Lower Manhattan

Spent a few hours at sunset New Year’s Day at Liberty State Park.  The night was perfect for this type of shot – low humidity and a clear sky.  Happy New Year! Canon 5DMKIII, EF24-70 f2.8 at f / 8.0 @ 32mm

NYC from Brooklyn Bridge Park

Recently I spent some time with David Ferguson (my father-in-law) shooting NYC from the Brooklyn Bridge Park.  David is an avid and talented outdoor photographer and had this shot on his bucket list so I tagged along and took a few images of my own. It’s amazing to me that Brooklyn has such a spectacular park and with such an incredible view of NYC.  This…

Light Houses of Martha’s Vineyard

One of my favorite experiences on Martha’s Vineyard is always a visit to the lighthouses of the island.  There is something magical and powerful about a lighthouse and their enduring strength that resists everything that Mother Nature throws at it in order to guide sailors safely home. These are two of my favorites.       The lighthouse at Gay Head is in danger…

Fortress wall of the Forbidden City

  A recent trip to Beijing resulted in a few hours to walk around the Forbidden City.  The smog was almost unbearable – I didn’t recover for weeks after returning to the US.  But, I did manage to capture a handful of images that I liked.  This one of the fortress wall around the Forbidden City is interesting.  I used Photoshop and Lightroom to…

A walk through Siena

While in Tuscany this summer we spent a few hours walking around Siena . A spectacular Tuscan hill town, Siena is a wonderful walk through the middle ages. These ancient iron rings are throughout Siena. Used to secure your horse (or other animal) while you did business in town, they are so well used that indents from the ring striking the wall can be…

Birdman at Musée du Louvre

Sometimes the street is a wonderful place. While walking the grounds of the Louvre I encountered this special soul.

Tin Cup

One of my earliest memories is of my grandfather working out by the barn on a hot summer day. He would occasionally stop and walk over to the hand pump by the basin we used to draw water for the cattle, grab an old tin cup that was there and pump the handle of the well pump, running the water until it was cold….

Edgartown Harbor Storm – iPhone Art

Taken from the harbor on my iPhone while on a sailing trip around the island. The power and size of the storm is obvious when you compare the size of the un-landed tornado in the top right third of the image with the Edgartown Lighthouse below and to the left of it (its the little white speck).

Statue of Neptune on the fountain in Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy.

Statue of Neptune on the fountain on Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy. This was taken about midnight in the Piazza. It was one of those nights when everything seemed perfect – location, light, temperature and the energy in the Piazza.

Nobska Point lighthouse – cape cod

I have wanted a shot of the Nobska Point Lighthouse from the bay side for some time but never really had good light at the right time of the day. This shot was taken a little after 12PM on a day with good light and low humidity with my Canon 5D Mk3 and EF70-200 using a 2x converter @ 400mm effective. I shot three…