Another hidden gem of Connecticut (especially for it’s photographers) is Buttonwood Farm, in Griswold. For several weeks in July people from all over New England come to experience acres and acres of Sunflowers. Here is part of the history of how these Sunflowers got there, right from the Buttonwood Farm website. “In 2003 at the suggestion [...]
Monthly Archive for July, 2012
This summmer has been great for storm chasing around Connecticut. I have gotten some great cloud/storm/lightning shots over the past month or so. Today, a strong storm cell was heading towards Hartford just as I was leaving work. As soon as I left the building I saw wonderful billowing clouds to the west heading our way, but [...]
Ever been to Iceland? Not many people have, but if White Memorials Conservation Center’s Gerri Griswold would have it, she would want everyone to go. Knowing that would be impossible, what’s the next best thing? Bring a piece of Iceland to Connecticut! For the 3rd time the “Annual Iceland Affair” was held at the White [...]
I arrived at Avery Point at about 8:00am this morning trying to get a prime location to view OpSail 2012 coming into New London Harbor. Am I glad I did! Shortly later I had about 800 other people who had the same idea. The Parade-of-Sail was slated to arrive at the Ledge Light house around [...]
While looking for a good location to shoot the upcoming OPSAIL 2012 Parade-of-Ships I headed up to Avery Point, in Groton, Connecticut. Not only did I find the ideal location to shot the parade on Saturday morning, but I found this Pig at the Point! It is one of many interesting ”Sculptures by the Sea” that [...]
It’s summer, it’s hot, and the clash of the clouds is underway! Here’s a picture that I took this afternoon of just one of many thunderstorm cells racing across our state yesterday and today. Not much relief from the heat, but at least I do not have to water my garden and lawn.