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Solitude at Deep Creek Lake, Maryland

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I want to thank all the wonderful people who dropped by my booth at the Deep Creek Lake Art and Wine Festival yesterday. I enjoy meeting people and I always am interested to learn where folks are from, what they do (or did before they retired) and what brought them to the Western Maryland Area. I guess its the journalist in me. (please see more text and second photo below) Continue reading

Afternoon Panorama at Swallow Falls State Park

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This panorama shows the waterway directly above the Little Tolliver Falls at Swallow Falls State Park in Garrett County, Md. (please see more text and second photo below) Continue reading

Walking Dogs Along Swallow Falls

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Earlier this month I took a hike along the river at Swallow Falls State Park in Western Maryland. (Please see more text and second photo below) Continue reading

Three Seasons : Three Different Looks of a Water Fall

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Series of photos can be used to document progress in action or changes in season. Today I am doing the latter. (please see more photos and text below)

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Deep Creek Lake on Ice: Part II Frozen Falls

photographing the fallsYesterday after seeing  a  note in the  The Deep Creek Times,  about an AP story on  ice fishing at Deep Creek Lake which  ran on washingtonpost.com where you can read the story here. I posted some photos I have shot in the  last few years of the fun things you can do at Deep Creek Lake when the lake is frozen.

The fun to be had on the frozen lake is just half the story in Garrett County, Md. Even more wonderment and winter joy await you at Swallow Falls State Park where the falls can freeze up after a long cold spell. The parks includes four sets of water falls. The biggest, Muddy Creek Falls, is shown in my photo above and in my photos below. (please see more photos and text below) Continue reading

Muddy Creek Falls in Black and White

Muddy Creek Falls

Muddy Creek Falls

I think the tricky thing about getting a good black and white water fall photo is catching the right lighting. Continue reading