
Sunrise at Solomons, Maryland
We took an overnight trip to Solomons or referred as Solomons Island, about a two-hour drive south of Washington, DC last week. We stayed at Quality Inn of Beacon Marina on Back River as seen on the feature photo. The surrounding was so beautiful that […]
It’s a challenge to capture nice fast-moving hummingbird images. Of course, sharpness is the utmost essential criteria but the gesture of the bird and the simplicity of the background are important as well. I decided to take up the challenge again this morning and ended […]
Queen Anne’s Lace
The Queen Anne’ Lace flower resemble lace. It earned its common name from a legend that tells of Queen Anne of England (1665-1714) pricking her finger and a drop of blood landed on white lace she was sewing. Belonging to the carrot family, Queen Anne’s […]
I took some hummingbird images last week using my Nikon D600 camera with 28-300mm lens. However, I was not 100% satisfied what I got because I had to crop so much and tended to lose the fine resolution. I decided to go back and using […]
A Beautiful Morning for Bird Photography
It was a cool and pleasant morning yesterday. I decided to show a good photo friend about where I took the previous goldfinches and indigo buntings images at McKee Beshers sunflower field last week. We got lucky again to capture a couple of indigo buntings […]