My Beautiful Balloon.

Up, Up, and Away! This weekend the hot air balloons arrive in Pittsfield, New Hampshire for the 38th Annual Suncook Valley Rotary Hot Air Balloon Rally, one of my favorite events to photograph! From the sunrise liftoff, to Saturday evenings Night Glow and the fireworks that follow, there’s fun for everyone, not just us photographer… Read More

If The Picture Is So Boring You Notice The Noise…

My Thoughts On Noise. What’s the first thing you notice about the above image? Is it the wind blown snow, it’s seasonal quality with the holiday wreath? Or is the fact the image is a little bit grainy because it was shot at ISO 3200? How about this image of the Memorial Bridge linking downtown… Read More

As Low As I Can As High As I Need.

Why High ISO Performance in a Camera is Meaningless to Me, And Probably Should be to You Too. Why is high ISO performance so important to so many photographers, many of whom will never need or use any of the higher ISO settings their camera offers? I belong to several photography related Facebook Groups and… Read More

Starry Night.

Loon Island Light. This past Sunday morning, really, really early in the morning, long before the sun was even close to rising, I ventured out onto New Hampshire’s frozen and windy Lake Sunapee. I, along with two camera wielding friends, Garrett Evans, and Tony Baldasaro were out to photograph a lighthouse under the stars. Nothing adds… Read More