Hire A Plane

March 17, 2017  •  1 Comment
That’s what I usually do when I want to take vast expanse images of the U.S. landscape. If you want a tip on how to hire a plane for aerial photography, go straight to any web page for a “Cheapo” flight and ask for a window seat in economy. It works for me! A Rugged Country I never tire of staring out of the window on long flights. Whether it...
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How Do You Re-Image An Icon?

March 09, 2017  •  1 Comment
Aesthetic, Aesthetic, Aesthetic We have all seen this image of the Brooklyn Bridge dozens, if not hundreds of times. Whatever the angle, whatever the lighting conditions, it is the play of the lines of cables swooping around the towers which capture the attention. I pondered how to stamp my own interpretation on this beautiful piece of architect...
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Rest In Peace - Again

March 02, 2017  •  1 Comment
I was meditatively visiting St. Paul’s Chapel in 2005, on the very edge of Ground Zero, whose wounds were then still very raw, and stepped in to the graveyard, which had been buried in debris from the adjacent towers, although the church itself miraculously escaped without a scratch. The Chapel became the 24-hour care centre for the first responder...
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Magic Night

February 25, 2017  •  1 Comment
The Magic So, I had a few micro-brewery beers with a friend at La Taverne du Cluny on rue de la Harpe, almost as good, I’m sure, as the monks in the local monastery could brew back in the Dark Ages. Shouldering my trusty camera bag I stepped out into the night in the over-touristy, restaurant-cramped streets and wandered vaguely in the direction o...
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Holy Island - Bourgeois Island

February 17, 2017  •  1 Comment
History The island on which sits Notre Dame is the Medieval heart of Paris, originally separated into the western section devoted to the power of the King and an eastern section to the power of the church. The land in-between was residential and commercial. This was echoed in the 19 th century by, guess who, Baron Haussmann who built many key...
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