Picked clean at the shoreline leaning from the boat, stretched long, almost tipping, fingers grazing and fumbling among shiny oval leaves. Half for the pail, half for me. Sweet and sour, an unlikely crop for a ponds edge. Water and sun, we found the rock, a shelf, stepped out and dove in. Muck on the […]
I’m apparently attracted to aquatic subjects lately, this shot appeals to me because of the rich color and movement, and the shape of the fish. I recently renamed this blog Fresh Fish, inspired in large part by the shot of the Sardines (see below) at a Chinatown fish market. So I might as well keep […]
Penguin House in the Central Park Zoo. Another stop in our visit to NYC this past weekend. This is another place in NYC which I hadn’t visited until now. You discover a different New York when traveling with children. A slower pace, less distance covered, and a more relaxed time. We visited places that were […]
After seeing Carl Weese’s beautiful shot of the Pike Drive-in, I went digging for some of my drive-in photographs. This is from Deer Lake PA, an area where I photographed extensively for my Anthracite Region essay. I find this area of Pennsylvania to be fascinating, it preserves something that has been lost in many areas. It […]
This side alley caught my eye while walking down Canal Street in New York yesterday. The scene on Canal has changed quite a bit since I lived in the city. If anything, there is a more frenetic pace to the stretch between Broadway and Mott. I miss the weekend flea market that was a mainstay […]
A weekend trip to NYC, my 7 year old daughters first visit. So we hit the places she wanted to see, Central Park Zoo, and Liberty Island. Once your a parent, you find yourself doing things you swore you would never do – and actually enjoying them.
Over 1000 feet deep, the Central Shaft sits above the Hoosac Rail Tunnel to vent coal (originally) and Diesel fumes. The huge fans are shown here venting diesel fumes, and the smell was very strong. The sound and smell created a surreal, industrial environment in what is otherwise a rural mountaintop scene. The shaft was used to ferry […]