"You don't take a photograph, you make it......" Ansel Adams


Although I find great enjoyment in learning how to create art using photography, my true passion is teaching. I love to share what I have learned and help others achieve greater skills. If you're ready to take your photography skills to the next level, but don't know how to start, I can help.

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What I Can Help You Learn

To Know Your Camera

Learn to use your camera to its fullest. Use the different shooting modes with confidence. Know which settings to use and when to use them.

To Edit Your Images With Confidence

Whether you use Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop, or you use a free open source, photo editing can enhance your images. With a little instruction and practice you too can take your photos to the next level.

To Better Understand the Art of Photography

Learn to develop your skills as a photographer. Understand the process and how to capture light. Learn the rules of composition and award winning shots.

Please enjoy my photographs. If you are interested in purchase, please let me know using the contact form on "contact" page.

New England Lakes and Rivers
“A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.” ― Laura Gilpin
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"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. ... There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter." —Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
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Abandoned Places
“A house that lacks, seemingly, mistress and master, With doors that none but the wind ever closes, Its floor all littered with glass and with plaster; It stands in a garden of old-fashioned roses...." Robert Frost
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May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.......Edward Abbey
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Latest Blog Posts

Guest Blog – Lynn Salem

Here’s what’s on my mind. First let me post the definitions of the word ART – the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic

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Compulsive Editing

Everyone posts photos to Facebook from their phones. It’s fun to see where our friends are and enjoy their views.  Once in a while I see one that begs to be edited.

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Help from Youtube

Anything anyone needs to know is likely to be in a video posted to Youtube.  In my case, I needed help to build my website.

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Located in Monson, Massachusetts, from April to December, I spend January to March in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. To arrange a coaching session, please use the form on the contact page .