Monthly Archives: July 2013

Do You Really Want To Go There?

Summer on Deep Run Creek by Richard Lewis 2013 I love this photograph. It shows the New Jersey Pine Barrens landscape in the late spring when the Pines are quiet, green, wet and lush. When a friend saw this image she wished she could be there because it looked so peaceful. Actually, my friend would not have gotten much peace in this particular place. It required bushwhacking through thick underbrush [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:30+00:00 July 31st, 2013|7 Comments

Photo Impressionism, I Get It Now

For years I’ve called myself a Photo Impressionist and even named this blog accordingly. Outside of being a really neat moniker to hang on one’s photographic style, I had no idea what I meant by the term until a friend gave me a book called Pennsylvania Impressionism. The book is about the artists who lived in and around New Hope during the early 20th century and painted the Delaware River [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:30+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|6 Comments

Rule Breaking at Glen Onoko Falls

I've hiked the Glenn Onoko Falls trail outside of Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania many times over the years. It is one of my favorite hikes in the Northeast. The creek drops 900 feet in a series of waterfalls into the Lehigh River. It is a steep trail but there are lots of places to stop and take photographs. On this day I realized that I had become so familiar with the place that [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:30+00:00 July 13th, 2013|11 Comments

The Rocky Mountains, My View

A friend and I were swapping hiking stories and he said something like,  “Don’t you just love the Rocky Mountains?” I thought about it and said that it is more like I respect them. These photographs were taken over the last two years in and around Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. I realize from putting them together that what I find most attractive about the Rockies, and other big mountains, are [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:30+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|14 Comments
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