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Vanishing Americana: Oldest cinema in Central New York offers a unique and intimate viewing experience

2015-02-12T17:30:36Z

PHOTOGRAPHER'S JOURNAL When was the last time you went to the movies? Not at a multiplex with umpteen cinemas under one roof. I'm talking about the old-fashioned quaint single screen home town theater. Like the Manlius Art Cinema in the... PHOTOGRAPHER'S JOURNAL When was the last time you went to the movies? Not at a multiplex with umpteen cinemas under one roof. I'm talking about the old-fashioned quaint single screen home town theater. Like the Manlius Art Cinema in the...



Check out the old Erie Canal in Canastota, NY (photos)

2017-06-06T03:01:38Z

I was in Canastota, NY this afternoon with the intention of photographing the Cazenovia Community Band at Zem's Ice Cream and Miniature Golf. However, the weather threatening thunder and lightning storms cancelled the event. So I decided to make some... I was in Canastota, NY this afternoon with the intention of photographing the Cazenovia Community Band at Zem's Ice Cream and Miniature Golf. However, the weather threatening thunder and lightning storms cancelled the event. So I decided to make some...



Photos made on the Poetry Path in Clinton, NY

2017-03-02T15:38:50Z

A couple of days ago I walked the Poetry Path in Clinton, NY, snapping photos as I went along. The path is 1.5 mile, self guided journey that begins at the library and winds through the village ending at the Clinton Cider Mill. There... A couple of days ago I walked the Poetry Path in Clinton, NY, snapping photos as I went along. The path is 1.5 mile, self guided journey that begins at the library and winds through the village ending at the Clinton Cider Mill. There...



Sunflowers in January: Mother Nature's frosty artistry (photos)

2017-01-03T00:40:42Z

Check out these photos of Sunflowers and other plants adorned with frost from Mother Nature's paint brush. I was on my way to photograph a job at the Amboy 4H Center in Williamstown and was struck by the frost that... Check out these photos of Sunflowers and other plants adorned with frost from Mother Nature's paint brush. I was on my way to photograph a job at the Amboy 4H Center in Williamstown and was struck by the frost that...



The touching story behind a tiny 8- by 12-foot church in Croghan, NY

2015-10-19T11:55:23Z

In the Lewis County Town of Croghan where the Texas Road meets Route 812 sits a tiny, 8 x 12 foot house of worship named Jeannie's Church of Comfort. A photo on the wall explains the building's Genesis: "This church... In the Lewis County Town of Croghan where the Texas Road meets Route 812 sits a tiny, 8 x 12 foot house of worship named Jeannie's Church of Comfort. A photo on the wall explains the building's Genesis: "This church...



Photographing six months of history being built: Lakeview Amphitheater

2015-09-03T15:09:30Z

This was a great opportunity for us to photograph this historic facility This was a great opportunity for us to photograph this historic facility



Rock Island Lighthouse State Park

2015-08-19T02:27:30Z

Lots of people love lighthouses, especially photographers. If that sound like you then a trip to Rock Island Lighthouse State Park in the Thousand Islands may be in order. In June of 2013 the historic structure was opened to the... Lots of people love lighthouses, especially photographers. If that sound like you then a trip to Rock Island Lighthouse State Park in the Thousand Islands may be in order. In June of 2013 the historic structure was opened to the...



1,000 Guns and 1,000 Guitars at Dick's Country Store

2015-08-18T00:59:24Z

I recently visited Dick's Country Store Gun City & Music Oasis in Churubusco, NY, where owner Dick Decosse regularly stocks more than a thousand guitars and a thousand guns. He sells groceries and gas too. In fact, the store's motto... I recently visited Dick's Country Store Gun City & Music Oasis in Churubusco, NY, where owner Dick Decosse regularly stocks more than a thousand guitars and a thousand guns. He sells groceries and gas too. In fact, the store's motto...



Gift giving? Look no further than the Emergency Gift Shop in Cape Vincent, NY

2015-08-11T13:36:16Z

Today I visited with and photographed Danny May at his curio shop in Cape Vincent, NY. The store is one of those quaint places that overflow with all manner of used odds and ends. People buy stuff and people bring... Today I visited with and photographed Danny May at his curio shop in Cape Vincent, NY. The store is one of those quaint places that overflow with all manner of used odds and ends. People buy stuff and people bring...



Photographer's Journal: The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday (photos)

2015-07-06T03:05:31Z

Parades, food, fireworks, family, and warm weather. It all makes for a perfect weekend. Parades, food, fireworks, family, and warm weather. It all makes for a perfect weekend.



Willard Asylum tour: Look inside the state's huge mental hospital from back to 1860

2015-05-21T19:42:30Z

Thousands crowd Seneca County landmark for a look at facility that dates back to 1860. Thousands crowd Seneca County landmark for a look at facility that dates back to 1860.



Photographer's Journal: Video storytelling a different mindset from the still image (video)

2015-05-20T12:08:31Z

My company sent me to the National Press Photographers Association Multimedia Immersion workshop last week at Syracuse University to learn the latest and greatest skills for video storytelling. It's a four day crash course complete with video coaches to help... My company sent me to the National Press Photographers Association Multimedia Immersion workshop last week at Syracuse University to learn the latest and greatest skills for video storytelling. It's a four day crash course complete with video coaches to help...



Photographer's Journal: Vietnam on $40 a day

2015-04-29T20:22:03Z

Photographer's journey to Vietnam begins right in Syracuse. Photographer's journey to Vietnam begins right in Syracuse.



Photographer's Journal: Call me long in the tooth but I couldn't hear or understand a word at the SU Block Party (photos, video)

2015-04-26T23:33:31Z

I couldn't hear or understand one word the rappers screamed into their mics. I couldn't hear or understand one word the rappers screamed into their mics.



Photographer's Journal: Syracuse Chiefs home opener is more than just a game (photos)

2015-04-17T02:36:51Z

Syracuse Chiefs home opener is more than just a game. Syracuse Chiefs home opener is more than just a game.






Photographer's Journal: Visual nuance from Sunday's NCAA Elite 8 final in Syracuse (photos)

2015-03-30T12:08:28Z

Images that caught my eye while covering the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional Elite 8 final on Sunday in the Carrier Dome. Images that caught my eye while covering the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional Elite 8 final on Sunday in the Carrier Dome.



Giving photographs a second chance

2015-03-30T11:52:18Z

Not all photos are equal. While editing the NCAA East Regional Finals, my colleague Kevin Rivoli and I made a pretty comprehensive edit for a photo essay for Syracuse Media Group. But there were pictures that just kinda looked interesting... Not all photos are equal. While editing the NCAA East Regional Finals, my colleague Kevin Rivoli and I made a pretty comprehensive edit for a photo essay for Syracuse Media Group. But there were pictures that just kinda looked interesting...



Photographer's Journal: Visual nuance from Friday's NCAA action in Syracuse (photos)

2015-03-29T03:34:55Z

Images that caught my eye while covering the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional games Friday. Images that caught my eye while covering the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional games Friday.



Photographer's Journal: Father and son stay true to time-honored trade repairing shoes in Auburn (video and photos)

2015-03-23T11:08:23Z

Father and son share time-honored trade repairing shoes in Auburn. Father and son share time-honored trade repairing shoes in Auburn.



Photographer's Journal: A rallying cry to save Fort Drum (video)

2015-03-21T05:21:58Z

Thousands gather to rally support for Fort Drum before a public hearing with Pentagon officials to discuss the future of the base. Thousands gather to rally support for Fort Drum before a public hearing with Pentagon officials to discuss the future of the base.