CAPTURING THE BEST LIGHT AT LIGHT CITY

by Photography: City

Thanks to Light City Baltimore the Inner Harbor, Little Italy, and Hampden will be aglow throughout this weekend.  Light City Baltimore features intriguing displays, live music concerts, captivating performances, daytime conferences, a delicious gamut of food choices, and much more. Light City Baltimore, the first such ginormous light festival in the country, is brought to you by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts. For full details and the schedule of events, see Light City Baltimore. Light City Baltimore will delight and excite folks of all ages. In particular, photographers will be thrilled with...

Washington DC Memories

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  Washington DC, Memories Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT ISBN 978-0-88150-986-1 $16.95 128 pages Hardcover   The 125 full-color photos in this photographic essay help you experience the iconic beauty, grandeur, and spectacular special events of our Nation’s Capital. Visit the monuments and memorials, including the inspiring new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial; behold the treasures in our national museums; thrill at the thunderous July 4th fireworks; applaud the talented street performers along the National Mall; savor spring and the beautiful cherry blossoms surrounding the Tidal Basin; and hear lions roar at the National Zoo. Washington,...

Photographing Baltimore, Annapolis & Maryland’s Eastern Shore

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Photographing Baltimore, Annapolis, & Maryland’s Eastern Shore Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT ISBN 978-0-88150-960-1 $14.95 112 pages Paperback   This photography guide is a result of my explorations and the photo workshops I teach in and around Baltimore and Maryland. It provides equal coverage of urban sights, natural areas, and photogenic seasonal events. Whether you are a Marylander looking to discover more of the sights our state offers, a visitor hoping to capture some great shots during your travels, or a seasoned photographer seeking to expand your professional portfolio, this guide tells you where to find...

Sammy the Snake teachessss photography

by Photography: Nature, Tutorial

When my daughters were little I loved watching Sesame Street with them, and Sammy the Snake was one of my favorite characters (Did I type that out loud?  I meant their favorite, their favorite).   Sammy helped to teach the alphabet because he looked and sounded just like the letter S, oh yessssssss! Over a recent weekend I met a few snaky friends of Sammy’s and discovered Sammy is not the only snake with teaching skills.   When his friends saw my camera they slithered up and asked that I give you the following tips on how to...