Oct 172016
New Hampshire sunset

Autumn sunset with peak color on a lake in New Ipswich, NH, USA

In spite of the drought that has dried up New England since the summer, the fall color has turned out to be surprisingly good. Here’s a shot that uses 3 different exposures to capture the wide dynamic range of this scene. I use Photomatix Pro to create fine HDR images.

This photograph is available as a fine art print or, licensed from commercial use.




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Sep 192016
Parker River Refuge, Plum Island, outgoing tide

The outgoing tide reflects the amber hues of the setting sun at Parker River Wildlife Refuge in Newbury, MA. I love the abstract nature of this image and how it seems to mimic an Alaskan glacier. The sky above was amber-hued, the sand coarse and reflective.

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Aug 242016

In late August I visited S.E. Shires, Co. to photograph the crafting of custom trumpets and trombones. This is the third installment of my series on musical instrument makers in New England. The Shires plant in Hopedale, MA has been making brass instruments for devoted horn players since 1995. Most of the men and women who work here are musicians too. They’re using computer guided cutting tools and machines, early 20th century apparatus,  lots of small and large welders, and plenty of hands-on work to make each perfect instrument.

Visit my posts about Tippin Guitars and Haynes Flute.

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Jun 032016

An afternoon walk in the woods near home, showcasing the bright green of early June. (All photographs are available for commercial licensing and fine art prints.)

The fern path

Cinammon ferns in a forest of beech, oak, and white pine.

Cinammon Fern

Cinammon Ferm, Osmundastrum cinnamomeum

Rotting Tree

Rotting Tree in Breakheart Reservation, Wakefield, MA

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May 152016
First good barefoot traverse of a flooded trail this spring.

First good barefoot traverse of a flooded trail this spring.

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