Jun 182017
 

I recently visited the factory of C.B. Fisk, makers of pipe organs in Gloucester, MA. A team of about twenty seven highly skilled craftspeople build instruments that are close relatives of the organs used by Bach in the 1700’s. Superficially, the workspaces resemble common machine shops and woodworking facilities, but there is more than meets […]

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Mar 092017
 
Boston Violin Maker Christopher White

In late August I visited S.E. Shires, Co. to photograph the crafting of custom trumpets and trombones.

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Nov 182016
 
Butterfly Racer

Not many people know that I photograph swim teams. It takes me back to my junior high school years when I attempted to be a fast breaststroker at the Y on 14th Street, Manhattan. This shot was something of an accident. My strobe didn’t fire and instead of a frozen sports moment I got this […]

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Aug 242016
 

In late August I visited S.E. Shires, Co. to photograph the crafting of custom trumpets and trombones.

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May 152016
 
Barefoot on the trail
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Mar 052016
 

As part of my new series celebrating musical instrument makers in New England, I visited Wm. S. Haynes, makers of flutes in Acton, MA. Founded in Boston in 1888, the company is the oldest flute-maker in America, producing fine custom-made silver, gold, and platinum instruments for discriminating musicians around the world. To learn more about […]

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Sep 082015
 
Covered Bridge

The Hemlock Bridge is a covered bridge in a rural part of Fryeburg, Maine. This past weekend I visited this iconic structure and learned about it from a local farmer. Built in 1857, it carries Hemlock Bridge Road over the Old Course Saco River, near the western shore of Kezar Lake.

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Apr 152015
 

In preparation for an upcoming photo Meetup I spent the afternoon at my favorite spot in Essex County: Gloucester, Massachusetts where 300 years of fishing tradition continue, amid economic hardship, tough fishing restrictions, and offshore competition. The reflections and colors of the harbor have held my attention for 30 years. Today, I was lucky to […]

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Apr 132015
 

I live in a small town north of Boston where as the saying goes, “they roll the sidewalks up at night.” Nevertheless, there still is some color after the sun has set.

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Apr 122015
 
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