White birches, devoid of their foliage, either a premature loss or the sad death of these trees. It felt as if they were reaching towards the heavens. The high peaks of the Catskills linger in the background. Fall is here. Change is coming.
Our Little Tent
This is our little tent. Its light and waterproof and great for backpacking trips. Its the little-tent-that-could to me.
Taken around Echo Lake, Catskills region, NY.
Canyonlands Sunrise Triptych
I don’t know who said it first, but I’ve read it countless times and I am a firm believer in these words…
Surround yourself with your work.
So I have again. This little project is my first for printing on canvas. I prepared, printed, wrapped, stretched, and finished this triptych on my own. It now adorns our the wall above our couch where we spend our time eating, reading, talking, and the occasional Netflix nite.
So If you love to take photographs, don’t just let them sit on your hard drive or only adorn flick-face-tumblr-book-r…
Surround yourself with your work and put it on your walls, your desks, and where ever you can enjoy it.
The remenants of the 59th Street Pier lay along the shoreline. The jetty still protects the beach. The waves move towards and then rush away. The sun begins to rise and paints the sky with fantastic hues.
59th Street Pier, Ocean City, NJ
This is what is left of the old 59th Street pier in Ocean City, NJ. Hurricane Sandy swept most of the old pier away but some of the old pylons that were cutdown and not visible have now resurfaced.
thank you for the compliments and the follow back. you have quite an amazing collection of photos yourself :) I have been to the southwest and I love it and will be returning again this year!
funny thing is that i’m not german! “mein auto ist blau” happens to be the name of my tumblr here because when I visited germany and austria some years ago, the first phrase I learned was in fact this! i said it with a smile because my car (in the States) was actually blue at the time. now its grau but I don’t plan on changing my blog :)
Somewhere near South Coyote Buttes
With permits in hand and the Jeep packed for a few nights in the desert, we made our way to South Coyote Buttes (SCB). After setting up camp, we saw a beautiful ridge to the East with some really interesting rock formations and knew we needed to investigate it. It also looked like an ideal place to be for sunset. This was our first taste of what SCB will be like and it was an amazing start.
Here in this photo, the soft golden light of the sun’s last rays for the day gently bathe the wind-sculpted rocks while the footprints of some desert life are here to remind us that we are not alone in this barren but beautiful landscape.
Heart of the Canyon
This is Antelope Canyon, where you are quickly herded through, told what camera settings to use, and practically told what photos to take. Unless you have the freedom to walk through the slot canyon on your own, there are only a few very brief moments where you may get a chance to make a photograph yourself without being directed by the guides to do so.
I was sitting on the floor, waiting for the next group to walk through, and I looked up and this is what I saw…