All Posts from December, 2008
A few pictures my wife, Carmen, took while we were treking up near Bear Mountain and around Garrison, NY during a snow storm… The day was gray so figured why not snap the photos in grayscale…
Stream next to Snake Hill Rd.
Brrrr, feel that? Oh it’s nippy out there in them-hills. When venturing out in the woods in the winter months you need to make sure you are properly prepared especially in terms of fighting off the elements. I decided to share with you some of my favorite pieces of gear for enjoying the colder weather while on hikes or backpack excursions. In this installment I’ll just be talking about tops. Lets dive right in… Read Full Post
Recently, New York experienced an ice storm and it produced some amazing photography opportunities. My good friend, Samantha Moranville, captured the spectacular natural event around rt. 9W in upstate New York….
I took these photos on and around Rte 9W on the â€œStorm King Highwayâ€ and in Black Rock Forest- just south of Cornwall in New York State, a stoneâ€™s throw (if you have a good arm!) from the Hudson. I wanted to show you all what I saw as simply magnificent and I did my best to capture it in a way that depicts the vastness and the depth and the details. Of course, I couldnâ€™t manage to get the chill or the breeze or the sounds of tiny crystal glasses breaking on the ground into the photos, or little bits of my subject matter getting crushed under my feet (I tried not to mess anything up- really!), so please, try to imagine these things when you have a look.
I hope you like the pictures. I wish you all could have been there.
When ever I head into the woods on a hike I always manage to find a downed branch or small tree which I then quickly make into a walking stick for the day. Finally I decided to make a more permanent walking companion and embarked on making a walking stick. Read Full Post
After riding Lewis Morris park in the morning, decided to take some pictures of NYC from the New Jersey side in West New York, taken with a Nikon D90 camera.