Archive for November, 2012

Skull and Bones "The Tomb", 64 High St., New Haven, CT

Secret Societies of Yale University

SKULL & BONES.  Cheryl and I decided to venture down to New Haven, CT and photograph the meeting places of the most well known secret societies of Yale’s University.  They are, in order of prominence, Skull and Bones, Scroll and Keys, Wolf’s Head. Skull and Bones was founded in 1832.  […]

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To tripod or not to tripod?

To tripod or not to tripod?

You don’t have to ask a pro or veteran photographer if they need a tripod as one of their tools.  However beginning photographers may wonder if they can get away without one.  Whether your budget restricts you or you just find it a pain to lug around then the answer […]

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Aging Barn and Tractor

Driving through Litchfield County CT

Cheryl and I were on our way to the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association museum and had the pleasure of driving through beautiful Litchfield County.  Although we’ve lived in CT most of our lives this part of the state never gets old to us. Because we were on our way somewhere […]

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Connecticut Antique Machinery Association

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association

Cheryl and I visited CAMA (Connecticut Antique Machinery Association) in Kent, CT.  For a link to their website go to:  http://www.ctamachinery.com/. We had the pleasure of driving there during the summer from central Connecticut which afforded us the opportunity to take in the picturesque surroundings that Litchfield County has to […]

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Fuji Finepix F100fd

What’s the best camera to use?

The best camera to use is the one you have with you!  That’s an old expression but very true.  If you’re serious about recording the world around you then never go anywhere without a camera.  If you happen to forget your camera then use your camera phone if you have to. […]

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Graffiti in New Haven

Graffiti in New Haven

While driving through New Haven, CT recently I spotted this rather colorful wall art on a building.  Whoever did this obviously had artistic qualitities.  I tried to “google” some of the words but couldn’t come up with translations.  It’s been up a long time because I remember driving by it […]

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Darius Miller Music Shell – Walnut Hill Park

Darius Miller Music Shell – Walnut Hill Park

As a full time field salesman in Connecticut I most often grab lunch in my car.  While in New Britain I decided to drive over to Walnut Hill Park so I could sit in my car and relax during lunch hour.  While there I noticed that their outdoor theatre was […]

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Unique barn in Branford

Unique barn in Branford

While driving through Branford, CT I spotted this unique barn with a water wheel at Rose Orchards. I quickly jumped out of the car and took the shot.  I didn’t have much time to set up as it began pouring rain with the first click of the shutter.

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