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Stick season, the time after the leaves and before snow, in Vermont offers a unique set of photographic challenges.  There is a cold starkness to the landscape with lots of brown everywhere.  This is the time of year when I look for interesting light or dramatic skies.   If neither of those subjects are working then I will look to streams and work with running water.  Water can always offer interesting competitions.  On this particular trip, I was greeted by each day with bright cloudy skies, so good dramatic light or skies was not happening.  I headed out for one of my favorite water locations -...
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The second week in November still brings good foliage photography on Long Island.  This week was Deja-Vu all over again as my travels take me right back to Caumsett State Park.  click back to last week's post for more on this park.  My goal was to photograph leaves, wherever I could find them.  On the trees or on the ground it made no difference to me.  All that mattered was a strong composition and good light.  On this particular outing, the leaves on the ground offered the better opportunities.   I did try something new (for me),  I found a collection of dead leaves floating on...
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The first week of November finds me back home on Long Island and searching for fall foliage photos.  After spending most of October in New England I have become accustomed to viewing foliage at its absolute best.  Even if New England does not have a great foliage year there are still areas that are spectacular.  When I want to find good autumn colors on Long Island I strap my off-road bicycle to the back of my Jeep and grab my camera backpack and head to Caumsett State Park.  Even though it lacks the sugar maple trees of New England I find it a most favorable...
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