In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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Birds of a Feather

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Between assignments I stopped by a park in Easton to see if there was anything going on. There weren’t any people but I found a swan and a duck hanging out together looking for a snack in the pond. [Read More]
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Mist above a stream catches the last light of the day along the Roaring Fork Motor Trail at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Road Trip U.S.A.

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I recently came back to work after taking a two-week road trip around the U.S.A. with my girlfriend.  I love traveling and exploring new places, so this has been on my bucket list for quite a while.  We covered 30 states in 14 days, traveling a whopping 8,000 miles.  Here are a few of my […] [Read More]
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Newtown’s dancing crossing guard.

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She’s known in Newtown as the dancing traffic guard. Every school day, morning and afternoon, with music streaming from the smartphone in her pocket, traffic agent Kat Hollick directs school traffic to a joyful beat. Her soundtrack includes everything from Ella Fitzgerald to disco — anything that “gives me a good wiggle.” “No matter what mood you’re in the morning, she’ll […] [Read More]
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Working Hard

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While out looking for interesting things happening across town, I ran into Portalatin Elias who was tending to his flowering snowball bush in his front yard. Usually, I see this as a positive hard working person who has pride in their home and community-type of a photograph. Though the pride I found in Portalatin extended […] [Read More]
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A ‘Mad Men-era’ look at the bar car

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The bar car is no more as Metro-North did away with the practice through attrition this year, but in recent years it was not what it once was. Maybe that’s a good thing. In combing through the archives, we ran across these wonderful photographs from Alfred Eisenstadt, the LIFE photographer famous for his “V-J Day kiss” photo. […] [Read More]
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Living on the water

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While covering a sewage spill at the beginning of May, I could not believe my luck. Not because of the sewage – that was pretty gross – but because I met Erika Lelievre. Erika, along with her husband and their daughter, live on a boat at Harbor House Marina. I admit I’ve always fantasized about […] [Read More]
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Akira, the new Pop Sensation?

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Not often do I get to meet a possible pop-sensation. Greenwich-based Electro-pop musician Akira, born Samson Rutkin, performed at ComicConn August 16. And I was sent to illustrate the preview story of this musician who is shooting for Lady Gagaesque heights. When two meetings of artists who are open to one another’s creativity, good things can […] [Read More]
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A bee buzzes by the yellow-flowered stem of a common mullein at a roadside overlook in Bridgewater, Conn. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

Nature is Neat

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I’ve spotted a couple opportunities recently while driving to take some nature-y photos – a nice break from the usual load of news and sports.   [Read More]
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