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15 favorites for 2015

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As each year comes to a close it entirely natural to look back and review the years photographic successes and failures.  Luckily 2015's photographic opportunities were plentiful, with ample travel opportunities  to many locations.  Vermont, Maine, Boston, Cape Ann, Cape Cod, Washington DC, Ireland, Scotland and of course my home-base - Long Island have all kept me and my camera very busy. Some trips work out better than others just as some photos are better than others.  It is with full knowledge of...
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In preparation for a recent vacation to Scotland and Ireland I had some choices to make with regards to what photographic equipment to bring along for the trip?  There are a bunch of considerations, first is size and weight.  My camera and I will be close travel companions for eleven days and my shoulder and neck don't want to become a hanger rack for five pounds of camera and lens.  Second, is navigating several airplane overhead compartments of  varying sizes and configurations....
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Scotland and Edinburgh

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Arrived in Scotland (Edinburgh) to a typical rainy Scottish day.  Temperatures in the 60's and a light rain falling, a "soft" day as the Irish say.  August in Edinburgh means Festival time and that means lots of people, almost 2 million people will filter through the city for this three and a half week event.  The weather turned nice and what followed was three days of sunshine and pleasant temperatures.  The city was packed, the weather was pleasant and the photography opportunities...
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