Kissimmee Billy Strand

April 22 is Earth Day, an internationally-recognized annual event that began in 1970. I was invited by the U.S. National Park Service to spend a month at Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve as its Artist-in-Residence. While there, I created a series of photographs to artistically document the invasive species issue that is plaguing the environmentContinue reading “Kissimmee Billy Strand”

Quabbin Reservoir

April is a rainy month. And that got me thinking about my photographs of the New England National Scenic Trail, which is more commonly known as simply the New England Trail. The collection was commissioned by the U.S. National Park Service, the Appalachian Mountain Club, and the Connecticut Forest and Park Association. I always chuckleContinue reading “Quabbin Reservoir”

Street Photography: Heat on the Street

As I described in my previous post, last week’s heat wave made its presence known on the faces of New Yorkers. Some, like me, can manage the temperatures, which ranged from about 95 to 97 degrees and having a “real feel” of at least 100 degrees. It’s not pleasant, but I can deal with itContinue reading “Street Photography: Heat on the Street”

One Shot Challenge: Japanese Rain Chain

© 2019 In the days of film, it might have been appropriate to alter the sound of the shutter to the ka-ching of a cash register. Intentionality was required as the film and its development cost money. And you were limited to 24 or 36 shots after which the film had to be unloadedContinue reading “One Shot Challenge: Japanese Rain Chain”

Fire Island’s Centennial Art Exhibit Features National Park Photographs by Xiomaro | Contact Photographs created by Long Island artist Xiomáro have been selected by the National Park Service for their Centennial Art Exhibit at the Patchogue Ferry Terminal gallery space, which welcomes visitors as they embark on their journey to Fire Island.  The exhibit is open now through September 5, 2016 with a free reception open toContinue reading “Fire Island’s Centennial Art Exhibit Features National Park Photographs by Xiomaro”