Nyack, NY

Working With The Red Beast.

December 8th, 2011 - 10:41 pm

2011-12-04 found me taking an extended walk with the old Mamiyaflex from an earlier post that I just covered in red camera leather.  A sunny afternoon in Nyack and Piermont, NY and a couple of rolls of 120 Fuji Film.  Fun stuff.  The camera worked wonderfully. It demands though that each user adapt a certain methodology of use if they are not going to end up getting a bunch of double exposed frames.  These are a few images from that walk. Some thoughts about working with this camera.  The camera has to have its shutter cocked in order to fire the shutter.  Also the camera needs to have the film advanced to a fresh frame unless you intentionally want to double expose a piece of film.   What is unusual about this camera is that these actions are independent of each other.   It can be a blessing or a curse depending upon […]

14 for 16 on my mind

Fourteen, The New Sixteen

December 2nd, 2011

Fourteen is now the new sixteen. Leonard Cohen is on the radio, Haagen-Dazs and Fair Trade are running through my veins, and I’m enjoying it. Just finished re-skinning my fathers old…

Buddha statue Skylands Manor Ringwood, NJ


November 24th, 2011

Enjoy your Thanksgiving.

Olympus EPL1

EPL-1, A Little Camera That Would…

November 22nd, 2011

Years ago I purchased a Leica with a 35mm and 90mm lens. I use to carry that M4P with its 35mm lens on it every where, every day for years.

Astrid Nordness, hostess with the mostest!

“…there’s more than cooking chicken to Chicken Night.”…

November 4th, 2011

What’s your problem? / I think I’m a chicken. / How long has this been going on? / Ever since I was an egg!

The Lady in White, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

October 26th, 2011

Just a little further north on the Tappan Zee, where one might catch a glimpse of a wild headless horseman about.

Looking north on the Tappan Zee. Piermont, NY

The Tappan Zee

October 21st, 2011

The other evening I ended up on the Pier in Piermont, NY looking north on the Tappan Zee while watching these outrageous clouds blow on by.

fishing for carp oradell reservoir oradell nj at sunset

Carp Fishing

April 4th, 2010

Fishing for carp with a traditional pole on the Oradell Reservoir in Haworth, NJ at sunset. Photographed on a project for Bergen SWAN.

environmental portrait of Louis at Fiesta Mexico, Orangeburg, NY

Fiesta Mexico

April 4th, 2010

An environmental portrait of Louis, a waiter at my favorite Mexican restaurant, Fiesta Mexico. It is a part of an ongoing personal project.

Buddha statue Skylands Manor Ringwood, NJ

At Times Hidden

April 4th, 2010

At times we look, but don’t see. I noticed this peaceful Buddha for the first time while on an afternoon walk in the gardens at Skylands Manor April 4th, 2009.

Vaporetto ride on the blue lagoon between the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano, Venice, Italy.

Ride On The Blue Lagoon

April 3rd, 2010

A vaporetto ride on the fascinating blue lagoon at dusk between the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano, Venice, Italy.

Blue dawn light red Valentine's day window display Tyrell's Flower and Gifts Westwood, NJ

Early Mornings

March 29th, 2010

“The morning breeze has secrets to tell you. Do not go back to sleep.” Rumi
An early morning view from my window February 3rd, 2010…

street art at 11 spring street new york, ny

Spring Street Wonders

March 24th, 2010