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View 398: Tourists at Taughannock Falls

I normally visit Taughannock Falls State Park near Ithaca, New York very early in the morning and avoid the summer crowds. Not the case last weekend as I wanted to get ready for an upcoming trip which will have crowds of … Continue reading

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is the less famous and much bigger national park near Moab, Utah.  The park features large open expanses of mesas, river canyons, rock formations and an arch.  While not as famous as Delicate Arch, Mesa Arch is … Continue reading

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View 266: Great Fall in the Woods

The name Taughannock comes from the Algonquian-speaking Lenni Lenape (Delaware) Indians, referring either to chief Taughannock or the word taghkanic (great fall in the woods) [Source Wikipedia]. I like the latter definition of Taughannock as you walk on a trail in the woods along a meandering creek to the … Continue reading

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Finding Color in Your Compositions

As I mentioned when introducing this month’s assignment on Color Composition, I was surprised how little I used color that way even though I shoot it exclusively. Upon perusing my photo library, I found the following photographs I remembered taking … Continue reading

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Watkins Glen Attractions

Watkins Glen State Park and Watkins Glen International (WGI) lie within five miles of each other at the southern end of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  The state park features a magnificent natural gorge … Continue reading

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