Reunion at the Raleigh & Large Group Portraits

The Raleigh Hotel and Resort ? Far from the Carolinas, folks, this is in Fallsburg, NY – still the  old 'Catskills,’ Sullivan County – probably part of what was once well known as the ‘Borscht Belt.’ Some still think of “Dirty Dancing” (would you believe I’ve never seen it all the way through?) others, these … Continue reading Reunion at the Raleigh & Large Group Portraits

Take the Shot!

Disclaimer. This post is about photography, not weaponry. You know that scene in the movie where the character that doesn’t usually have a weapon picks one up but hesitates? Instead of following through, pulling the trigger and saving the day, they wind up losing the gun to a villain. You look at the screen in … Continue reading Take the Shot!

Snow Festival Photography

This weekend I pointed a lens at the 7th Annual Snow Festival at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitor Center hosted in partnership with Mine Kill State Park. I may be a little older than the target market, but I’d hoped to find a few things of fancy to photograph. It was 47 degrees... … Continue reading Snow Festival Photography

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...