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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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Each autumn I take a trip up to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, A name affectionately coined by a Vermont State senator back in the 1940's to describe the upper northeast corner of the state.  I also like to include visits to Groton Stater Forest and the surrounding towns of Peacham and Marshfield.  These places while not technically in the Northeast Kingdom, are just a short drive and often offer plenty of photographic opportunities and the annual foliage progression seems to be in lock step with the Kingdom.  All of these areas seem to hit peak foliage during the first few days of October.  This year I...
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