Autumn Hues

A cold wind blows, bringing a chill to the morning air. Summer’s warmth becomes a pleasant memory as green becomes red and gold.  The days are crisp, the air is clear, the hillsides dressed in brilliant Autumn Hues. *    *    *  The question posed on the Daily Post,  “Changing colors, dropping temperatures, pumpkin… Read More

A Room With A View Revisited

  One evening last fall I had the pleasure of staying in a most spectacular and spacious room. A room like no other. Its walls beautifully decorated in shades of evergreen and autumn gold, with well placed splashes of crimson. The finishing touch, a border of distant mountains under a nearly cloudless blue sky. The… Read More

One Last Glance

Mid Stream, Mid Leap, By The Light Of The Moon With time to kill one evening this past week, I stopped by a small stream near where I work to capture a few long exposures of fallen leaves swirling on the water’s surface. Two of my favorites from my experiments with leaves, water, and time,… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

The mountains seemed to go on and on… From my bedroom window. Over the weekend I went on my first solo wilderness overnight in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. This spectacular view from the top of Stairs Mountain, the reward for a long hike carrying a fully loaded pack, awaited me as I reached my camp… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning!

Yes it was! Many of you who read my blog regularly know how I often enjoy spending my mornings. The morning usually starts out with a pre-dawn hike, often several miles through the still dark mountains,  just as often alone, racing the rising sun in search of a spectacular view.  This past Sunday was no… Read More

Autumn On Baxter Lake

On the shore there is fire, and that fire is beautiful. As I eagerly await this years first autumn visit to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, I’ve looked to autumns past for inspiration. Here’s an image from “our” lake captured a few years ago. Edit: I just realized that this is my 200th post… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual Point Of View

“Are there fish in there?” As I eagerly await the glorious explosion of color about to take place upon the landscape, I’m going with another autumn themed post of this weeks Photo Challenge. Most people visiting New Hampshire during autumn, come for scenes like this one showing fall in all its glory. Not me, at… Read More

Kaleidoscope Of Color

The Brilliance Of Autumn The Landscape At Its Best   Just as the first soulful cry of the loon on our lake signifies the onset of spring, the trumpeting of Canada geese, cruising overhead in near perfect V formation, whispers that autumn will soon be upon us. Though the days are still warm, and summer… Read More