Three Forks, Montana

Welcome! This is my new blog. It's built right into my website. From 2009-2019 I was blogging through Google's "blogger" and that blog is still active though I am not adding to it.  A tab at the top of this page called "old blog" will get you there.  I think the photos I am able to post on this new blog are allowed to be of higher quality as well as being a larger viewing size, though that may depend on the size of your viewing screen.


Sprague's Lobsters in Wiscasset, Maine

October 08, 2021
On our several trips each summer driving north along the Maine coast, we often get to Wiscasset around lunch time. Wiscasset is a lovely old town, though for through-trav...
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A June Week in Maine - Part 6: Lobster Rolls at McLoon's Lobster Shack, Spruce Head, Maine

September 30, 2021
As I write this at the end of September, McLoon’s Lobster Shack is closed for the season. My guess is that it closes annually, after Labor Day. In the photos below you wi...
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A June Week in Maine - Part 5: A quick visit to Port Clyde

September 23, 2021
A drive down the St. George peninsula took us to Port Clyde. The main attraction here is the boat service to Monhegan Island, some twelve miles away. As of the census in...
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A June Week in Maine - Part 4: iPhone 12 mini v. Sony A6500 tested in the dark

September 19, 2021
This seems like a crazy comparison. The iPhone 12 is a phone after all... and the A6500 is a real camera. The Sony sensor (23.5mm x 15.6mm) is a whopping 16x larger (squa...
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A June Week in Maine - Part 3: Thomaston Grocery

September 12, 2021
I've read that this brick building was built in 1890. Thomaston Grocery has 4.7 stars in Yelp Thomaston Grocery is the grocery store closest (about 20 minutes) to whe...
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A June Week in Maine - Part 2: A few closeup photos mostly of old wood and rusted hardware.

August 30, 2021
Though the views of water, sky, animal life (ex. eagle and seals), and lobstering activity (see previous post) were terrific from our week-long apartment in Spruce Head,...
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A June week in Maine with views of Lobster Boats - Part 1

August 25, 2021
We were anxious to get a visit to Maine under our belts. Due to covid, we missed our planned Maine vacations the previous summer (2020). As I recall, for a while there, f...
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Nashoba Valley Photo Club opens for a new season. Here are my four images.

August 14, 2021
Last week I received a reminder from the president of our photo club that it is time to get photos (digital images) submitted for the September "Salon". Being indoors for...
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Redoing an image from 2009 using Topaz DeNoise and Nik Viveza

June 12, 2021
This image was taken with my first interchangeable lens digital camera, in the summer of 2009. It was an Olympus E-520 with the kit 14-42mm lens. My wife and I were visit...
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I'm Happy with these eight images from Acton Arboretum

May 19, 2021
It's been a year since I've taken any flower photos anywhere other than in our yard. The Acton Arboretum was open last year but reports of out-sized crowds and with me al...
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Maple Seed Helicopters

May 02, 2021
It is with great relief that we picked up 3 1/2" of rain this week. While other parts of the country are being flooded, here in New England we are in drought conditions....
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Macros: Discoveries viewed on the monitor but not seen in the Field

December 16, 2020
One reason I love macro images is that when they are viewed on a monitor they are larger than real-life. (Though I suppose that may not be true when viewed on a cell phon...
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Have a Very Macro (er, Merry) Christmas

December 12, 2020
During these days when we are spending so little time traveling and exploring, and so much time at home, it's hard to be motivated to take photos. But here's an idea. If...
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Two Seascapes from Maine

December 09, 2020
My wife and I really missed vacationing in Maine this summer. Due to the pandemic, it just didn't work out for us. So these two "seascapes" were from the summer before l...
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Stay-at-Home Backyard Photography: #23: Frosty Oak Leaf

November 16, 2020
Saturday night was cold, and gave us our first real frost of the season. The result was a rather beautiful Sunday morning of looking out over frosted grass and leaves, wi...
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