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

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

Normally, there is only one source of  illumination that matters to me as a photographer. (Hint: Rises in the East, sets in the West). Though occasionally I do rely on other, artificial, sources of illumination while making my photographs.   Cocheco Mill, Dover, NH.     “Night Glow” at the Pittsfield, NH Hot Air Balloon… Read More

Sunday’s Hidden Treasure.

Awaiting The Launch. Not long after sunrise, large groups of photographers gather for the morning launch of the hot air balloons at the 2010 Pittsfield, NH Hot Air Balloon Festival.   Canon EOS 1D Mk IIN Canon EF 50mm f1.4 iso 100, 6 seconds @ f11

Weekly Photo Challenge: Down

Down, but not for long… Ever since I found the Weekly Photo Challenge, I’ve started looking forward to the Friday notification of the new “Challenge.” At first I thought this week was going to have me stumped like last week. But then after taking a peek at several of the entries for this week, this… Read More