Happy to have a camera in hand again

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A string of family emergencies kept me busy for the past eight weeks: traveling to and from medical offices, visiting hospital patients, providing home health care, and keeping final vigil in a hospice center. My schedule precluded any photography and online activity, except for an occasional quick check of email. A day or two before I arrived back home, I developed a wicked sinus infection which knocked me out of commission for another week. Sunday Baltimore held its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, an event that always provides numerous fun photo opportunities. I filled my...

Countdown of favorite images from 2011 – #6 and #5.

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Like many folks, I am busy reflecting on the year gone by and making plans for 2012. One thing I like to do at this time is select my favorite photos. Over the next few posts I will share these favorites with you. My top ten countdown continues with these images. Smith Island is a wonderful place to photograph. It is a small archipelago in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, about a 45 minute ferry boat ride west of Crisfield, MD. The work basin in Ewell offers an abundant number and variety of subjects...

Fourth of July Photo Fun

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Students and clients of mine learn one will develop and expand their photography skills by shooting locally.  Moreover, one will produce some of her/his best work in and around one’s hometown.  In addition to capturing and creating images near home, I also recommend my students have fun with their cameras.  Over the July 4th weekend I had the opportunity to follow my own advice … and I want to share the results with you. The historic Dundalk community has the longest running July 4th parade in all of Maryland.  My favorite Baltimore Hons Charlene Osborne,...