The best laid plans

to paraphrase Robert Burns.  Sorry, Bob. With all the tools at our disposal now like Photographer's Ephemeris and just plain Google maps, we can really get a handle on a location, the light and how best to showcase both.  In our minds we envision the photographs we want to take.  We move the pin all... Continue Reading →

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The Power of Scouting

Up until recently, I've been a catch-as-catch-can type of photographer.  If I was going somewhere, I took my camera and tried for photos as I went.  Rarely did I return to a location to do better or capture a different aspect of the place.  Now though, I understand what scouting a location can do.  Remember... Continue Reading →

Up All Night

From time to time I go meet up with a few other local photographers.  We are all part of the same flickr group and it's pretty much the same core of people who go to them.  We usually try for a sunrise.  Winter shooting seems far more popular.  Probably because sunrise is at 7am instead... Continue Reading →

The Great Marsh

My husband is a runner and goes to races in the area.  Sometimes I go with him if there's something interesting to photograph in the vicinity.  On New Year's Day he went to Salisbury Massachusetts and so I went to walk the Old Eastern Marsh Trail that runs about a mile and a quarter.  I... Continue Reading →

Parting Shots

Well 2010 is on its way out.  I can hardly believe I had such a successful photography year and I can only wonder what the next one will bring.  Thanks to everyone who stopped by, commented or even subscribed to this blog. Here's the latest batch of photos and probably the last of the year. ... Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Fog

So I finally got myself to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island in Newbury, Mass.  I've only lived an hour and ten away from it my whole life and not gone.  No idea why other than laziness.  At first I was a bit bummed that it wasn't sunny, but then I quickly... Continue Reading →

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