In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County

Row Row Row Your Storage Tub

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It is not unusual for the streets of Bridgeport to flood during heavy rains. Following a quick storm Friday, Nicolas Daniels, 9 (seated), and Joaquin Ortiz, 10, try to navigate the flood waters on Iranistan Ave. [Read More]
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Observing

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Here at the Stamford Advocate we produce a weekly feature called “The Dart” for which we throw a dart at a map of Stamford, go where it lands, and find a story. Many people ask us if we actually throw a dart, and the answer is yes, we do! I can also tell you that […] [Read More]
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Weather Sunshine or Rain

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The weather this summer has been notorious for being sunny and humid one minute, then changing abruptly to severe thunderstorms the next. People in New England have been known to say if you don’t like the weather, wait a few moments. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently said that July 2012 was the hottest month on record. […] [Read More]
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My sunflower

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I bought some seeds and put them in my garden.  Now they are 10 ft. huge!  I never thought that I could.  They are amazing.  I always feel happy every time I see them. [Read More]
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A competitive edge

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Athletes collect their gear after The Greenwich Cup Triathlon at Tod’s Point in Greenwich where the competition was fierce with more than 630 entries. [Read More]
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Vibes!

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This was my sixth Gathering of the Vibes experience. Since I no longer work the night shift, this was a more subdued year. There was a very mellow vibe to all the vibers I met during the three days I was shooting the festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. Here are a few of my […] [Read More]
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Life is a beach

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Cliche’ or not, I’ve always been a sucker for the reflection photo. Looking at this on a rainy day like today makes me feel better. [Read More]
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Malloy and McMahon

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Today I had the assignment of following Governor Dannel P. Malloy as he took a tour of the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk. It felt a bit like deja vu; I followed Linda McMahon as she took a tour through the downtown Norwalk area, including the aquarium, less than a month ago! As is true for […] [Read More]
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Pickin’ & Fiddlin’

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Sometimes one image feels like it captures the story. In a time of quantity for the web, I like to think quality is still the biggest challange. I felt like this photo, a stand-alone, tells the story of the Roxbury Pickin’ & Fiddlin Contest. [Read More]
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The prized fish

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One of the tenets of good photojournalism is to make sure to capture the face, particularly the eyes, of your subject. So, when I saw this little girl out of the corner of my eye and grabbed this photo, I knew it probably wouldn’t end up in print. Ruby Lesson, 5, admires a fish she […] [Read More]
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