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Moving Snow

"Continuing to push snow North"

With the recent significant snowfalls that have blanketed the Nutmeg State in the early parts of 2015, railroads have had to run extra trains to clear their lines of snow.  Normally tourist lines would not need to do this since they’re typically spring/summer/fall operations.  But the Valley Railroad in Essex, Connecticut is a bit different […]

Two years in under 8 minutes

Acela at Sunset

Between 2006 and 2008, I embarked on a project that long-time readers of the blog probably noticed.  Among what I was regularly photographing through the year, I also made it a point to shoot the ongoing progress of Amtrak’s Thames River draw moveable span replacement project.  An effort by the railroad to replace the aging […]

Store Rework and a 2015 SALE!

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With the start of 2015, I decided it was time to redo the store site – photos.nanosphoto.com – giving it a little more modern look and feel.  I’ve also done some organization, along with adding a section for my hometown, Lebanon, Connecticut.  With all of that happening, I also figured it was worth throwing a […]

2014 Favorites

"Eastbound at Alburtis"

New Year’s Eve 2014 – a time to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments – of course, in the context of the good old blog here, that would be looking at things photographically speaking.  Well, 2014 was a light year for me in the photographic realm – only getting out to shoot about 40 times […]

2015 Calendar On Sale!

2015-calendar

As the winter months approach, we start thinking about the coming New Year.  Along with the holiday celebrations, it’s time to get a new calendar to hang on the wall!  After a few years’ hiatus, there’s a 2015 calendar available with a year’s worth of my photographs – but this is something that I only […]

One Night in Lansdale

"Nighttime in Lansdale"

Last week I was in New Jersey for work, and one day I had to head down to the Collegeville, PA office.  Not having much time for shooting on this trip, I figured the trip back from the Keystone State provided an opportunity to get a little shooting in – even if it was only […]

Here comes the judge…

Self Portrait at Essex, Conn.

On Tuesday November 18, 2014 I’ll be making a trek north to Pittsfield, Massachusetts to do something a bit different – something I’ve only done once before.  And that is to judge a photographic competition.  On that Tuesday evening, I will be the judge for the Berkshire Museum Camera Club‘s second digital and print competition […]

CERM’s 11th Annual Night Photo Shoot

"CV S4 at the NH Roundhouse"

On October 4, 2014 the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum in Willimantic, Connecticut continued a tradition spanning more than a decade.  For the 11th year in a row, the museum hosted a Night Photo Shoot where a group of photographers from around the area converged on the museum to light up the night.

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Nine Years Ago Today

"Leased power on the NECR"

As you can probably tell, I haven’t been able to head out and shoot much of late – for a number of reasons.  So instead of letting things further stagnate here, I decided to go back in time and dig out some older photos I took before I implemented the blog (first blog post is […]

A Night in North Conway

"Noses at North Conway"

Between the end of June and the second week of July, my family and I took a (mostly) camping vacation through Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont – I’ll be doing an overview blog post on the entire 2+ week trip at some point in the future.  One of those stops was North Conway, New Hampshire […]