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October means one thing, fall foliage and New England  - Vermont in particular.  My favorite photography time and topic is New England in  Autumn.  My autumn always kicks off with a trip to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom the first week of October.  This region located as its name suggests in the very top northeast corner of the state.  This region is home to some of the states highest elevations and some of its earliest fall color.  The first week of October is usually when the colors are at their best and leaf drop starts to become prevalent.  There are other parts of the state alive with...
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I  never get tired of sunsets (actually just after sunset) on the beach.  The hues and shades of a vast sky as it progresses from the bright blue of late afternoon to the dark orange and magenta of dusk.   I am not alone in my admiration of this daily exercise.  All one has to do is survey the size of the crowd that arrives at the beach 20 minutes before a sunset.  The colors of sunset work very well with the reflective qualities of water.  Arrive at low tide and you will usually find tidal pools.  Small (sometimes large) pools of water that have been separated...
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This week I decide to take a pre-dawn stroll to one of the local beach/State Parks close to my home on the north shore of Long Island.  Sunken Meadow State Park is located directly on the sandy beaches of the Long Island Sound and stares directly out to Connecticut a few miles to the north.  The park is home to more than just sandy beaches, it is also home to a marsh lands, The Sunken Meadow Creek and at its eastern most tip the mouth of the  Nissequogue River.  There is also abundant wildlife, especially shorebirds in the park.  The park is a good spot...
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