Princeton Boat House Panorama

A few images stitched together in Adobe Photoshop.

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Image by :Khürt L. Williams. NIKON D5100 (35mm, f/16, 1.6 sec, ISO100)

Princeton Boat House During Magic Hour

Although I went to bed quite late last night, I woke up this morning around 6:30AM. I lay in bed feeling guilty that I hadn’t done anything with my camera for several weeks. The Skillman area is full of fall color and I did not have a single image to show for it. So I decided that since it was still early that perhaps I could get some shots early morning landscape shot. But where?

Carnegie Lake came to mind. Should I stay north and shoot near the old Kingston Mill. Or travel south on Route 27 toward Princeton and shoot somewhere in the middle. I decided that would soon arrive and that I would still be in bed trying to decide so I got dressed, grab a food bar and my camera and headed out the door.

I drove through Kingston — just in case — continued down Route 27. On my way I decided on the Princeton Boathouse.

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Image by :Khürt L. Williams. NIKON D5100 (35mm, f/4, 20 sec, ISO100)

For some reason I felt that I should use my 9 stop Neutral Density filter. And because I can’t resist, I took posted one two Instagram using vividHDR.

Landscape photography is challenging. The best light is at the golden hour. That means getting up early. It means standing on the bridge on Washington Road in Princeton on a cold morning and shooting with a tripod for an hour. Tonight, I’m hoping to capture the a sunset. But where?

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Harviestoun Ola Dubh 18 Year Special Reserve Ale taste like something one should pair with a cigar while sitting in a leather chair. The oak casks used to flavor this ale were used to mature Highland Park’s 18 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky. You can taste the whisky and a hint of the cherry wood.

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