Hope Falls

Hope Falls Just north of Great Sacandaga Lake is the miniscule town of Hope.  Follow some back roads that turn to dirt roads for ten miles or so and you come to a trailhead. The trail leads to several different locations, but one easy hike is along Tennant Creek to Hope Falls. Lugging the Canon…

Local World Wide PhotoWalk

Local World Wide PhotoWalk Well, the weather for our local World Wide PhotoWalk turned out to be very iffy.  The sky was gray and dismal.  We did not get as many participants as expected, likely because of the weather. One good thing about an overcast sky is that it works like a planetary sized soft…

Four More WoodyBoater Banner Shots!

Four More WoodyBoater Banner Shots! It is certainly no secret that I am a huge boat fan….especially, antique and classic boats.  Not only am I a fan, but I own a few, and do restorations as well. The summer boat show circuit is packed with shows across the country.  The Antique and Classic Boat Society…

Canon Professional Services

Canon Professional Services Canon Professional Services is an annual subscription membership with some great benefits. There are three levels: Silver, Gold, Platinum. In order to join, you have to have a certain number of “points.”  Each piece of Canon gear – body, lens, camcorder, speedlite, printer – is assigned a point amount by CPS.  Not…

Another WoodyBoater Banner Shot

Another WoodyBoater Banner Shot On a getaway mini vacation to Maine to visit and old friend, who has a wooden speedboat, we had an impromptu gathering of other boats and a quick photoshoot. Most images where taken while riding in the back of a speedboat a speeds of 35-40 mph.  Constant movement between where I…

All Night Long

All Night Long There is something about night shots – a city street, a bridge, a nightscape, all those stars – that is almost surreal. Night shots can be measured in slots of time that we can understand….seconds, minutes, hours – unlike standard daytime photos that are a moment in time that only existed for…

The Magic of Water

The Magic of Water What is it about water? It has many moods, many emotions, many personalities.   There is an inscription on the wall in the lobby of the National Aquarium in Baltimore that says: “If there is magic on this planet, it must be contained in water.”   Why are we drawn to…