Tag Archives: winter

Fellow New Englanders: repeat after me…

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

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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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Gray

“Winter came in days that were gray and still. They were the kind of days in which people locked in their animals and themselves and nothing seemed to stir but the smoke curling upwards from clay chimneys and an occasional … Continue reading

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The winter, terminal

pretentious, the mere mention outrageous my insistence the edges were intolerable moving us to an ill-fitting center where upon a thorny perch we remained until the winter, terminal Photo taken with a Fujifilm X100s and modified with Nik HDR Efex … 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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Forming our character

“While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.”    Tom Allen The beauty of the wide angle lens is evident here.  Sony NEX 6, f/16, 1/60 second, ISO 125.  BW conversion plus grain added … 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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Let the sun shine in!

Here’s the backstory on this unusual shot. Last week, I had just finished an early breakfast with my daughter at a favorite café/bakery in Newton, MA, when we exited into the brightest, most glorious winter day you can imagine. Adjacent … 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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Which is better?

Just returned from a few days out West and am playing around now with some of the several hundred shots I took.  As I’m a fan of HDR photography but always strive for realistic, not garish, I posted the first … Continue reading

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Yosemite in Winter

  Finally got there.  Yosemite National Park – the land of Half Dome, El Capitan, Bridal Veil Falls… and photographers upon photographers.  Part 3 of 3 of my micro-4/3 transition review and lots of pics coming soon.  Just need to … 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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