Chasing the Sunrise

Chasing the Sunrise There is a photography group on Facebook called the “Long Island Sunchasers” that is rather large and very active.  I met a few of them a couple of winters ago while visiting family on Long Island.  We’ve remained online friends, so when I was going back there again, I reached out to…

New York Weekend

New York Weekend I’ve been wanting to photograph the New York skyline for years, though have never previously found the time to do it.  On a whim, I asked my wife if she wanted to spend a weekend there playing tourist – happily, she said yes. Rather than stay in the city proper, we chose…

Part 107 Certification

Part 107 Certification Drones have become extremely popular these days.  The technology is amazing, capable of remote control up to four miles away, high definition down link so you see what the drone sees, simple to fly, and they open up a completely new perspective of our landscape.  Of course with innovation like this comes…

Empire State Plaza

Empire State Plaza Empire State Plaza is a complex of state government buildings in downtown Albany, NY.  The plaza was the idea of Governor Nelson Rockefeller and was built between 1965 and 1976 at a cost of about two billion dollars. ESP is comprised of four Agency buildings, Corning Tower (the tallest building in Albany),…

That Dock

That Dock My Mom lives in a little cottage on Peconic Bay on eastern Long Island.  Every time I visit I am awed by the different personalities that the bay has.  There is always something to photograph. Several houses to the east, there is a large estate.  They are the only one to have a…

Revisitation

Revisitation Many will say you should go back to the same locations and photograph them again and again.  Something is always different.  Or you see differently than you did before.  In any event, a revisitation is a good practice. One of my brother-in-laws is an accomplished photographer.  Living several states away, we rarely get the…