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No, you don’t need a DSLR.

At least once a week, I get a question that goes something like this: “I want to take pictures like yours.  What camera do I need?” “I’m thinking about buying a DSLR so I can take better pictures.  What should I buy?” “My camera is too slow/doesn’t shoot indoors well/doesn’t take good pictures.  Should I […]

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Biplanes & Triplanes Sneak Peeks!

I’m far from finished editing the photos from last weekend’s Biplanes & Triplanes event at the Virginia Military Aviation Museum, but I figured that I should post a few early favorites.  I had a great time at the airshow, despite high winds preventing any flying on Sunday.  I hope you enjoy these few shots!   […]

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Fall in the Berkshires

I recently found an old archive of original files from the year I spent living in my truck, driving all over the east coast.  Some of my favorite photos are also the ones that provoke the most nostalgia for me: my photos of fall in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, where I went to college. […]

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The Light Photographers Dream Of

I once heard photography described as “the art of bending light to your will”.  I have always felt it was somewhat the opposite – that it is in fact the art of making the best of what nature (and physics) provides, of working *with* the light.  This viewpoint has shaped my photographic style from the […]

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Reflection

Something that many of my readers here may not know is that my thesis was a photographic exploration of self-segregation in certain Boston neighborhoods.  I spent about 1/3rd of my time shooting in Boston, 1/3rd of it researching in various libraries across the state, and 1/3rd of it putting everything together into a book back […]