• The Upper West Side – Our “river town” to the south…
  • Lyndhurst of Tarrytown – The Golden Hour…
  • Downtown White Plains at dusk – the clock tower…
  • My Westchester NY landscapes are popping up in different places…
  • An April Dusk – Downtown White Plains – 10601
  • Commercial photography can be fun…
  • Neighborhood Bling – Great neighborhood or downtown photography is a “must” for real estate agents…
  • The Tribute In Light – Remembering the victims of 9/11/2001
  • Fire in the sky – Peekskill NY
  • The Hudson River & the Hudson Line….
  • Lighthouse Landing – Some things just look better in black and white
  • The GW Bridge – A Washington Heights landmark…

Ruthmarie Hicks

Westchester Photography - because sometimes words just aren't enough.


Recent Posts

A cold night in later fall – downtown White Plains

A cold night in later fall – downtown White Plains

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Managed to snap this photo just as the sun was going down.  I think I was about a half mile due south from Trump Tower at the time.    Trump is the high-rise on the far right. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Today is a day where we give thanks!  I am thankful for my friends and family..all of whom have been wonderfully supportive in what turned out to be a very challenging year for me.  The injury to my foot laid me low for longer than was good for me career-wise […]

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Taking Flight – A blue heron at the Rockefeller Preserve…

Taking Flight – A blue heron at the Rockefeller Preserve…

Sometimes you just get lucky.  The trip I made to  the Rockefeller Preserve about a week ago was my first in quite a long time.  Those of you who know me know that I have had a rough time with an ongoing ankle problem.  This has been rough because I […]

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Bufflehead making waves – The Rockefeller Preserve

Bufflehead making waves – The Rockefeller Preserve

I’ve been struggling with a bout of bronchitis over the past few days.  The enforced “rest” has been frustrating…although productive in its own strange way.  I took the time to learn some new techniques on photoshop… Admittedly, I was working somewhat “passively” since I was really pretty miserable.   But […]

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Happy Halloween!!! Photoshop fun with photos…

Happy Halloween!!! Photoshop fun with photos…

Sometimes its good to do something “just for fun”. I was watching a photoshop class on CreativeLive.com by Khara Plicanic  its a great class  even if somewhat basic, I learned many new tricks  because it well outside the box for my mostly real estate/local business/landscape comfort zone.  For those who are […]

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The Upper West Side – Our “river town” to the south…

The Upper West Side – Our “river town” to the south…

Coming from Westchester and being a “Hudson River watcher” – I often find myself looking south towards the NYC skyline.  Westchester residents often look towards the easy commute as one of the biggest perks of living here.  But we often see ourselves as somewhat set apart from the city.  But […]

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Victorian Charm & Fall Colors – Lyndhurst – Tarrytown NY

Victorian Charm & Fall Colors – Lyndhurst – Tarrytown NY

While touring the grounds of Lyndhurst the other day, I came across a Victorian cottage in a sea of golden light.  It was late afternoon  – or the so-called golden hour when the light has this wonderful golden glow.  The picture I saw in my head  was so characteristic of […]

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Lyndhurst of Tarrytown – The Golden Hour…

Lyndhurst of Tarrytown – The Golden Hour…

Its the hour before sundown when the light has a golden hue that every photographer loves. The golden hour is particularly compelling during the fall.  This afternoon, I was lucky enough to be driving through Lyndhurst during the golden hour and I stopped with my camera to take a brief […]

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Dream Home – Penthouse Edition 2014 – The Ritz Carlton of White Plains…

Dream Home – Penthouse Edition 2014 – The Ritz Carlton of White Plains…

Westchester has many fall traditions.  It is famous for them.  Like the historic Hudson Valley Jack O’Lantern blaze, and Horseman’s Hollow, Westchester Magazine has created its own unique fall tradition: the Westchester Magazine’s Dream Home.  This year we have the “Penthouse Edition” at none other than the ultimate luxury complex – […]

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The Pumpkin Patch – St Mary’s Episcopal Church in Briarcliff Manor…

The Pumpkin Patch – St Mary’s Episcopal Church in Briarcliff Manor…

It’s a beautiful Sunday and if some of you are interested in taking in a bit autumn, here is a suggestion from me to you.  You might want to visit St. Mary’s Episcopal church on Route 9 in Briarcliff Manor. Sometimes you just happen to come across something.  Last Sunday […]

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