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Simple Clicks – Fog

    This isn’t a scene I would normally have photographed, and certainly not without the fog.  On its own this sweep of shoreline is a little distant, a little lacking in a truly interesting anchor.  But with the fog, that all changes – now we’ve got barely-discernible reflections through the mist, we’ve got a […]


Simple Clicks – can you see me?

  I’m in this photo.  Can you see me? I was traveling with friends this past weekend and am still playing catch-up, so unfortunately it’s going to be Simple Clicks for at least another posting day.  But hopefully then I’ll have some time to get into something in more details.  Don’t know what, but something… […]


Simple Clicks – Lackawanna Lake at dawn

  I’m standing along the shore at the fishing area at the north end of Lackawanna Lake, facing west with the marsh, and the South Branch of Tunkhannock Creek, just behind me.  It is dawn and it is frigging cold, much colder than I expected, much colder than I had dressed for.  When I left […]


Simple Clicks – goldenrod at sunrise

  Goldenrod at sunrise, intensely back-lit and glowing.  It’s one of those shots I just couldn’t resist taking, even if it is a little un-grounded in a compositional sense. I don’t know about where you live, but here in PA – and in NY and VT – goldenrod is prolific through the end of summer […]


Simple Clicks – maple leaves

  You know what’s funny?  I grew up in Vermont and never once tapped maple trees to make syrup.  I had a friend up the street who did it, and we took elementary school field trips to see how sugaring was done.  My mother and I even talked about doing it once or twice, as […]


Trostle Pond & thoughts on color and b&w

  Turns out I shot a lot of photos at Trostle Pond the other morning.  And I was going through them in post, I stumbled upon a situation where I couldn’t decide how I’d best like to see the final product.  For me it happens like this: an image comes up on the monitor and […]


Simple Clicks – dock at Bullhead Bay

  By now the dock has probably been pulled out of the water, too many cold nights and cool days upon us now, and the threat of ice is starting to become real – or will be in another couple of weeks, at least.  But in the meantime, it’s unlikely that too many people are […]


Simple Clicks – Great Egret

  For the past several weeks, Lackawanna State Park has been host to a lone Great Egret.  A large bird that’s somewhat like an all-white Great Blue Heron, they are neither natives of this area, nor frequent visitors.  In fact, the range maps for their species show PA as a migratory area, although both their […]


A Cold Morning at Trostle

I crawled out of bed last weekend before sunrise and drove up darkened roads to Trostle Pond, clutching my mug of coffee and uttering silent thanks that during this season at least, getting up for sunrise doesn’t involve an ungodly hour such as 4am. I had thought to bring gloves and a jacket, but even […]


Simple Clicks – Autumn shoreline

View from the kayak a couple of weekends back, looking north up Lackawanna Lake towards Bullhead Bay.  The shoreline colors were just starting and are farther along now. I’ve always loved that high field in the distance, with the few solitary trees.  But I think my favorite part of this photo are those wispy, ethereal, […]


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