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My recent trip to Key West Florida during the first week of March was my first ever trip to this area of Florida.  To be honest, I am not a big fan of Florida but the rest of my family is, and truth be told I was looking forward to some warm weather.  The long slow grind that is winter in the Northeast and New England was starting to take its toll.  I  had had my fill photographing white, grey and brown, I am ready to...
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This week I decide to take a pre-dawn stroll to one of the local beach/State Parks close to my home on the north shore of Long Island.  Sunken Meadow State Park is located directly on the sandy beaches of the Long Island Sound and stares directly out to Connecticut a few miles to the north.  The park is home to more than just sandy beaches, it is also home to a marsh lands, The Sunken Meadow Creek and at its eastern most...
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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....
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It's the second week of June and (on schedule) summer arrives on Long Island.  Temperatures topped out in the lower 90's f and sunny hazy skies greeted us for the weekend.  In these conditions  I like to head down to the ocean beaches on Long Island's south shore.  Both morning or afternoon light works, this weekend I chose afternoon light.  So I grabbed my Fujifilm X-T2 and my 50-140 mm f2.8 and the 16-55 mm f2.8 lens and headed for the shoreline. I...
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Unlike previous weeks this winter we were treating to a week of traditional winter weather on Long Island.  Mid-week featured a blizzard and 15 inches of heavy snow.  I decided one evening to take my Fujifilm X100t rangefinder camera to a local beach.  My goal was to find a combination of snow, sand, ocean, fences, ice, leading lines all basking in afternoon light.  Finding everything I wanted was a little more difficult than I organically expected.  The photo below is an example...
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