Winter is a great time for showing us things we might ordinarily not see at all. I have no idea how many times I've passed this house, but I'm sure it's dozens. Finally the other day I noticed it. I had to laugh though because it's about 50 feet from the edge of a pretty... Continue Reading →
Phew. It's been a "rough" four days. Rough only in a strict first world sort of way. I was without the internet at home for four days. Oh noes! Yeah, we had a wicked noreaster come through and dump a foot or two of snow on us. Some got more, some got less, but a... Continue Reading →
It pretty much always happens about now. Especially if we've had snow since December. At first it's magical and a joy to be out in, but after a while. After it snows a dozen times. After there's 3 feet of it with 5 foot drifts and 6 foot snowbanks. When it's too deep for snowshoes. ... Continue Reading →
This time an old quarry up in the White Mountains in North Conway. It was collectively known as the Redstone Quarry and had several faces and cutting operations. The area is huge and I needed many more hours to shoot there to get all of it. Up until the late 1940s it was an active... Continue Reading →
If you've been reading this blog or following my flickr or Smugmug feeds you'll have noticed my penchant for abandoned places (and my love for heavy metal - spot the references if you can). Especially between seasons if you know what I mean. Sure, you can shoot derelict stuff anytime, but after the leaves fall... Continue Reading →
Outdoors photographers are at the mercy of the sun and clouds. We can't make our own perfect light and so when it comes along we have to recognize it and get out there. My favorite kind of light is hazy clouds with breaks of blue sky. Not quite overcast, but not quite full sun either. ... Continue Reading →
I can never resist an abandoned building. This house is in the next town over and on a road I hardly ever take, so when I did and saw it I knew I'd have to go back and shoot it. When I did I had an intense feeling of loss and sorrow. Judging by the... Continue Reading →
Part 10 of the lifecycle of the Lily of the Valley study - berries go from luscious and ripe to fallen and decaying.