Category Archives: Nature

Spring Trilliums

On Wednesday morning this week, I went with my friend, Ernie Sears, to photograph trilliums at Thompson Wildlife Management Area near Front Royal, Virginia. Ernie had heard Thompson WMA was a good place to see and photograph trilliums, but we … Continue reading

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Bulls Island in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

Two weeks ago, I spent three days on Bulls Island. Bulls Island is an uninhabited barrier island at the southern end of Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, consisting of over 66,000 acres and 22 miles of the South Carolina coast. The … Continue reading

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Protected Places Media Releases First iBook on the Outer Banks

This week, Protected Places Media released its first in a series of iBooks, Protected Places: The Outer Banks. The iBook is a Nature guide to the refuges, parks and preserves of the Outer Banks (OBX) and Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula of North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Shenandoah National Park Winter Views

Yesterday, after dropping my son-in-law off at Massanuttan Resort to go snowboarding, I spent the day in Shenandoah National Park, exploring and looking for either wildlife or an eye-catching view that I could make into a “keeper” landscape image. I only briefly saw … Continue reading

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January in North Central Florida

In early January, I spent a week in Gainesville, Florida, and while there visiting my daughter, I was able to squeeze in some photography. One afternoon, we joined my daughter with some of her friends at Mill Dam Lake in the Ocala … Continue reading

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Snow Covered, Angry Bluebird

We are experiencing some winter weather in Virginia this week. Saturday evening, we had a little snow. Yesterday and today are very cold, never getting higher than the low 20s. The wind was blowing all day yesterday with gusts above 60 mph. … Continue reading

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Barred Owl on Lake Montclair

Some days are better than others. Today was one of the better days, because it ended with a Barred Owl flying into one of the trees behind my house. The weather today was unseasonably warm, and I was on my … Continue reading

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