What better way to escape the insanity of our current world than to get up before the crack of dawn and head on out to watch the sun rise. The following photos were taken this morning at Nubble Lighthouse in York, Maine. Being out on the shore, surrounded by the stillness brought on by a new day certain goes a long way in helping one decompress from society.
I hope you enjoy the pics. Please stay safe and healthy.
A year ago this week, I took a quick overnight trip up to Boothbay Harbor in Maine. The following are a group of previously unreleased pictures. Picture nine is a photo I experimented with in Photoshop using the Oil Painting filter. The moose picture was the closest I have come to finding and photographing one of these creatures in Maine. Go figure.
Background music used for editing on this project: “Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt,” “Play” and “18” by Moby.
I am pleased to announce the start of work on my fifth book of photography, Archives.
Archives is a collection of pictures old and new, many that have been previewed here on my blog over the past few months. Archives will be available in three editions: hardcover, softcover and eBook.
I am also happy to announce that 100% of the proceeds from sales of the eBook edition of Archives will go directly to Special Olympics. I don’t need to tell you how important a program like the Special Olympics is to so many people out there. I will also spare you any political grandstanding regarding the proposed $17.1 million cuts in funding.
What I will do, however, is ask you to join me in helping the program out. Your purchase will help a program that has benefitted so many individuals in its 50 years of existence. Your donation will allow that greatness to continue.
Further details on the book’s release will be forthcoming shortly. As always, thank you for stopping by!
One of the great things about taking pictures -either as a hobby or professionally-, is that you shoot far more than you use. Well, at least I do. And when you keep everything that you shoot, you often wind up with thousands of photos that are untouched and ripe for rediscovery. Over the past two months, I have been rediscovering earlier works, dusting them off (so to speak) and giving them a go.
While the editing and posting of my new and archival photos have served to keep me busy during the dead of winter, it has also served to keep what passes for my sanity these days. Many of you know that art, in whatever capacity, can be therapeutic. We lose ourselves in the seas of creativity in the hopes of producing something worthwhile not only for ourselves, but for others too. The photography I have posted over the past months has definitely made me happy. I hope they have done and will continue to do the same for you.