Do you have a favorite Chesapeake photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Photo of the Week contest? Upload your digital photo along with a brief description of where and when it was taken, and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. We look forward to seeing your photos!
December 4, 2017
After familiarizing ourselves with CBF's oyster gardening restoration efforts, we decided to purchase 1000 seed oysters designed for consumption.
November 20, 2017
This photo was taken at Carpenters Beach in Calvert County, MD, a small creek that flows directly into the Chesapeake Bay.
November 7, 2017
This was taken at Palace Bar Reef, a sanctuary oyster reef where CBF planted 300 reef balls between 2010 and 2012. It’s now become a favorite fishing spot on Virginia’s Piankatank River. The ripples you see in the photo are bait fish, which attract bigger fish.
October 31, 2017
I am a volunteer for the Annapolis Maritime Museum and welcome visitors from all over the world who come to see the Chesapeake Bay, hear stories of watermen, and visit the Naval Academy. I am a Navy Sailor and wherever I travel, the Chesapeake Bay will always be home.
October 16, 2017
This picture of a Northern Fence Lizard with an ant on its head was taken at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.
October 9, 2017
The Bay and it's tributaries mean so much to me. I grew up on the Magothy River: it is my childhood of boats, swimming, and exploring!
September 28, 2017
The Bay, to me, represents Maryland and the foundation of our lives. From the creatures of the Bay to beautiful summers in the water.
September 21, 2017
Beautiful late-August afternoon sunlight catches Sharps Island Lighthouse.
July 11, 2017
A young heron feeding in the marsh around Salt Ponds in Hampton, VA.
June 20, 2017
A view of the sunset over Warehouse Creek on Maryland's Kent Island. The creek runs into the Eastern Bay which joins the Chesapeake at the southern tip of Kent Island.
June 12, 2017
Bright and early sunrise on the Bay in Shady Side, Maryland.
June 5, 2017
This bushel basket washed ashore on a beach in Kent Island from the Chesapeake Bay. We're thankful for the hardworking men and women who work on the water to provide the best local seafood.