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Saugerties Lighthouse

Saugerties Lighthouse, People

On a drive, down from an overnight trip to Williamstown, Massachusetts my wife, hoping to make the drive more interesting for me, asked if there was any special location I wanted to photograph. From my list, I suggested the historic Saugerties Lighthouse in Saugerties, New York. I don't recall the exact details about how I found out about the lighthouse but I think I used the map feature of 500px. I can pull up a map, zoom in on an area…

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Photography

Bodie Island Lighthouse

A shot of the Bodie Island Lighthouse taken on the last day of a family vacation to the Outerbanks, NC. The weather was mostly overcast the whole week, and I had capture very of the shots I had planned for the week. Of course, the weather was near perfect on the last day of the vacation. My wife was feeling sorry for me, so she didn’t complain when I asked to stop and see the lighthouse. It was quite windy.…

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Sandy Hook Lighthouse, Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Sandy Hook, Lighthouse, Summer, Beach, New Jersey, HDR

I drove down to Sandy Hook from Skillman with my family yesterday. Bhavana is helping me create a series on the lighthouses of New Jersey and the Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the nearest one to Skillman. The drive is just over 1 hour. I guess I didn't do my research because the lighthouse isn't near the water and is on an old army base surround by dilapidated buildings and people visiting the beach. I had expected something more like Old…

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Travel

Barnegat Light: A Day and a Night

Bhavna and I have lived in New Jersey for many years. Bhavna moved to New Jersey with her family in 1974 when she was six. I moved to New Jersey in 1994. I've never liked the Jersey Shore. New Jersey beaches do not have the fine sand and turquoise blue waters like the ones on the islands like Antigua and Bequia where I grew up. The brown polluted waters of the Jersey shore are no comparison to the turquoise blue…

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