More Surf // Morning in Matunuck

More Surf // Morning in Matunuck

July 10, 2018

Good swell doesn't come terribly often to Rhode Island during summer months, unless you like longboarding days in 2 footers.  But a couple Fridays ago we were surprised with a day or so of chest to head high sets rolling up the coast.

The forecast was only for 3-4 ft, but after swimming out at Matunuck bright and early I checked the buoy report and it was still 6 ft at 9 seconds! Definitely bigger...

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Hinckley // Picnic 40

Hinckley // Picnic 40

June 26, 2018

This year is the Hinckley Company's 90th Anniversary.  That's almost a full century of gorgeous luxury yachts made in America.  Since 1928, Hinckley has been building boats in coastal Maine in the waters of Southwest Harbor.  It was fitting that we should return to such a classic backdrop to photograph the newest launch, the newly designed Picnic 40.

I drove up to Bar Harbor, for the fourth time in...

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Surf Sessions from the Water

Surf Sessions from the Water

June 19, 2018

Late spring has been that perfect time of year.  The water is warm enough for my 4/3mm wetsuit, the sun is often shining, and there's still the occasional swell rolling up the shore line.  I've had my Liquideye Water Housingfor about a year now, but one thing lead to another last summer, and before I knew it the weather had turned far too cold for my available gear. But now I've had the...

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Morning Paddles with Elise

Morning Paddles with Elise

June 12, 2018

Summer summer summer!  In celebration of summer I rose bright and early to get to the beach for a 5am photoshoot with model Elise.  We wanted some golden hour beachy surf lifestyle shots, and we had the whole place to ourselves to play!  What started on land quickly moved into the water as we both climbed into wetsuits to enjoy the early morning light.  
The only thing we were missing were proper...

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Aerials across Jamestown

Aerials across Jamestown

June 05, 2018

Between the fog and rains, the hot weather of summer is here.  I have a long to-do list of spots to drone, but in the dull gray days of winter I decided to wait until the grass and trees were green to hit a few spots.  And while I still have a long list of things I want to accomplish this season, I was able to tick off a few things on an aerial tour of Jamestown just the other week.
I started over...

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Volvo Ocean Race '17-'18

Volvo Ocean Race '17-'18

May 24, 2018

It's been a cool and rainy past couple of weekends over in Newport, but I was onsite at Fort Adams to celebrate the Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover and Leg 9 Restart!  
These one design Volvo 65s have been sailing around the world in a one-of-a-kind race that is the pinnacle for many performance sailors. The race happens every 3 years and pushes the limits of endurance and adventure sailing. All...

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Aerials of Brenton Point

Aerials of Brenton Point

May 22, 2018

Two sunrise shoots in just a few weeks, I'm on a roll!  On a sunny warm morning, I still slept through my first alarm, but as the sky began to lighten I got myself out of bed, grabbed my drone and headed out the door to explore the rocky coast in Newport.

Different tides can expose different rock formations, and this particular morning with low tide and a bit of wave action, I launched off Ocean...

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Morning Abstracts & Scarborough Drones

Morning Abstracts & Scarborough Drones

May 15, 2018

As summer quickly approaches, there are pros and cons to shooting sunrise. Big pro is it's warmer out. Even before daybreak you may only need a light jacket, which makes getting up in the dark much easier compared to when it's below freezing outside. By far the biggest con is the days are getting longer, and the sun is rising earlier. It's not even midsummer and already sunrise is at 5:30am. For...

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Cape Cod Explorations

Cape Cod Explorations

May 08, 2018

I found myself on Cape Cod for a few hours not too long ago, and while I didn't know what I might photograph, I had packed my full seascape kit and drone just in case.  Luckily, with some local knowledge from friend and fellow photographer Cody DeGroff, we explored a few spots throughout Orleans and Chatham with an eye on the sky for sunset.

The tide continued to drop as we drove around, finally...

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Aerials & Stars at Point Judith Light

Aerials & Stars at Point Judith Light

May 01, 2018

The skies have cleared!  It finally feels like winter has departed and made way for spring (if not summer).  By mid-month we had several days of calm skies, light breezes, and plenty of sun.  I took the opportunity to venture to Point Judith Lighthouse one Friday afternoon with fellow photographer Kat Carney.
We arrived with plenty of time before sunset, and after a quick judgement call regarding...

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Hunting Waves on Cape Cod

Hunting Waves on Cape Cod

April 24, 2018

It's been a bit of a dreary spring thus far weather-wise. But when big east coast swell popped up in the forecast last week, I made the journey with a few friends to Cape Cod to hunt for waves. After a morning of searching for the ideal sand bar, we lucked out with some heavy barrels crashing on the beach all morning. A stiff breeze kept the waves clean, but prevented me from doing any droning....

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Film from the Beach

Film from the Beach

April 10, 2018

I don't shoot film too often, but it's been on my to-do list of things to incorporate more into my work for the upcoming year.  I keep my plastic Holga "toy" camera in the car, and sometimes I'll throw another film camera in my purse or my camera bag, although my medium format Mamiya 645 1000s is often a brick to pack.

Black and white film was the go-to when I was in school, but nowadays I do...

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