Winter Light.

Finally, Some Time In The Snow. Reading all of the recent reports and seeing all of the photos of the snow in northern New Hampshire, has had me eagerly awaiting my first “winter” hike of the season. Wanting to get my feet on the snow and my first snowy sunset of the season, my friend… Read More

Chocorua.

When driving north on Rt 16 heading towards the mountains, there’s one mountain that comes into view that signals you’re almost there. That mountain is Chocorua. With a summit elevation of only 3,490′ it’s not the tallest peak you’ll encounter in the Granite State, that distinction goes to 6,288′ Mount Washington. But what Mount Chocorua… 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

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

Wordless Wednesday

Morning Mist, Wildlife Pond

An Autumn Weekend of Foliage, and Falls.

First There Was A Little Bit Of Sun.     This past Columbus Day weekend, October 6~8, was my final Fall Foliage Workshop of the season, and Saturday morning, day 1, started out perfect. When we first arrived at Wildlife Pond there was a beautiful mist floating across the mirrored surface of the pond. On… Read More

Coliseum Falls

  Coliseum in the Forest. Located along the Bemis Brook trail in Crawford Notch State Park, Coliseum Falls is one of New Hampshire’s most beautiful and unique waterfalls. While far from the tallest waterfall in New Hampshire, nearby Arethusa Falls holds that distinction at nearly 200′, what Coliseum Falls lacks in vertical drop(roughly 25′ in… Read More

Waterfall Photography Part 3: Composition

In Part 1 of my waterfall photography series I discussed the gear you’ll find in my bag when I head out to photograph them, and in Part 2 I talked about camera settings and how I choose them. Now in the third and final installment I’d like to share some thoughts on composition and how… Read More

Bad Weather Better Photos

Just say no to clear blue sky. I love extreme weather. There’s no better way to increase the odds of capturing exciting landscape photos than doing it when the weather is unstable and the sky isn’t just an expanse of clear blue nothing. As you may have seen in my last post, when I started… Read More