Author Archives: Brian Neely

Rebecca’s House

A friend of mine has a vacation rental just north of Watkins Glen on NY 414, the west side of Seneca Lake. This is not an ad for her rental, but you can rent it through https://www.gatheringhillfarm.com. We’ve stayed there a … Continue reading

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Leaves of red and brown leather

The hill I work on is covered with oaks, chestnuts, maples, and probably a couple more deciduous trees. In the summer it’s nice, because we have a great deal of shade. In the autumn it’s beautiful as we go from … Continue reading

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Coming Back

I had a long, dark period in which my camera became a paperweight that mocked me. I’d look longingly at my camera bag, trying to muster a creative thought to make seeking photo opportunities worthwhile. A creative fire that had … Continue reading

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Nailed It

I’m way out of practice. Been meaning to get back to you, but how to start? This is from along New York Highway 414, about five miles north of Watkins Glen. I spent a good long time shooting it, getting … Continue reading

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Traffic Flow, Ansel Adams, and a Bowl of Pho

I crouched at the edge of Mai Xuan Thuong Park shooting photo after photo of the traffic streaming past. It was six in the morning, and traffic was still pretty light. Hanoi gets rolling at seven, right after the playing … Continue reading

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