All posts filed under: Nature

Conowingo Bald Eagles – 2017.12.1.

Conowingo Dam on lower Sesquehanna River is located in northeastern Maryland, about 90 miles from Washington, DC. Each year in November through December there are a number of migrating bald eagles from the north joining the resident eagles, not unusual to have a total of […]

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Assateague’s Wild Horses

Assateague’s wild horses are well known – they are owned and managed by National Park Service. They are free roaming wildlife and could be found anywhere in the park, in the woods, on the roadways, at the marshland and even at the beaches. Below is […]

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Sunset at Chincoteague NWR, VA

We took a trip to Chincoteague NWR in Virginia during the Thanksgiving weekend. The sunset sky was just gorgeous. Chincoteague NWR is, of course famous for the resident wild horses (or ponies) and we were lucky to see many of them up close under the […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park

I have been touring Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado in the past 5 days. This is the first time ever for me to visiting this magnificent park. I have taken many photos but will not sort them out until getting home. While in this […]

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Time for Sunflowers

Located on River Road in Poolesville, Maryland, McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 2,000-acre tract in a mixture of woodlands, fields, wooded bottomland and managed wetland impoundments. The State of Maryland plants sunflowers in several fields with a total area of approximately 30 acres […]

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Sunrise

I always enjoy taking sunrise photos, especially the brilliant sky! The feature photo above was taken at Lake Tahoe – Emerald Bay.  Monument Valley: On a Country Road near Frederick: At Ellicott City Hot air balloon launch

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More Lotus Flowers

I took quite a few shots of lotuses when I visited Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens last Saturday. As I went through more images yesterday I found a few more I like and would like to share with my readers here. Like shooting any kind of flowers […]

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Lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. The lotuses were in full blooming conditions and will probably stay that way for at least a week. I used my Nikon D600 camera with all purpose 28-300mm lens. I set my camera at manual mode […]

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National Zoo of Washington

I like to visit National Zoo in Washington, DC – it’s part of Smithsonian Institutes and  free of admission, like all the Smithsonian Museums in the National Mall. However, the parking fee is pretty steep, $22 unless you are a member of FONZ (Friends Of […]

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Lotuses and Water Lilies

During the last week of June and first two weeks of July, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC becomes the paradise for lovers of lotuses and water lilies. Literally, thousands of these beautiful aquatic flowers in numerous ponds will be blooming during this period. Knowing […]

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