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

Five Minutes To Sunrise.

Sunrise, and a five-minute walk. One of the things I love most about living on a lake are the ready-made photo opportunities it presents me with. Even when I have no set plans to go out making pictures, all it takes is quick glance out the window to have me reaching for my camera and… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

A Black Among The Green. Being “Unique” makes this American black duck drake stand out among a crowd of mallards. Who doesn’t like the mallard duck? With its beautiful iridescent green head and mahogany breast feathers, a beautiful bird my anyone’s standard. For me though, the American Black Duck, a drake seen above bowing to the camera,… Read More

Re-Igniting A Passion.

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.”  Norman Maclean,  A River Runs Through It Long before I ever picked up a camera, I was an avid fly fisherman, though I’m not sure “avid” even begins to describe my love of the art of casting a fly. Back when all I thought… 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