Racing in the Gulf

Racing in the Gulf On a recent vacation to Southwest Florida, I had the opportunity to race in the Marco Island Winter Cup.  A friend has a custom 42′ sloop he keeps down there.  I hadn’t raced in years, but was eager to go.  And naturally, it would present some photo opportunities 🙂 Naturally it…

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How I Got the Shot #1

How I Got the Shot #1 For the new year, I’m starting a new series of short posts featuring a photo and the story behind it. “Frozen in Time” It’s been a brutal winter in upstate New York with well below average temperatures and well above average snow falls.  It is not easy to motivate…

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The Flying Photog

The Flying Photog My good friend Larry is the President of the local chapter of the EAA.  EAA is the Experimental Aircraft Association, original started as an organization for homebuilt planes, it now encompasses those as well as vintage and typical small production aircraft.  This local chapter has fly ins at several private air fields…

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Vacation Photography

Vacation Photography A couple of days into the vacation, I finally get the energy to get up before dawn and shoot.  Remember that goal list?  Time to get to work on it. Using the Photographer’s Ephemeris, I figured sunrise was a good time to capture the old Goodland Bridge.  Goodland is a small town just…

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Go South and Set Goals

Go South and Set Goals It was a long and brutal winter for many.  Here in the Northeast, we had below average temperatures and above average snowfall.  Fortunately, we have friends in Southwest Florida and were able to take some time off from busy schedules to head south. Having been to the Marco Island area…

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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…

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