• Interview – Karen Hutton

    Interview – Karen Hutton

    Karen Hutton’s photography has reached over 1,000,000 followers on Google+!  That’s no easy task.  In the last two or three years she shifted from a pure business model to following her heart as an artist and this has produced striking results. Although she doesn’t limit herself there is a focus […]

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Journeys Thru My Lens

Trips, topics, pics and more comprised of conventional digital and HDR photography.

Welcome to my photoblog! This is a compilation of brief "journey's" throughout Connecticut and sometimes nearby area's. Sometimes you'll see the picture as it was shot. Other times I utilize HDR (high dynamic range) photography through the use of software to achieve a "painterly look". This blog is an extension of my photography hobby. Hopefully it will allow me to improve my skills. It's main purpose is to give some purpose to my photo's while at the same time create an enjoyable past time. If they bring any satsifaction to anyone else then all the better! All photographs in this blog were taken by Jay unless otherwise noted.


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Abandoned Water Tower, Farmington, CT

Abandoned Water Tower, Farmington, CT

While travelling through Farmington, CT I saw this abandoned water tower.  Not sure what it’s purpose was but it obviously has some age.

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Abandoned Barn, Cheshire, CT

Abandoned Barn, Cheshire, CT

Abandoned snow covered barn in rural Cheshire, CT

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East Rock, New Haven, CT

East Rock, New Haven, CT

East Rock Park, New Haven, CT. From Davis Street, take the first left turn onto the Summit Drive. The Summit of East Rock is accessible by foot, bicycle or car and affords visitors a spectacular view of downtown New Haven, New Haven Harbor, Long Island Sound, and surrounding communities. It […]

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Motorcycle riding Santa!

Motorcycle riding Santa!

In keeping with the Christmas spirit I put together this Christmas Still life. I had a photo of the snowmen already which I used as my back drop. A sheet of cotton served as the “snow” on the ground. Santa is a gift I received a few years back from […]

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Wall Art – Stamford, CT

Wall Art – Stamford, CT

While travelling through Stamford, CT recently I observed this professionally painted wall art on the side of a restaurant. I snapped these photo’s with my Galaxy Note 2 phone camera to add to my collection.

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Victorinox Factory Store, Monroe, CT

Victorinox Factory Store, Monroe, CT

Victorinox Factory Store Address: 7 Victoria Dr., Monroe, CT 06468 Phone:(203) 929-6391 Hours: Hours are limited – please call first Cheryl and I dropped by the Victorinox factory store in Monroe CT recently. This location serves as their North American headquarters and also offers a store that’s open to the […]

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Bird in Flight Photography – Hubbard Park

Bird in Flight Photography – Hubbard Park

This was my first attempt at bird in flight photography or what is known amongst photographers as “birding”. My current systems didn’t have fast enough autofocus to handle birds in flight. However, I purchased the new Nikon D7100 which shoots 6fps, has 51 point AF and autofocuses with lenses F8 […]

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Blue Heron

Blue Heron

While travelling through Cheshire, CT I spotted this bird sitting on the side of a pond. I parked the car, grabbed my camera and took these three shots from the other side of the small pond. I believe this to be a Blue Heron. Camera Sony Nex 7, 55-210.

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