Meet Local Author Jay Fleming


Meet Photographer Jay Fleming, who will be signing his latest book, “Island Life."  Jay is a lifelong Annapolitan whose spent the better part of his notable career traveling and photographing the Chesapeake Bay. His iconic photos have been published in national and regional magazines, and may be recognizable for their large-scale presentation in local offices and restaurants. After many trips to Smith and Tangier Islands - the only two inhabited offshore islands in the Chesapeake Bay - Jay developed an affinity for the Chesapeake environment the island communities. Island Life explores not only the raw beauty and changing nature of the Bay, but also the seasonal Chesapeake harvests that provide the rhythm for community life. The photos uniquely document the tenacity and determination of the Smith and Tangier islanders who honor their traditions while facing an uncertain future. Jay will sign copies of Island Life from 6:00-8:00 PM at Homestead Gardens Davidsonville location. Check out for updated event information. 


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