Flora and Fauna

Under the Cherry Tree…

Under the Cherry Tree…

White Plains is often called “the city in the park”.  Long-time resident, BrianWallach decided that planting cherry trees in the downtown and along the traffic medians of major roads would create a city with a more park-like feel. 40 years later, this is the result. A magnificent display that happens every spring. […]

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A Deciduous Solstice Celebration

Generally speaking, the trees we light up during the winter solstice are conifers of some sort.  Evergreens don’t lose their leaves so they are full and lush in the darkets of Decembers.  However, the Solstice celebration is not for conifers only.   After all, with each lengthening day, the deciduous […]

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Broadlawn – Winter Solstice4 Deciduous Solstice Celebration – Broadlawn – White Plains NY
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Ducks in Water – The Rockefeller Preserve – Tarrytown NY

Ducks in Water – The Rockefeller Preserve – Tarrytown NY

Thought I would post this before saying goodbye to fall  and hello to the holiday season and winter.  I took this photo in 2009 on a nice November day during a particularly vibrant fall.  The fall foliage was so bright it made the water seem like it was on fire. […]

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Fall Fantasy – Tree dressed up in red…The Rockefeller Preserve – Westchester NY

Fall Fantasy – Tree dressed up in red…The Rockefeller Preserve – Westchester NY

This is the last in my series of fantasy fall photos from the Rockefeller Preserve in Westchester NY.  This tree discarded its usual green for a bright red fall coat.  Major changes in style can really make an impact.  Im might not have noticed the tree before when it was […]

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Fall Fantasy – Landscape from a childhood dream…The Rockefeller Preserve – Tarrytown NY

Fall Fantasy – Landscape from a childhood dream…The Rockefeller Preserve – Tarrytown NY

Fall is probably my favorite time of year.  So far this year with two major storms including Hurricane Sandy followed by a Nor’Easter, I haven’t been getting out as much to enjoy the foliage.  But I did go a couple of weeks ago to the Rockefeller Preserve and took some […]

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Fall Fire – The colors of the season – the Rockefeller Preserve

Fall Fire – The colors of the season – the Rockefeller Preserve

And now – for a complete change of pace…I know people think they know my style, but now I am going to make a U-turn away from the realistic to the slightly surreal.  I wanted to put together something with unconstrained out-of control color just because it goes with the […]

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Downtown White Plains NY –  the city in the park

Downtown White Plains NY – the city in the park

The business district of downtown White Plains NY is a bustling place that is host to over 250,000 commuters daily.  The city also has its share of fine dining, shopping and entertainment for those who wish to play, relax and enjoy the amenities after work.   Throughout the entire course […]

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Feast for a butterfly…

Feast for a butterfly…

Sometimes something small can be a really big thing.  Because I photograph homes, I guess I naturally tend towards wide-angle photography and large landscapes.  But not always.  Sometimes something small really catches the eye and I go the other way.  I was in a dog park with my two huskies […]

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