During any given trip that I take for my photography work, I have many thousands of dollars worth of stuff inside the bag. Whether that is down the road to college graduation, or across the world for a travel piece in Patagonia, my equipment has to remain undamaged from transport. […]
When I am on the road working as a travel photographer, every piece of equipment I bring must be balanced between weight and functionality for the different situations I will encounter. One piece of my kit that always travels with me is the Victorinox Swiss Tool Spirit Plus Ratchet Multi-Tool. […]
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 Center for New Americans
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 have only three things to accomplish well: A comfortable bed, an excellent […]
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 the next day. I knew there would be fog in the morning, […]
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.
Jude Alamo cleans, sorts and sizes oysters at the Norumbega oyster sea farm on the Damariscotta River in 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 great music and fantastic local oysters. I lost count of how many […]
Very honored to have received the United Way 2018 Kay Sheehan Spirit of the Community Award yesterday at the Mullins Center.
Here is a link to my review of The Jane Hotel in NYC on Gonomad.com Love the Jane!
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 Northampton Lodging, a single room occupancy boarding house located on Pleasant Street […]
Fantastic turnout today at 2018 women’s march in Northampton MA.
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 in the world. For more info on travel to Spain and Extremadua […]
Harvesting Flor de Sal at the Ria Formosa Salt Pans In the Algarve, Portugal.
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 to atone for……” Come on, you have to go to this party. […]
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
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. Check it out at Tivoli
A simple scenario. A horse in a field in the Algarve region of Portugal.
A fishing boat crew cleans their nets on the Algarve coast, Salema, Portugal.
Portugal, Algarve,Faro, Stork Nest.
Wonderful grilled sardines. Eating Algarve Food Tours, Faro, Portugal.
The Birdman of Lisbon. Waterfront Praca Do Comercio, Quay Pillars.
Octopus pots, Salema, Algarve, Portugal.
A magnificent sunset on Pico Island in the Portuguese Azores.
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 Velha wine region on this tiny Island in the Azores.
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 with this technique I happened to catch the flash exposure of two […]
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 forward to another day out in the community with them.
Check out my new story from Extremadura Spain on Gonomad https://www.gonomad.com/95815-extremadura-spain-trujillos-conquistadors-plasencia
Check out my new story on Extremadura Spain featured on Gonomad.com “Savoring the Tastes“
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 Extremadura.