Category Archives: Travel

3 Days on Martha’s Vineyard: Oak Bluffs

First in a 5 part series on Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod… Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs Martha’s Vineyard is an island off the southern coast of Massachusetts.  It’s only 100 square miles in size, is accessible only by boat or … Continue reading

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Lake Norman

Here’s another from Lou Nachman, this one taken at Lake Norman State Park in Troutman, North Carolina.  And we thought we had nice fall foliage photo ops here in New England! This was taken with a Pentax K-01 and Pentax … Continue reading

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Seven Oaks

I was so impressed when I saw this image from 2 Guys Photo follower, Lou Nachman, that I asked him whether I could post it for all to see.  As some might say (this means you, Prentis), I’m drawn to … Continue reading

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Farewell to Cape Cod

I hope you enjoyed seeing these images of Cape Cod.  These were just a few memories of a week I would not mind reliving. As a restless wanderer, a vagabond soul… my mind sometimes wanders to far continents and unfamiliar … Continue reading

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A Cades Cove Unexpected

It’s happened to me before, so no surprises here.  I map it out, select a route, circle the stop points on a map, lay out expected times at each location and then set out.  But then something comes up and … Continue reading

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Some people I met at the turn of the century

“Old Sturbridge Village is a living, breathing, vibrant village depicting life in New England from 1790-1840. Visitors can meet historians in costume and tour 40 antique buildings, including a country store, school, and water-powered mills.” We spent Father’s Day at … Continue reading

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Ah Tuscany…

Once again, we are fortunate to have the work of Prentis Drew grace the pages of 2 Guys Photo.  He and his wife just returned from an adventure in Italy… an adventure that included driving: “about 1800 KM in a … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration: Best Selfie Ever

So many questions, so many questions… How does a guy travel this much? How is it possible to get selfies in all those situations? Do you recognize some of the places featured? How do I get this guy’s life?

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Sunset, moonrise over Aruba

Sunset through the divi tree. Fuji X-S1, 1/180s, f/3.2, ISO 100 The locals tell me that sunsets are pretty much guaranteed to be beautiful, and to occur every night at 7pm, off the west coast of Aruba. Looking for an … Continue reading

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That Aruban Smile

There’s nothing more welcoming than a genuine smile. This fellow’s expression, whom we spotted on an Aruban beach, shouts “Bonbini”, (welcome), to everyone who passes. “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” William Arthur Ward Fujifilm X-S1, spot … Continue reading

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Muir Woods

“Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far! — John Muir Photographed in … Continue reading

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My singing lesson

“Be my singing lesson, be my song…” — Patty Griffin, “Blue Sky” Photo taken at Muir Woods, California.  (If you haven’t been… go.).  Fujifilm X100s.  Three bracketed shots combined in Nik HDR Efex Pro and then juiced in Apple Aperture.

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A dwelling exposed

Antelope Canyon, Arizona.  Nikon D90.

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Rockport, the Obvious and Otherwise, Part 2

Here’s the second installment of my Rockport series.  More images from a beautiful setting… All photos taken with a Fujifilm X-E1 and Fujifilm 27mm/2.8 pancake lens.  Adjustments made in Lighroom (mostly) and Nik Silver Efex Pro (occasionally).  The image above … Continue reading

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Rockport, the Obvious and Otherwise, Part 1

This is the first of a two part series (to be continued this Wednesday) from my recent bed & breakfast excursion to Rockport, Massachusetts… a much visited and photographed seaport town located approximately 40 miles north of Boston.  As it’s … Continue reading

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Brother and sisters

“You don’t choose your family.  They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”  — Desmond Tutu Six months ago, nearly to the day.  Image from Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa.  A light breeze, warm light.  We could … Continue reading

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Boston… through the eyes of Frank Villafane

Yeah, down by the river Down by the banks of the river Charles Aw, that’s what’s happenin’ baby That’s where you’ll find me Along with lovers, buggers and thieves Aw, but they’re cool people Well I love that dirty water … Continue reading

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What I learned in Paris and South Africa

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.”  — St. Augustine Never have I felt so far from home, so detached from my own life.  Paris and South Africa did that to me. … Continue reading

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Under African Skies

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Impressions de Paris

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