Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! Well another year has gone by, they seem to go faster with each passing one. This time of year, we reflect on the last and contemplate the next, setting goals, expectations and hope for a new year that’s better than any before.  It is a time for family, friends, and loved ones, a…

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Vintage Raceboats

Vintage Raceboats Lake George is well renowned for classic wooden boats and vintage raceboats are no exception.  The lake has hosted several Gold Cup regattas over the years, the most famous was a three year stretch where Bolton Landing resident George Reis thrilled spectators with the infamous “El Lagarto.”  1935 was the last time he…

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“Lively Lady”

Lively Lady One of my passions is antique boats.  There is something about the gleaming chrome, the shiny varnish, the rumble of a vintage engine that gets my blood pumping.  Growing up with classic boats ingrained the interest in me, but years of working on them brought a whole new level of appreciation. A boating…

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How I Got the Shot #4

How I Got the Shot #4 No matter how you envision a shot in your head, there are things beyond your control that will keep you from making that shot. I recently attended the annual antique boat show at the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY.  I arrived one day early, so that afternoon I…

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Shooting Go Fast Boats

Shooting Go Fast Boats One of my hobbies is go fast outboard boats.  I have a vintage 1983 Shadow 21 with a Yamaha 250 outboard that runs in the mid 70s.  There is an annual go fast gathering on Great Sacandaga Lake each June, usually 60 or so boats attend.  They come in sizes from…

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The Abandoned Power Plant

The Abandoned Power Plant A good photo friend messaged me one day.  He was bored and wanted to go shooting with someone.  I’m always up for that! I asked Jon what he wanted to shoot.  He didn’t seem to have any pressing ideas, so I gave him one.  He had done some urbex photography in…

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