Pocono Mountains

One Morning In The Delaware Water Gap

2017-05-19T10:35:45-04:00September 13th, 2016|

An aimless pursuit of beauty. What do you do when a day of scouting for photography locations doesn't yield anything? That happened recently on a trip to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. We spent the afternoon hiking the Cliff and other trails to check out overlooks and waterfalls. My plan was to find the best ones and spend the next few [...]

The Scranton Lace Company

2017-05-19T10:36:02-04:00August 25th, 2015|

Photographing the Past While Remembering Mine Scranton Lace Company Loom by Richard Lewis 2015 I recently attended a workshop led by one of the master photographers of abandoned places, Matthew Christopher, at the old Scranton Lace Company in Pennsylvania. The Scranton Lace Company was established in the 1890's and remained in business until 2003. It is a massive, once thriving, complex [...]

The Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania

2017-05-19T10:36:04-04:00May 4th, 2015|

We came for the waterfalls but found a lot more.  Ricketts Glen State Park One of the nicest things in the Endless Mountains is Ricketts Glen State Park. Depending on what trail you take, it is possible to see up to 21 waterfalls. We hiked the 7.5 mile option to see them all. I was also there in the fall to photograph [...]

Rule Breaking at Glen Onoko Falls

2017-05-19T10:36:30-04:00July 13th, 2013|

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 [...]