Category Archives: Photo

New England Autumn Foliage Season

I love autumn in New England.  The colors of the leaves here are world famous.  The reason is the large number of sugar maple trees and a good number of red maple trees. If you are planning your fall vacation, … Continue reading

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Photography – Knowing Where To Stand

  In this particular case, standing on a tall bridge (with pedestrian walkway) provided a spectacular view. Where to stand?  I do ponder this question in advance whenever possible. But sometimes I don’t have detailed information in advance.   If I recall correctly, on the day … Continue reading

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Tall Ships photography Post-Processing

I first began photographing tall ships during SailBoston 2000. Since then, I have photographed tall ships many times from Philadelphia PA to Camden ME. SailBoston 2017 was not to be missed, being the largest gathering of tall ships in the … Continue reading

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Tulips at Boston Public Garden

The tulips at Boston Public Garden. are an annual rite of spring.  They are fun to photograph and I wanted to share some techniques with you. This first image was shot at 7am on a Saturday morning.  Early morning may … Continue reading

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How Do I Put A Custom Photo On My Bank Checks?

If you have a personal checking account, you can have your own photographs printed as custom backgrounds on your checks. While some of my bills are payed automatically, either through my bank or credit card, I do still write checks … Continue reading

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When will the cherry trees bloom in D.C. ?

This week, I was thinking that the trees may bloom very early this year, particularly as a friend in N.Carolina reported that dafodils bloomed early, in mid-February. Today, looking on-line at cherryblossomwatch.com I see that the D.C. air temp through January and February this year … Continue reading

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Accidentally Deleted A Memory Card

Have you ever formatted a memory card and then realized that there were images on that card you needed?  That’s exactly what I did recently on a video shoot.  Acting as a one-man video and audio crew, I was rather … Continue reading

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Wildflower Photography

One of the most important aspects of wildflower photography is controlling the background. Finding a clean background, that is not distracting, can be challenging. Controlling the background can sometimes be easy and sometimes difficult.  Thinking about it just now, here are … Continue reading

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Tree Silhouette At Sunrise

At 4:30am, I hiked out to the coastal headlands and arrived at White Head shortly before sunrise.  Although the weather was hazy, the pre-dawn light in the sky was interesting and beautiful.  As the sun rose to the horizon, the … Continue reading

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Waterworks – rowboat drifting

  A print of this image will be exhibited in a juried art exhibit this month.  The framed print is 18×24 inches.  The uframed print is 12×18 inches (because that is what I can print on my 19″ Epson printer). … Continue reading

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