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The waning days of the summer season on Long Island signal shorter days and  compact sunsets and sunrises.  This week I chose to take a ride to Long Island's shore shore to visit some of our more famous (and crowded) beaches.  These sandy beaches face both the Great South Bay and the Atlantic Ocean offering wide expansion views with lots of sand, dunes, high grass, shore birds and even the occasional lighthouse.  These are a popular destinations for tourists and locals alike.  Getting clean shots for sunset is tough due to the crowds; even sunrise can get a little busy in the summer. This particular day...
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Back home this week and hoping to spend an, evening at my favorite four season local spot for good Landscape and Seascape photography - Caumsett State Park.  The State Park, once the large estate of famous retailer Marshall Field III was donated to New York State many years ago.  The grounds offer densely wooded trails and miles of beachfront facing Connecticut and the Long Island Sound.  The beaches are mostly north and west facing making them good spots for late day/sunset photos.  The park also offers plenty wildlife and birds for those looking to photograph shorebirds. Since the park is less than 10 miles from my home, I...
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This week started with the final day of my cyclist photography trip in Vermont with GFA (see prior week's post for details).  This week's photo is another landscape excursion prior to my duties with the cyclists later in the morning.  This photo was taken along what would eventually be the cyclist route for the day however, I was there just after sunrise, the cyclists were there a few hours later.  This sunrise was uneventful meaning the sky was devoid of any dramatic elements (Cool clouds or weather). My task on this morning was to find some decent foreground to match with a quickly rising sun.  I...
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