St. Michaels Photo Weekend

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Earlier this week, I returned home from teaching a weekend photo workshop in magnificent Talbot County, Maryland.  Nestled in the tidewaters of the Chesapeake Bay, Talbot County has over 600 miles of shoreline, including five rivers and their tributaries.  As they have done here for generations, watermen ply the waters of the Bay.  Their boats, harbors, fishing gear, crab pots, and fresh catches provide an endless array of photo opportunities. St. Michael’s, situated on the Miles River, is a key destination for boaters in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  With its wide variety of boats, reflections, and...

Spring migration in Texas Hill Country

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Earlier this week I arrived home from attending Jeff Wendorff’s excellent Spring in Texas Hill Country Workshop. We stayed in the quaint town of Fredericksburg, founded in the mid-1800s by German immigrants. All these many years later you will still find plenty of Old World charm … as well as delicious German sausages and schnitzels in its many restaurants. The red cabbage and sauerkraut are scrumptious. Oops, you probably want to hear about the photo ops. Block Creek Natural Area offers the photographer a variety of landscape and wildlife opportunities. Our group decided to concentrate...