Yearly Archives: 2010

Sea Turtle Rescue Returns Turtles to the Ocean at Isle of Palms County Park, SC

On Saturday, May 1st, the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue program released 7 rehabilitated sea turtles (3 loggerheads and 4 green sea turtles) into the ocean at Isle of Palms County Park. It was an amazing experience seeing these beautiful creatures returned to the sea after having been rehabilitated back to health by the […]

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May 3, 2010 - 3:39 pm

Eliabeth G. Herdt - The pictures are so good. thank you for sharing. It was lovely meeting you, Els and Mascha.
Have a good evening !

May 4, 2010 - 1:19 am

CKD - Thank you for posting these. I’ve had to miss every single turtle release thus far. One day I’ll make it to one, but in the meantime these really helped me feel I was almost there myself.

June 7, 2011 - 6:33 am

Adam Alex Wedding Photographer - This turtle is so pretty! Magic Work!

July 27, 2011 - 4:53 am

Raychel Wade Blog - Lovely session. Love the nature’s beauty!

Pet Fest at Palmetto Islands County Park, Mount Pleasant SC

Charleston’s Pet Fest was held this weekend at Palmetto Islands County Park, which just happens to be a hop, skip, and a jump from our house, so, we decided to check out some of the action. We happened to catch the amateur dock diving competition, which featured a lot of “gentle encouragement” (aka nudging and […]

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April 14, 2010 - 8:34 am

Nicole H te B in NL - Top foto’s Els! leuk om te zien en gaaf inderdaad die uitdrukkingen in de ‘gezichten’ van de honden!

die kleine buiten de “Dixi” ahhhh … hahahaha
Groe(n)ten uit B’dorp 😀
Nicole

June 4, 2010 - 1:35 pm

claire - oh my gosh, those water action shots are the best!!!!

Cooper the ham

I’ve been pulling my camera out every day this year, in relation to my personal 365 project (www.elssipkes.com), and Cooper seems to think he will be the star of the show every time. Here, some recent images of him trying to sneak his mug into my daily shots: In all fairness, he is pretty fun […]

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November 12, 2010 - 9:56 pm

Markus Esko - I just LOVED the first four (the colour photos)! Where did you get your LR presets from? They’re great.

November 12, 2010 - 10:13 pm

els - Thanks Markus! I used LR presets on images 3, 5, and 6. You can find them at: http://www.gettotallyrad.com :)

Sunday morning walk

One of the better things in life: waking up early on a drizzly Sunday morning, making coffee, reading the paper, eating some breakfast while watching the fog lift, clouds part, and sunshine appear, and taking Cooper for a nice long walk through the neighborhood.

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February 14, 2011 - 7:26 pm

pet portraits - when i was going to take photo for my dog, i have to make him run around, and after he used all of his energy, he will lie down, that’s best time to take photos

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