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)
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?