Category: Photography

Analyzing the Ansel Adams Quote on Photography

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” – Ansel Adams This quote is from Ansel Adams, one of the 20th century’s most acclaimed photographers. It’s one of my favorite quotes about photography, because it highlights the fact that a photo is made as much as it is taken. Many people focus too much on […]

As the Maples Begin to Change Their Wardrobes – Photophile Musings

It’s the coming of autumn here in Central Vermont, but the leaves aren’t quite yet falling down. But, the trees are already beginning to change color, especially the sugar maples. This is one of my favorite times of the year as a record hot summer here in the Northeast finally gives way to soft, refreshing […]

Photophile Musings – The Sparkle Barn

The Sparkle Barn in Wallingford, Vermont is a great shop with tons of artistic handcrafted gifts nested inside an 1800’s dairy barn. My favorite products there are the wide selection of both softbound and hardbound journals. I bought just one today, but there’s little doubt I’ll be returning soon for more! You can also shop […]

Scenes from the Baseball Hall of Fame – Photophile Musings

These photos were taken at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, USA during August 2021. If you love baseball, you’ll love the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, USA. The museum was established in 1936 by the baseball commissioner at the time, Kenesaw Mountain Landis, as a place […]

WOMEN at Work Above at Vanderbilt Mansion – Photophile Musings

This photo was taken at a construction site on the Vanderbilt Mansion Historic Site in Hyde Park, New York on August 21, 2021. The sign was a warning for construction workers working above the sidewalk, but apparently, female members of the construction crew took exception to the sign saying “men” and wrote in the letters […]

View From the Vanderbilt’s Backyard – Photophile Musings

This is one of the few photos that I took at the Vanderbilt Mansion Historic Site in the mansion’s backyard on August 21, 2021. While this was a great shot across the river behind the house, I didn’t get many other photos in the area. That’s because people were literally using both the front and […]

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