Bucks County

Lancaster County Pennsylvania

2019-10-07T09:19:06-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Do No Harm With Your Photography Lancaster County in Pennsylvania is known for its Amish and Mennonite religious sects. The Amish are a closed sect that shun the modern trappings of life and choose to live without electricity and the machinery driven by it. They farm with horses and travel in horse drawn buggies which makes them particularly attractive to photographers. But, [...]

Fonthill Castle in Doylestown Pennsylvania

2017-05-19T10:36:09-04:00November 11th, 2014|

Henry Mercer’s castle is actually a photographic training ground I’m not sure why I decided to join photographer John Barclay on a photo tour of Fonthill Castle. Fonthill is the name of a bizarre home built by a wealthy eccentric named Henry Mercer in the early 20th century. Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, it consists of a strange layout of rooms which are connected [...]

Winter on the Delaware River

2017-05-19T10:36:24-04:00February 9th, 2014|

Winter View on the Delaware River by Richard Lewis 2014 Setting up my tripod along the Delaware River in and around Bucks County, Pennsylvania reminds me that I am following in the foot steps of a long line of artists who captured and continue to capture the charming Bucks County landscape. When I compose a photograph and focus the camera, I often [...]

Photo Impressionism, I Get It Now

2017-05-19T10:36:30-04:00July 22nd, 2013|

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 [...]