All posts filed under: Nature

Magnolias

Magnolias are blooming everywhere in Washington areas. I usually visit the Magnolia Garden at National Arboretum where there are variety of magnolia trees. But this time, I didn’t have to go very far but to looked at my next door neighbor.

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Snowdrop Flowers

Like forsythia and daffodil flowers, the rise of snowdrop flowers from the ground also signals the arrival of spring. I took these snowdrop pictures two days ago when I photographed weep cherry blossoms at Brookside Gardens.

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Morning Mist at the Lake

We are at Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, West Virginia joining our son’s family for a 4-day mini-vacation. I was surprised to see the morning mist (fog) in the lake from our lake side cabin yesterday. As I was ready to take pictures a row boat showed […]

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Dramatic Sunset Sky

I took this picture with sun in my back during sunset two days ago in our community. The massive dark cloud and the bright houses shining by the soft sunset light really created dramatic contrast.

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Snow Geese at Middle Creek, March 2021

We visited Middle Creek to see and photograph snow geese earlier this week. Middle Creek is the stopping ground for many snow geese in the Eastern Shores area and farther South before they heading north to the Canadian Arctic’s, their breeding ground. The official estimated […]

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Painted Bunting

A rare appearance of a male painted bunting at the Maryland side of the Great Falls last month (4 January, 2021) has caused lots of excitement for bird watchers and bird photographers in the area. This little colorful and beautiful creature is regarded as the […]

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Backyard Birds

I have a bird feeder on the deck. During this Corvid pandemic it gave me opportunities to shoot some birds visiting the feeder. Patience is the key to get some nice and sometimes cute pictures.

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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

We visited Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Cambridge, Maryland last week. We drove around the Refuge just to see if anything interesting to see photograph. We saw a few bald eagles perching on the tree branch but an unusual one on the chimney of […]

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Snow Geese at Prime Hook NWR, Delaware

After photographing the wild ponies at Assateague National Seashore last Sunday, we decided to take another detour to Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware to try our luck in seeing and photographing snow geese that usually migrated to the wetlands in the Eastern Shores […]

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