Thirsty? Come On In!

7- Photo By Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2015
7- Photo By Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2015
This photo was taken outside the very popular lakeside restaurant The Boardwalk at Deep Creek Lake, Md. Continue reading Thirsty? Come On In!

Getting the Most Out of What is Around You in Your Photos

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2015
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2015

Sunflowers on their own are pretty, but when you can compose your photos in such a way that you incorporate place or location into your photo, you can tell an even better story with your camera. This photo was taken in a more rural area of Garrett County, Md. The red barn makes this photo a lot more interesting not to mention that fact it tells you this field is part of a farm.  (please see second photo below)

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My Favorite Time of The Day at Deep Creek Lake

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016

For me, there is no better time to be out and about with a camera at Deep Creek Lake than during sunrise.

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Up Close and Personal with a Camellia Sasanqua , Florida

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014
Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

This photo of a Camellia Sasanqua was taken at Bok Tower Gardens in Florida, a simply amazing place to see flowers. Please see more photos below.  Continue reading Up Close and Personal with a Camellia Sasanqua , Florida

When Do Canada Geese Become Virginia Geese?

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After moving to Northern Virginia when I was younger I remember visiting a local park and seeing Canada geese. A park naturalist pointed to one of the geese and told me, “that is a Canada goose, it flies down from Canada every year to dodge the cold weather up north and enjoy the warm weather in Virginia.” The insinuation was it was special to see these birds and eventually they would fly back to Canada. (please see second photo and more text below) Continue reading When Do Canada Geese Become Virginia Geese?

Family Outing at Deep Creek Lake

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016

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Cool Thought on a Very, Very Warm Day

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016

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In the Wings at Deep Creek Lake

Here is a gallery of bird photos all taken at Deep Creek Lake over the last several years. Enjoy!

All Photos by Rob Paine, Copyright Deep Creek Images

37 Laurel brook