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…

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…

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…

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…