Category Archives: Landscape

Super Moon

The “super moon” of this evening appears 14% larger and 30% brighter than normal. I got this shot just about at its max at 8:30 pm. The super moon is the name given to the moon when it is full … Continue reading

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The Yellow Brick Road

I was back today at Normanskill Farm with my friend Flo. We walked on what the locals call the Yellow Brick Road – part of the old Delaware Turnpike that originated in the early 1800s. The Old Normans Kill Bridge … Continue reading

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The Normanskill

Finally, a warm and sunny day after the waters of Irene and the remnants of other storms have passed. The torrent of the Normanskill still rages on my forage for photos of the area. I have trouble getting to the … Continue reading

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Visit to Glens Falls

Friday was a day trip to the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, NY. The Hyde Collection is a museum and home of Louis and Charlotte Hyde. Charlotte was the daughter of Samuel Pruyn, one of the founders of the Finch, … Continue reading

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Multiple Manipulations

Here is an IR of trees with the sun backlighting the leaves. After some adjustments in Lightroom 3, I used Nik Silver Effects Pro to convert to black and white. Then I applies the Polaroid Transfer filter from Nik Color … Continue reading

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At the Cemetery Using IR

I spent this afternoon at the Bethlehem Cemetery. Officially known as the Bethlehem Cemetery Association, it was established 140+ years ago on 30 acres in the town of Bethlehem (Delmar), NY. Only about 3/4 mile from my (northern) home, I … Continue reading

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IR in B&W

Here is another infrared image taken of some small palms in my backyard. The original was taken as a jpg and converted to black and white with Nik Silver Effects Pro. I printed the finished image on RedRiver Paper’s Polar … Continue reading

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Infrared Photography

The images in this post were taken with my newly converted infrared camera. I sent my ancient Canon 300D (Digital Rebel) away to LifePixel to get it converted to infrared. I chose the standard filter conversion which is equivalent to … Continue reading

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Morikami Photoshoot

I was photoshoot coordinator on my first 2011 FotoFusion master workshop yesterday. The group, lead by National Geographic and fine art photographer, Ray Gehman, went to Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, FL. There were 10 in the … Continue reading

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Weeds in the Lake

This image is an entirely interpretive piece based on what I saw on one of the lakes in the Wellington Preserve. There were many weeds near the shore with interesting formations. I pre-visualized this photograph. By that I mean, I … Continue reading

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