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CNY waterfalls tour was loads of fun

It’s great to add new friends and when eight photographers get together for a workshop/tour of waterfalls, you’re going to do just that. We visited four of my favorite local waterfalls – New Hope Mills, Carpenter Falls, Bucktail Falls and Chittenango Falls. The weather cooperated delightfully, with high clouds that allowed plenty of soft light […]

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And the winner is …

One of the things I like about leading workshops is proof of results. It’s truly gratifying to have “students” who are anxious to learn, get home and beam with pride over the images they captured during the workshop. I’ll frequently conduct a friendly competition among participants and the recent flower and garden workshop at Sonnenberg […]

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Sonnenberg Gardens – an opportunity to stretch your skills

Stretching and adding to your photography skills is what workshops are all about, and our workshop today at the Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion in Canandaigua, NY was no exception. We arrived early and virtually had the whole park to ourselves. Sonnenberg is nestled in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of New York. As a New York State Historic […]

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High Peaks workshop challenges us all

My photo trek/workshop into the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York has left us wanting more . . . and that’s a good thing. We spent the better part of four days with the Adirondack Mountain Club’s Adirondack Loj as our “base camp”. I’d recommend the Loj to anyone. It’s not […]

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Trail lunch

I didn’t think I’d be doing this post without a photo. That’s a comment about photography but it’s more about scheduling. Yesterday I wrote about being prepared for the photo tour or workshop and one thing I mentioned was the need, especially on an Adirondack High Peaks photo trek, to be prepared with proper nutrition. […]

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