Seeing in black and white. For reasons I can’t explain, I’ve been on a black and white kick lately. The problem is that I don’t “see” in black and white, never. Rarely am I able to look at a scene and recognize its potential as a black and white image. Sometimes I get lucky and… Read More
As has often been the case during this wonderful pandemic, I needed look no further than my own back yard for a little photographic inspiration. As I peered out into the backyard I noticed all of these wonderful shadows cast across the snow. Given the subject I figured monochrome was the way to go, and… Read More
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
Confessions of a (former) die-hard RAW shooter. Day after day my Fujifilm X-T2 amazes me with the images I’m able to produce, especially the straight out of camera (SOOC) jpegs. Case in point, this wonderful winter scene captured using the wonderful film simulations built into the camera. With my camera set to capture both RAW… Read More
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
Washington Street Mill, Dover, New Hampshire.
Can’t get you out of my head. For the last 15 years I’ve driven by this section of riverbank twice a day every day to and from work. Suddenly out of nowhere these images popped into my head. And for weeks I couldn’t let them go, and yet didn’t have the time to stop and make… Read More