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BRENT PENNINGTON Moonlight shots of Chittenden Dam, merged in HDR and Tone Mapped to show stars, yet details in the landscape as well.

That time I went shooting at midnight in Vermont…

I’m feeling nostalgic today, so I’m going to tell you a story. I made the photo above many years ago, back in 2007, when I was in Vermont…

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No Posts Last Week

So no posts last week – sorry.  That wasn’t entirely planned, but it’s how it played out.  Last week was my birthday, which I normally wouldn’t even mention…

[I bought this handplane used at a second hand store for $5.  I had no idea of it even worked, but it seemed sound.  A week of work and a little spray paint later, and it's good as new!  Saved me over $100.  Buy used when you can - tools are tools and most have a lot of life in them.]

Some thoughts on the nature of artistic pursuits

I haven’t been doing much photography lately – a couple of personal autumn outings, a few events, a portrait session or two, but the cameras have largely remained…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all!  May your day be filled with friends, family, food, and cheer. Overall, I think we always have a great deal to be thankful for,…

A short break

I’m getting married in a few days and life is about as hectic as you’d imagine right now.  So I’ll be away without posts for several days –…

BRENT PENNINGTON A secondary stream of Bear Creek trickles among the river rock at the far western end of the Frances Walter Dam impoundment on the evening of 07 August 2015.

Some thoughts on rivers

I like rivers.  Especially smaller rivers.  Rivers I can walk in. I like standing in rivers. I like rivers in literature.  I like Hemingway’s Big, Two-Hearted River and can…

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A fresh look

The Roving Photographer has a new look!  Things had been the same for a number of years now, and while I was fond of the longstanding theme, I…

BRENT PENNINGTON Long grass at Archbald Regional Park at the start of spring, 05 March 2013.

Spring Update

It’s been a couple of weeks now without any posts, for which I apologize.  I’ve been working on other projects that have taken up my time, and the…

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Simple Clicks – Frosty

Found this guy yesterday on the shores of Lackawanna Lake.  I was taking advantage of the sudden day-long heat wave (it got up to 37!) and hiked down…

Sunrise over the beach at Wildwood, NJ, on the morning of 14 April 2012.

Beaches appear in my dreams

Boat drinks, boys in the band ordered boat drinks Visitors scored on the home rink Everything seems to be wrong Lately, newspaper mentions cheap airfare, I’ve got to…

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Simple Clicks – Birdless winter

This past spring, being the first spring in which I have owned my own home and small square of property, I fulfilled a dream of many years and…

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Happy Thanksgiving

We have so much to be thankful for.  (Well okay, maybe not this guy – he’s about to be dinner!)  But I think that it’s somehow easy for…