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First day of spring??

  Saturday was the first full day of spring.  Somewhere. iPhone 5, Snapseed  Advertisements

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Fellow New Englanders: repeat after me…

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”  Hal Borland Only 57 days until Spring!  Woo hoo!

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Enough already!

You may have heard that the northeast United States has been hammered with extraordinary amounts of snow this winter,  Actually, it’s been only over the past three weeks during which record amounts of snow have been falling, at a pace … Continue reading

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The Bridge

I approached the bridge from a distance, angling along the stream, (careful not to fall in!),  experimenting with different compositions, admiring the reflections, the snow, the bridge. It was late, and cold, and darkening quickly.  February in New England is … Continue reading

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“How slow can you go?”

This was the question I asked myself during a recent photowalk on a brisk Saturday morning in December which brought us to one of my favorite destinations, Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick, Massachusetts.  Broadmoor consists of 624 acres of forest, … Continue reading

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White. Out.

This photo is the result of quite a bit of manipulation, as I endeavored to create a scene from my mind’s eye, out of the scene that I was standing in the raw, cold drizzle looking at. I recently stood … Continue reading

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Outpost

Taken at the height of the blizzard last Friday night, you can see in this photo a small garden of perennials around the base of the post, stairs and the walkway to the front door, a driveway, sidewalk and of … Continue reading

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“Winter woods” by Rodney Daly

Rodney Daly, long time friend of 2 Guys, sent us this wonderful winter scene.  He tells us: “This shot was from a snow shoe I took up Mt. Cardigan near Canaan, NH on the south trail looking out and beyond … Continue reading

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Hope springs eternal

Despite a week long stretch of very cold weather (here in the northeast United States), we’re managing to get through a winter without too much snow, so far.  I left work a little early one night last week and noticed … Continue reading

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“A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever”

A brisk gray day in December, passing through a now empty playground.  These toy cars remain, askew, just as they were left, waiting for someone’s return. Are they remembered?  Do they remember? Sony NEX 6, f/7.1, 1/1250s, ISO 1600, selectively … Continue reading

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Exposure Compensation: to EV or not to EV…

Today’s digital camera’s are wonders of modern technology, encompassing miniature optical, mechanical and electrical systems, and even a CPU.  All of these marvels can be had for as little as a hundred dollars or you can pay upwards of several … Continue reading

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Slow it down for Maximum Impact

We generally think of shooting in shutter priority mode when we have action that we are trying to freeze.  Dial in a fast shutter speed to stop that passing car, that swooping bird, or those passing cyclists. But shutter priority … Continue reading

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A Photographer’s Quick Snow Survival Guide

Winters in New England can be quite harsh, and this season is proving to be exceptionally challenging with record snowfalls, cold and ice.  For many of us, it’s been a time to dig in, stay warm, and catch up on … Continue reading

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Forward

  Here’s a winter scene shot using a Nikon D5000 and Sigma 10-20 wide angle zoom.  Post-processing was minimal (a bit of straightening and a smidgen of contrast boost).  My hope was that this image would create an inviting sense, … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

From a recent photo walk with my brother Rey… This was taken at Noanet Woods in Dover, MA.  It was New Year’s Day and the crisp, clean air and shadows in the snow set the stage for many photo opportunities. … Continue reading

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