Southern Pursuits

Southern Pursuits Living in upstate New York in the winter gets old, especially if you aren’t a winter type person. Don’t get me wrong, this has been a reasonable winter so far.  Average temperatures and snow falls in December and January made it tolerable.  But somewhere tropical eventually beckons as the long cold season continues.…

Three Covers in a Row!

Three Covers in a Row! It was very exciting to have the Chris Craft Antique Boat Club choose three of my images for the covers of their quarterly magazine, The Brass Bell.  Three consecutive covers, that is:  June, September and December 2016! The other interesting thing is all three images were shot on the same…

My Best Camera

My Best Camera I’ve had many cameras over the years.  In my early days, a Kodak InstaMatic was all I had.  That was too long ago to remember the actual model.  At some point, my father bought a Polaroid for the family so we wouldn’t have to wait to get pictures developed.  Neither of those…

How I Got the Shot #6

How I Got the Shot #6 While visiting family on Long Island for Thanksgiving, I had the opportunity to do some photography.  My mother has a small cottage on Peconic Bay on the east end of the island.  The house was built in 1922 by my great grandfather as a summer home.  We are fortunate…