Tag Archives: New York

A Place by a Sharp Rock

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New York State is large and has a very diverse landscape. It is home to one of the world's most populous cities, vast mountain ranges, and enormous open rural spaces. Over 19 million people call it home. The State has a park system that is every bit as robust and diverse.

The New York State Park system is home to over 200 State Parks, which total over 350,000 acres. I have not visited...

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Top Ten Photos of 2019

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2019 was a good year - photographically speaking. I got to see the world a bit, get my hands of plenty of new equipment and the photo conditions were often favorable to me. Who could ask for more?

January and February started with several trips to the wintery landscape of Vermont. The first part of March was spent exploring a comparatively balmy American Southwest - Sedona Arizona to be exact....

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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...
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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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Back home this week and hoping to spend an, evening at my favorite four season local spot for good Landscape and Seascape photography - Caumsett State Park.  The State Park, once the large estate of famous retailer Marshall Field III was donated to New York State many years ago.  The grounds offer densely wooded trails and miles of beachfront facing Connecticut and the Long Island Sound.  The beaches are mostly north and west facing making them good spots for late day/sunset photos.  The park...
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