Your Voice

September 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
“Photographers find their voice when they discover what subjects move them most deeply. That passion, that emotion from within is the magic element.” – William Neill “Learn to focus on your greatest sources of inspiration. Commit to seeking your own creative vision. Consider what style or themes drive your passion to photograph, and follow that...
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Travelogue With Music for the Road

September 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
There is something to be said for the 2 week vacation. One week vacations seem to be the standard, whether for work, personal or financial reasons. But with two weeks you find another level of satisfaction. When you hit the Saturday of the first week, instead of your mind straying to returning to work and responsibility, you are overcome with ease...
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Music for the Catskills

June 30, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Here is the latest ultimate road trip music playlist I’ve created for an upcoming road trip to the southern Catskills. I will be heading out to the Liberty area as a base from which to photograph beautiful summer time Sullivan County. With cooperating weather it should be a very exciting trip, with a new playlist to accompany me down long country r...
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Recommencement

June 06, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
"The history of success in any art is a history of recommencements, of the dispersal and reforming of doubts, of an ever-increasing conception of the extent of the territory unconquered, and an ever-decreasing conception of the extent of territory conquered." --- Arnold Bennett
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The Ultimate Road Trip Mix

December 27, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Travel enough, drive enough, explore enough and you will want a top notch music road trip mix. Music that coincides with a feeling of freedom. Music that puts you in another place. Music that makes you “one with the road” as the miles pass by. Song lyrics that ring forever true. Of course in today’s digital world it is easier than ever to put toget...
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The Lost Treasure of Phoenicia

November 19, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
When one thinks of lost or hidden treasure, places in the United States that likely come to mind are the waters off North Carolina or Florida with sunken ships carrying tons of gold and silver, or perhaps a secret cave in the American west where outlaws and bank robbers stashed their ill-gotten gains, or even secret vaults owned by Chicago prohibit...
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Good Reading: My Favorite Books about the Catskills

June 20, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
There is a wealth of information about the Catskills, with new books being released every year. There are books on history, railroads, bluestone, famous national and regional painters, travel guides for nearly every activity and much more. Having read a lot, if not most, of the books about the region, I thought it would be an interesting exercise t...
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John Burroughs: My Favorite Quotes

June 07, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
John Burroughs was a popular author, naturalist and conservationist in the 19 th and early 20 th century. Burroughs would author some 27 books, many of them collections of articles and essays that appeared in the most popular magazines of the day. His first book (and his big break), Wake Robin in 1871, was an early collection of his published natur...
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Making Art

February 09, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
“Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” – Andy Warhol
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One Sunrise, One Sunset

February 04, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
“You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn’t waste either.” ―Galen Rowell
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