Countdown of favorite images from 2011… # 10 and #9

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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 begins with these images: When putting together a travelogue, many photographers include images only of the key attractions and major buildings of the cities they visited. That’s fine. However, to spice up the visual stories of your travels, include photos of annual events, local inhabitants at work and...

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...