Acadian Rhythm

At the beginning of October I went on a very different workshop called Out of Acadia (organized by the group originating in the Windy City, called Out of Chicago).  This was a huge group of photographers (about 100) and several famous instructors including Thomas Heaton, Nick Page, Bryan Peterson and Erin Babnik to name a … More Acadian Rhythm

Strange Morning

Yesterday morning was like a beginning scene out of Breaking Bad. Summer sunrises mean an early start so I was out by Lo Presti Park across the harbor from Boston at 4.30am.  I noticed a skunk next to me frantically trying to get a plastic cup off its head, not something you see everyday.  I … More Strange Morning

Avalanche Falls

A few days in Franconia, New Hampshire, offer a lot of possibilities of places to go especially for hikes.  One very popular place is Flume Gorge in Franconia Notch State Park.  This is a natural gorge with granite walls rising to a height of 90 feet. However, if you plan to visit to get good … More Avalanche Falls

Sugar Hill Sunrise

New Hampshire is like visiting an old friend from college.  You always think back to the good times and think it won’t be the same, but it is, with all the many quirks you remember. Last week I drove from Massachusetts to Littleton, close to the lupines at Sugar Hill, NH.  There is a lupine … More Sugar Hill Sunrise

Relic

It’s funny to think when you look for an interesting foreground element that there may be more history behind it than you would have imagined. I wanted to photograph the remains of the old pier at West Beach in Massachusetts.  I was hoping to get a misty, long exposure but I hadn’t been to the … More Relic

At Last!

Where has spring gone?  After a week of rain in New England I was looking forward to a good sunrise or sunset.  When I looked out of the window yesterday there were dark clouds but it held some promise.   I was leaving it late but I got dressed , grabbed my bag and set … More At Last!