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New Brunswick, Canada

My best friend lives a few states away so we don’t see each other very often. Once every year, she plans a trip to see me and we usually take off somewhere for at least a day trip but sometimes a longer jaunt. In addition to putzing (I love using that word) around my beloved […]

Seneca Falls

I’m back finally, after recovering from shoulder surgery.  It feels so good to get out in the world with my gear again.  For a while now I have been making trips from Maine to Ohio on a regular basis.  My route takes me right past Seneca Falls, NY.  Every time, I see signs marking the […]

Chance Encounters

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” ― Anaïs Nin Just a while before sunset today, I raced (which is to say crawled with great anticipation) up the winding road of Cadillac […]

Conversation

A local high school student has done me the great honor of asking that I mentor her through the creation of her senior class exhibit on photography. When we met yesterday, I talked with her about developing her style. I told her to think of each piece as a conversation between herself and the viewer. […]

Images from the Beehive Collective’s 7th Annual Blackfly Ball

The Beehive Design Collective is a 100% volunteer-driven non-profit political organization that uses graphic media as educational tools to communicate stories of resistance to corporate globalization. The purpose of the group, based in Machias, Maine, is to “‘Cross-pollinate the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images that can be used as educational and organizing tools. The […]

Photographing Architecture

Architecture has a magnetism which attracts a wide audience. We’ve all seen buildings and bridges which amaze us for one reason or another. We often want a picture to remember the place. It’s a thrill to share our experiences with others through photographs. The trouble is that often the photos just aren’t very interesting. Taking […]

The Workout

Yesterday’s photo shoot included a workout session. One aspect of my client’s business is physical fitness. She wanted photos to illustrate incorporating exercise into a daily routine and lifestyle even when travel is involved. She advises her clients to use their smartphones for keeping workout routines and inspiration handy even in a hotel room. So […]