Butterflies and Hummingbirds: Small and Beautiful

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Weekend photographs of some delicate beauties. Captured with high ISO, high shutter speeds, and extension tubes.

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Annual Homage to the Tomatoes of Verrill Farm

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Along with swimming in a clear New England pond or the chilly Atlantic the other great joy of summer is fresh veggies. I never miss the summer harvest at Verrill Farm in Concord, MA where my favorite crops include the sweetest corn, most buttery potatoes, and most colorful and diverse tomatoes to be found in the Boston area.

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Sunset on Lake Quannapowitt

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Sunset on Lake Quannapowitt

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Sunset Over Ipswich Bay

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Who needs to go to the tropics when we have spectacular sunsets right here in New England?

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More Massachusets Wildflowers

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Today, I ventured to Cape Ann hoping to make some interpretive wildflower photographs. These would be more more dreamy than some of my earlier work. One image here is unidentified. Can you help?

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Butterflies and Flowers

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A quiet morning of photography at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield, Massachusetts.

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Sailing on Clearwater

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In the 1970’s I was a volunteer deckhand, folksinger, and event organizer on sloop Clearwater. This photograph was made during one of many short sails on the Hudson River and New York Harbor.

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Ipswich River On A Winter Afternoon

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[The Mouth of the Ipswich River]
the Mouth of the Ipswich River

On a winter day in early January when snow and ice usually blankets the North Atlantic shoreline, I spent an afternoon meandering around Ipswich Massachusetts, looking for dramatic afternoon light. This view of Castle Hill is from the tiny neighborhood of Little Neck, a hilly promontory covered with a mix of year-round and summer homes, each with a dramatic view of the sea and the river.

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Portrait of Sisters

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From a portrait session today in Newton, Massachusetts. Great soft light!

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Family Portrait Session

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The Donahue family posed on an outcrop on a perfect fall afternoon.

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