Know some woods

My wife Jen is an avid outdoors enthusiast. One of her ideas of fun is six soggy days camping on an island; another seems to be hiking on days when the wind turns the exposed skin on your face shades of red. I like old movies – in shades of black and white. We both … Continue reading Know some woods

Not Wood

A little chocolate cake for your Sunday afternoon. From a small ski resort wedding. A lot of thought goes into some wedding cakes. So it's  important to document the effort before they're slashed or mashed...

Location, Location, Location

Nope, this isn’t a post about real estate… A while back the email in-box chimed with an inquiry about a wedding in Verona, NY. I know the town, somewhat; principally its most notable tenant – the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. In fact, that’s where the event was to be held. I didn’t get the … Continue reading Location, Location, Location

Consolation from Utica’s Union Station

We recently dropped a buddy off at a commuter train station – and a week later picked him up at another, neither locale was one I'd made the time to photograph. For the drop off, I’d planned to shoot around the Poughkeepsie Train Station. I’ve caught MetroNorth there a number of times. It’s a nice … Continue reading Consolation from Utica’s Union Station

Freeze Frame

At photo and video trade shows, it’s not uncommon to find booths set up with elaborate, colorful, sometimes mechanically active displays with which guest can demo cameras and lenses. Sometimes, live action vignettes play out with creatively-clad models, though these are more often for posing demonstrations. These fantastical displays are something like the creations of … Continue reading Freeze Frame