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Indian Ladder Trail Panorama

We explored John Boyd Thacher State Park the day before yesterday. The Park provides a spectacular view of the Heldeberg Escarpment and looks into the Hudson-Mohawk Valley and the Adirondack and Green Mountains. I hiked the Indian Ladder Trail down … Continue reading

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Birch in B & W

This lone white birch stood out among the “old growth” forest at the Landis Arboretum. He just begged for a classic black and white treatment. Post processing in LR3 with some liberal use of the adjustment brush. The tree was … Continue reading

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Landis Arboretum

We went to the Landis Arboretum overlooking Schoharie Valley near Esperance, New York. There are many acres of trails, plantings of trees and shrubs, and a garden. There are some good image making opportunities here but the garden is somewhat … Continue reading

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Impression of a Wedding

I made this image just prior to the wedding party coming out for photos before the big event. The photo in color is pedestrian, but I envisioned this in dramatic black and white infrared. The stark white chairs against the … Continue reading

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Romantic Sunset

OK, so I could not resist the “iconic image” (otherwise known as a photo cliche) of a couple in the sunset. BTW, the wedding photographer missed this opportunity! I was watching the sun set from the reception room windows and … Continue reading

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In Schenectady

I attended the World Wide Photo Walk today.  Led by Sean, the event was staged at Schenectady’s Central Park. Some 29 people attended and took photos in an informal setting. I met some interesting fellow photographers who enjoyed a dry … Continue reading

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B&W Landscape Technique

This image was made on a walk in the Normanskill preserve. The bridge provides an interesting feature in an otherwise cluttered terrain. When I saw the bridge, I immediately knew I would convert the image into black and white – … Continue reading

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