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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Winter Moon

The Winter Moon Here’s a last look at an amazing night last winter….full moon that was sooo bright it almost looked liked daylight.  It was about 25* out, I wandered around the yard and woods behind my house looking for interesting angles to photograph this light.  Here’s what I came up with….the wind was blowing…

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No Man is an Island

No Man is an Island …..but SOME men OWN islands….. Here is an island in the St. Lawrence seaway, shot from Alexandria Bay.  Yes, another HDR, but here the wide level of dynamic range surely warrants it.  Three shots -2, 0, +2 – handheld, with Canon 50D and Sigma 17-70, processed in Nik HDR Efex…

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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…

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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…

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