Bill Hamm's Car Care Center doubles as a gallery of photos shot across North America.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Bill Hamm's Car Care Center on Westmore Road not only services cars—it also serves as a gallery for some of Hamm's stunning photographs of wildlife in their natural habitats. Click here to read more about Hamm's photography expeditions across North America.
When Bill Hamm isn't working on cars, he's shooting nature photos around North America.
Not everyone who comes to Bill Hamm's Car Care Center on Westmore Road in Rockville actually comes for car repairs. Some people drop in just to see Hamm's stunning wildlife photographs of grizzly bears, polar bears, bobcats, owls and more in their natural habitats in Alaska, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Sanibel Island and Manitoba, Canada. Many of the shots are so amusing and vivid that a viewer might wonder if they are the work of a skilled Photoshop artist. In one photo, a bear is standing at the precipice of a waterfall, seemingly oblivious to any danger, his jaw outstretched to catch a fish hanging in the air at the top of the falls. In another, a brown bear is munching happily on a freshly killed fish, the still-dripping blood clearly …
With nearly 120 properties designated, there's still time for homeowners to participate as winter begins.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Gina Hagler
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Rockville has passed the halfway mark on its way to becoming a National Wildlife Federation Community Wildlife Habitat. To achieve the community designation, Rockville must attain points in a number of areas, including the designation of homes and other locations as Certified Wildlife Habitats. Nearly 120 locations have completed the tasks required to ensure that there is food, water, cover, and a place to raise young, in conjunction with sustainable gardening practices, on their property. Each location meeting the requirements received a certificate from the National Wildlife Federation in recognition of their efforts to attract and nurture wildlife. They've also helped Rockville in the effort to earn the Community Wildlife Habitat …