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…

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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…

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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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