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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Signs of Spring

The first day of spring 2021 was last Saturday (March 20), I went to Brookside Gardens to check out the flowers this week. My favorite daffodil flowers were blooming beautifully. So are some early spring flowers such as hyacinths, camellia, etc.

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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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Panoramic Images II

I went through some of my old photo files and found a few more panoramic images to share with you here: Lisbon, Portugal: Toledo, Spain: Medina of Fes, Morocco: Taipei at Night: NYC Skyline at Night: Moonrise at Washington, DC: Great Smoky Mountains: Grand Teton: […]

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Panoramic Images

I love panoramic landscape photographs because somehow they give me different perspective of the landscape. Most of my panoramic images were produced by taking 2-3 but sometimes up to five or six shots and were then stitched together in post processing. Three shots were taken […]

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Catoctin Mountain Park after Snow

We’ve been getting many snow storms lately. The latest one was two days ago – at least 4 inches of wet snow that made the landscape in beautiful silver white. I could not resist to drive over the nearby Catoctin Mountain Park to captures some […]

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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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Snow at Monocacy Battlefield

After 5-6 inches of wet snow that stuck on the tree trunks and branches, it’s a good time to go out and shoot some photos. I drove to the nearby Monocacy National Battlefield, I walked along the snow-covered Gambrill Mill trail in the morning and […]

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Baker Park after Snow

We ended up got about 5-6 inches of snow in our Frederick area in the past two days but was enough to turn into a beautiful white landscape. As in the past I drove to Baker Park to capture some images.

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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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Ice Sculptures in Ottawa

It was one of my retirement projects to scan and edit my two children’s young pictures before the digital camera days. I finally set my mind to do it after “only” 18 years since my retirement. In going through some old pictures I came across […]

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