“Higher and Higher” Appears on Cover of Adirondac Magazine

Higher and Higher was chosen as the cover for the March-April 2021 cover of Adirondac Magazine! Beautiful sunset light makes the snowy winter landscape come alive. The solitude and dramatic beauty of winter makes it my favorite time of year to explore the mountains. Adirondack Mountains, New York. “Higher and Higher” Prints available. Adirondac MagazineContinue reading ““Higher and Higher” Appears on Cover of Adirondac Magazine”

The Best Winter Sunset Peaks in the Adirondack Mountains

Encompassing six million acres and possessing a myriad of mountains ranging in size from mile-high Mount Marcy to short and wooded summits, the Adirondacks has a mountain for every schedule and ability. Few outdoor experiences are more memorable or enjoyable than watching the sunset in solitude from a mountain summit, and the experience is madeContinue reading “The Best Winter Sunset Peaks in the Adirondack Mountains”

Frozen in Time: Photographing the Haunting Beauty of an Adirondack Winter

Winter in the Adirondacks is truly magical. With rocks and roots buried in snow, vicious flies and mosquitoes a distant memory, and the thick, humid air of summer replaced with a crisp chill, there are countless benefits to exploring the Adirondacks in winter. When it comes to photography, no other time of year allows forContinue reading “Frozen in Time: Photographing the Haunting Beauty of an Adirondack Winter”

12 Favorite Photos of 2020

Stating that 2020 has been the most unusual of years surely won’t be news to anyone. I hope that as the year winds down, all of you and your loved ones have been able to stay safe and healthy through all of the challenges that this year has thrown at us. Even in a difficultContinue reading “12 Favorite Photos of 2020”

Escape the Leaf-Peeping Crowds by Boat and Boot at Indian Lake

Autumn is upon us, and the vast hardwood forests of the Northeast are putting on their annual show that rivals any natural spectacle in the world. While the fall season has always been a popular time for hikers and roadside tourists alike to get out and explore, larger crowds than usual are expected this fallContinue reading “Escape the Leaf-Peeping Crowds by Boat and Boot at Indian Lake”

The Heart of Autumn

With all due respect to the other seasons, there isn’t a more exciting time of year for wilderness exploration and photography than fall, and there’s no better place to be this time of year than the Eastern United States. Blessed with a variety of hardwood species like sugar maple and birch that turn practically everyContinue reading “The Heart of Autumn”

Behind the Shot: Altered Mind State

Photo Title: Altered Mind State Photography Equipment: Canon 6D, Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens, Gitzo mountaineer tripod, Really Right Stuff ballhead, remote shutter release, B+W 6-stop neutral density filter, B+W circular polarizer Exposure Data: Exposure 1 (waterfall and foreground): 15 sec. at f/11, ISO 100, 21 mm Exposure 2 (background): 0.3 sec. atContinue reading “Behind the Shot: Altered Mind State”

“Sanctuary” Selected as Winner of Appalachian Mountain Club’s Earth Day 2020 Artwork Contest

Happy Earth Day everyone! On the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, I’m excited to announce that “Sanctuary” has been selected as one of 10 winning pieces for Appalachian Mountain Club’s Earth Day 2020 Artwork Contest. As part of the contest, I was asked to write a short paragraph explaining how my winning submissionContinue reading ““Sanctuary” Selected as Winner of Appalachian Mountain Club’s Earth Day 2020 Artwork Contest”

Behind the Shot: Layers of Whiteface

Photo Title: Layers of Whiteface Photography Equipment: Canon 6D DSLR camera, Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens, circular polarizer Exposure Data: 1/200 sec. at f/11, ISO 250, 180mm Sometimes a photograph comes to fruition at the spur of the moment, with little to no planning or previsualization. Other times, however, much preparation and justContinue reading “Behind the Shot: Layers of Whiteface”

“Fire on the Mountain” receives Honorable Mention in 2020 Adirondack Life Photo Contest

The good news continues! In addition to “Follow the Leader” being selected as the Second Prize winner in the Lands, Waters and Wildlife category in the 2020 Appalachian Mountain Club Photo Contest, another photo, “Fire on the Mountain,” recently received Honorable Mention in the 2020 Adirondack Life Photo Contest. This photo features frost-coated berry bushesContinue reading ““Fire on the Mountain” receives Honorable Mention in 2020 Adirondack Life Photo Contest”