Photo of the Week

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!

  • Photo of the Week: Summer Solstice on the Bay

    We travel by boat within Maryland from the northern Bay heading toward the majestic Chesapeake Bay Bridge, where aesthetically the bridge's design in and of itself is absolutely breathtaking!

  • Photo of the Week: Sunrise Sailing with the Grandson He Never Met

    This is a sunrise photo from a father-son sailing trip I took with my five-year old son this past Memorial Day weekend.

  • Photo of the Week: Summer Storm Over Horn Harbor

    This is a 30-second exposure taken from our pier last Friday evening in Peary, Virginia, overlooking the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Photo of the Week: "Love" at Cape Charles

    This is of my family at the Chesapeake Bay at Cape Charles, Virginia. This has been our vacation spot for years. I have been going there for about 30 years, [since I was two-years-old]. I now am blessed to be able to share it with my husband, 10-year-old son, and 5-year-old daughter. We love the "at home" atmosphere of Cape Charles, the semi-private beach, natural abundance, and fishing opportunities.

  • Photo of the Week: Pink Sky on Nandua Creek

    Living within walking distance of one of the best sunset viewing spots ever, I get many, many great photos but this recently snapped shot has become a new favorite!

  • Photo of the Week: No Better Place on Earth Than Here

    Sunset on the Great Wicomico River, just after witnessing a large pod of dolphins playing near Reedville.

  • Photo of the Week: Truly an Awesome Experience

    In late May, I met a friend of mine and we decided to go sit on the beach . . . As soon as we saw the water we were in shock.

  • Photo of the Week: It Wasn't Until . . .

    A young Bald Eagle comes in for a delicate landing on a branch that seems too flimsy to hold him . . . but did! Taken in late February on the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River, Portsmouth, Virginia.

  • Photo of the Week: The Bay as My Home Port

    Two images from a sailing trip to Tilghman Island last summer. One is right at Knapps Narrows and the other is from the inn just north of the narrows . . . they show just a taste of the beauty that the Bay has to offer.

  • Photo of the Week: Nothing More Relaxing

    I took this early one November day at Conowingo Dam. The bird in the tree is an adult bald eagle.

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