Category: Photos

New U.S. Citizen. Northampton,MA.

Entisar Al Nasr of Iraq pledges allegiance before accepting her new certificate of U.S. citizenship at a July 4, 2018, naturalization ceremony in Northampton, MA. “58 immigrants were sworn in on Wednesday in a ceremony organized by the… Read More

The Russell House Bed and Breakfast. BoothBay Harbor, Maine.

During my recent trip to Maine while covering the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration, I stayed for three nights at the Russell House Bed & Breakfast, located just minutes from all the action in downtown BoothBay Harbor. Bed and breakfasts… Read More

Northhampton MA. Fog in the Morning.

The more I travel, the more I love my home town. This image was from the first day the weather broke in spring. It was cold the night before and a dramatic warm weather front was predicted for… Read More

Damariscotta Oyster Celebration, Maine.

Great to pull up along side the Otter Cove Oyster Farm during the Tour de Source river cruise at the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration in Maine.

Damariscotta Oysters Maine

Jude Alamo cleans, sorts and sizes oysters at the Norumbega oyster sea farm on the Damariscotta River in Maine,

Can- AM Shuck Star competition Damariscotta Maine.

James Geoghan (right)of the West Robins Oyster Co., Southampton NY was the winner of the  Can- AM Shuck Star competition at the Damariscotta Oyster celebration. 12 oysters perfectly shucked in 56. 92 seconds. A totally cool party with… Read More

United Way 2018 Kay Sheehan Spirit of the Community Award

Very honored to have received the United Way 2018 Kay Sheehan Spirit of the Community Award yesterday at the Mullins Center.

The Jane Hotel Review

Here is a link to my review of The Jane Hotel in NYC on Gonomad.com  Love the Jane!    

Single Room Occupancy

Single Room Occupancy: ​Portraits and Stories of Northampton Lodging, 1976-2016 March 9 – June 10, 2018 at Historic Northampton by Cassandra Holden and Paul Shoul ​For the past two years, Cassandra Holden has been interviewing former residents of… Read More

Women’s March 2018 Northampton,MA.

Fantastic turnout today at 2018 women’s march in Northampton MA.

Portrait of a Spanish Shepherd.

  Extremadura Spain. A portrait of a Spainish shepherd. I love Extremadura, Often over looked by travelers, this region on the boarder with Portugal has spectacular landscapes, amazing food, and some of the  most well preserved Roman ruins… Read More

Portugal: Ria Formosa Salt Harvesting

Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt Pans In the Algarve, Portugal.

Spain: Tenerife Carnival Vixens

An image from my story “Tenerife’s Wild Carnival“.  “Historically, Carnival is the last chance to party for Catholics before 40 days of Lent, a time of penance, sacrifice, and reflection. There will be no abstinence tonight and much… Read More

Nuno’s Grill & Pizza. Good and cheap food in the Algarve, Portugal

Love it when I find a place that has great food at a reasonable price. Nuno’s is simple, casual and fantastic. The fish is as fresh as you can get. R. Gen. Humberto Delgado C, 8700-011 Fuseta, Portugal

TIvoli Carveoiro Algarve Resort

The TIvoli Carveoiro Algarve Resort in Portugal is a great example of a 5 star hotel done right. Great food, dance parties by the pool and spacious rooms. It is a  happening place and the staff are exemplary…. Read More

Algarve Horse, Portugal.

A simple scenario. A horse in a field in the Algarve region of Portugal.

A Fishing Boat in Salema. Algarve, Portugal.

A fishing boat crew cleans their nets on the Algarve coast, Salema, Portugal.  

Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.

Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.

Eating Algarve. Grilled Sardines.

Wonderful grilled sardines. Eating Algarve Food Tours, Faro, Portugal.

The Birdman of Lisbon, Portugal.

The Birdman of Lisbon. Waterfront Praca Do Comercio, Quay Pillars.

Octopus pots, Salema, Algarve, Portugal.

Octopus pots, Salema, Algarve, Portugal.

Sunset on the Azores

A magnificent sunset on Pico Island in the Portuguese Azores.

Azores Pico Island Portugal

On Pico Island in his home distillery,Augusto Silva shows me the fruits of his labor from which he makes his sweet liquor.His stone walled vineyards of Verdelho grapes are within the Unesco World heritage site in the Criaco… Read More

Costa Rica Flash Dance

A happy accident. Often I “drag the shutter” when shooting flash. Using a shutter speed of 1 second or more, the speed of the flash freezes motion while the background swirls. While Photographing this dancer in Costa Rica… Read More

Compass Youth Collaborative

What a pleasure it has been to work with the Compass Youth Collaborative and the Compass Peace builders out on the streets of the North end of Hartford. Only an hour away from Northampton yet worlds apart. Looking… Read More

Extremadura, Spain: Trujillo’s Conquistadors and Plasencia.

Check out my new story from Extremadura Spain on Gonomad https://www.gonomad.com/95815-extremadura-spain-trujillos-conquistadors-plasencia

Extremadura. Savoring the Taste of Spain

Check out my new story on Extremadura Spain featured on  Gonomad.com “Savoring the Tastes“

Trujillo Spain.

The city of Trujillo in Extremadura , Spain, feels unchanged by the passage of time. The home of the conquistadors who changed the world in the 16th century, It is a must see destination if you are in… Read More

#36th Annual NOHO Pride March 2017

Over 35,000 people turned out for the 36th annual NOHO pride march this year in the paradise of America, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Extravaganja 2017 It takes a village to light a bong

Extravaganja 2017 Northampton, Mass.  It takes a village to light a bong.