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Kancamagus Scenic Byway

December 06, 2017 - One of the great drives in the United States, and designated a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transport...
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Live an intentional life, the power of photographs

August 31, 2017 - Every once in a while, life places you in a situation that serves as an epiphany. You recognize those moments by how sud...
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Fresh Eyes, Noticing What Is All Around You

August 01, 2017 - An idea or message behind a photo is what is referred to as creative vision. It adds meaning and depth in a photo. When...
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The Power of the Frame

June 30, 2017 - Long ago, I trained my self to think in terms of visualizing framing my subjects. Practicing this skill has served me we...
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As photographers, light is fundamental

April 30, 2017 - Sunlight supplies plants with the energy they need to make sugar. These sugars are turned into starches and supply energ...
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Dorthea Lange, Iconic Photographer of the Twentieth Century

April 01, 2017 - Edward Steichen referred to Dorothea Lange as The greatest documentary photographer in the United States. Dorothea refer...
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Photography and Our Inner Critic

November 04, 2016 - Critique, the word inspires all sorts of emotions. Creative people love and hate that word. In the interest of keeping t...
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Appreciation of Professional Quality Photography

August 02, 2016 - I recently upgraded my cell phone. My old phone developed lots of glitches and overheating issues, so it became time for...
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Sabbaday Falls, Waterville Valley New Hampshire

July 05, 2016 - I recently visited a little gem of a spot in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. Just off Route 112 (Kancamagus highway) S...
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The Selfie, Social Media, and our Changing Society

April 03, 2016 - The selfie has turned into a world wide activity. What are the reasons so many people participate in this activity? What...
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The Relationship Between Images and Photographic Equipment

March 01, 2016 - The most valuable tool you will ever own is your brain. It is a very complex organ that merges technical knowledge, imag...
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Evaluating and Rating Personal Work

February 01, 2016 - These days I find myself thinking quite a bit about my personal photographic style. I am going through my archive, evalu...
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Saint or Sinner 2016, Self Expression and the New Year

January 05, 2016 - It's 2016, the year is fresh and new, and we should have flying cars by now. Way back in 1955, the ten year old Andre sp...
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Rutgers Gardens

August 02, 2015 - July in New Jersey brings hazy, hot and humid forecasts one day after another. Pale skies, with an atmospheric haze that...
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The Contemplative Photograph

January 01, 2015 - In the past few years, I have begun a practice of slowing down and allowing stillness to be a part of my life. This is a...
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The First Digital Camera, and How it Changed Personal Photography

December 04, 2014 - It is 1975, and the Vietnam war is ending. The year end close of the Dow Jones Industrial Average is 858. Gasoline costs...
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Selfie

July 15, 2014 - It was inevitable really, that I would sooner or later get to commenting on the current "Selfie" trend. If you are at al...
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Mathew Brady, Historian and Photographer

June 03, 2014 - One of the pleasurable pursuits the wife and I share is hunting antique and salvage shops for hidden treasures. The best...
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Photo-shopped

April 08, 2014 - Among my friends, neighbors, and family I have assumed the position of being the go to guy for all questions photographi...
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The Facinating Lure of Impermanence

March 10, 2014 - I make it a point to review my own work on a regular basis. From time to time, I go over my "keepers" and deconstruct th...
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Purchasing Fine Art Photographs

December 06, 2013 - What exactly do I purchase when I buy a fine art photograph from the maker? On one level you are getting ownership of a...
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Gus Cantelmo, A 100th year Memorial Tribute

November 01, 2013 - Gus Cantelmo 1913 - 2004 October 2013 marks the 100 th anniversary of my Dad's birth. Gus Cantelmo was born in 1913, th...
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Acadia National Park

October 08, 2013 - Acadia National Park On February 26, 1919, a parcel of land, an island in fact, just off the coast of Maine was set a...
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The World Trade Center

September 12, 2013 - The day began as one of those wonderfully rare perfect days. The kind of day you just can’t help but notice, especially...
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Digital Capture and Post Processing

August 08, 2013 - Recently, in an online discussion group I was asked if I used any of the in camera photo editing tools as I shoot. I do...
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THE DISTANT SOUND OF RUSHING WATER

July 06, 2013 - There is something about the pursuit of a photograph that I find calming, enjoyable, peaceful, and even spiritual. This...
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"Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject." Eliot Porter

May 06, 2013 - Sitting in the warm Spring Sunshine on a quiet afternoon, listening to the song of life, I am in awe of the beauty that...
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Riding The River of Change

April 05, 2013 - RIDING THE RIVER OF CHANGE Ever so slowly the cold grey of the Winter season gives way to light. In small bits at fir...
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Ansel and Edward, American Treasures

March 06, 2013 - Adams and Weston In the early 1970's I began my romance with photography. Those years were filled with first steps an...
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New Hampshire at Christmas

January 02, 2013 - Christmas in New Hampshire is wonderful. The cold crisp air and snow covered landscape remind me of the winters of my ch...
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The chase for good photographs Part II

September 01, 2012 - Living with a Photographer can be challenging. We have our own pattern of thinking and decision making. I appear to most...
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The chase for good photographs

August 03, 2012 - When I pause to consider all the time I've spent in the chase for good photographs, I am surprised. It is not just time...
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Live Feed-The Running Photo Dialog of Our Lives

April 10, 2012 - Live Feed-The Running Photo Dialog of Our Lives Each day an endless stream of documentary photography is made available...
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THE HUMAN EYE, CAMERA LENSES, AND AWARENESS

March 13, 2012 - The Human eye is an organ that can distinguish between 10 million colors. That does not take into account that some of u...
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LIGHTSTRUCK

February 23, 2012 - Cadillac Mountain It is more years than I care to remember when I first was treated to the view from the summit of Cadi...
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