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Spring is in the Air

May 10, 2021 - We are only 6 weeks away from summer solstice and the longest day of the year but I still get frost alerts almost daily.
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Fall Squares

December 22, 2020 - Here we are in mid-December but the little bit of snow we had is gone by now and we're squarely back to the season of gr...
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Bright and Happy Fall World

November 09, 2020 - Last post was a celebration of the wonderful bright and sunny summer we had here in Western New York. And today, I am co...
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Bright and Happy Summer World

November 02, 2020 - Summer and flowers go hand in hand and while we're at the end of our colorful fall season let's take a trip back and enj...
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Fall Favorite (A bit too much)

October 19, 2020 - Fall is different each year. Colors seem to progress at different speeds and to different levels and the leaves hang on...
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A Wonderful Drive

September 28, 2020 - I have been holding off as long as I could not to be accused of accelerating the arrival of winter but there is no hidin...
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Over the Horizon

September 14, 2020 - A sunny summer day was coming to its end, clouds were floating in the sky, and there were no plans for the evening. Why...
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The Beautiful Lower Niagara River, Part II

July 27, 2020 - Continued from Part I. On this wonderful hot and humid summer day, even at eight in the morning, let's finish our explo...
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The Beautiful Lower Niagara River, Part I

June 16, 2020 - This past weekend I made it back to the Lower Niagara Gorge to enjoy one of my Western New York happy places. The loud r...
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The Would Be 20th Annual Letchworth Red, White & Blue Balloon Festival, 2020

May 23, 2020 - Since 2013, the Memorial Day weekend meant only one thing for me and my family. It meant getting up around 4:30 a.m. to...
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Spring Contemplation

May 21, 2020 - Hello everybody and thanks for stopping by again. I had a different post in mind for this week but it turned out to be m...
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Spring Made it to Western New York

May 04, 2020 - Maybe it's just me but spring 2020 has felt slow to come to Western New York. Sure, it paid us a visit a few times, it t...
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Boathouse Row, Part III

April 27, 2020 - With today's post we are wrapping up the Boathouse Row series (Boathouse Row, Part I, Boathouse Row, Part II in Black &...
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Greens Replace Grays

March 30, 2020 - Alright, I will be brave and say it. Here's my annual farewell to winter and cheers to spring. May the grayness rest in...
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Winter in the Fields

February 03, 2020 - I love winter on black and white film but when an opportunity presents itself to combine colors and snow I don't mind lo...
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Colors

November 25, 2019 - Winter stopped by for a while, announced itself, and then disappeared again, probably just for a short while. We have en...
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Through Fall

November 11, 2019 - Only a few trees have retained some of their leaves at this point but I don't see a problem living in the colorful dream...
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Fall Colors around Murder Creek

October 29, 2019 - We're at the tail-end of the season of color so let's throw some more colors on these pages. Today, we're returning to t...
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More from Lower Niagara

October 22, 2019 - Another look at the Lower Niagara Gorge today, just a few feet up the river (last visit: By the Niagara River with a Cam...
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Stages of a Sunrise

October 15, 2019 - The coolness of the morning, the breeze in one's face, and darkness slowly giving way to daylight. The weather situation...
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Lucky Find

October 10, 2019 - Sometimes, my photographs are a result of a careful research and a planned execution. Other times, a bit of luck helps....
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By the Niagara River with a Camera & Film

October 02, 2019 - I like exploring new places with a camera in hand but I also love going back to some of the same places over and over. I...
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Inviting for a Hike

September 23, 2019 - Very hot and very dry but still so very inviting for a hike among the endless rock formations. Where does the trail lead...
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Summer Greens

September 16, 2019 - Alright, it's Monday morning and it's time for some colors. And this time, it's the endless palette of shades of summer...
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Shenandoah: Continuing our hike along the Rose River Falls trail

September 02, 2019 - As you can see I've been intensely bouncing between two extremes. On one hand, black and white photography, which I love...
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Teaser

August 23, 2019 - Are you looking forward to fall? I have mixed feelings about it. Fall itself is great with all of its colors and cool te...
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Summer Cooldown

August 15, 2019 - It's the middle of summer so who would not like a brief cooldown, especially if it's just virtual? From a location point...
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Vintage Naval Park

August 06, 2019 - Let's continue the exploration of Buffalo, NY with a film camera in hand and an experimental color film loaded in it. Ye...
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Back to Bridges

June 10, 2019 - Bridges have always captivated me and I have photos going back to the beginnings of this website to show for it. Just cl...
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Desert Colors

June 05, 2019 - With the summer's slow arrival here in Western New York, I'm heading for the desert today to enjoy a hot and sunny scene...
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Wood

May 21, 2019 - Sometimes, it is the unexpected little things that catch my eye. Here, wandering around Mesa Verde in Colorado, some bar...
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Rural Western New York in Goofy Colors

May 07, 2019 - Hello everybody! I am back! If you are a regular reader of my blog you have probably noticed I have been away for a whil...
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Colorful Buffalo

February 03, 2019 - I'm getting a bit tired of this new weather pattern we've seen over a few years now. Winter comes in strong and leaves a...
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The 70s Look?

January 22, 2019 - This was a fun Sunday afternoon in the city of Buffalo, NY. It was freezing but the sun came out and so had I and my cam...
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Nostalgic Colors

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Cycling Hamburg

November 27, 2018 - Previously from the village of Hamburg, NY: Theaters in the Rain - Hamburg Palace, Brick & Mortar Gallery: Matted, Frame...
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Lakes and Ponds and Bogs in the Fall

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The Color of Bricks

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Can you feel the magic?

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Colors on Thursday

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Too Famous

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Valley of Fire in a Painting

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When Things Align

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Shenandoah: More Waterfall Wonders along the Rose River Falls Trail

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Driving through Painted Mojave Desert

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Road Trip: Route 66 Part IX - Galena, Kansas

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What a wonderful surprise (in a ditch)!

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Some Color for This Page: Rocks & Boulders at Sunset

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Never To Be Seen Again

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The Village of Hamburg Waking Up

June 26, 2018 - Previously from the village of Hamburg, NY: Theaters in the Rain - Hamburg Palace, Brick & Mortar Gallery: Matted, Frame...
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At Peace Bridge after a While

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Road Trip: Route 66 Part VIII - Largest Totem Pole

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Further Out of This World

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17th Annual Letchworth Red, White & Blue Balloon Festival, 2018

May 31, 2018 - Support this blog: Do you like my free content but are not ready to buy a photograph yet? Using my links (Amazon) to do...
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Hello, Spring!

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Out of This World

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Shenandoah: Still on the Rose River Falls Trail

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Sunset on Ice

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Inside an Ice Crack

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Theaters in the Rain Revisited, and Beyond

November 29, 2017 - Support this blog during this shopping season: Do you like my free content but are not ready to buy a photograph yet? Us...
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Fall's Nine

November 22, 2017 - Support this blog during this shopping season: Do you like my free content but are not ready to buy a photograph yet? Us...
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Greeting a New Day

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Fall Colors & Setting Sun

November 13, 2017 - Previously from Letchworth State Park: It's the season of color - Letchworth is getting very colorful! - Autumn vs. Summ...
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Middle Falls Blues

October 30, 2017 - Previously from Letchworth State Park: It's the season of color - Letchworth is getting very colorful! - Autumn vs. Summ...
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Shenandoah: Rose River Falls Trail

October 12, 2017 - Previously from Shenandoah: Trouble with Color - The Details or the Wide and Grand? - The Skyline Drive View in Autumn -...
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Road through Fiery Wonders

October 09, 2017 - Previously from Lake Mead and the Valley of Fire: Road Trip through Mars - Road through Fiery Wonders So what was my de...
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Colorful Great Lakes Sunrise

October 02, 2017 - From the shores of Lake Michigan: Lake Shore Grass at Sunrise You find yourself on the western shore of Lake Michigan....
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Fiery Sunset over Buffalo Skyline

August 07, 2017 - Buffalo offers absolutely breathtaking sunsets while looking west over Lake Erie or the powerful Niagara River. However,...
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Back for a Hamburg Beach Sunset

July 20, 2017 - Previously from Hamburg Beach: Stormy Hamburg Beach and Lake Erie Shoreline - One Beach, Yet More Looks - One Beach, Dif...
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Colors of Lumagination

July 17, 2017 - Previously from the Botanical Gardens: Crescent Moon & Big Dipper over Buffalo Botanical Gardens A friend tipped me off...
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Shenandoah: Hiking

June 19, 2017 - Previously from Shenandoah: Trouble with Color - The Details or the Wide and Grand? - The Skyline Drive View in Autumn -...
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16th Annual Letchworth Red, White & Blue Balloon Festival, 2017

May 30, 2017 - Previously from Letchworth Balloon Rallies: Balloon Festivals,... Third Time was The Charm, 13th Annual Letchworth Red,...
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Motion Follow Up

May 10, 2017 - Previously from Hamburg Beach: Stormy Hamburg Beach and Lake Erie Shoreline - One Beach, Yet More Looks - One Beach, Dif...
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No Two Are the Same

May 03, 2017 - Previously from Hamburg Beach: Stormy Hamburg Beach and Lake Erie Shoreline - One Beach, Yet More Looks - One Beach, Dif...
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Backwards

April 03, 2017 - When I arrived, the fog I came for was nowhere to be found and it was still very dark. Later, it actually turned out tha...
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Road Trip through Mars

March 27, 2017 - Previously from the Valley of Fire: Road Trip through Mars My spring road trip itch is growing out of control. What we...
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Morning Fog

March 06, 2017 - The weather forecast called for fog the night before and a friend was visiting who also likes photography. A plan was bo...
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Another Reminder of the CIty of Light

February 13, 2017 - After a few outdoor expeditions to catch the brief appearances of winter it was time for some architectural photography...
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Green Lake's Charm Is Back

February 06, 2017 - Yes, I've been complaining a bit about this winter over the past few weeks. With all the dirty gray all around I wished...
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Shenandoah: Distant Sunset Views

January 30, 2017 - Previously from Shenandoah: Trouble with Color - The Details or the Wide and Grand? - The Skyline Drive View in Autumn -...
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As the Clouds Roll In

January 23, 2017 - Previously from Hamburg Beach: Stormy Hamburg Beach and Lake Erie Shoreline - One Beach, Yet More Looks - One Beach, Dif...
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Fall in Winter at Knox Farm

January 02, 2017 - Out for a New Year's hike to walk off some of the holiday calories, get a doze of fresh air, and get some new photograph...
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Spin the Fall

December 22, 2016 - Just a couple weeks ago I was enjoying the late fall in Chestnut Ridge Park, Orchard Park, NY. As I finished photographi...
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Visions of the Fall

November 28, 2016 - The 2016 season of color is over and even though it has just ended I already miss it. And it was a beautiful fall! My sc...
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Covered Bridge in the Fall

November 14, 2016 - I've been a fan of covered bridges for a long time. No matter where we go we always search the Internet for covered brid...
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Drizzly Drive through the Backroads of Buffalo Southtowns

October 24, 2016 - Fall came, colors started appearing all around in Western New York, excitement built up, and I got sick. I know, quite a...
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The Treasures of Shenandoah

October 07, 2016 - Previously from Shenandoah: Trouble with Color - The Details or the Wide and Grand? - The Skyline Drive View in Autumn -...
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Painting the Sky over Buffalo Main Light

September 29, 2016 - Click the photos once to open them in the gallery, then click again for a full screen view. Landscape photos look their...
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John Deere

September 19, 2016 - Let's mix it up today with a whole different photograph. As you could spot from my blog over the years I like capturing...
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Tropical Clichés

September 01, 2016 - Hawaii became the 50th state to join the United States on August 21, 1959. The capital city is Honolulu (Oahu). The high...
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15th Annual Letchworth Red, White & Blue Balloon Festival

May 30, 2016 - Previously from Letchworth Balloon Rallies: Balloon Festivals,... Third Time was The Charm, 13th Annual Letchworth Red,...
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Road Trip: Route 66 Part I, Santa Rosa, NM

May 26, 2016 - New Mexico became the 47th state to join the United States on January 6, 1912. The capital city is Santa Fe. The highest...
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Light Changes over the Riviera Theatre

May 16, 2016 - Blue hour photographs are popular for a good reason. Unlike daytime, they allow artificial illumination to come through...
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Road Trip: Pecos National Historical Park

April 11, 2016 - New Mexico became the 47th state to join the United States on January 6, 1912. The capital city is Santa Fe. The highest...
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Train Blues

January 19, 2016 - Looking for new light on a familiar place, quite literally. Rather than focusing on the depot and the roofed platform I...
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More Colors before Winter Comes

November 30, 2015 - Before the winter season dresses everything in white I would like to share some more local colors with you. Across the s...
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Daybreak Glow over Niagara River, Black Rock Canal Park

November 02, 2015 - How about seeing the makeover of the Black Rock Canal Park? How about seeing it early in the morning before the sun wake...
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What you won't see this year (by Green Lake)

October 22, 2015 - Last year, this would be your view if you stood at the top of the falls on Smoke Creek as it flows out of Green Lake in...
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Orchard Park Train Depot in the Fall

October 07, 2015 - The railroading days of the Orchard Park Train Depot are gone by but the depot looks great and serves as a reminder of t...
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A "New" Peace Bridge Photo by Popular Demand

June 15, 2015 - A while back in my The Peace Bridge Lighting Patterns post I've included several photographs of Peace Bridge. However, I...
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Rolling Hills and Poppy Fields

May 04, 2015 - I already had a post on this topic a while back (There are as many pubs as there are poppy seeds..., November 2014). Wit...
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So Long, Winter!

April 17, 2015 - Happy Friday everybody! Today, I would like to share a quick "So Long, Winter!" post with you. A few days back I walked...
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Spring

March 20, 2015 - To acknowledge and celebrate the arrival of spring and the first spring day, I have swapped out all of the photographs o...
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Shenandoah: On Skyline Drive - Colorful Flashback

March 02, 2015 - It's a beautiful warm day here in Buffalo, NY at 26°F and lots of sunshine. It's still a white world all around though w...
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Winter's Magic on Green Lake

February 09, 2015 - This was a gorgeous evening at Green Lake in Yates Park, Orchard Park, NY. The lake was covered with ice and a thick bla...
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The Frozen Moon Land is Back

January 12, 2015 - Something was in the air Saturday night. Something called me out to go check out the lake. The sun was still hovering ov...
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Sailing under Eclipse, Buffalo Main Light

December 15, 2014 - This was the special evening in October (October 23, 2014) when the partial solar eclipse was visible from the waterfron...
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Cargill Pool Grain Elevator at Moonset, A Follow Up

December 09, 2014 - Just a quick follow up today to my previous post (The Other Side of Gallagher Pier). There, I mentioned that my primary...
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The Other Side of Gallagher Pier (at Sunrise)

December 08, 2014 - A little flashback to summer today, well before the white stuff started flying. This particular August morning was very...
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Shenandoah is Waking Up

November 28, 2014 - On my way to this spot, when it was still pitch black, I met a pretty decent size black bear. I was glad I was still in...
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Golden Fall in Shenandoah Creek Bed

November 10, 2014 - I really enjoyed capturing this photograph. There were so many significant landscape sights around this beautiful hike a...
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Different Look of Shenandoah at Big Meadow

November 06, 2014 - To me, Shenandoah National Park is mostly about its seemingly never-ending supply of waterfalls and about the stunning d...
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The Fading Fall on Smoke Creek, Orchard Park

November 04, 2014 - As the colors slowly fade around us in Western New York and we enter the gray period between fall and winter I am going...
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Shenandoah Sunset

October 29, 2014 - This post is almost real-time. That is if a whole year does not count. I just had another opportunity to witness and pho...
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The Fall Concert at Birdsong

October 20, 2014 - I have done surprisingly little fall photography this fall. Despite its arrival pretty much on schedule it seemed to hav...
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Sticking with the Theater Theme, Blue Hour over Shea's

October 09, 2014 - This and the previous posts (Aurora Theatre Colors, on the left) are not chronological. Following up on the Shea's in th...
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The Long Planned Aurora Theatre in Rain

October 06, 2014 - This photograph was long coming, long overdue, long imagined. The idea was born back in 2012 when I photographed the She...
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Create an Account to Receive a Quarterly Newsletter

September 19, 2014 - I have launched a quarterly newsletter with selections of photographs from the last three months, highlights, stories, a...
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Buffalo Main Light at Sunrise

August 14, 2014 - On my photographic expeditions, I am learning to look the other way more and more. When watching a sunset, turn around a...
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Mutual Riverfront Park, Buffalo, NY

June 16, 2014 - The other day, someone on G+ posted a comment under one of my photos from Buffalo that Buffalo is dead. I did not feel l...
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Shenandoah: Dark Hollow Falls

May 29, 2014 - Previously from Shenandoah National Park and Shenandoah Valley: The Lonely Tree, The Skyline Drive View in Autumn, The D...
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Spring at the Museum

May 15, 2014 - I returned to the Japanese Garden and Buffalo History Museum a year later to get a little different view of the spring s...
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A Different View (of Watkins Glen)

May 05, 2014 - Before you go screaming at me that we barely made it through winter and it's definitely not fall yet, trust me, I know....
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Architectural Wandering About

April 14, 2014 - This photography outing was motivated by several things coming together. I've long been on a quest to learn more about...
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Shenandoah: The Lonely Tree

February 27, 2014 - Previously from Shenandoah National Park and Shenandoah Valley: Shenandoah: Trouble with Color, Shenandoah: The Details...
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Warm Look for Cold Winter

February 10, 2014 - I sensed that my photo stream has gotten a bit too chilly lately and needed some color and warmth. Nope, not going back...
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Shenandoah: The Skyline Drive View in Autumn

February 03, 2014 - Whether you drive the Skyline Drive as the sole purpose of your visit to the Shenandoah National Park or merely use it a...
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Shenandoah: The Details or the Wide and Grand?

December 26, 2013 - In my last post Trouble with Color I talked about reasons I may choose to go with a black and white landscape photograph...
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Shenandoah: Trouble with Color

December 23, 2013 - Quite often, I intend my photos to be black and white before I ever shoot them. Then, I capture them in color and do the...
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Abstract Seasons, Fall & Winter

December 16, 2013 - A few months back I captured a forest abstract of an early fall. It was a very simplified representation of the scene in...
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Winter by the Orchard Park Train Depot

December 13, 2013 - Over the last few weeks I've been taking a closer look at my immediate surroundings looking for places I've either not p...
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Between Fall and Winter, Orchard Park Library

November 25, 2013 - I love fall with its colors, who doesn't? I also like winter with its clean whiteness. I don't mind the cold when I am r...
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It's Raining, It's Pouring … at Sinking Ponds, East Aurora

November 21, 2013 - It's raining, it's pouring,... by the end of this outing I knew my camera's weather sealing was not all that great. The...
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Autumn

November 18, 2013 - To salute the wonderful colorful season that has passed I've added a new collection to my website spanning various galle...
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Bird Island Pier Re-opened!

November 11, 2013 - In one of my summer posts I lamented what a shame it was that the Bird Island Pier remained closed beyond Piece Bridge....
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The Seasons They Are a-Changin'

November 07, 2013 - The daylight savings time is gone, it's 29°F and forecast 22°F for the morning. There are still some remaining colors up...
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Letchworth Off The Beaten Path

October 14, 2013 - Each fall is different and this one is no exception. First, it looked like the colors would come early and a few early f...
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The Peace Bridge Lighting Patterns

September 30, 2013 - Long exposures give the fast flow of the Niagara River the soft milky look in daylight and allow for interesting reflect...
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The Season of Fog is Back!

September 26, 2013 - I've had a lot of excuses lately for not going out and shooting. I've been trying to get through my June road trip photo...
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Long Exposures at Woodlawn Beach

August 26, 2013 - The sunset outing to Woodlawn Beach had a dual purpose this night. I wanted to try out a new gadget, a remote cord and t...
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Abstract Landscape

August 19, 2013 - This one goes back to last year, back to that special day when we had a unique opportunity to watch Venus Transit, a sig...
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Quiet and Peaceful at the Marina

July 26, 2013 - I really enjoyed my morning in the Erie Basin Marina back in January when I photographed the above panorama. The sunrise...
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Road Trip: Lake Michigan Sunset at Indiana Dunes

July 18, 2013 - Road Trip 2013 - Day 1 - June 11 - New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana: This year we decided on a different family va...
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Looking for Inspiration - The New York City Hydrant Project

July 13, 2013 - On Tuesday I had some business in New York City. I showed up early and by 10 AM it was all taken care of. And there I fo...
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Balloon Festivals, ... Third Time was The Charm

July 01, 2013 - I've recently had an opportunity to visit Letchworth State Park (Letchworth in my gallery) over the Memorial Day Weekend...
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Autumn vs. Summer, Great Bend at Letchworth

June 10, 2013 - I like to return to places over and over. It's easier with some that are right in my back yard and increasingly more dif...
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Squaw Island Fun

June 03, 2013 - This was a great evening full of photographic fun. As almost always, plans got me started and serendipity took care of t...
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A Different Take on a Familiar Destination

May 23, 2013 - I arrived at Niagara Falls, Canada, in the late afternoon and enjoyed the views over Horseshoe Falls, including the sign...
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Cold & Warm Contrast, Emery Park

May 20, 2013 - I've had this experience many times and I've previously shared that experience in my blog. Planning but keeping an open...
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Cloudy Day Photo Opportunities, A Vermont Swamp

May 16, 2013 - I'm going back to summer 2012 here. The photo reminded me how different weather can facilitate different type of photogr...
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Spring! ... came to Buffalo and Western New York

May 13, 2013 - Emery Park, same place as where I have recently completed my Seasons project. However, a different alley here. This one...
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The Seasons at Emery Park, a Year-Long Photo Project

May 09, 2013 - One project is finished. Last summer I admired this alley at Emery Park and liked how it almost created a tunnel over th...
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D600 Back for Spring Action (Sensor Dirt Follow Up)

May 06, 2013 - In Sensor dirt and cleaning, I talked about my (unsuccessful) attempts to clean up the dirty sensor on my Nikon D600. Af...
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Anxious for Colors

April 20, 2013 - This Spring seems to be coming very slowly. Winter was nice and long and does not want to let go. Even today, on April 2...
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Indoor Photo Project - Water Gone Wild, Vividly and Colorfully Wild

April 14, 2013 - I've seen these on various photo sharing sites, blogs, and other internet places. However, I've never tried to get one o...
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Winter Winding Down, Looking forward to Color

March 28, 2013 - It's late March and my photographic mind is split between two worlds. On one hand, I would like to take advantage of the...
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Traveling Sunset

March 10, 2013 - Everyone knows that the azimuth of the sunrise and sunset changes throughout the year. But did you ever try to see how m...
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Looking forward to less white and more green

March 08, 2013 - This has been a decent winter season. Not cold enough to freeze Lake Erie solid and for long but enough to ice it over b...
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Different Tones of Ice Fishing Buffalo's Outer Harbor

March 03, 2013 - When I arrived early this morning, well before sunrise, there was only one. Then two. And then there were three. It was...
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The Changes at Eighteen Mile Creek, Winter's Turn

February 18, 2013 - There are several places around that I like to visit repeatedly and the Eighteen Mile Creek gorge is definitely one of t...
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Seasons Change in Emery Park

February 10, 2013 - In some past posts I have talked about revisiting locations in different conditions; different weather, different time o...
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Sunset Aligned with Gallagher Pier, Buffalo, NY

February 08, 2013 - This was another, second in the row, photo op planned with The Photographer's Ephemeris (see my previous post Single Exp...
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Single Exposure HDR at Niagara Falls

February 04, 2013 - I've planned this photo op a few weeks ahead. Using The Photographer's Ephemeris I checked out the upcoming full moon to...
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The Western Sky at Sunrise, Buffalo Main Light

January 17, 2013 - At sunset, we tend to look west and at sunrise, we tend to look east. Right? But many times, the color parade is happeni...
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Blue Morning at the Marina with a Nice Surprise

January 15, 2013 - First off, no, I am not going to claim this is a current photo. Despite the brief visit of summer temperatures the boats...
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Warm vs. Cold, Atlantic Sunrise vs. Buffalo Winter

December 22, 2012 - Today and the last night, we have finally gotten some measurable snowfall here in Buffalo. Its the least amount of snow...
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The Tree Tunnel of Birdsong, Orchard Park, NY

November 23, 2012 - Mother Nature is amazing. Each natural setting offers so much more than just one thing. Go to see a waterfall and you ca...
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From colors to lines and curves

November 19, 2012 - I've been re-tuning my senses lately. Instead of the rich autumn colors nature is now full of lines and curves. I especi...
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Do You Know Your Back Yard? ... More Waterfalls at Emery Park

November 09, 2012 - Did you ever try to draw a 10-mile circle on a map with the center being where you live and then hit the Internet to see...
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Fall Falls Hunting at Emery Park

November 01, 2012 - As I finally took some time to explore the Emery County Park this year I also finally found two of its several waterfall...
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Even Little Distance can Provide Different Autumn Look

October 25, 2012 - I've commented on revisiting the same locations on my pages several times (Revisit Your Locations, Revisiting Locations...
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The Beautiful Season of Color is Winding Down All Around, Emery Park Pictured Here

October 23, 2012 - This is probably one of my last fall themed posts. The season has progressed and there is not much green around any more...
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Fall Sunrise at Birdsong Park

October 13, 2012 - I've been actually using weather forecast lately to see when it might be most worth getting up early. For my previous tr...
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Polarizer for the Fall - Saturated Colors of Foliage and Other Surfaces

October 07, 2012 - Many people use polarizers to darken blue skies and make white clouds pop. When the sky gets covered by heavy clouds, th...
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It's the season of color - Letchworth is getting very colorful!

October 05, 2012 - This one is mostly for the local crowd. If you're from Central New York or around, you really do not have a reason to wa...
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The Moon, The Full Moon, The Harvest Moon, The Blue Moon, ... The Moon

September 11, 2012 - The Moon constantly begs for out attention. Yes, it has been a while since humans actually visited that celestial body,...
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The Blue Moon Alternative, Take II (aka The Blue Moon Sunset)

September 03, 2012 - As I've shared in my previous post, my Blue Moon plans did not go exactly as planned. Using The Photographers Ephemeris,...
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Color or Black and White?

August 24, 2012 - To color or not to color, that is the question. I have been enjoying minimalist photography for quite a while now and I...
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Adapt, aka Plan but Welcome the Random

May 15, 2012 - I've started this blog with this theme with my Plan but Welcome the Random post. And it just proved so true again. One d...
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Full Moon Names - The Farmers' Almanac

May 03, 2012 - I bet you've all heard the name "Harvest Moon", which happens in October. But that is not the only full moon that has a...
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Blue Hour over Gallagher Pier, Buffalo Waterfront

May 02, 2012 - What could be better than ending a great spring day with a blue hour shot on the waterfront? It's really exciting to see...
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Minimalism - Can There Be Too Little?

March 30, 2012 - Minimalism seeks to expose the essence of a subject by eliminating all non-essential features. It started developing in...
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Requiem for a Rock

March 17, 2012 - Sometimes, you're shooting a place that is close to where you live, that feels easily reachable, and the photo either re...
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Time Can Make Quite a Difference!

March 14, 2012 - Timing can make a lot of difference in photos. Sometimes, a lot of patience is required,... hours, repeated visits over...
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Revisiting Locations Again - Back in Downtown Buffalo, Lafayette Square

March 03, 2012 - The original target this evening was the Roosevelt Plaza in Buffalo, NY. I wanted tout together something unique that I...
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White Balance and Color Balance Challenges

February 27, 2012 - This evening, I headed downtown to the Theodore Roosevelt Plaza to shoot a wide panorama and I had specific components i...
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