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There are few places that are better suited for viewing fall foliage than Acadia National Park.  Situated on Mount Desert Island on the rocky coast of Maine, this park is both majestic and offers easy access because because it is relatively tight packed.  Mid October finds color at its peak, but there is still plenty to see before and after that.  For the photographer, the park offers endless opportunities, such as rocky coastline, mountains, dense woods, tidal pools, cliffs, beaches, lighthouses and fishing harbors.  Adding New England's famous Autumn colors to these scenes just makes a good scene great.  Weather is always the wild card...
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This week on Long Island started snowy and cold but ended dry and balmy.  The photo below taken at the beginning of the week at Asharoken Beach in Northport, shows the ice beginning to form just after the seasons first significant snowfall.  I often stop here in the winter since the setting sun's effect on the sky and the coastline's curves create nice elements for a photograph. ...
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My 16 favorites of 2016

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As each year concludes and a new calendar begins it is only natural to glance back at the year and draw some photographic conclusions.  It was a busy year but not a year filled with distant travel.  Most of my travels where confined to New England, numerous trips offered ample photographic opportunity.  Each year, I like to browse through the thousands of photographs to find the small group that I find most satisfying.  This is not a list I am labeling as excellent photographs for all to enjoy, these are just my personal favorites.  They can be favorites for many different reasons and some may...
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