Mountains In Technicolor.

As far as fall foliage seasons go, the one that just finished here in New Hampshire can best be described as, WOW! The vibrancy of the colors painting the mountainsides was stunningly beautiful, the best we’ve had here in years. Though I’ve been told I have a way with words, I’m not sure anything I… Read More

The Gamble.

One of the things I look for when planning a sunrise photo shoot along the seacoast is for a weather front to be passing out to sea. The hope is that the leading edge of the front will reach the horizon at roughly the same time as the sun, giving the sun a chance to… Read More

Bones.

Graveyard By The Sea. Sand dunes as headstones. The final resting place of some long forgotten creature, mammoth in size, perhaps prehistoric. Its bones exposed as the waves wash over its final resting place. My eye is always drawn to the smooth grey-white surface of driftwood. Cast upon the shore by the last big storm,… Read More

Love, Hate, and Long Exposure.

My love/hate relationship with long exposure photography. What I love is that when the conditions are right the resulting images can be quite striking. Silky smooth water, windblown clouds creating dramatic streaks of color across the sky, all good stuff that requires long exposure times to capture. But, and here’s the rub, I hate the… Read More

Waterfalls Anyone?

Announcing two different waterfall photography experiences. From a single day waterfall tour of the Crawford Notch region of New Hampshire, to a multi-day fully instructional waterfall photography workshop, I’ve got a waterfall experience for you. First up, 8 waterfalls in a day. Join me on Saturday, June 1st as we visit 8 waterfalls, all located… Read More

Falling In Love, Again.

The Fujifilm XF35mm F2 R WR, a Christmas gift from my wife, is the first prime lens I added to my bag since switching from Canon to Fuji. It’s an amazing lens that’s sharp, compact, has a reasonably fast aperture, super fast autofocus, and it’s WR. That last bit is “Weather Resistant” in Fujifilm speak.… Read More

5:58 p.m.

Saying goodbye to Winter. Yesterday at 5:58 p.m., Spring arrived in the northern hemisphere. As much as I love winter, I’m really looking forward to the longer, warmer days. Though it still looks like winter in many parts of New Hampshire, it’s slowly loosening its grip on the land as the days grow longer and… Read More

Distractions Along The Way.

Are We There Yet? Last Saturday my good friend Suzanne (aka Chubby Hiker Chick) and I set out to visit Bridal Veil Falls in the Franconia Notch area of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. The hike was an easy 2.5 mile out and back with a modest elevation gain of only 1100′. The weather was perfect,… Read More