I'd Rather Be Sailing

Nikon D610 and Nikon 24-85 AF-S G VR Lens – 1/640 @ f/7.1 ISO 100

This is a view of Centerport Harbor from the courtyard of the Cornelious Vanderbilt mansion in Centerport, Long Island.   59 more words


Belgian Beer and Mussels

What a treat it was to be invited to spend an evening with good friends, sharing fresh mussels and delicious belgian beer!   Yum!!  There are not many better ways to end the work day. 147 more words

Black And White Photography

Photographing into the Light

One of the most important aspects of photography is knowing how to use your light source. Most often it is thought that having the sun over your shoulder to light a subject is the most appealing lighting option. 107 more words


Digital Darkroom - Playing with Bad Images

Didn’t want to delete some of my bad images – Not if they had any merit or possibility of being redeemed.  I like the fact that this minuscule fly is in sharp focus.   126 more words

A Finalist

Thrilled to find out my photo was chosen as a finalist (it’s a huge group) in Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s Spring Photography Contest. Even if I don’t win, my photo will appear in their book “Best of Photography 2014.” One of my photos was chosen as a finalist in their Spring 2013 contest as well.


Metal Head II

Black and white photograph. 1998. Nikon F50.


iClassic culture

I say it here quite often that I’m not a fan of phone photography. I have seen good examples of what some folks can do with a phone, but quality wise the things  just bug me. 255 more words