rescue dog, golden hour

My favorite time to take images is on the fringes of the day,  early morning just before sunrise through the rise of the golden sun spreading warm tones across the landscape.  We again get those golden tones as the sun lowers again at the end of the day.    I recently went to the beach…

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I love Spring when the tulips and daffadils are topping and the cherry blossoms are in bloom.  I planned to take my dog to this location in order to get some pictures.  Unfortunately, my week became filled with other things that needed to get done.  This is a composite with Rita, one of the rescue…

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A friend called the other day and indicated that Syracuse had some Urban Visitors.  Three snowy owls were spotted close to home.  We took a trek out to the site and with a little perseverance and a little luck, came upon one of the owls.  My friend allowed me to borrow his 600mm lens in…

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The recent snow and frigid air may keep some people inside, but a friend and I decided to venture to Taughannock Falls to view the winter-scape. Taughannock Falls is located just North of Ithaca and is 215 ft tall which makes it the highest single waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains.     The falls…

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During my stay at Sunny Point, I looked forward to the evenings.  There was such Peace on the Lake. Despite starting my residency over an active labor day weekend, Keuka Lake became calm and peaceful in the evening.  Once the Holiday weekend was over, the nights were even more serene.  One night there was a storm…

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This is part of a series about my Artist in Residence for the Arts Center of Yates County.  For more on my Series, visit “10 days as an Artist in Residence”  and “Paws in the Gallery”   My project during my visit to Penn Yan, was to take pictures of women business owners with their animal…

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Most of my friends were wishing and hoping it wouldn’t rain on Saturday so that it wouldn’t ruin their plans for outdoors.  I was hoping the  forecast was correct as I thought it would be perfect conditions for a trip to Letchworth.  I grow up near Letchworth and have been wanting to get back for…

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This past weekend I made a road trip searching for snow as it was not to be found in Syracuse.  The snow eluded me until I reached Selkirk shores state park.  Just as I arrived the lake effect snow began again.  These trees were already covered with snow from the on and off changes in…

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There was no snow in Syracuse today, so I decided to go to some places that had snow. Along the way, I stopped in Oswego at Breitbeck Park and was blessed to see a snow owl.  I believe this is a young owl as my research indicates that the young have dark spotting which is…

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