• Time-Lapse Photography – The sun sets on the  Tappan Zee Bridge…
  • 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
  • Tundra – Trying to “help me” shovel snow….
  • H Carlson Florist – Making your home special for the holidays…
  • Real estate photography  – twilight photography during the holidays…
  • Sights of the season – A winter tree in a winter sky…
  • Sights of the season – Cardinal in the Christmas tree…
  • Neighborhood Bling – Great neighborhood or downtown photography is a “must” for real estate agents…
  • Stormy Weather…The Hudson River during a tornado watch…
  • 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

Bringing the outside in – sun-drenched rooms can be a challenge…

Bringing the outside in – sun-drenched rooms can be a challenge…

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!This is one of those technical blogs that can leave most people’s eyes rolling.  But in the end, its the final effect that counts. Home buyers L-O-V-E  sun-drenched rooms.   But real estate agents often […]

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Even small home listings can benefit from professional photography…

Even small home listings can benefit from professional photography…

Nothing to see here right?  Its just a small house, nothing fancy or impressive.  Just move right along… Many agents think that way.  But there are some who just go that extra mile for their clients and recognize a home that can benefit from an extra push from pro-photography.  When […]

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Time-Lapse Photography – The sun sets on the  Tappan Zee Bridge…

Time-Lapse Photography – The sun sets on the Tappan Zee Bridge…

As the new bridge connecting Westchester to Rockland county emerges from under the Hudson, we know that the current skyline that we enjoy now will soon become a memory.  So let’s take another look at the current view before it passes into history.

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Time-Lapse Photography – A great way to brand yourself, your business or your neighborhood…

Time-Lapse Photography – A great way to brand yourself, your business or your neighborhood…

The above is my first real attempt at time-lapse photography.  Obviously not my best work and it barely scratches the surface of what can actually be done, but now that I know the basics, more artistic renderings will follow. Technically, the process involved mounting the camera on a tripod so […]

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Brooklyn Grange Farm – Rooftop farming on a grand scale….

Brooklyn Grange Farm – Rooftop farming on a grand scale….

One of the things about living in Westchester is that NYC and all it has to offer is so very close.  Westchester may have Stone Barns, but NYC has Brooklyn Grange Farms.  Now when I say the “city” in this case I don’t mean Manhattan.  In this case, I mean […]

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Walking the RiverWalk in Tarrytown NY…

Walking the RiverWalk in Tarrytown NY…

I’m no youngster and as many  know, I’m Westchester NY born and bred.  One of the most wonderful revivals seen in my lifetime is that of the Hudson River.  I can remember a time when most of the Hudson riverfront was an industrial wasteland.  The …ahem…water seemed something closer to […]

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Spring storms and golden sunlight…

Spring storms and golden sunlight…

This is something I shot casually as I was making my way through my day.  We had had a rain storm and the cloud cover was still a formidable force looking dark and ominous.  But the sun started to push  its way through the cloud cover.  Being late in the […]

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Downtown White Plains at dusk – the clock tower…

Downtown White Plains at dusk – the clock tower…

The second in a series of photos I took in downtown White Plains at dusk.  Some things just have a different look at twilight.  The clock tower looks quite dramatic all lit up with the vibrant sunset in the background. I was somewhat lucky because I happened along at the […]

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My Westchester NY landscapes are popping up in different places…

My Westchester NY landscapes are popping up in different places…

Sometimes opportunities come to you.  It doesn’t happen that often in these difficult times particularly in the realm of photography where I am constantly being reminded that good photographers are a dime a dozen.  However,  recently, I’ve had a few inquiries from commercial sources wanting to use my local photographs […]

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An April Dusk – Downtown White Plains – 10601

An April Dusk – Downtown White Plains – 10601

As the bitter winter just past turns to spring, I have noticed the yearly changes in light. First of all, there is more of it.  The sun doesn’t go down before 6 PM and thanks to daylight savings, dusk is pushing towards 8 PM.  Truth be told – I love […]

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