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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ISBAA One Year Ago – Painted Flower

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

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A Very Cool Thought on a Very Warm Day : Swallow Falls State Park, Maryland.


Hopefully  watching this video for a few seconds should take the sting out a a very warm day! Enjoy… – It is refreshing to visit Swallow Falls State Park on a warm summer day and stand next to the crashing 53-foot tall Muddy Creek Falls. Muddy Creek is one of three waterfalls in this state park in Garrett County. The Youghiogheny River flows along the park’s borders.

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Root System at Swallow Falls State Park, MD

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

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Toliver Falls, Swallow Falls State Park, Maryland

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

Toliver Falls is the smallest featured waterfall at Swallow Falls State Park in Western Maryland but in my opinion it is the most photogenic of the three major falls in the park. Western Maryland has some beautiful landscapes to photograph but this park is the best.  These photos were taken during a visit last month. (please see second photo below)

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Top Five Posts of 2015 : Loss of an Old Friend : The Old Barn on Mayhew Inn Road, #2

In my year end series of the top 5 most viewed blog posts on this site, photos of one of my favorite landmarks at Deep Creek Lake comes in at number 2. Enjoy! Rob

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2015
The Old Barn in Better Days in January 2010. Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2015

I learned this morning via the Deep Creek Times and then The Republican Newspaper that the roof of a beloved historical Garrett County (MD) landmark, the old barn on Mayhew Inn Road finally succumbed to the elements this month.  The Republican link includes an up to date photo taken by another local photographer of the fully collapsed roof. (please see more photos below) Continue reading Top Five Posts of 2015 : Loss of an Old Friend : The Old Barn on Mayhew Inn Road, #2

A Year Ago on ISBAA : Panorama at Swallow Falls State Park

rob paine swallow falls panorama

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 A Year Ago on ISBAA : Panorama at Swallow Falls State Park

A Year Ago This Week on ISBAA- Walking Along Swallow Falls

dog walk on river rob paine
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 A Year Ago This Week on ISBAA- Walking Along Swallow Falls