I took this photo of the Choptank River lighthouse at sunset on October 30, 2015. The Chesapeake is home to me. I used to work on a workboat oystering with my husband years ago. I still fish during the spring and summer off the shores of the Bay. I learned as a young person to respect and love the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay. I love to watch the wildlife, especially the majestic bald eagles. I volunteer at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge helping to save our wildlife and waterways of the Chesapeake Bay.
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Do you have a favorite Chesapeake photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Photo of the Week contest? Send your digital images to CBF's Senior Manager of Digital Media, Emmy Nicklin, at enicklin [at sign] cbf.org, along with a brief description of where and when you took the photo, and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. We look forward to seeing your photos!