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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Saratoga Cemetary on a Cold Winter’s Day The Canon rebates were about to run out. I had to do it….well, at least that’s what I told my wife. I’d been lusting after the 70-200 IS II – arguably one of the best zoom lenses Canon has ever produced – and the price was about to…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Clouds Along the Mohawk – Falls and Power Plant Storm clouds rolled in over the Mohawk River, Cohoes, NY. The drama in the sky added to the texture in the old power plant called for an HDR image. The photos were shot handheld with the Canon 50D using the default three frame bracketing native to…Details
WoodyBoater Banner Shot! The “Miss Step” Chris Craft hydroplane at speed….this was taken in Tavares, FL, at the annual antique boat festival. The hydroplane was recently restored by Katz’s Marina, Lake Hopatcong, NY. The photo was the featured banner photo (top of the page) on WoodyBoater.com, and online magazine, with daily news in the antique…Details
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