• 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

Spring – at long last….

Spring – at long last….

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!After an excruciating winter with no relief in site, it was nice to actually see BUDS on the trees and things starting to do that flowering thing!  It was a long and brutal winter and […]

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Promotion, Postcards and Flyers…Oh My…

Promotion, Postcards and Flyers…Oh My…

These days almost everything is on the web.  Yet sometimes having something that is actually (gasp!) in print – is a good idea.  Recently, a couple of agents asked me to “stretch my range” to include printed images. In truth, my hesitation had initially been mostly due to the fact […]

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Agent Branding – Yet another reason to hire a professional photographer…

Agent Branding – Yet another reason to hire a professional photographer…

Scott Hargis, a major name in the world of real estate photography, wrote a post with the rather provocative title:  “The purpose of real estate photos is not to sell property“.  It was a tad misleading, because Scott doesn’t deny at all the ability of a professional photographic  presentation to  […]

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Holiday Fun – Westchester Winter Wonderland…

Holiday Fun – Westchester Winter Wonderland…

Sometimes you really have to do something that is just plain fun.  The new Westchester Winter Wonderland was just such an event.  Located at the Kensico Dam, the location was very convenient for anyone in lower Westchester. I was there this evening and had fun taking a lot of photos […]

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Poinsettias in the Greenhouse…

Poinsettias in the Greenhouse…

I took this photo last year at dusk in Carlson’s Greenhouse in White Plains.  There was something about the dark blue light coming into the greenhouse against the poinsettia plants that I really liked.   To me it was kind of symbolic of the winter solstice and the fact that […]

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A cold night in later fall – downtown White Plains

A cold night in later fall – downtown White Plains

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.   The early evening was cold but the sky was particularly compelling with rich color […]

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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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