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Emily Carter Mitchell

Emily Mitchell is a outdoor photography enthusiast well known for her bird, wildlife and nature photography. As an award winning and published photojournalist her work can be seen in a variety of publications, book covers and smart device apps. Her blog, Hoof Beats and Foot Prints blog is internationally recognized and showcases her beautiful images and insights on nature.

Hold Me Back

“Shutter Dogs” in Annapolis Historical homes in Annapolis Maryland ensure historical accuracy by using Shutter Tie Backs for their windows. The popular “S” curve shutter dogs have been made for over 200 years and were originally hand forged. 1/80 sec at f/16 ISO 100 Canon 60D 24-105mm at […]

Foundations of the Past

Rosaryville State Park Upper Marlboro, Maryland Park Information This 982 acre multi-purpose park with trails throughout offers a perimeter nine-mile loop available for hikers, bikers and equestrians. Located nearby the main recreational area is a small abandoned farm. The Marlboro Hunt Club uses some of the old buildings […]

Accidental Art

Canon G12 – Auto mode Sepia Filter Option Yesterday I went to Old Town Alexandria, Virginia to spend the evening for business. As I have yet read the Canon G12 book that I had purchased, I brought it along with some hands on practice. The objective? To begin […]

Blur in the Woods

Today was an odd day in that it started with overcast skies, cold air, and snow flurries. It then ended up being sunny and bright. Taking my Canon G12 on a 11-mile hike in Patapsco Valley State Park, I took the opportunity to learn this camera a little better. […]