Piers at Sun Rise

  My brother and his wife rented a house in Avon, NC in September and they invited Annette and me to join them.  So we went down for a few days.  It was great!  We were able to do a lot of things: -Take sunrise pictures of piers -Ride the ferry to Ocracoke and back …

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Day Six – Chasing the Light

On Day Six we started driving through the Quiraing Mountains.  The instructors were disappointed.  The light was just not cooperating. We stopped near the top of a long winding road and waited for a while, but the sun and the clouds just didn’t want to cooperate! So we kept driving.  We were looking for a …

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Day Five – Derelicts and Photo Stimulators

Critiques ran long and we got a late start. Our first stop was Tallisker Whiskey Distillery.  I was hoping to take the tour of the facility.  I always love to see a company’s operations.  It is fascinating to see how they do things and sometimes get an insight into how they think.  Unfortunately, this day, …

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Day Three – Misty Isles Boat Trip

Day three and another beautiful day on the Isle of Skye! This day was an earlier start than the other days.  We had to get over to the town of Elgol to catch a boat to Loch Coruisk. And Loch Coruisk was beautiful; lots of water, patches of snow on the high peaks, mountains, stream, …

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Puerto Rico

Last October, Annette and I ventured to Puerto Rico. First of all, the island is beautiful!  Wonderful Beaches!  Picturesque mountains!  Lighthouses!  Coffee plantations! However, I was not prepared for the narrow roads!  Especially in the mountains!  The first time on these roads can be stressful, especially for me. Anyway, please enjoy the images below.

Great Falls in the Late Evening

Any time that Annette and I leave the house together, we a liable to change our minds at least a dozen times. Back in May 2014, Annette and I set off for Great Falls and the C&O Canal on the Potamac River.  I think we left the house around noon, but we saw so many …

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Moving Water

Perhaps silky water on waterfalls and creeks has become cliche.  Maybe.  But during our Trip to the Columbia River Gorge, Annette and I actively sought out opportunities to shoot the water.  I enjoyed doing it and got a thrill from the results. I wanted to shoot waterfalls so bad that we walked a mile back …

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Wave Action

Some of the most fun I had during our recent trip to Maine was taking long-exposure (multiple seconds) pictures of waves.While Annette was participating in the Photography Workshop, I went out near Thunder Hole with the wife of another workshop participant.  No sense in sitting in the room!!!I went out on the rocks to the …

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Washington at Night

Annette and I have not been very active with our photography since the big trip to Death Valley at the beginning of December.  But in January we took two trips to Washington, DC. The first trip we were showing some of the mall to some friends.  We went to the National Air and Space Museum …

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Harrisburg from City Island

Back on November 11, 2012, the Harrisburg Camera Club had a group photo shoot on City Island.  Over 20 members showed up to take pictures.  One of those members was me.The Harrisburg Marathon was on the same day and the place was packed.  Hurricane Sandy had put a serious damper on the New York marathon …

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Shem Creek

Shem Creek is a great little area near Charleston.  Annette and I went there for dinner and spent the rest of the evening taking images.Shem Creek used to be a very active port for fishermen in the area.  However, as of late, the fishing industry is having its challenges and the fleet is shrinking.There was …

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