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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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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 on Long Island and visiting many of the island's coastal and harbor scenes that I know so well.  One evening I decided to visit the beach closet to my home here on the north shore of Long Island.  This beach is home to many wind surfers and paddle boarders.  It also offers a nice view to the west so that means it is a good spot to view the setting sun.  I have always found the large collect of kayaks...
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This week's photo excursion was a sunset bike ride through one of my local State Parks' - Caumsett State Park.  Caumsett is well represented on the pages of this site as it is one of my favorite local places to shoot in all seasons.  This park offers lots of beach access to the Long Island Sound at sunset.  Like the rest of Long Island's North Shore it is a rocky coastline, perfect for foreground subjects.  All the elements are present for good...
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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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March is known for its fickle personality.  It can't decide whether it wants to be spring or winter.  True to form this week we had nice spring days with warm temps followed immediately by snow storms and bitter cold.  The coldest air of the winter season, in fact.  While this can make for challenging days getting to work and dressing properly, it usually means some good photography opportunities.   The cold snowy days make for better photos than the warm sunny days,...
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