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Another year comes to a close. It's only natural to look back at my photographic efforts of the last twelve months. My focus here will be on my successes. Those rare instances when I get it right - in my opinion, of course. This past year was a busy one with lots of travel. A late summer trip to Europe, winter in Key West, Florida and three trips to the Maine Coast. Mix in several trips to other New England...

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Favorite 2017 Photos

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Like countless others on the internet its time for me to pick my personal favorite 2017  images.  Thousands of photos spanning all four seasons with one simple goal - to find my favorite photos.  The criteria for selection is simple, it has to be one of my favorites.   Picking a personal favorite can happen a number of ways, a fond memory of the excursion or location.  An image need not be perfect (or even good) for inclusion.   Even technical problems or a...
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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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This week started with the final day of my cyclist photography trip in Vermont with GFA (see prior week's post for details).  This week's photo is another landscape excursion prior to my duties with the cyclists later in the morning.  This photo was taken along what would eventually be the cyclist route for the day however, I was there just after sunrise, the cyclists were there a few hours later.  This sunrise was uneventful meaning the sky was devoid of any dramatic...
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July concluded with a four day trip to Vermont.  The main purpose was to photograph cyclists as they navigated the Vermont countryside and benefiting a good cause at the same time.  Great Freedom Adventures was the tour company (GFA) and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) is the cause.  The Cyclists spent three days exploring the sights, sounds, tastes that make Vermont a special place for outdoor activities.  My job was to record all that and help them raise funds for a good cause....
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