San Miguel De Allende, Mexico – a paradise for culture junkies and photography

Imagine a city where all the streets are cobblestoned. Imagine a city where there are no traffic lights or stop signs. Imagine a city where you run into giant puppets around the corner. Imagine a city outside the US that would have been a ghost town if not for one American. Are you curious yet? ...

2015 in Review

It’s January 31.  If I don’t post this today, I think I’ll have to skip reviewing 2015 altogether.  So without further ado, here are my 10 favorite images from 2015. I chose these images because they represent some kind of learning or photographic leap for me. We took a fantastic weekend workshop with Vision Explorers in ...

The Mermaid Parade: What Photographers Need to Know

The Mermaid Parade is an annual event that happens in Coney Island on the first Saturday after summer solstice.  It’s an odd and wonderful event that tests your street photography skills.  But not to worry, it is a bit like shooting fish in a barrel – you’ll definitely come away with some fun images. I asked ...

2013 – Reviewing the Year In Photographs

2013 was a great year.  I skied a lot and I traveled quite a bit.  I had the great fortune to visit some great places like The Palouse, Northwest New Mexico, my family cabin in Wisconsin, Maine, and Morocco.  We hosted family from India and showed them Washington D.C., Vermont, New Hampshire and the area ...

Changing It Up

I subscribe to Joe McNally’s blog.  He is the master of flash photography, which I myself haven’t mastered, so I’m in continual awe of his vision and execution.  Plus, I like his writing. I finally  had a chance to read this blog post.  What really struck me was his comment about reminding himself “entire to ...

Finding Bruarfoss

We did a lot of research on Iceland before we left home.  Months were spent browsing pictures from 500px, Flickr, Google, and a variety of other sites devoted to showing the splendor of Iceland.  We highlighted pictures from Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Vik, Dyrholaey, and the Snaefellsness Peninsula, taking meticulous notes on what was there and why ...

Taking Stock – A Look Back at 2011

Happy New Year!  It’s that time to take stock of the past year, and in looking back, it was fantastic!  From the Eastern Sierras, to India and France, and kayaking, hiking and canoing in the tri-state area, we had a really blast.  I had the pleasure of being featured in Serendipity Magazine and getting a solo ...

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