Another name for a waterfall

There is a part of me that, when my emotions are low, I try to find a way to combat the lowness.  And although I haven’t done it as much of late … it’s time to break out the camera and take a walk. And for me, the walk yesterday was in the Adirondacks. Just…

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My 2018 Photos in the Altamont Fair are …

Has it really been ten years? Yeah.  Ten long years. Ten years ago, I entered my first four pictures into the Altamont Fair’s photography competition.  Two years later, I claimed my first silks, when Midnight at the Palace Theater took second place in the black and white category; two other pictures, The AGFA Bridge Over…

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My entries for the Big E 2018 Photo and Art Exhibition are…

So this is a different avenue for me.  Instead of printing and bringing my entries to the Big E and having them judged right then and there, I now must submit my photography entries – limit of two pictures – online.  With limited space in the New England Center this year, all entrants are now…

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A tour of seven Vermont covered bridges

During my recent vacation in Vermont, I was alerted to a special “covered bridge” tour near my hotel.  Of the more than ninety different covered bridges throughout the Green Mountain State, seven are within a two-hour driving trip from each other.  Wowie. So I blocked out two hours … and made the trip. I began…

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My photography entries in the 2018 New York State Fair are …

The Syracurse. That’s what I’m currently dealing with. For the past two years, and in three of the last four years, I’ve submitted entries to the New York State Fair’s photography competition … and they’ve all been rejected. Urgh. Syracurse indeed. However … this year I am hoping … hoping hoping hoping … that the…

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The photos I’m NOT entering in the New York State Fair…

Right around this time, I list the six images that I’ve captured and mounted and nursed and nurtured and hoped would reach the walls of the Harriet May Mills Art Center at the New York State Fairgrounds. And right around this time, I wonder if these six images have earned their right to be among…

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Return to the Waterwheel of Greenfield Center

About five years ago, I was fortunate enough to photograph an abandoned waterwheel in a rural part of Saratoga County.  Getting this photograph involved asking the property owners for permission to access the site – and then climbing down a steep slope to get to the creekbed.  Thankfully, I was able to get some decent…

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Chuck’s Top 10 Photographs of 2017

I suppose this year, more than any other in my photographic adventures, really symbolized my ability to survive against all odds.  No matter what was thrown up against me, i still found a way to get my cameras into the world and capture the beauty and awesomeness of 2017. And every year at around this…

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