Doomed

Nature, in the midst of its many beauties and wonders, features daily struggles for survival. Wildlife endures many injustices of sickness, cruelty, and suffering. So do we The People. Often it is difficult to understand nature‚Äôs cruel paths but, it is even more difficult to witness fate in action be it in nature or on…

True Beauty

She was born on a farm in western Pennsylvania 79 years ago today. Her family did not have much but, they grew up in a time when not much was needed. They grew things, they made things, they fixed things, and they had each other. Farm life meant hard work, being humble, hardship, gratefulness, and…

Rising

Spent a lot of time today finalizing many of our hotel arrangements for our 2015 photography workshops. I kept pouring coffee, the steam kept rising, and the plans kept coming together. I love that! 2015 is going to be another great year at New England Photo Workshops. Our calendar will be ready in the next…

Winter Guest

I doubt they will join us for the winter with the same bountiful presence that they did last year but, even to see one of these beautiful birds is thrilling. Found this guy just perched on a dune waiting, and watching, and waiting, and watching. I shot some still images but, decided to make a…

Cold Fall

Beauty, comfort, and peace can be as fleeting as an autumn leaf. Quickly, and sadly, sweet colorful warmth is too easily replaced with cold disregard. Seasons change and lessons get learned: or so we like to think. We live in such a beautiful world but, sadly, ugly history repeats itself, every day, around the globe,…

Eye Contact

I appreciate all wild animals but, for me, some are a bit more exciting to see than others. Seeing a wild animal in its natural environment and observing their behavior is thrilling to say the least. Getting to photograph them is an even greater thrill. Last week the stare of a beautiful owl reminded me…