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…

Falls in the Woods

Falls in the Woods A short ways off the a local road is this nice waterfalls.  You have to hike down a steep embankment to get to the lower part of the falls, all the while trying not to drop your camera or tripod. Late spring, the mosquitos were buzzing like crazy.  Naturally I was…

Beavertail Sunset

Beavertail Sunset Just a short distance from Newport, RI, is Beavertail Lighthouse.  There is a wonderful park with views to the south, east and west.  Climbing down on the rocks with the trusty Canon 5D Mark II and tripod, I set up for this HDR shot.  A Promote Remote controller was used to bracket 5…