Flying Above Chesapeake Bay

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Photographer, Jake McGuire, provides an exciting aerial tour of Chesapeake Bay's glorious coastline of beaches, creeks and tributaries that are rich with history, marine activity, and wildlife. Images of Virginia's Hampton Roads capture U.S. Naval Station Norfolk, a spectacular tall ships events, and historical Yorktown. The bay's western shores are dotted by famed lighthouses, residential communities, secluded beaches and numerous marinas that reflect the outstanding recreational boating and sailing that extends...

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Overview

Photographer, Jake McGuire, provides an exciting aerial tour of Chesapeake Bay's glorious coastline of beaches, creeks and tributaries that are rich with history, marine activity, and wildlife. Images of Virginia's Hampton Roads capture U.S. Naval Station Norfolk, a spectacular tall ships events, and historical Yorktown. The bay's western shores are dotted by famed lighthouses, residential communities, secluded beaches and numerous marinas that reflect the outstanding recreational boating and sailing that extends from Hampton, Virginia north to the time-honored Maryland ports of Annapolis, Baltimore, and Havre de Grace. Panoramic aerial views provide a unique and stunning perspective of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, the illustrious Chesapeake Bay Bridge, and the notable variety of bridge architecture on the bay. The renowned crabbing and fishing of the bay's western shores draw visitors to Rock Hall, to Kent Island, and St. Michaels, while marshlands attract wildlife lovers the world over. Residents and visitors alike will appreciate this pictorial essay of one of America's most valued national treasures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781885435934
  • Publisher: Twin Lights Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/15/2008
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 695,989
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Anna Katalkina, born in St. Petersburg, Russia, is an accomplished artist and linguist who works with private and corporate collections in the United States and abroad. She manages photo shoots, edits photographs, researches and writes the text for many of Jake McGuire's beautiful books, and her own fine art photography of Europe is part of the McGuire Collection.

Jake McGuire is known for his striking photos of American cities and landscapes. His photos appear in private collections, exhibitions, offices, and are often found in airline and travel magazines. He has won 11 awards for photography and photojournalism. In 1989, the Presidential Inaugural Committee commissioned McGuire to produce a limited edition print of the White House. In 1992, McGuire received an Arts America grant from the United States Information Agency to give photography lectures in the Persian Gulf Sheikdom of Bahrain. In 1997, LIFE MAGAZINE selected one of McGuire's photos for the cover of a special edition of LIFE. In 2004, McGuire joined forces with Twin Lights Publishers to produce a series of colorful photographic journals. Titles that are currently available include, Washington, D.C.: A Photographic Portrait, Baltimore, MD: A Photographic Portrait, Annapolis, MD: A Photographic Portrait, and Flying Above the New England Coast.

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