Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy the images I have posted. Please do not reproduce them without my permission. Most are available as note/greeting cards or as prints/enlargements. Thank you for visiting my site and your comments.
Many have asked about the Header image above, which I named 'Eerie Genny'. It was originally shot with film [taken on the shore of the Genesee River near the Univ. of Rochester]. During the darkroom development, I flashed a light above the tray. The process, known as 'solarization', produces eerie, ghostlike effects; some have mistaken this image as an infra-red photo. Some 35+ years later, I scanned and digitized the print, and did a little modern day editing, and, voila.
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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Grand Circle River Tour 2: Amsterdam 2 [Sky Watch Friday]

 During the first days on our own, we were notified by our Program Director that the low water level in the Rhein had prevented our ship from reaching Amsterdam. So, rather than meeting on the ship, all passengers were to be accommodated in three hotels near the airport; our group was placed in the Hilton [not too shabby] for two nights. So, our walking tours were to be preceded by bus rides into the city.

                         One of the side benefits of staying at the Hilton was its interesting design.

On our one afternoon of free time, we visited the Rijksmuseum where we paid tribute to the Rembrandt collection, as well as other Dutch /Flemish painters. We were fortunate to see The Night Watch before it is going to be removed for restoration. The two Hilton shots and those below were taken with my LG7 cell phone.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Grand Circle River Tour 1: Amsterdam 1 [Sky Watch Friday]

After a hiatus of several months, I am ready to start posting images again. Today’s shots were made during a river cruise with Grand Circle. The trip encompassed cities on the Rhein [Rhine], Main and Donau [Danube] and through the Rhein-Main-Donau Canal. We arrived in Amsterdam on Sept. 24, several days ahead of the official tour start [we wanted some time on our own as well as get a head start on recovering from jet lag. Our hotel, Hotel Alexander, was well situated and we started out walking [after storing our luggage].
Amsterdam is a city of canals, bicycles, flowers, interesting architecture, and lots of people.  Here is a sampling of of what we saw in the first few days.