Blog posts tagged "nature"

First photos of 2014

We are already several weeks into 2014 and I have yet to post my first photos of the year. Winter is such an awesome time for photographers, and I like to get out a couple of times to shoot in the snow. In Western New York, we spend too much time complaining about our winter weather and not enough time enjoying the beauty that winter brings. Don't get me wrong, I hate shoveling snow as much as the next guy. I have an old Toro snow blower that I purchased from a neighbor almost 20 years ago.

Fall in Western New York

One of the best times of the year for photography in Western New York is, without a doubt, the fall. For photos, the fall comes and goes pretty quickly, requiring some advance planning. The day I went out was overcast, and I didn't think it was going to result in very good photos. But an overcast day, with an ocassional sighting of the sun, can work to your advantage.

Gotta Love Arizona!

I had an opportunity to visit Phoenix, AZ recently, and, of course, my camera accompanied me on my journey.  Arizona in the summer is unforgetable, especially if you have lived most of your life in New York State.  The heat is crazy!  Most days during my four day stay exceeded 110 degrees.  I happen to be a fan of summer heat, so I was fine with it, but for most it would be one of those things you wouldn't forget.  I had a chance to make two photo trips during my time in Arizona:  one to Sedona and the other to Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale.