the Caponier Stairs

Dark reflections at the bottom of the stairs taken at Fort McClary, Portsmouth, NH


Tree sculpture and shadows; taken at a New Hampshire garden store.

Nesting Dolls

Photo of nesting dolls.

How much light does your lens let in?

Tamron v. Nikon tests continue with these images of a Foo Dog in very poor lighting.


This beauty is one of the shop dogs at Eyelook Optical (we showed you Lulu in the past, and Claire’s boots, too). Funny how I end up lying on the ground in Patty’s store… Claire and I both picked up a pair a really cool frames by Seraphin while we were there. I’ll try to […]

Wooden Bowls

In the Tamron / Nikon lens tests, we move on to wooden bowls. See the difference the aperture makes in these test shots.

Now What?

I took this photo on a day when I wasn’t sure what to take. Question marks and puzzle pieces.

Pins and Needle

I like the way this one turned out, but I think it would have benefited from tripod treatment instead of being hand held.


Simple photo of four candles taken in a very dark room. Click through to learn how I set the camera to achieve this affect.


Bodega Elena de Mendoza is one of the finest red wines I’ve had in a very long time, and for less than $15 a bottle.