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“It is not clear where the name “White Mountains” came from. There is no record of what Native Americans called the range, although pre-Colonial names for many individual peaks are known. The name and similar ones such as “White Hills” or “Wine Hills” are found in literature from Colonial times. According to tradition, the mountains […]

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Infrared might seem an odd choice for a fall color tour, but there was still a lot of green around, which turns a gorgeous white in infrared, which looks especially great when converted to black and white.  I obviously did not do that here Insead for this image I swapped the red and blue color […]

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They build a boat basin for the 1939 World’s Fair. Robert Moses expanded it for the 1964 World’s Fair in the same location.  Apparently you can catch a ferry from Manhattan to here during the US Open and on Mets game days. I came for the view.

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This is one of those spots I discovered by studying the Google Maps. It has some more interesting views I will post photos of later, but the sun came up in this direction so this is what I’m leading with. Flushing Bay is just off the Grand Central Parkway, very close to Citi Field and […]

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I spent some time organizing older Lightroom catalogs recently, and ended up picking out a couple of old photos to post now.  I took this 5 years ago in the summer of 2016 when I first visited Roosevelt Island.  You are looking at an obscure bit of the Queens waterfront on the East River. The […]

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