Monthly Archives: March 2014

Romancing The Swamp – Part 2

March 29th, 2014|

Atlantic White Cedars in the New Jersey Pine Barrens This is the second of a two-part post on the strangely beautiful Atlantic White Cedar swamps in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. As stated in my previous post, these trees grow in dense swamps by the sides of waterways and play a vital role in filtering water and protecting the riverbanks from erosion. They are also the reason the waterways in [...]

Romancing the Swamp – Part 1

March 25th, 2014|

This is the first part of a two-part post about Atlantic White Cedar Swamps There is nothing more strangely beautiful in the New Jersey Pine Barrens than the Atlantic White Cedar swamps. These trees grow in dense swamps by the sides of waterways and play a vital role in filtering water and protecting the riverbanks from erosion. They are also the reason the waterways in the Pine Barrens are the same [...]

The Blue Hour – Photographing in Low Light.

March 17th, 2014|

The Blue Hour by Richard Lewis 2014 We photographers live for the golden hours. That is the time just before and after sunrise and sunset when the world is illuminated with  beautiful gold, yellow and red hues. I am also becoming a big fan of another time that  is called the blue hour. This is the twilight time between darkness and the golden hours where the light is [...]

Abandonment

March 12th, 2014|

Abandoned Barn Near Cream Ridge New Jersey by Richard Lewis 2014 All Rights Reserved Recently more of my photographs contain a subject that I used to stay away from, old and abandoned buildings. Why they have suddenly become the darlings of my eye can be attributed to inspiration and evolution. Inspiration Over the last couple of years I've collaborated more and more with photographers and other artists who work [...]

New York City, A Colorful Town in Black and White

March 1st, 2014|

On a recent trip to New York City I spent some time walking around the famous Highline with my camera. New York is a colorful city in more ways than one, so I decided to photograph it in black and white. By the way, the Highline, if you don't know it, is an old elevated railroad track that was converted into a public park/walkway. For me the decision to go [...]

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