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This week finds me back home on Long Island enjoying some winter weather of our own.  A mid-December snowstorm has blanketed the area, creating some nice winter photography opportunities.   When snowstorms hit the island I like to head for the beaches.  The coupling of the coastal beach, traditionally associated with summer and the snowy landscape make for a lovely contradiction that do compliment each other.   The auburn colored sand, the warm light of a rising sun and blueish white of a fresh snow make a pleasing palette.  The weather cooperated this morning and I was provided with an ample sunrise.  As is the case with most...
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This week finds me and my camera in Vermont preparing for the holidays and hoping for some Vermont winter weather.  As luck would have it, the winter weather did make an appearance.   A New England storm descended on  the area and left a substantial amount of snow.  Even the timing worked as the snow stopped overnight allowing for a bright sunrise to drape it's soft light across the blanket of fresh snow.  The temperatures, while cold, were not a hindrance to good photography.  There would be no excuses this time.   In these conditions I am attracted to Vermont's numerous rivers and streams.  In these conditions,...
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Early Winter in Vermont.  A cold snowy day is a perfect day to stay indoors and enjoy a good book.  In Woodstock Vermont, there is an old/used/rare bookstore housed in an old barn.  On a day like this, the tight confines and aroma of old parchment have a special warmth.  What I liked about this weeks' selection is the warm light coming from the windows.  It shows a warmth in a very cold image.   ...
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