Monthly Archives: July 2011

Clouds, the “Drama Queens”

Clouds are what give your photos drama, and without them, your photos tend to lay flat. I go crazy when I see those puffball clouds! Something about them just makes my trigger finger go crazy! The foreground in the photo … Continue reading

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The Calm After the Storm

We had a line of strong storms roll through our area last night. I meant to put this post up last night, but a second line of stronger storms rolled through, keeping my computer at bay. We had heavy downpours, … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect

I recently purchased a Better Beamer to go along with my Nikon SB-800. I hadn’t really gotten much practice with it since I have been doing mainly landscape photography. Despite the oppressive heat, I ventured outside to see if I … Continue reading

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Bar Harbor Airport

We were on our way home, pretty unhappy that we had to leave, as we still had so much to see. We drove by the Bar Harbor Airport and there was a couple of old prop planes. We pulled the … Continue reading

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Gulls, Gulls, Gulls

One of the most abundant birds on the Maine coast was Gulls with Common Eiders being a close second. I have never gotten a shot of a Gull that I liked before, but that all changed on our last day. … Continue reading

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Classic New England

After our sunrise shoot at Otter Cliff, I was pretty tired and my clicks came out a little blurry (well in my head they were.) I went the whole day without making a good photo! We ended up going to … Continue reading

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Insect Macro

Now that my Mom’s garden is in full bloom, there has been quite the variety of insects feeding on the nectar from the flowers. The most abundant being the Swarthy Skipper. When photographing this insect, I prefer to wait for … Continue reading

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Back to the Maine Clicks – Otter Cliff

The next morning, my Dad and I got up at 3:30 to go photograph the sunrise at Otter Cliff. It was brutal getting up that early, but was 100% worth it once I saw the scene that lay ahead of … Continue reading

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Back From NECCC

I am back from the NECCC Camera Conference. I had a great time and met a lot of great photographers. Among the many classes, I also had the opportunity to borrow some great Nikon gear, but I’ll get to that … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

I will once again be on the road and away from the blog for a couple of days. A few months back I was notified that I had received a full scholarship to attend the NECCC’s (New England Camera Club … Continue reading

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