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Images on Display at Museum

October 4th, 2010

Two of my photographs, recently acquired by the New Britain Museum of American Art, are currently on display at the museum. They are on the “New Acquisition” wall on the first floor, as you walk from the lobby into the main gallery spaces. You can’t miss them! The two black and white photographs will be on display until somewhere around the middle of November, 2010.

Museum Acquires my Photographs

August 31st, 2010

I am excited to be part of this wonderful museum. Somehow I managed to live in CT for many years without discovering this gem in New Britain. My first visit, less than a year ago, surprised me with a wide selection of beautiful paintings, sculpture and other artwork. I have made numerous visits since then. More than I’ve noticed at most other museums, the exhibits are constantly changing, the work on the walls from the New Britain Museum of American Art’s permanent collection is constantly being refreshed. Read the rest of this entry »

Expanded Possibilities with HDR Software

July 17th, 2010

I’ve been photographing the Yale campus for over 30 years, but I can always count on finding new material and inspiration there. I took this photograph the other evening while wandering campus intent on discovering something new. In this case, I was assisted by photographic possibilities that have opened up because of new technology – specifically, software for digital photography known as HDR (high dynamic range). Read the rest of this entry »

Photographing in Central Pennsylvania

June 24th, 2010

Amish farmhouse, central Pennsylvania

This photograph captures a typical scene in this quiet valley in central Pennsylvania. I produced it on a recent outing with Bill Coleman.

In recent years I have enjoyed photographing in central Pennsylvania with my good friend Bill Coleman. I return as often as I can to photograph Amish farmland with Bill in this enchanting valley. Read the rest of this entry »

My New Website is Here!

June 8th, 2010

My new website is here! There is a new look, new structure, and lots of new photos. I hope you find the navigation clear and easy.

Under “Posts” I will now be maintaining a blog that I hope you will find interesting and informative. Please check back regularly and feel free to leave your thoughts and comments. The blog is accessible from the link near the top of the homepage as well as from its introduction lower down on the page.