Southern Pursuits – Part II

Southern Pursuits – Part II No vacation is perfect, and this proved true as soon as we hit the interstate in the rental Chevy Malibu.  We were heading from Sarasota to Naples on Interstate 75 and as we accelerated to cruising speed, the car started to shake pretty bad.  I figured a tire was out…

Southern Pursuits

Southern Pursuits Living in upstate New York in the winter gets old, especially if you aren’t a winter type person. Don’t get me wrong, this has been a reasonable winter so far.  Average temperatures and snow falls in December and January made it tolerable.  But somewhere tropical eventually beckons as the long cold season continues.…

Yachts at Night

Yachts at Night Something has always attracted me to the night.  Maybe it’s because I’m not a morning person.  Maybe it’s because I was born at night.  Whatever the reason, photographs taken at night are intriguing because we see things in a different light…literally. While in south Florida, I stayed at the famous Pier 66…

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…

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…

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…