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Canadian Rockies

On the way back from the Yukon our photography troupe stopped in Calgary and spent three days in the Canadian Rockies which have some of the most majestic scenery anywhere in the world. Fortunately for the tourists and locals the weather was … Continue reading

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Winter

Winter solitude by Matsuo Basho Winter solitude– in a world of one color the sound of wind. Winter for photographers is like it is for everyone….cold and forbidding. Nature doesn’t provide winter with the eye-popping floral displays of spring or … Continue reading

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Yukon Gold 3

65,000 moose roam the Yukon, an area roughly 2 1/2 times the size of New England. This is about twice the human population of the territory. With the capital of Whitehorse having a population of 23,000, the arithmetic says that the human … Continue reading

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Yukon Gold 2

Formerly an important summer gathering spot and base for moose-hunting in the Klondike Valley as well as a camp for the First Nations’ community in the area, Dawson City rose to prominence as the center of the Klondike Gold Rush. It began in … Continue reading

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Yukon Gold

My friend Doug emailed me and asked whether I’d be interested in going on a photography trip to the Tombstone Mountains. I thought wow, “the town too tough to die” had mountains? I watched the movie but I didn’t recall … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera…Action!

A few weeks ago I attended a lighting class in New York City sponsored by Nikon and Popular Photography magazine. Over the years I gained lots of experience shooting landscape and wildlife images, but had virtually no experience using speedlights … Continue reading

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4th of July

Our country turned 237 two weeks ago and no city celebrates our collective birthday with as much verve as Boston. The 4th of July concert at the Charles River Hatch Shell has been an institution in the city since Arthur … Continue reading

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A Horse is a Horse… of Course of Course

I can always tell which is the front end of a horse, but beyond that, my art is not above the ordinary. Mark Twain Like Twain, my acquaintance with horses and all things equine is slim to none so it’s … Continue reading

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Children at Play

A few years ago I was a member of a motorcycle gang called “The Caps“. We had motorcycles, a couple of motorcycle mammas and a few of us even wore kerchiefs. We tried to be bad, but Hell’s Angels we … Continue reading

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Ruby, don’t take your love to town

“You’ve painted up your lips an rolled and curled your tinted hair Ruby are you contemplating going out somewhere? The Shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down     Oh Ruby, don’t take your love to … Continue reading

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