Northern Pursuits

Northern Pursuits The busy summer blinked by.  Where did the time go is the perpetual question.  It seems like just the other day we were enjoying the Florida sunshine, but that was actually seven months ago! I looked back over some of my images from the Keys and felt a sadness for the damage the…

Three Covers in a Row!

Three Covers in a Row! It was very exciting to have the Chris Craft Antique Boat Club choose three of my images for the covers of their quarterly magazine, The Brass Bell.  Three consecutive covers, that is:  June, September and December 2016! The other interesting thing is all three images were shot on the same…

My Best Camera

My Best Camera I’ve had many cameras over the years.  In my early days, a Kodak InstaMatic was all I had.  That was too long ago to remember the actual model.  At some point, my father bought a Polaroid for the family so we wouldn’t have to wait to get pictures developed.  Neither of those…

How I Got the Shot #6

How I Got the Shot #6 While visiting family on Long Island for Thanksgiving, I had the opportunity to do some photography.  My mother has a small cottage on Peconic Bay on the east end of the island.  The house was built in 1922 by my great grandfather as a summer home.  We are fortunate…

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! Well another year has gone by, they seem to go faster with each passing one. This time of year, we reflect on the last and contemplate the next, setting goals, expectations and hope for a new year that’s better than any before.  It is a time for family, friends, and loved ones, a…

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…