Morning at Cochran's Cabins

August 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I stood on the shoreline and gazed, stoic and alone with my thoughts. As darkness receded, my solitude was interrupted by the sounds of nature awakening. Across the lake a loon called out filling the morning air with a reverberating aria whose cascading notes stood time still. Insects hummed in the background, accompanied by the percussion of gentl...
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Half Moon over Lady Liberty

July 31, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A last minute trip to the Brooklyn Piers last night served as a sharp lesson in the adage "proper planning prevents poor photos." Don't get me wrong; I like this shot. But, it is not the shot I set out to get. About thirty seconds earlier the lower edge of the midsummer moon tottered precariously on Lady Liberty's flame, as if she were delicately b...
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Flight of the Hummingbird - 2017

May 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It is an annual ritual. Shortly after the return of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds to our yard, on the first clear and sunny day, I set up my camera and wait for one to fly in. Photographing a hummingbird takes a combination of patience, proper settings, and a long lens. In this case, I used my 400mm 2.8 lens in order to shoot as fast as possible (TV:...
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Pre-dawn at Liberty State Park

September 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
It's not hard to take beautiful photographs, but it does take dedication to learning the craft.
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SuperStorm Sandy

November 04, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Copy of email I sent today to all I work with Many have been writing and calling to check up on how we have fared through Super-Storm Sandy. First, thank you for your care and concern. I am actually writing this at 6:00am while on a one-mile gas line in central NJ. I guess others had my idea to get an early start. This line will grow to two miles...
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