Bushkill Falls – “Pennsyvania’s Niagara”

Bushkill Falls – “Pennsyvania’s Niagara”

I took the opportunity one nice Sunday afternoon to drive up to the Pocono Mountains area of northeast Pennsylvania. I had never been to the Bushkill Falls park – dubbed as the “Pennsylvania Niagara” – but I was looking forward to it. It was a 2 1/2 – 3 hour drive and it was quite crowded that day.

New Jersey Ruins

New Jersey Ruins

It’s been a very long, hard winter here in Philly – our 3rd snowiest on record and as of the writing of this post, we only had 5 or 6 sunny days since the start of winter (according to the weather report I heard earlier today).  No wonder everyone is...
My Twist on Water & Oil Photography

My Twist on Water & Oil Photography

There are plenty of examples of water and oil photographs to be found online. The concept is simple enough – mix a little cooking oil in water, set above something colorful or contasty and shoot away! It’s a great way to get some totally fun abstract...
Flowers in Tonic

Flowers in Tonic

I got the idea for trying this while watching a friend’s gin-and-tonic delightfully bubble away at dinner. Not much explanation to go with these photos. Took a flower, put it in a large wine glass and covered it with tonic water. Toughest part was keeping the...
Super Macro Photography with AquaGems

Super Macro Photography with AquaGems

I try to avoid Michaels Arts & Crafts store like a recovering alcoholic avoiding a bar. I spend way too much time and money there everytime I set foot inside that delectably detestable consumer trap. But one excursion yielded what turned out to be a very creative...