Travel: Streets of London

July 17, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
With a population of over 8.5 million (13 million plus metro) London, England is delight for street photography, nearly on par with New York City. The constant flow of people on any given street most of the day meant that even though I was there on a family vacation, there was ample opportunity to capture some of the street scenes. There are a few...
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June 2016

July 02, 2016  •  2 Comments
I am often asked what I kind of a photographer I am - A photojournalist? Yes. A wedding photographer? Yup. Commercial photographer? Yeah. Portrait photographer? Definitely. Event photographer? Sure. Street photographer? When I can. You get the point. It is easiest and most accurate to just call myself a photographer because I could be photographing...
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Weddings 2015: My Favorites

January 06, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This post is has been a long time in the making. I shot 11 weddings in 2015 resulting in nearly 10,000 finished images and that is a lot to go through to narrow down to one blog post. I narrowed it down to 600, then 300, then 200...you get the idea. Finally I gave up on making a very complete look at my wedding season (that'd be just too long) or a...
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Senior Portraits (2015)

December 06, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
In this calendar year I've taken eight senior portraits and came away impressed by these young people (does saying young people make me sound old?). While this group is trying to figure out exactly what their next step will be, they seem to be ahead of the curve in knowing who they want to be and how they want to live their lives. It has been 19 ye...
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Holiday Photography Buying Guide

December 03, 2015  •  1 Comment
Thinking about making a photography purchase for the holidays? Here are a few ideas for various budgets. Under $25 Memory Cards - a photographer can never have enough memory, right? I like Sandisk and you can get a lot of storage for not a lot of money - click this LINK. Card Carrier - with all those new memory cards it is nice to have something...
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Home Grown in Central Vermont: Nicole Duch

August 21, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I met Nicole Duch at her farm last August where we walked the potato fields and then followed up on a sunny February morning to get some pictures of the potatoes. It took me way too long to put this all together, but here is the interview and pictures. Thanks Nicole! B (Ben): What’s your name? N (Nicole): Nicole Duch. B: What town do you live...
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Travel: 42 Hours In Maine

August 20, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
A long summer vacation wasn't in the cards this year, but a quick trip to Maine before the chill of September hits was. Keeping things simple we headed to the Portland area (that we know and enjoy) and were treated with beautiful weather and light. The first evening we visited what I read was "the most photographed lighthouse in the world", Portlan...
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Travel: Arizona

April 25, 2015  •  1 Comment
With Spring taking its time to develop in Vermont a vacation to Arizona was a welcome change. This was a fun family vacation where relaxing and having a great time was the first priority, but I of course had plenty of opportunity to take pictures too and the natural wonders did not disappoint. Here are some images from Montazuma's Castle, Sedona, S...
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Home Grown in Centeral Vermont: Chip Allen Natvig

April 05, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Chip Allen Natvig owns and operates Pebble Brook Farm in West Brookfield. The desire to be a farmer developed early in his life and he is living the dream: producing a wide variety of organic produce for local restaurants, breweries, grocers, and individuals. I met him in his squash field late last August and we did a follow up interview a few week...
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Year In Review: People

December 31, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
To my surprise, I am above all a people photographer. This year I took pictures of people in many different settings including weddings, news & magazine assignments, commercial jobs (I'm not ready to share many of these, but they will work in to my portfolios in the new year), on the street, and in people's homes and neighborhoods. Here are some fr...
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