Blog Articles Archive


Below is a complete list, in chronological order, of all the blog articles posted on ScenicNH Photography. Our blog articles are driven by photography and focus on conservation and historic preservation in the New Hampshire White Mountains and the New England region; articles range from abandoned settlements in the White Mountains to human impact issues to interesting places in New England.

 

Tripoli Road - Woodstock, New Hampshire
Woodstock & Thornton Gore Railroad - Incorporated in March 1909, this short-lived logging railroad, operated by the Woodstock Lumber Company, a subsidy of the Parker-Young Company, began at the Woodstock Lumber Company’s sawmill (built in 1906 by the Publishers Paper Company) on the western bank of the Pemigewasset River in ...
Georgiana Falls Path - Lincoln, New Hampshire
2020 Human Impact, White Mountains - During these strange times, like many of you, I have been trying to stay safe and worrying about family and friends. I also have watched the New Hampshire White Mountains get trashed over the last few months. While human impact (overuse) is not a ...
Logging Camp - Sawyer River Railroad, New Hampshire
Identifying Historical Artifacts, White Mountains - If you are picking up trash in the New Hampshire White Mountains during the 2020 human impact issue, please educate yourself about historical artifacts and the laws that protect them. I now know of two instances where do-gooders picking up trash removed artifacts, thinking ...
Ammonoosuc Falls - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Ammonoosuc River Waterfalls, White Mountains - Beginning at Lakes of the Clouds on Mount Washington in Sargent’s Purchase, this roughly 55 mile long river travels through a number of towns before draining into the Connecticut River at Woodsville in the town Haverhill. Ammonoosuc is an Abenaki word meaning “fish place” ...
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Utility Poles - Telephone wires were strung from utility poles along the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad to the numerous logging camps. In some areas along the railroad, side mounted wooden telephone peg holder pins nailed directly to trees were used in place of utility ...
Sanders Bridge - Randolph Path, New Hampshire
Sanders Bridge, Randolph Path - Originally built in 1976, the Sanders Bridge crosses Cold Brook along the Randolph Path in Low and Burbank's Grant, New Hampshire. It is a memorial to Miriam Sanders, who was a long-time resident of Randolph and treasurer of the Randolph Mountain Club (RMC) for many ...
Agassiz Basin - North Woodstock, New Hampshire
Earth Day, April 22, 2020 - Happy Earth Day from the New Hampshire White Mountains! Earth Day is an annual day founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Many consider Earth Day to be the birth of the modern environmental movement. And the purpose of this day is to ...
Franconia Ridge - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Trailside History, White Mountains - The history of the trail system in the New Hampshire White Mountains is amazing; early 19th-century trail builders are true legends of the White Mountains, and they are forever implanted into the history books. Trails built in the 1800s, such as Crawford Path, Davis Path, ...

Memorial Bridge, Randolph

Memorial Bridge - Randolph, New Hampshire
Memorial Bridge, Randolph - Built in 1923-1924, Memorial Bridge crosses Cold Brook along “The Link” trail in Randolph, New Hampshire. The bridge was dedicated as a memorial to Randolph's early pathmakers (19th-century trail builders) on August 23, 1924. These early pathmakers are responsible for cutting many of the trails in ...
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Abandoned Mills, White Mountains - During the 1800s and early 1900s, cut-up mills, grist mills, sawmills, and various other types of mills were found throughout New Hampshire. And because of the abundance of water in the White Mountains, there was no shortage of water-powered mills in the region. This blog ...
Agassiz Basin - North Woodstock, New Hampshire
2019 Year in Review, White Mountains - Another year is coming to an end! For the past few years, I have been posting my "ten favorite images of the year" at the end of the year. But I drifted away from this format last year and I am going to ...

Baston Falls, Woodstock

Eastman Brook - Woodstock, New Hampshire
Baston Falls, Woodstock - This forgotten waterfall on Baston Brook in Woodstock, New Hampshire is kinda of a mystery. Using possibly the only historical reference that mentions this waterfall, it is easy to find, but it's not where we think it is. However, based on property maps of Woodstock, it ...
Lincoln Woods Trail, New Hampshire
Lincoln Woods Trail, White Mountains - There isn’t a grand story about how the Lincoln Woods Trail came to be, and the trail isn’t named for any famous person. However, this trail is the direct result of J.E. Henry’s historic East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, and that is what makes ...
Trestle Abutment - East Branch and Lincoln Railroad
Pemigewasset Wilderness, Random History - This designated wilderness is the result of one the greatest conservation laws ever passed; the Wilderness Act, which has protected over 109 million acres across the United States. While the history of New Hampshire's Pemigewasset Wilderness mostly revolves around the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, ...
Great Gulf Wilderness - Mount Washington, New Hampshire
Six Husbands Trail, Presidential Range - When it comes to rugged mountain trails in the New Hampshire White Mountains, the Six Husbands Trail is at the top of the list. This trail dates back to the early 1900s when the legendary AMC Trail-builder Warren W. Hart was cutting trails in ...
Mount Clay - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Presidential Range, Random History - The Presidential Range in the New Hampshire White Mountains is known worldwide for having some of the worst weather in the world. And the main attraction of the range is the mighty Mount Washington. At 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is the highest peak in the ...
Ripley Falls - Crawford Notch, New Hampshire
Ripley Falls, Crawford Notch - Located on Avalanche Brook in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, the 100 foot Ripley Falls is one of the more picturesque waterfalls in the White Mountains. The Arethusa-Ripley Falls Trail passes by this waterfall. And while the waterfall is impressive, the history of Ripley Falls ...
Camel Trail - Mount Washington New Hampshire
Random Trail History, White Mountains - Think about these White Mountains history facts for a minute. Crawford Path is the oldest continuously-used mountain trail in America. Trail maker Charles E. Lowe and Dr. William G. Nowell built Lowe’s Path in 1875-1876. Nathaniel Davis, son-in-law of Abel and Hannah Crawford, ...
Coffin Pond - Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
Earth Day, April 22, 2019 - Happy Earth Day from the New Hampshire White Mountains! Earth Day is an annual day founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Many consider Earth Day to be the birth of the modern environmental movement. And the purpose of this day is to ...
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire Autumn
Mount Tecumseh, 4,000 Footers Hiking List - On the same day that I publicized my Owl’s Head, Conserving Wilderness article, the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) posted an article about some of the mountains on the White Mountain 4,000 footers hiking list may not be over 4,000 feet. Being over 4,000 ...
Owls Head - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Owl’s Head, Conserving Wilderness - This remote mountain in the western region of the Pemigewasset Wilderness creates much debate. Established in 1984 under the New Hampshire Wilderness Act, the 45,000-acre Pemigewasset Wilderness is managed under the National Wilderness Preservation System and the Wilderness Act. Considered to be one of the ...
Passaconaway Settlement - Russell Colbath Homestead
Russell-Colbath House - The Russell-Colbath House is a 19th-century historic house along the Kancamagus Highway in Albany, New Hampshire. Albany was first chartered in 1766 under the name Burton and then renamed Albany in 1833. This old house holds the fascinating story of Ruth Priscilla Russell: the grand old lady ...
Big Coolidge Mountain, New Hampshire
2018 Year in Review, White Mountains - Another year is coming to an end! For the past few years, I have been posting my "ten favorite images of the year" at the end of the year. But I have decided to drift away from that format this year and do ...
Coffin Pond in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire USA during the spring months
2018 Holiday Print Sale, White Mountains - Now through December 31, 2018, you can receive a discount on any print order you make directly through my printing company, FineArtAmerica. This discount can be used to purchase canvas, framed and metal prints, greeting cards, and home decor (throw pillows, shower curtains)....[Continue ...
Crawford Path - Mt Monroe, New Hampshire
Random History, White Mountains - My work as a photographer has allowed me to explore and document many historical sites in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. And it really has changed the way I view the White Mountains. It amazes me that Darby Field made the first ascent ...
2019 White Mountains New Hampshire wall calendar
2019 White Mountains Wall Calendar Season - As the month of September comes to an end its time to start thinking about the 2019 calendar season. And today, I want to share with you my New Hampshire White Mountains wall calendar, which showcases the majestic White Mountains region. This 12-month ...
Trestle No 17 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Trestle 17 - Built in the early 1900s, probably 1906-1908 (one reference states 1908) trestle 17 was located along the Upper East Branch of the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad. It spanned the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River near the site of logging Camp ...
Gibbs Brook Dam - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Crawford House, Gibbs Brook Dam - If you're familiar with New Hampshire’s grand resort era then you know the historic Crawford House in Carroll. Abel Crawford and his son, Ethan Allen Crawford built the first Crawford House, known as the Notch House, in 1828. Fire would destroy the Notch ...
Osseo Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Narrow Gauge Line - The EB&L Railroad was a standard gauge railroad, but in 1901 J.E. Henry and Sons attempted to use a narrow gauge railroad to harvest timber. With the exception of a May 1902 article by Albert W. Cooper and T.S. Woolsey, Jr ...
Gulfside Trail - Mount Washington, New Hampshire
National Trails Day, White Mountains - Today is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day, an annual event held on the first Saturday in June. And the intention of this day is to celebrate and create awareness for America's Trail system. It is also a day to recognize the work of ...
Wildwood Settlement - Easton, New Hampshire
Village of Wildwood, New Hampshire - When it comes to the abandoned villages in New Hampshire, the logging village of Livermore is often included in the conversation. But, the story of the lesser known village of Wildwood is a fascinating piece of White Mountains history. The area known as Wildwood ...
Plymouth Diesel Locomotive - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Beebe River Railroad, New Hampshire - In 1917, the Publishers Paper Company sold the Beebe River land tract (around 22,000 acres) to the Parker-Young Company. And in March 1917, the New Hampshire legislature approved the incorporation of the Beebe River Railroad. Also in 1917, the Woodstock Lumber Company, an affiliate ...
Mount Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Trail Construction, White Mountains - In 2011, Tropical Storm Irene caused massive destruction along the East coast of the United States. The White Mountain National Forest was officially closed during the storm. Many trails in the White Mountains were damaged. And this series of photos shows how one trail that ...
Little Coolidge Mountain - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Forgotten Lincoln, New Hampshire - On January 31, 1764, Governor Benning Wentworth granted 24,000 acres of land to James Avery of Connecticut and others. Avery was also granted the town of Landaff on the same day. None of the grantees lived in Lincoln, and it is likely that they never ...
Loon Pond Mountain Cascades - Woodstock, New Hampshire
Forgotten Woodstock, New Hampshire - Chartered in 1763 by Governor Benning Wentworth, the town of Woodstock was first incorporated as Peeling. The charter, consisting of 25,000 acres, was granted to Eli Demerit and others and was divided into ninety-eight equal shares. In 1771, the land was re-granted to Nathaniel Cushman ...
Cascade Brook Falls - Lincoln, New Hampshire
2017 Favorite Images, White Mountains - Another year is coming to an end. Can you believe it! It is that time of year when I look back on a year's worth of shooting and share with you the images that stand out to me from 2017. But instead of doing ...

2017 New Hampshire Print Sale

Old Cherry Mountain Road - Carroll, New Hampshire
2017 New Hampshire Print Sale - From now through December 31, 2017, you can receive a surprise discount on any print order you make directly through my printing company, FineArtAmerica. This discount can be used to purchase acrylic, canvas, and metal prints, greeting cards, and home decor (throw pillows, shower ...

Vandalism, White Mountains

Beware of Vandalism - New Hampshire
Vandalism, White Mountains - A common topic among many outdoor enthusiasts is all the vandalism in the White Mountains. And this imagery is intended to create awareness for a very concerning issue here in the New Hampshire White Mountains. However, keep in mind that some outdoor enthusiasts feel some of ...

Snow, White Mountains Weather

Mount Jim - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire USA
Snow, White Mountains Weather - During the winter months, the New Hampshire White Mountains come to life. Skiers take to the ski mountains, snowmobilers ride the hundreds of miles of groomed trails, and hikers explore the snow-covered trail system. Winters that produce lots of snow are good for the New ...
Dilly Cliff Forest Fire - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire
The 2017 Autumn Foliage Season – What a strange autumn foliage season we have had here in the New Hampshire White Mountains! The foliage was hit or miss in most areas, and even though we are past peak, there are still some nice pockets of colorful foliage. And for the ...
2018 White Mountains, New Hampshire wall calendar
2018 New Hampshire White Mountains Wall Calendar - It is calendar season! And today, I want to share with you the front and back covers of my scenic White Mountains calendar. This is a 12-month calendar, and it measures 12” x 12" closed, and 12” x 24” when opened. It ...

1907 Owl’s Head Mountain Fire

Pemigewasset Wilderness - Mount Lberty, New Hampshire
1907 Owl's Head Mountain Fire, White Mountains – During the late 1800s and early 1900s, logging activities from railroad logging contributed to a number of forest fires in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Sparks from locomotives were responsible for starting fires along the railroads. And the logging slash (unwanted part ...
Arethusa Falls - Crawford Notch State Park, New Hampshire USA
Abstract Water Scenes, White Mountains - Most of the easily accessible roadside water scenes in the New Hampshire White Mountains have been photographed from every possible angle. And trying to find a unique perspective can be a tough task for any photographer....[Continue reading] ...
Owls Head - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Definition of Wilderness, White Mountains - I am currently working on a project that has brought back into the Pemigewasset Wilderness. The recreational opportunities, historical value, and educational platform this wilderness offers will educate outdoor enthusiasts for many years to come. These areas are governed under the National Wilderness Preservation ...
Beaver Brook Cascades - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire
Beaver Brook Cascades, Kinsman Notch - The numerous waterfalls in Kinsman Notch are often overlooked. I can only guess Kinsman Notch’s reputation of having rough terrain is what keeps most away from exploring this incredible Notch....[Continue reading] ...
Camp 14 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
The Forgotten White Mountains - When most think about the New Hampshire White Mountains, the beauty of the region first comes to mind. The mighty Mount Washington rules the Presidential Range and keeps visitors of the area busy for hours. And during the winter months, ski areas offer an unforgettable ...
Valley Way - White Mountains, New Hampshire
National Trails Day, White Mountains - Today is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day, an annual event held on the first Saturday in June. And the intention of this day is to celebrate and create awareness for America's Trail system. It is also a day to recognize the work of ...
Walton's Cascade - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Cascade Brook Waterfalls, Franconia Notch - Cascade Brook is in Lincoln, New Hampshire. The Basin-Cascades Trail travels in the area of Cascade Brook. And for the most part, all of the cascades in this blog article are on the side of the trail. But they are not roadside, and ...
Artists Bluff - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Trail Blazing, Trail Stewardship - Painted trail blazing (paint marks on trees that mark the path of a trail) along the White Mountains trail system is an endless complaint among outdoor enthusiasts. Either the trail is excessively blazed or not blazed enough. I don’t mind the trails that have little ...
Crawford Notch State Park - White Mountains, NH
Earth Day, April 22, 2017 - Happy Earth Day from New Hampshire! Earth Day is an annual day founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Many consider Earth Day to be the birth of the modern environmental movement. And the purpose of this day is to celebrate and create ...
Trestle 7 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Trestle 7 - During the days of the East Branch & Lincoln (EB&L) Railroad, there were two trestles built at this crossing of Franconia Brook (above). And each trestle serviced different areas of today’s Pemigewasset Wilderness. The first trestle built serviced the Franconia Brook and ...
Abandoned Hill Farm Community - Thornton Gore, New Hampshire
Thornton Gore Hill Farming Settlement - The abandoned Thornton Gore hill farming settlement is in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Many consider Thornton Gore or the "Gore” to be the northern section of Thornton in the area of where Talford and Eastman Brooks meet. This area of Thornton Gore had ...
Camp 10 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
Can You Identify These Artifacts - When documenting historic sites in the New Hampshire White Mountains one of the biggest challenges I face is trying to identify some of the artifacts I photograph. In the big picture of my historical work, identifying what the artifact is and its purpose is ...
Hi-Cannon Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Trail Ladders & Stairs, Trail Stewardship - Today’s blog article focuses on a keyword search term. I chose one search term, trail ladder, and searched my image archive to see what imagery I have available that represents this area of trail stewardship. And because staircases and ladders are often considered ...
Mount Washington - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Greed and Selfishness, White Mountains - As the new year progresses, I find myself re-evaluating my values as both an environmental photographer and outdoor enthusiast. The sacred places I love and cherish in the New Hampshire White Mountains are all falling victim to the greedy hand of man...[Continue reading] ...
Zealand Notch - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA - Stock Photo
Pemigewasset Wilderness, Conservation Success - The 45,000-acre Pemigewasset Wilderness is the result of one the greatest conservation laws ever passed; The Wilderness Act. Unlike in today’s world where everyone wants to gut the Wilderness Act for selfish reasons, the creators of the Wilderness Act were truly concerned about the well ...
Downes - Oliverian Brook Ski Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Interesting Finds, White Mountains - My documentary work of historic sites takes me to many areas of the White Mountain National Forest. And I have to admit I have come across many things that I just can’t explain. And today I want to share a few of these interesting finds ...

Hand of Man in Nature

Scree Wall - Little Haystack Mountain, New Hampshire
Hand of Man in Nature - Last week I wrote about how some photographers believe that a true landscape or nature scene is a scene that is absent of all human elements. The scene itself showcases the pure beauty of nature. Well, the opposite of the pure nature scene is ...
Mount Jim - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire USA
Pure Nature Scenes, White Mountains - In photography, many organizations and photographers consider a true nature scene to be a scene that is absent of any human elements. The scene itself showcases the pure beauty of nature. So keeping with the spirit of nature photography here are a few nature ...
Blowing Snow - Mount Madison, White Mountains
Five images from the month of December - December is one of my favorite times of the year here in the White Mountains because the landscape is usually covered in snow. And unlike last year, the landscape is covered in snow this month! It has been snowing on and off ...
Eagle Cliff - Franconia Notch, New Hampshire
2016 Favorite Images, White Mountains - Wow, another year is coming to an end! It is that time of year to look back on a years worth of shooting, and share with you the ten photographs that stand out to me from 2016. The included images are not necessarily my ...
Willey Brook Trestle - Crawford Notch, New Hampshire
Updating The Culture & History Portfolios - Every year during the month of December most of my time is spent doing “behind the scenes” work. This work (such as keywording 1000 images in the last two days) is not that exciting, but I need to complete it before the end ...
Mount Clay - Thompson and Meserve's Purchase, New Hampshire
Cog Railway Hotel Proposal, Mt Washington - As you look at the above image can you imagine a 35 room hotel along the Cog Railway in the area you see? I know, it seems far-fetched. But the reality is the Mount Washington Cog Railway is in the early stages of ...
Thornton Gore Road - Thornton, New Hampshire
Scenes of November, New Hampshire - November in the White Mountains is unlike any other month. For a short period of time during this month, in between leaf peeping and ski season, the region is comparable to a ghost town. And as a photographer, I like this time of year ...
Mount Osceola Trail on the summit of Mount Osceola in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA during the winter months
2016 White Mountains Print Sale - Now through December 31, 2016, you can receive a surprise discount on any print order you make directly through my printing company, FineArtAmerica. This discount can be used to purchase acrylic, canvas, and metal prints, greeting cards, and home decor (throw pillows, shower curtains) ...
Mount Lafayette Summit House - New Hampshire
Historic Stone Structures, White Mountains - In my work documenting historic sites in the New Hampshire White Mountains I have photographed some interesting and unique stone structures. Visiting an abandoned 1800s homestead in the middle of the forest is a surreal experience. And today I want to share with you ...
Mt Tecumseh - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Mount Tecumseh Vandalism, Illegal Tree Cutting - Since 2011, Erin Paul has been unofficially volunteering his time to document illegal tree cutting on Mount Tecumseh, New Hampshire. And he reports any findings to Forest Service's law enforcement division. Forest Service is investigating this vandalism, and if they can determine who ...
Lafayette Brook Scenic Area - Franconia, New Hampshire USA
November Snow, White Mountains - For the last week or so here in the New Hampshire White Mountains the temperature has been on the cool side, and we have been getting snow on and off. The lower elevations are, for the most part, still snow-free, but the higher elevations, such ...
Upper Hall Pond - Sandwich, New Hampshire
Six images from the month of October - The month of October is one of my favorite times of the year to be out shooting and exploring the White Mountains. As we came into the autumn season this year many, including myself, were unsure how the foliage was going to ...
Charles B. Keyser Homesite - Benton, New Hampshire USA
Don't Remove Historic Artifacts - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, outdoor recreation is growing at an alarming rate. And there has been a huge surge of people exploring the many historical sites that are in the region. For historic preservation to be successful, it is imperative that we ...
Echo Lake - Franconia Notch, New Hampshire USA
2016 Autumn Season, White Mountains - Today’s blog article is just a quick update on the autumn foliage here in the New Hampshire White Mountains. As the autumn season approached this year, some weather gurus were suggesting that it could be an off year for foliage. Though the foliage seems ...
Mountain Range - Twin Mountain, New Hampshire
Scenes of September, New Hampshire - As I look back at the month of September, I have realized that it has been a very busy month. And as usual, there is never enough time in the day to get everything done that needs to be done. At any rate. September ...
Stone Steps - Mt Tecumseh Trail, New Hampshire
Mt. Tecumseh Trail, New Hampshire - This photography focuses on trail work. Since 2011, there has been an excessive amount of stonework done on the Mt. Tecumseh Trail. Sections of trail where four or five stone steps would have done the job have been transformed into one hundred foot long ...

Autumn Foliage, Lakes & Ponds

Franconia Notch State Park - Lonesome Lake
Autumn Foliage, Lakes & Ponds - As I wait for the autumn foliage season to begin, I can’t help but wonder if the 2016 foliage season is going to be a short one here in the New Hampshire White Mountains. The weather gurus are indicating that this is going to ...
Elephant Head Brook - Carroll, New Hampshire
Fleming Flume, Elephant Head Brook - Over the summer, while doing some research, I came across a water feature in the 1907 Guide to the Paths and Camps in the White Mountains (first edition AMC Guidebook) referred to as Fleming Flume in Carroll, New Hampshire. The write-up also mentions a ...
Autumn Foliage - Sawyer River Road, New Hampshire
Backroads of the White Mountains - With the autumn season near, this is a great time to start planning photo excursions into the White Mountains. I have been traveling the backroads of New Hampshire for many years, and always find interesting subject matter along them to photograph. From a photographer's ...
Miriam Sanders Bridge - Low and Burbank's Grant, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of August - I can’t believe the month of August is just about over. And I realize that I am starting to repeat myself here but the time just flies by now. The White Mountains have been crazy this month. Parking at trailheads has been ...
Mittersill Mountain - Franconia, New Hampshire
Mittersill Terrain Improvement Project - Over the last few years, Cannon Mountain and the Franconia Ski Club have been working on an improvement project to better the ski terrain on Mittersill Terrain. The focus of the project is to create a world-class training and racing slope on Baron’s Run. Based ...
The Samuel Wallace Farm - Sandwich Notch, New Hampshire
Abandoned Dug Wells, White Mountains – Today’s blog article focuses on a keyword search term. I chose one search term in this case “abandoned dug well” and searched my image archive for imagery that represents this subject matter. These keyword searches help identify the subject matter I need more coverage ...
Cascade #5 - Cold Brook, Randolph
Cold Brook Cascades, White Mountains - Cold Brook begins in King Ravine in the township of Low and Burbank's Grant and empties into the Moose River in Randolph. The 1908 map of the Northern Peaks of the Great Range and their Vicinity by Louis F. Cutter shows eleven marked cascades ...
Durand Lake - Randolph, New Hampshire USA
Scenes of July, New Hampshire - As I sit here and write this blog article today, I can’t believe the month of July is over, and August is knocking at the door. This month flew by, and the weather has been a little on the humid side for me. I ...
Snyder Brook - Low and Burbank's Grant, New Hampshire
Snyder Brook Waterfalls, White Mountains - Located in the New Hampshire town of Randolph and the township of Low and Burbank's Grant Snyder Brook is a photographer’s and waterfall enthusiasts paradise. The lower portion of Snyder Brook is within the thirty-six acre Snyder Brook Scenic Area, which contains an impressive ...
Franconia Ridge Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Scree Walls, Trail Stewardship - Today’s blog article focuses on a keyword search term. I chose one search term in this case “scree wall” and searched my image archive to see what imagery I have available that represents this area of trail stewardship. As photographer, these keyword searches help me ...
Beaver Pond - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of June - Last month, I mentioned that many locals believe the 2016 summer season here in the White Mountains is going to be an extremely busy one. I have already seen an increase in tourism (biking, fishing, hiking, swimming, etc.) in my travels of ...
Bemis Granite Quarry - Harts Location, New Hampshire
Abandoned Bemis Granite Quarry - I recently photographed the forgotten Bemis Granite Quarry in Hart's Location, New Hampshire. This quarry, located along the Sawyer River (above), is small when compared to other quarries, such as the Redstone Granite Quarry, but the history attached to it is intriguing....[Continue reading] ...
Appalachian Trail - Great Gulf Wilderness, New Hampshire USA
June 15, 2016, National Nature Photography Day - Nature Photography Day was created in 2006 by the North American Nature Photography Association. It is an annual event intended to promote conservation and the enjoyment of nature photography. Today is a day to grab your camera and photograph nature.....[Continue reading] ...
Crawford Notch State Park - Mt. Willard Section House
Mt Willard Section House Vandalism - In April 2016 the Conway Scenic Railroad, on their Facebook page, posted that the Evan’s family monument at the Mt Willard Section House site had been recently vandalized. I visited the section house site last month and was disappointed to see the vandalism. The ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Trails of the Pemigewasset Wilderness - At 45,000-acres, the Pemigewasset Wilderness is one of six designated wilderness areas in the White Mountain National Forest. Wilderness areas are governed under the National Wilderness Preservation System and the Wilderness Act of 1964. They are managed much differently than other parts of the ...
Harvard Brook - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of May - The grass is finally green, and the weather has been great during the month of May here in the New Hampshire White Mountains. And the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day weekend, is only a few days away. Some seem to think ...
Shell Cascade - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Shell Cascade, Waterville Valley – Located on Hardy Brook, a tributary of the Mad River, in Waterville Valley of New Hampshire is a small, but unique, cascade known as Shell Cascade. This water feature isn’t visited often because of its location. It is not in a remote area by any ...
Upper Georgiana Falls - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Georgiana Falls, Lincoln - Georgiana Falls is a series of breathtaking cascades on Harvard Brook in Lincoln, New Hampshire. These falls consist of two sections, the Lower and Upper Georgiana Falls. There has been confusion on what the proper name of these falls is since the day they were discovered....[Continue ...
Zealand Notch - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Logging Era Artifacts, White Mountains - Today’s blog article is focused on an image keyword search term. Basically, I chose one search term, in this case “logging era artifacts”, and searched my image archive to see what imagery I have available that represents the New Hampshire White Mountains logging era ...
Whitcherville - Landaff, New Hampshire USA
Five images from the month of April - What a month it has been weather wise here in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Ice, snow, rain, and warm weather. You name it we have had it this month. With April coming to an end, it won’t be long until the ...
C.L. Graham Wangan Grounds Scenic Overlook - Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire
April 22, 2016 - Happy Earth Day from the New Hampshire White Mountains! Earth Day is an annual day founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Many consider Earth Day to be the birth of the modern environmental movement. The purpose of this day is to celebrate and create ...
Cannon Mountain - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire USA
Cannon Mountain, Franconia Notch State Park - Located just south of Bald Mountain in Franconia, New Hampshire, which I wrote about last week, is the centerpiece of Franconia Notch State Park, the state-owned Cannon Mountain ski area. Franconia Notch State Park would be much different today if Cannon Mountain wasn't ...
Travel & Tourism - Franconia Notch State Park
Bald Mountain, Franconia Notch State Park - Located a short distance from Echo Lake, which I wrote about last week, in Franconia, New Hampshire is another great location where photographers will have no problem creating images. Even though some hiking has to be done to reach the summit of Bald ...
Echo Lake - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire USA
Echo Lake, Franconia Notch State Park - Many photographers who visit the White Mountains of New Hampshire are interested in roadside attractions that can be easily reached. So today I am going to share a great location, Echo Lake, in the northen section of Franconia Notch State Park....[Continue reading] ...
Diana's Bath - Bartlett, New Hampshire USA
Scenes of March, New Hampshire - The weather here in the New Hampshire White Mountains during the month of March has been very interesting. The lower elevations have been snow-free for most of the month, and the higher elevations can be best described as an icy mess. And because of ...
Abandoned town of Livermore
Five Historic Sites, White Mountains - Many historic sites in the New Hampshire White Mountains are well known among locals and tourists while others remain forgotten deep in the forest and probably will never be rediscovered. The known sites can help create awareness for historic preservation....[Continue reading] ...
Cherry Pond - Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire
New Hampshire Image Collection - For the last few days, I have been updating the image collections and galleries on the website with new stock photography images. I find updating the galleries with new imagery to be very time-consuming, but also enjoyable because I am able to review the imagery ...
Abandoned Tires - Easton, New Hampshire USA
Human Impact, White Mountains - This photography work focuses on the many ways humans impact the environement. Every day beautiful landscape photos of the New Hampshire White Mountains are posted on social media, and this creates a false belief that the White Mountain National Forest is in a state of ...
Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge - Jefferson, New Hampshire
Scenes of February, New Hampshire - Much like last month, the weather here in the New Hampshire White Mountains during the month of February has been a mixed bag. We still have not had any major snow storms, the trails are very icy, and the temperatures have been on the ...
Presidential Range Rail Trail Cohos Trail - Jefferson New Hampshire
Black and White, White Mountains - During my film days, I shot roll after roll of AGFA Scala, but now in the digital era all my black and white images start off in color and with the use of various image editing programs I covert them to black and white ...
Kinsman Notch - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Gordon Pond Railroad, New Hampshire - Owned by the Johnson Lumber Company (George Johnson) the Gordon Pond Railroad was a logging railroad in the towns of Lincoln and Woodstock New Hampshire. It was in operation from 1905-1916, and it was roughly fifteen miles long. And even though the railroad was ...
Carter Dome - White Mountains, New Hampshire Stock Photo
Winter Forest Scenes, White Mountains - When most think of the New Hampshire White Mountains, they think of the sweeping landscapes that dominate the region, and not the forests, historic sites, lakes, trails, and wetlands that make up the landscape. Today I want to share with you a few winter ...
Pitcher Falls - Albany, New Hampshire USA
Scenes of January, New Hampshire - Even though we are in the month of January, there is little snow in the New Hampshire White Mountains, and we still have not had any major snow storms. Hopefully, this will change in the near future. Outdoor enthusiasts and photographers don't have to ...

Wetlands, White Mountains

Pemigewasset Wilderness - White Mountains, NH
Wetlands, White Mountains - As a photographer, who photographs the environment, I love the diversity of subject matter the New Hampshire White Mountains offers. One day I am photographing mountain landscapes, the next day abandoned historical sites and the next day beautiful wetland areas. There really is no shortage of ...
2016 New Hampshire Wall Calendar
2016 New Hampshire Wall Calendar - Today, I want to share with you a few images from my 2016 scenic New Hampshire wall calendar. This calendar features scenes from the state of New Hampshire and showcases the landscape of New Hampshire. It is a 12 month calendar that measures 12” ...
Jackman Falls - North Woodstock, New Hampshire USA
Lost Waterfalls, White Mountains - I mentioned in last week’s blog article that I will be spending some time this year photographing forgotten waterfalls in the New Hampshire White Mountains. The reason I will be doing this is because many of these lost waterfalls were discovered and named back in ...
Mt Parker Trail - Dry River Wilderness, New Hampshire
2016 White Mountains Projects - I have been trying to decide what I want my first blog article of the year to be about. With the start of the New Year, and everyone making resolutions for 2016, I initially wanted to fire everyone up by showing you some disturbing human ...
Tunnel Brook in Benton, New Hampshire USA
Five images from the month of December - If you live in New England, I don’t have to explain the weather we have had during the month of December. We have had Christmas without snow this year, and most of December has been warmer than normal. The good news here ...
Whitcher Brook in Benton, New Hampshire USA
2015 Favorite Images, White Mountains - Is 2015 really coming to an end? As I sit here and write this, I just can’t believe the year is almost over. With the end of the year approaching, it is time for me to look back on a years worth of shooting, ...
Ellen's Falls - Albany, New Hampshire
Ellen's Falls, White Mountains - Ellen's Falls is a picturesque waterfall located on Hobbs Brook, about a mile upstream from its junction with the Kancamagus Highway in Albany, New Hampshire. And though I have read visiting these falls requires bushwhacking up the side of Hobbs Brook from the Kancamagus Highway, ...
Boulder Loop Trail - Mount Chocorua, New Hampshire
Swift River Railroad, New Hampshire - The Swift River Railroad was a logging railroad in the Swift River Valley of the New Hampshire White Mountains. It was operated by the Conway Company and was in operation from 1906-1916. The railroad began in Conway, at the Conway Company’s sawmill, and traveled ...
Whitcher Brook - Benton, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of November - The month of November has been very long and drawn out, but in a good way. For me, most months fly by, and there never seems to be enough time in a day to complete all the tasks I need to complete, ...
White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
2015 White Mountains Print Sale - Now through December 31, 2015 you will receive a surprise discount on any print order you make directly through my printing company, FineArtAmerica. This discount can be used to purchase acrylic, canvas and metal prints, and greeting cards. Use code RNMMPM during checkout to ...
Village of Livermore, New Hampshire
Village of Livermore, New Hampshire - The abandoned logging village of Livermore is in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Incorporated by the state of New Hampshire in 1876, Livermore was a logging town in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The village was located along the Sawyer River Railroad, ...
Abutments from Trestle 7 of the East Branch & Lincoln Logging Railroad are used to support the foot bridge along the Lincoln Woods Trail in New Hampshire.
East Branch & Lincoln, Forgotten Trestles - In October of 2015, I wrote about the forgotten spur lines along the East Branch & Lincoln (EB&L) Railroad in New Hampshire, and today I am going to continue with this theme and focus on the timber trestles of the railroad. The EB&L ...
Tropical Storm Irene - New Hampshire,Thoreau Falls Trail
Thoreau Falls Trail Bridge, My Viewpoint - Like many in the New England outdoor community, I have been closely following the Thoreau Falls Trail bridge removal project. I have had interesting conversations as to why the bridge should be replaced, but nothing yet has changed my position, I fully support ...
Hancock Trailhead - Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of October - Is the month of October really coming to end already? With the cool nights, most of the autumn foliage on the ground, and Mount Washington receiving snow, I would say November is knocking on the door, and it won’t be long before ...
Owl's Head - Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln, Abandoned Spur Lines - The East Branch & Lincoln Logging Railroad (1893-1948) in the New Hampshire White Mountains has been fairly well documented. And with the current documentation we can get a good idea of the layout of the railroad, first hand accounts from loggers who ...
Tripoli Road, White Mountains
Tripoli Road, White Mountains - With autumn foliage season in full swing, this is a great time to travel the backroads of the New Hampshire White Mountains in search of the perfect autumn scene. I have traveled the backroads of New Hampshire for many years, and always seem to find ...
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River near the Lincoln Woods Trailhead during the autumn months in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
Roadside Foliage, White Mountains - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains the autumn foliage is an unforgettable site. Today’s blog article focuses on roadside attractions in the White Mountains region that offer great photo opportunities. The included images are from past years...[Continue reading] ...
Foggy morning at Lake Tarleton in Piermont, New Hampshire during the summer months.
Scenes of September, White Mountains - Many New Englanders, myself included, look forward to the cool September nights, and after the heat wave we have had this summer we are finally getting some cool temperatures here in the New Hampshire White Mountains. The problem is the cool air didn’t arrive ...
The John Hart Home Site - Sandwich Notch Road, New Hampshire
Sandwich Notch Hill Farming Community – The abandoned Sandwich Notch hill farming settlement is in the New Hampshire White Mountains. During the early nineteenth century, thirty to forty families lived in Sandwich Notch. A few Notch farms did strive, but the rocky terrain of Sandwich Notch was poor for farming, ...
Redstone Granite Quarry - Conway, New Hampshire USA
Redstone Granite Quarry, New Hampshire - The Redstone Granite Quarry is an abandoned granite quarry on the side of Rattlesnake Mountain in Redstone, New Hampshire (part of the town of Conway). The quarry opened in the late eighteen hundreds, closed in the nineteen forties and at one time employed over ...

Abandoned Elbow Pond Community

Elbow Pond during the autumn months in Woodstock, New Hampshire
Abandoned Elbow Pond Community - A few years ago, I documented the abandoned Elbow Pond cabin community in Woodstock, New Hampshire. This small community was in the area immediately surrounding Elbow Pond, and should not to be confused with the nineteenth and early twentieth century farming settlements that were once ...

Rock Cairns, Trail Stewardship

Rock cairns - Mount Moosilauke, New Hampshire USA
Rock Cairns, Trail Stewardship: A rock cairn is a man-made pile of rocks that marks a landmark or the route of a hiking trail above tree line. They have been used for many centuries and vary in size from one foot to massive piles of rocks. The word “cairn” is ...
Cook's Pasture along Diamond Ledge Road in Sandwich, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of August - This year August has been hot, hazy, and humid. We are currently still dealing with humid days here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, but forecasts are predicting some relief towards the end of the week. At this point, I am looking ...
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad
Historic Logging Camps, White Mountains - Most of this summer season I have been documenting history and culture subjects in the New Hampshire White Mountains. The last few blog articles have been historical in nature so today I am going to continue with this theme and introduce you to the ...
Mt. Cilley Settlement ( Peeling ) - Woodstock, New Hampshire USA
White Mountains History & Culture - For the past couple of weeks, I have been photographing nineteenth century sites linked to the history and culture of the White Mountains. When photographing these abandoned sites, I am reminded that conservation is not just about protecting a parcel of land for guaranteed ...
The Notch Road - Sandwich, New Hampshire
Sandwich Notch Road, New Hampshire - During the early nineteenth century, thirty to forty families lived in Sandwich Notch. By 1860 only eight families lived in the Notch and by the turn of the twentieth century only one person, Moses Hall, lived in the Notch year around. Now a private ...
Bearcamp River in Sandwich Notch in Sandwich, New Hampshire USA
Scenes of July, White Mountains – Boy the month of July has flown by, and I can’t believe we are flipping the calendar to August. The New Hampshire White Mountains has a been a mob scene this month. The great weather has brought many visitors to the Mountains looking for ...
Middle Sister Fire Tower - Albany, New Hampshire USA
Middle Sister Groundhouse, New Hampshire - The Middle Sister Groundhouse (fire tower) is located on Middle Sister Mountain, along Middle Sister Trail, near Mount Chocorua in Albany, New Hampshire. It was in operation from 1927-1948, and according to the Forest Fire Lookout Association it remained in service until 1948 ...
Mountain Landscapes, Presidential Range
Mountain Landscapes, Presidential Range - Today, I am going to share with you landscape scenes from along the Appalachian Trail (AT) corridor in the Presidential Range of the New Hampshire White Mountains. I think its safe to say there is no other place in New England like the Presidential Range.....[Continue ...
Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge - Cherry Mountain from Moorhen Marsh along the Cohos Trail in Jefferson, New Hampshire USA
Mountain Reflections, New Hampshire - I have always thought the perfect New Hampshire landscape scene includes a mountain, a lake and / or pond, and clouds reflecting in the water. I think including all three of these elements in a scene makes for an interesting and unique photograph. And one ...
Open stone culvert (water bar) along the Mount Tecumseh Trail in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire USA
Sustainable Trail Work, White Mountains - Here in New Hampshire, all we hear about is environmental friendly and sustainable trail work. And how important it is to conserve the trails for future generations. As an environmental photographer, I support this approach to preserving the trail system. And up until ...

June, White Mountains

Coffin Pond in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire USA during the spring months
Five images from the month of June - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains the weather during June has been excellent. We have had a few hot days, but you will not hear me complaining about them. This month has been very busy, and because my schedule is full ...
Thoreau Falls Trail Bridge Removal
Thoreau Falls Trail, Bridge Removal - In August of 2011, Tropical Storm Irene caused massive erosion damage to the White Mountains trail system in New Hampshire. Some trails were damaged so badly that they have been permanently closed. And to this day trail crews are still repairing Irene damaged trails...[Continue ...
Low impact trail work - Freshly cut blowdown along the Mt Kinsman Trail in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
National Trails Day, White Mountains - Today is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day, an annual event held on the first Saturday in June. And the intention of this day is to celebrate and create awareness for America's Trail system. Today is also a day to recognize the work of ...
Tree Vandalism in the White Mountain National Forest of New Hampshire
Trail Work, Poor Trail Blaze Removal Practices - In October 2011, Erin Paul photographed newly painted trail blazing along the Mt. Tecumseh Trail in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. And sometime in the spring 2012, poor trail stewardship practices were used to remove one of the trail blazes. The bark where ...
Bridesmaid Falls (Noble Falls) - Franconia, New Hampshire USA
Five images from the month of May - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains warm weather has finally arrived, and lawns are being mowed again. May is a great time to explore and photograph the many waterfalls in the White Mountains. The waterfalls included in this blog article are ...
Remnants of a spur line along the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad in the Thoreau Falls Valley of the Pemigewasset Wilderness in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA. This was a logging railroad, which operated from 1893 - 1948
Abandoned Railroad Beds, White Mountains - From the late 1800s to the early 1900s railroading was a way of life in the New Hampshire White Mountains, and timber barons dominated. You would think that after all these years no evidence of this era would exist, but it does. If you ...
Beebe River Railroad - Harp Switch Stand along the old Beebe River Railroad in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire USA. This was an logging railroad, which operated from 1917 - 1942.
Harp Switch Stand, New Hampshire – Popular during the early days of railroading, the harp style switch stand was a manually operated railroad switch, which allowed trains to transfer to another section of track. This was accomplished by a railroad worker pushing or throwing the long bar. The included images ...
Bent yellow birch tree in Lafayette Brook Scenic Area in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA during the summer months
Forest Disturbances, New Hampshire - As an environmental photographer, I am fascinated with all aspects of the forest, and understand why some photographers focus entirely on forest photography. The forest seems to be in a constant battle to survive and its very existence is similar to the human race.....[Continue reading] ...
Rock people at sunrise in Rye, New Hampshire USA during the spring months
Five images from the month of April - Here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the weather we have had during the month of April has been your typical, unsettled crazy New England weather. The last few days, the daytime temperatures have been more of what we would expect ...
Harvard Brook in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months
April 22, 2015, Happy Earth Day from the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA! Earth Day is an annual day founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Many consider Earth Day to be the birth of the modern environmental movement. The purpose of this day is to celebrate and ...
Cannon Mountain during the winter from Greenleaf Trail near the summit of Mount Lafayette in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA. Greenleaf Hut is in the foreground
Greenleaf Trail, Mount Lafayette - Greenleaf Trail is located in Franconia Notch in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The Greenleaf Trail is named for Colonel Charles Henry Greenleaf, once owner of the Profile House in Franconia Notch. The Greenleaf Hut, along Greenleaf Trail, is named in his honor so ...
Franconia Notch State Park - Stair Falls in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA. This waterfall is located along the Falling Waters Trail
Dry Brook Waterfalls, Franconia Notch - With spring officially here, many are making plans to photograph waterfalls in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Today, I want to introduce to a few waterfalls in Franconia Notch that may interest you. Some may not recognize the name “Dry Brook”, but once ...
Birch Island Brook Falls along Birch Island Brook in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
Birch Island Brook Falls, Lincoln - Looking at the above image of Birch Island Brook, near Ice Pond, in Lincoln, New Hampshire you would never think there would be small picturesque waterfall along it, but you know the old saying, looks can be deceiving.....[Continue reading] ...

March, White Mountains

Snowshoes on display in snowbank in the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA during the spring months
March, White Mountains - In the White Mountains of New Hampshire, March marks the start of spring, but you would never know it with the amount of snow still in the backcountry. We have had cloudy days, cold days, warm days, rainy days and a few snowy days this month ...
Scenic view from Middle Sugarloaf Mountain in Bethlehem, New Hampshire USA during the summer months
Storm Clouds, New Hampshire Weather - What is a New England photographer to do when the weather is less than ideal, and not perfect photography conditions? A photographer could stay home and dream of beautiful puffy clouds as a backdrop, but that is not that way to build a strong ...
Crawford Path - Mt Washington, New Hampshire
Crawford Path, White Mountains - Crawford Path, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is the oldest continuously-used mountain trail in America, and for a period of time it was used as a horse trail to Mt Washington. This eight and half mile historical path came to be in ...
Three hikers travel north along the Appalachian Trail near Mount Lafayette during the winter months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Five photos shot without a tripod - The title of this post is nothing more than sarcastic photography advice to get your attention. Did it work? Okay, now that I have your attention lets talk photography for a few minutes. There is a misleading belief floating around the internet that ...

February, White Mountains

Beaver Brook Shelter along the Appalachian Trail (Beaver Brook Trail), on the north side of Mount Moosilauke, in Kinsman Notch of the White Mountains, New Hampshire
February, White Mountains - Much like January, February has been a very cold month to be out shooting in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The wind-chills have been brutal this month, and my cold weather gear has been getting a workout. Staying warm and keeping the camera gear working ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - Memorial to Dr. Ralph E. Miller and Dr. Robert E. Quinn in the Thoreau Falls Valley of Lincoln, New Hampshire. The doctors successfully crash landed their plane in this location and survived for four days before dying of exposure.
February 1959 Plane Crash, Pemi Wilderness - On Saturday, February 21, 1959 a Piper Comanche airplane took off from the Berlin, New Hampshire Airport, around 3:30 p.m., destined for Lebanon, New Hampshire Airport. The pilot was Dr. Ralph E. Miller and his passenger was Dr. Robert E. Quinn. Both were ...
Kedron Flume, Crawford Notch State Park
Kedron Flume, Crawford Notch State Park - Kedron Flume is located on Kedron Brook in Harts Location of New Hampshire. The flume can be reached by parking at the hiking parking lot along Route 302, next to the Willey House, in Crawford Notch State Park. From the parking lot hike ...

Davis Path, White Mountains

Davis Path, White Mountains
Davis Path, White Mountains - Davis Path, built in 1845 by Nathaniel Davis, son-in-law of Abel and Hannah Crawford, was the third and longest bridle path built to the summit of Mount Washington. After being built the bridle path was neglected, and in 1910 it was reopened as a ...
Bothy 2 Emergency Shelter For Photographers
The Bothy 2 Emergency Shelter - Today I want to introduce you to the Bothy 2 emergency shelter made by Terra Nova Equipment, a company based in Derbyshire, England that specializes in outdoor gear. As the name suggests this a two man lightweight windproof emergency shelter for outdoor enthusiasts. I ...
January Scenes, New Hampshire
January Scenes, New Hampshire - This month’s weather has been a little on the crazy side, and we seem to be having an endless stretch of cold temperatures. Every trip I took into the White Mountains during the month of January was on overcast or very cold windy days, and...[Continue ...
Boott Spur Trail, White Mountains
Boott Spur Trail, White Mountains - Boott Spur Trail begins off the Tuckerman Ravine Trail and ends at Davis Path, near the summit of Boott Spur Mountain. At 5500 feet, Boott Spur is named for Francis Boott; an botanist who took part in scientific expeditions to the Presidential Range during ...
Standing Up For The White Mountains
Each year, I document a few environmental issues in the White Mountains, and to start the New Year I am going to publicly share the four issues I will be documenting in 2015. The rest of my time will be focused on the scenic side of the White Mountains and ...
Windy Weather, White Mountains
Windy Weather, New Hampshire - As an environmental photographer, I try to document every aspect of nature that is interesting. I also try to think out of the box and create images that will be beneficial to have on file for future usage. Weather related images are always in demand ...

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great New Year's Eve celebration. Its that time of year to make those New Year’s resolutions. Admittedly, I do not make New Year’s resolutions, mainly because I usually end up breaking them before...[Continue reading] ...
December Scenes, White Mountains
Five images from the month of December - Much of New Hampshire is snow free, but the White Mountains and the Great North woods are covered in snow. December has had some interesting weather, and many of the notches and higher elevations have enough snow for snowshoeing...[Continue reading] ...
2014 Favorite Images White Mountains
2014 Favorite Images - It is that time of year again when I reflect on a years worth of shooting, and share with you my ten favorite images from the 2014 season. These images are the ones that stood out to me over the year. You can see a larger ...
Abandoned Cars, White Mountains
Abandoned Vehicles, White Mountains - Over the last few years, I have documented a number of abandoned vehicles in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and today I want to share some of them with you. These forgotten relics make great photo subjects. Personally, I love coming across them in ...

November, White Mountains

November, White Mountains
Five images from the month of November - Here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire November is known for cloudy and overcast days. And we have had many clouds days this month! We also had a stretch of very cold weather this month, but as I type this it ...
Step Falls Nature Preserve, Maine
Step Falls Nature Preserve - I was recently in Grafton Notch State Park in Newry, Maine and while there visited nearby Step Falls Nature Preserve. The preserve is known for its cascades and excellent view from the top of the falls, but on the day of my visit it was ...
Tributaries of the Wild Ammonoosuc River
Tributaries of the Wild Ammonoosuc River - This week I started shooting along one of the tributaries of the Wild Ammonoosuc River in Kinsman Notch of New Hampshire. I was able to take advantage of an overcast day to create a handful of pleasing images along an unnamed brook that ...

2014 New England Print Sale

2014 New England Print Sale
The 2014 print sale has started! Now through December 31, 2014 you can receive a surprise discount on any print order you make directly through my printing company, FineArtAmerica. This discount can also be used for canvas and metal print orders.. [Continue reading] ...

Winter, White Mountains

Winter, White Mountains
Winter, White Mountains - It is that time of year when we can expect snow any day in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Daytime temps have been on the cool side, and rime ice can already be found at the higher elevations. I suspect my hike to Mt Tecumseh ...
October - White Mountains of New Hampshire
Five images from the month of October - Here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire October is all about autumn foliage, and nothing else matters during this time of year, except beautiful foliage scenes. I would use spectacular and breathtaking to describe the 2014 foliage season...[Continue reading] ...
Kinsman Notch - Tributary of Lost River in Woodstock, New Hampshire USA during the spring months
Tributaries of Lost River, Kinsman Notch - I have been capturing scenes along tributaries of Lost River in Kinsman Notch of New Hampshire. Kinsman Notch is located between Mount Moosilauke and the Kinsman Range along Route 112. Mostly known for the Lost River Reservation, Kinsman Notch, in my opinion, is ...
Hiking Resources White Mountains Photography
I have been on the road much of October shooting autumn foliage, and with the exception of just one foliage update, I have not had time to write any blog posts. So today I am going to direct you to a new resource page on ScenicNH Photography..[Continue reading] ...
2014 White Mountains Foliage Update
October 6, 2014 White Mountains Foliage Season: The landscape of the Great North Woods and White Mountains of New Hampshire has been in grand form the last few weeks. The autumn foliage is unbelievable this year! And the weather has been perfect for photography and leaf peeping..[Continue reading] ...
September, White Mountains New Hampshire
September, White Mountains New Hampshire - You will find many that live in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and New England region love the month of September. This month is all about changes. Good bye to the warm summer days and hello to the cool autumn nights! I love ...
Mount Washington Valley - Pinkham Notch Autumn Foliage
Autumn Foliage, White Mountains - Here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, the autumn season is a great time to explore the region. And today, I want to share with you some great places in the White Mountains where you can view and photograph the scenic autumn foliage...[Continue reading] ...
Forest Landscapes, White Mountains
Forest Landscapes, White Mountains - As an environmental photographer, it is only natural for me to have a large selection of forest landscapes in the image archive. A forest absent of the daily noises we have become accustomed to hearing brings me serenity. Today I would like to share some ...
August - White Mountains of New Hampshire
Five images from the month of August - Most years August is very hot and humid, but this year the weather in the White Mountains of New Hampshire has been perfect! Based on the weather you would think we are in the month of October. The cool nights have been ...
Lost River in Kinsman Notch of Woodstock, New Hampshire USA during the summer months
Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire - Kinsman Notch is located in the White Mountains between Mount Moosilauke and the Kinsman Range. Lost River drains to the southeast and the Wild Ammonoosuc River drains to the northwest. The Notch is mostly known for Lost River Reservation, Beaver Brook Cascades and Beaver Pond, ...
May 2016 - Mt Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Mt Tecumseh Trail, Erosion Monitoring - The included images show how a section of the Mt Tecumseh Trail in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire has elapsed over time. The first two images are from October of 2011 and the last image is from August of 2014. The intent of this ...
Gordon Pond Railroad, Artifact
Gordon Pond Railroad, Artifact - This project is focused on the abandoned railroads in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. For the most part, I keep this work separated from my everyday photography business because there is not much interest for this type of imagery outside of New England. Can ...
Kanc 7 Timber Harvest Project - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Kanc 7 Timber Harvest Landing Area, Photo Monitoring - The photos included in this blog article show how a parcel of land along the Kancamagus Highway in the New Hampshire White Mountains has changed over time. The first image (above), taken in August 2011, three months after Forest Service did ...
July Scenes, White Mountains
July Scenes, White Mountains - Hazy, hot, and humid best describe the weather we are having this month in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Many locals and visitors vacationing in the White Mountains have been swimming and enjoying the East Branch of the Pemigewasset [Continue reading] ...

The Licensed Image

The Licensed Image
The Licensed Image – Above is a slideshow containing a selection of images relating to the environment that have been licensed for usage in various publications. I license images regularly through numerous venues and want to share some of them with you today. Read more ...
4th of July Lincoln Woodstock Parade
4th of July Weekend - What a great 4th of July weekend! I hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy this incredible stretch of weather. There is no better combination for a traveler than great weather, a long weekend, and your destination being the White Mountains of New ...
The last of the lupines - Sugar Hill
The last of the lupines - Last week I spent a few hours in the lupine fields of Sugar Hill, New Hampshire. I visit the Annual Celebration of Lupines almost every year, towards the end of June, to photograph the lupine fields. I have never been disappointed, but this year ...
June, New Hampshire White Mountains
The Nubble (Haystack Mountain) - Bethlehem, New Hampshire
June, New Hampshire White Mountains - How do I know it is June in the White Mountains of New Hampshire? The bugs are out in full force, and man are they bad this year! I have many images from this month ...
2014 Nature Photography Day
Red Trillium - Rumney Rocks, New Hampshire
June 15, 2014 - National Nature Photography Day Nature Photography Day was created in 2006 by the North American Nature Photography Association. It is an annual event intended to promote conservation and the enjoyment of nature photography. Today is a day to ...
May - White Mountains of New Hampshire
Scenes of May, White Mountains - The snow is gone here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and I have finally stored my snowshoes and traction devices for the season. If you look hard enough though you still can find small pockets of snow in the forest, and of ...
Jackman Falls along Jackman Brook in North Woodstock, New Hampshire USA during the spring months
Jackman Falls, North Woodstock - Jackman Falls are a series of small cascades on Jackman Brook in North Woodstock. History books indicate Jackman Falls is the cascade just below the old mill dam. And I believe the remnants of the old dam are just above the cascades in the above ...
A small cascade along the Kancamagus Highway in the White Mountain National Forest of New Hampshire USA during the spring months
Cascade - Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire
Scenes of April, New Hampshire- Most of New England is snow free, but here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire we still have plenty of snow. Mount Washington recently got six inches of snow. And off trail travel in some areas of ...
Birch forest on the side of Mount Hale along the abandoned Fire Warden's Trail in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Mount Hale - White Mountains, New Hampshire
April 22, 2014 - Happy Earth Day from the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA! Earth Day is an annual day founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Many consider Earth Day to be the birth of the modern environmental movement ...
Black Brook Footbridge - Pemigewasset Wilderness
An Evolving Landscape, White Mountains - It amazes me how much the landscape of the White Mountains changes over time. Many visitors to the White Mountains think of the area as being "stuck in time" because of its national forest designation. The reality is lots of change occurs naturally and ...
Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge - Scenic view of the Presidential Range from along the Presidential Range Rail Trail / Cohos Trail near Cherry Pond in Jefferson, New Hampshire USA
Presidential Range Rail Trail / Cohos Trail - Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire
Scenes of March, White Mountains - The 2013 / 2014 winter season is officially over, but you would never know it by the amount of snow still on the ground and cold temperatures we are having ...
A winter hiker ascends the Airline Trail in extreme weather conditions during the winter months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
King Ravine - White Mountains of New Hampshire
Human Element, Landscape Photography - Even though I prefer a landscape free of human clutter, including a human element in the scene allows us to connect emotionally with the scene. And if done correctly, scenes that include a human element will ...
Lincoln Woods Trail in Lincoln New Hampshire USA during the winter months
Lincoln Woods Trail - Lincoln New Hampshire
Scenes of February, White Mountains - With schools taking winter break (February vacation) this month, the White Mountains of New Hampshire have been very busy. Many families visit the region to ski, explore the trails and to get away from the city ...

Russell Snow Plow, Bartlett

The Russell snow plow #68 at Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire USA along the Maine Central Railroad. This plow was built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad and operated mostly in Maine. In 1975 the Conway Scenic Railroad purchased it.
Russell Snow Plow #68, Bartlett - Along the old Maine Central Railroad at the Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire rests the Russell snow plow #68. It was built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad and operated mostly in Maine. In ...
Carter Dome - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, and I will earn a commission if you use that link to make a purchase. This is to help support my blog. Carter Dome - White Mountains, New Hampshire Last month, I wrote about some things to consider before pursuing a career as ...
Mount Pemigewasset - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire USA
Greeley Pond Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Scenes of January, White Mountains - 2014 has officially started, and it looks like its going to be a great year shooting the White Mountains environment. I'm pretty excited for the New Year! Much of my focus will be on areas ...

Freelance Nature Photography

Mount Washington, New Hampshire USA
Mount Washington - White Mountains of New Hampshire Freelance Nature Photography - I am not big into writing about photography tips and tricks or ranting about the photography industry so this could be the only post I make this year focused on the business of nature photography. How to ...

December, White Mountains

Franconia Notch State Park - Snow making at Cannon Mountain in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Five images from the month of December - Is another year really gone? Wow time flies! For me, December means cleaning external hard drives, more research for 2014 projects, and time off to enjoy the holidays....[Continue reading] ...
Devils Kitchen Gorge along Bumpus Brook in Randolph, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months
Devils Kitchen Gorge - Randolph, New Hampshire
2013 Favorite Images - Its that time of year again where I reflect on a years worth of shooting and share with you my ten favorite images from the 2013 season. These images are the ones that stood out to me over ...
Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge - Jefferson, New Hampshire
Pondicherry National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire – Designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974 by the National Park Service, Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge is located in the towns of Jefferson and Whitefield, New Hampshire. The main attraction is Cherry Pond, which can be reached by hiking the Pondicherry Rail Trail for ...
Mount Osceola Trail on the summit of Mount Osceola in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA during the winter months
Mount Osceola Trail, White Mountains - The New Hampshire White Mountains have been photographed inside and out and possibly from every vantage point. And it has become common to see identical shots of a location from two, three or four photographers. Some images are so identical it looks as if ...
Roaring River Memorial Nature Trail - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire USA
Roaring River Memorial Nature Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Scenes of November, White Mountains - It is hard to believe November is almost in the books. The autumn shooting season is officially done here in the New Hampshire White Mountains, and winter is knocking at the door. I ...
Carter Dome, White Mountains - Appalachian Trail Stock Photo
Winter Camera Gear Tip: When photographing in adverse winter conditions, one of my concerns is protecting camera gear from the elements. I find using products that are specifically made to protect the camera in harsh conditions to be beneficial. They do take some time to get use to, but are ...

Davis Path, AMC Trail Work

Low Impact Trail Work - Davis Path, White Mountains NH USA
Davis Path, AMC Trail Work - In July 2012, I had the opportunity to hike into the Dry River Wilderness in the New Hampshire White Mountains to photograph stonework that is being built along the Davis Path. A professional AMC Trail crew, with the help of volunteers, is working on ...
A winter hiker ascends the Airline Trail in extreme weather conditions during the winter months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
King Ravine Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Sense of Scale, White Mountains - To create a sense of scale in my New Hampshire White Mountains landscape imagery I try to include people or any object that will help viewers in determining the size of the scene. Including any ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness Bridge Removal
November 2013, Pemi Wilderness Suspension Bridge Removal Update - The remaining debris from the Pemi Wilderness suspension bridge removal project, along the East Branch of the Pemi, in the New Hampshire White Mountains appears to have been removed out of the designated wilderness area. The debris is now outside of ...
Wildlife Pond - Bethlehem, New Hampshire USA
Wildlife Pond - Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of October- In the New England region, October is all about autumn foliage. Photographers and tourists flock to the area to view the breathtaking foliage that takes over the region. October is my busiest month of the year ...
Porter 50 ton saddle tank engine locomotive on display at Loon Mountain along the Kancamagus Highway in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA.
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - The East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, built by timber baron James E. Henry, was a logging railroad that operated from 1893-1948 in the New Hampshire towns of Lincoln and Franconia. Much of the railroad was in the area we know today as the Pemigewasset ...
Sandwich Notch Road in Sandwich, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months
Twin Mountain Town Park - Twin Mountain, New Hampshire
October 9, 2013 White Mountains Foliage Season: The last few weeks I have been very busy traveling the White Mountains region of New Hampshire photographing autumn foliage. Autumn is my favorite season, so I try to spend as much time ...
Mt Field Brook Cascades in Bethlehem, New Hampshire USA during the summer months
Lincoln Woods Trail - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Scenes of September, New Hampshire - September is a month that I usually take some time off from the photography industry. I get a little burnt out around this time of year, so I like to take a few weeks off. I ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - Black Brook Trestle (Trestle 16) along the old East Branch & Lincoln Railroad in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA just pass the old Camp 16 location. This was a logging railroad which operated from 1893 - 1948.
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Trestle 16 - Trestle 16 is located along the abandoned East Branch & Lincoln Railroad in the Pemigewasset Wilderness of New Hampshire. It is also referred to as Black Brook Trestle and the J.E. Henry Trestle. Trestle 16 is one of the few remaining trestle ...

Camping Ethics, White Mountains

Back-country camping impact along the Sawyer River Trail in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Leave No Trace, Camping Ethics - The Leave No Trace program is a very effective program that uses simple principles and common sense to promote back-country camping ethics. Creating awareness for camping ethics is an important part of the program. Feel free to share this blog post with your friends...[Continue ...
Franconia Notch State Park from Eagle Cliff in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Franconia Notch - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Five images from the month of August - I have spent most of this month working the business side of photography, but did manage ten days in the field. I will not bore you with the business side details. I lucked out ...
Star trails along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway (Route 112) in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA during the summer months
Night Photography, White Mountains - I am blown away by the number of photographers shooting the New Hampshire Whites Mountains at night. Night photography appears to be the new subject of the New England photography community...[Continue reading] ...
Mittensill-Cannon Trail - Cannon Mountain
Mittersill-Cannon Trail, Cannon Mountain - In 2012, Senate Bill 217 was introduced to the New Hampshire legislature. The main focus of the bill was the leasing of the Cannon Mountain Ski Area. It also proposed renaming Franconia Notch State Park to Franconia Notch Veterans' Memorial State Park, the building of ...
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
Lincoln Woods Trail, New Hampshire - Tropical Storm Irene Damaged
July 2013, Lincoln Woods Trail Temporary Closure - The Lincoln Woods Trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire will be temporary closed in mid-August 2013 for six to eight weeks while Forest Service repairs damage from Tropical Storm Irene. You can ...

July, White Mountains

East Branch of the Pemigewasset River during the summer months in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River - Lincoln, New Hampshire
July, White Mountains - This month in the White Mountains of New Hampshire has been wild! Last month we dealt with dreary, rainy overcast days and now for most of this month we have been dealing very humid weather ...
Remnants of a cooking stove made by Magee Furnace Company, Boston, Mass at the abandoned cabin settlement surrounding Elbow Pond in Woodstock, New Hampshire USA
Forgotten Stoves, White Mountains - New Hampshire is rich with history, and each history buff is drawn to certain parts of the history. I love the variety of artifacts that remain in the White Mountain National Forest. And today, I am going to share a few of the unique stoves ...
Mount Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Repaired Trail Blazing, Trail Maintenance - Some of the issues along the Mt Tecumseh Trail in Waterville Valley New Hampshire have been addressed and corrected by Forest Service. I commend Forest Service for correcting issues along this trail. And it is satisfying to know they are taking the needed steps ...
Reflection of Mount Deception in a small pond along Old Cherry Mountain Road in Carroll, New Hampshire USA during the spring months
Mount Deception - Carroll, New Hampshire
Scenes of June, White Mountains - The month of June in the White Mountains has been interesting. I am not sure where to start, the rain or the overcast days. We are currently stuck in a dreary weather pattern that is making many ...
Pemigewasset River - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire USA
Pemigewasset River - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire
June 15, 2013 - Today is National Nature Photography Day First celebrated in 2006 this annual event is to promote the enjoyment of nature photography. This is a day to grab your camera and photograph nature. The North American Nature ...
Railroad trestle along the old Boston and Maine Railroad near Fabyans in Carroll, New Hampshire USA
Boston & Maine Railroad, Mt Washington Branch - Built by the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad, the thirteen and a half mile long Mt Washington Branch was completed in 1874. This branch began at Wing Road in Bethlehem, New Hampshire and ended just east of Fabayns in Bretton Woods. The ...
Navigation, Compass - White Mountain National Forest Stock Photo
Compass on Rocks - White Mountains, NH USA
Back in December I planned my 2013 shooting schedule. All I needed to do was complete a month long assignment in January, then I would be traveling the rest of the year. Well, because of unforeseen issues there has been ...
Cascade Brook - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire Stock Photo
Franconia Notch State Park - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Scenes of May, White Mountains - This month I spent a great deal of time photographing brooks and rivers. The waterfalls in the White Mountains of New Hampshire have looked incredible this year! Locations I have visited dozens of times have ...
Walker Cascades - Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire
Walker Cascades, Franconia Notch - Walker Cascades are a series of cascades located on Walker Brook, just off the Old Bridle Path, in Franconia Notch in the New Hampshire White Mountains. I have read a few history books that reference these cascades as being "Walker's Falls", but their description seems ...
Old Man of the Mountain - Franconia Notch State Park
Old Man of the Mountain, Franconia Notch - On May 3, 2003, New Hampshire's Old Man of the Mountain, also known as "The Great Stone Face" and "The Profile" collapsed. The above image, taken around 2001, is one of only a few images I have left of the Old Man ...

April, White Mountains

Kayaking - East Branch of the Pemigewasset River Stock Photo
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River - Lincoln, New Hampshire
April, White Mountains - I find April to be one of the more challenging months to produce imagery. The landscape is usually covered in "dirty snow", making it tough to produce clean looking imagery. Nothing drives me crazier than ...
English Jack - Hermit of Crawford Notch
English Jack, Hermit of Crawford Notch: English Jack, known as the "Hermit of Crawford Notch”, died on April 24, 1912. Born in London, his real name was John Vials, and he came to Crawford Notch to work on the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad. You can read his obituary in the ...
Middle Sugarloaf Mountain - Bethlehem, NH USA
Middle Sugarloaf Mountain - Bethlehem, New Hampshire
April 22, 2013 - Happy Earth Day from the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA! Earth Day is an annual day founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. Many consider Earth Day to be the birth of the modern environmental movement ...
J.E. Henry Burial Site - Glenwood Cemetery, Littleton, NH
James Everell Henry, East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - J.E. Henry died at his home in Lincoln, New Hampshire on April 18, 1912. He was a 19th and 20th century timber baron best known for his logging practices and building of the Zealand Valley and East Branch & Lincoln Railroads ...
Lyndonville Air Force Station Vermont - Cold War Radar Base
Lyndonville Air Force Station, Vermont - Here is a quick run down on an interesting abandoned Air Force radar station in New England. Yes, you read correctly, an abandoned radar station in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. In 1955 the US Air Force built the North Concord Radar Station on East Mountain ...
Swift River during the winter months in Albany, New Hampshire USA. This river travels along side of the Kancamagus Scenic Byway, which is one of New England's scenic byways. Mount Passaconaway is off in the distance
Swift River - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Scenes of March, New Hampshire - During March I spent a few days shooting along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. I wanted to shoot a few locations along the Byway that have eluded me over the ...
Greenleaf Hut - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Greenleaf Hut, Mount Lafayette - Some love' em and some hate' em! I have listened to some very heated debates over the years as to why the huts should or should not exist. Personally, I believe they offer travelers an excellent opportunity to explore the mountain region. And they do ...

February, New Hampshire

Franconia Notch State Park - White Mountains, NH
Franconia Notch State Park - Lincoln, NH
February, New Hampshire - When shooting for the ScenicNH Photography archive I find self assignments and a little direction to be very beneficial. On top of my everyday shooting, I try to focus on one subject every month that is connected ...

January, White Mountains

Winter - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA Stock Photo
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River - Lincoln, NH
January, White Mountains - I have been right out straight this month and haven't had anytime to update the blog with new posts. And it looks like I have a full shooting schedule the remainder of the month, so here ...
19th Century Timber Bridge - Boston and Maine Railroad, New Hampshire
Boston and Maine Railroad - Mt Washington Branch
Favorite 5 Black & White images of 2012 - A few weeks ago I posted my 10 favorite images from 2012. What I did not include were any black & white images, so here is my favorite black & white images ...

Favorite 10 Images of 2012

Franconia Notch State Park - Pemi Trail Stock Photo
Mount Chocorua Scenic Area - Albany, New Hampshire
Favorite 10 images of 2012 - Another year is gone! Where does the time go? It has been an interesting year here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The weather patterns have been crazy and as I reflect on the ...
Mount Chocorua from Chocorua Lake in Tamworth, New Hampshire USA during the summer months by www.scenicnh.com
Chocorua Lake - Tamworth, New Hampshire Holiday Print Sale - Our holiday print sale has started! Now through December 31, 2012 receive a surprise discount on all print orders. This includes the popular acrylic and metal prints! Many new images from the 2012 season have been made available for ...
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
Hurricane Sandy vs Tropical Storm Irene - I was able to photograph the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, New Hampshire from the same location during Hurricane Sandy and Tropical Storm Irene. Water levels during Hurricane Sandy did not compare to the raging rapids encountered during Tropical Storm ...

Nature In Its Grandest Form

Harvard Brook - Lincoln, NH Stock Photo
Harvard Brook - Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
As I look at these images, I realize just how much I appreciate the simple scenes of the White Mountain National Forest. Even though both locations are only minutes off the beaten path, they represent nature in its grandest form. No sign ...
Mount Tecumseh Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Mt Tecumseh Trail, New Hampshire - Today I hiked the Mt Tecumseh Trail in Waterville Valley to photograph a section of fairly new stonework. In October of 2011 I was asked to photograph this work, and at the time I questioned the quality of work, so I have continued to ...
Granby, Vermont - Northeast Kingdom Autumn Foliage Stock Photo
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River - Lincoln, New Hampshire
Northeast Foliage season is in full swing - The New Hampshire White Mountains region is exploding with color! Every corner of the region is displaying color, so much it is overwhelming. The roads have been bumper to bumper with ...
Crawford Notch State Park, New Hampshire
Lincoln Woods Suspension Bridge - Lincoln, New Hampshire
September 22, 2012 - Autumn season officially starts today! The colors of the season are starting to appear here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It is not peak foliage yet, but photographers visiting the region will have no problem ...
Mount Chocorua - White Mountains, New Hampshire
New Hampshire's Wild Places & Politics - Is it possible for today's conversation photographers not to get involved with the politics needed to protect New Hampshire's wild places? Ten years ago I would have said yes, but today I just don't know?...[Continue reading] ...
Willey Brook Trestle - Crawford Notch, New Hampshire
Willey Brook Trestle, World War 1 Guard Duty - When the United States entered into World War 1 in April 1917, there was great concern that important sites along transportation routes, such as railroad bridges, would be blown up. Soldiers were responsible for protecting these sites. And one month after ...
Autumn Foliage - New Hampshire

Autumn Foliage Season Images by ScenicNH Photography LLC It won't be long before New England is exploding with color! Here is a slideshow to get you in the mood for the autumn foliage season. If you prefer to view the above images in a gallery layout click here. Will ...
1907 Owl's Head Fire - Pemigewasset Wilderness
1907 Owl's Head Fire, Pemigewasset Wilderness - Around August 17th in 1907 a lightning strike ignited a fire on Owls Head Mountain in the Pemigewasset (Pemi) Wilderness of the New Hampshire White Mountains...[Continue reading] ...
Mount Chocorua - Albany, New Hampshire USA
Mount Chocorua Scenic Area, New Hampshire - Mount Chocorua is not a roadside attraction and requires photographers to hike a number of miles before reaching the summit. With numerous trails leading to Mount Chocorua, it is best you pick up a trail map and decide what route you want to ...
Beaver Brook Cascades - Kinsman Notch White Mountains, NH
Kinsman Notch, Beaver Brook Cascades - The last few days I have been shooting in one of New Hampshire's windiest notches, Kinsman Notch. I'm always amazed at how the wind blows through this notch! Sometimes wind gusts are so strong they knock you off balance! On top of windy conditions, ...
Mount Washington Valley - Pinkham Notch Autumn Foliage
Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire - Planning a photography trip to Pinkham Notch is rewarding anytime of year, but I have to suggest the autumn season when the New Hampshire landscape is exploding with beautiful foliage. The foliage is incredible and worth the visit even if you have no interest in ...
Mount Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Flagging on birch tree along Mt Tecumseh Trail
Legitimate Flagging (survey tape) - On a recent trail inspection with a Forest Service assistant district ranger, one topic of discussion was flagging tape on trees along the trail system of the White Mountains. I want to point out that some ...
2012 Nature Photography Day - New Hampshire
Male mallard duck cleaning his feathers
June 15, 2012 - Today is National Nature Photography Day. The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) has designated June 15 as "Nature Photography Day". It's a day to grab your camera and explore nature. How and what you focus on is ...
Photos of the Sugar Hill Lupine Festival in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire USA during the spring months
Fields of Lupine Festival, New Hampshire - If you are visiting the White Mountains region in the month of June and are looking for a location to photograph, the Fields of Lupine Festival in Sugar Hill should fit your needs. The Fields of Lupine Festival is held annually in the ...
The Russell-Colbath Historic Homestead - Albany, New Hampshire USA
Russell-Colbath House - Albany, New Hampshire
Russell-Colbath Historic Homestead, Albany - The Russell Colbath house is a 19th century homestead located at the Passaconaway Historic Site along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway (Route 112) in Albany, New Hampshire. The homestead has walking trails, flower gardens, and an interesting graveyard ...
Beaver Pond - Kinsman Notch New Hampshire
Beaver Pond, Kinsman Notch - Beaver Pond is a roadside attraction located along Route 112 in Kinsman Notch of the White Mountains, New Hampshire. This is a great pond to photograph during the autumn season. I find early in the morning when a reflection of the mountains can be captured ...

2012 Happy Earth Day

Davis Path - White Mountains, NH Stock Photo
Softwood Forest - White Mountains, New Hampshire
April 22, 2012 - Happy Earth Day! This is a day to celebrate and create awareness for the environment. Environmental protection is essential for the future well being of the earth. You can read about the history and importance of Earth ...
Frankenstein Trestle - Maine Central Railroad, White Mountains, NH USA
Frankenstein Trestle, Crawford Notch - Frankenstein Trestle is located along the Maine Central Railroad in Crawford Notch of the New Hampshire White Mountains. And the historical marker for the trestle is located along Route 302 near the Dry River Campground. The trestle is named for Godfrey Frankenstein, a German born ...
Devils Kitchen Gorge, White Mountains, NH - Coosauk Fall
Devils Kitchen Gorge, New Hampshire - Devils Kitchen is a small interesting gorge along Bumpus Brook in Randolph, New Hampshire. There are many cascades along the brook to photograph, so plan on being in the area for a few hours. Coosauk Falls in one of the more interesting waterfalls in ...
Fletcher Cascades - Waterville Valley New Hampshire
Fletcher Cascades, Waterville Valley – Fletcher Cascades, located in Waterville Valley of New Hampshire, is an excellent series of cascades to photograph during the spring snow melt, when brooks and rivers are running high. During the summer season, they are no more than a trickle, but are still worth ...

Moose, White Mountains

Nancy Brook Scenic Area - New Hampshire Moose
Moose, White Mountains - I do not specialize in wildlife photography, but do have limited wildlife imagery on file. Moose are beautiful creatures, and I have enjoyed photographing the ones I have come across, but my focus has always been on other areas of the environment...[Continue reading] ...
Thorne Pond Conservation Area in Bartlett, New Hampshire USA
Thorne Pond Conservation Area, New Hampshire - Thorne Pond Conservation Area is a small tract of land located along Route 302 in Bartlett, New Hampshire. The parking lot is directly across from the entrance of Attitash Bear Peak. I know little about this tract of land, but from what I ...
Abandoned Campsite - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire USA
Backcountry Camping Impact, White Mountains - This photography work focuses on backcountry camping impact in the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. Some areas are being littered with trash and are showing signs of surface erosion from heavy usage. And in other areas campsites are completely abandoned; campers are ...
Franconia Notch State Park - White Mountains, NH USA
Artists Bluff, Franconia Notch State Park - Artists Bluff is a rocky outcrop on the north end of Franconia Notch State Park in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. This outcrop offers a unique view of Cannon Mountain, Franconia Notch Parkway, Eagle Cliff, Echo Lake and of Mount Lafayette.....[Continue reading] ...

Liberty Gorge, Franconia Notch

Liberty Gorge - Franconia Notch, White Mountains
Liberty Gorge, Franconia Notch - Cascade Brook flows through this gorge in the Flume Gorge area of Franconia Notch State Park in Lincoln, New Hampshire. And it is one of the many interesting natural features of Franconia Notch. Today, this water feature is known both as Liberty Gorge and Liberty ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness- Redrock Brook
Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire - The Pemigewasset Wilderness in New Hampshire is 45,000-acres of protected designated Wilderness area that will keep any outdoor photographer busy for days. Every corner of the wilderness has interesting features to explore, and most areas are rich with East Branch & Lincoln Railroad history. Here ...
Zealand Notch - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA - Stock Photo
Designated Wilderness Areas, My Viewpoint - In 2012, an article Wilderness Under Siege by The Wilderness Society was an eye-opening read about how the 112th Congress was introducing bills that could forever change the well being of America's public lands and wilderness. Conservation NH also complied a list of New ...

White Mountains Railroad Books

Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire USA
Zealand Valley Railroad - Appalachian Trail follows the old railroad grade White Mountains, New Hampshire Railroad Books - Over the years, numerous books have been published focused on the logging railroads of the White Mountains, New Hampshire. One of my favorites is J.E. Henry’s Logging Railroads by Bill Gove ...
Cannon Mountain - White Mountains, NH
Echo Lake, Cannon Mountain Ski Area - A great location to photograph in Franconia Notch State Park in the New Hampshire White Mountains is Cannon Mountain Ski Area from Echo Lake. It is one of my favorite locations to visit in Franconia Notch State Park. And its one of the ...
East Branch & Lincoln, Corduroyed Roads
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Corduroyed Roads - Have you ever come across something in the forests of New England you know was man made, but have no idea what it is? Here is something for you to look for the next time you are exploring one of the abandoned ...
Greeley Ponds Scenic Area - White Mountains, NH
Greeley Ponds Scenic Area - Located in Livermore, New Hampshire in between Mount Kancamagus and the East Peak of Mount Osceola is the Greeley Ponds Scenic Area. Designated a scenic area in 1964, this 810-acre parcel of land in the White Mountains contains mature hardwood forest and two scenic mountain ...
Ellen's Falls - Albany, New Hampshire
Ellens Falls, New Hampshire - Located off the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in Albany, New Hampshire on Hobbs Brook, Ellens Falls is one of the many smaller waterfalls that often gets overlooked for one reason or another. I can only guess these falls go unnoticed because visitors are more interested in ...
Shoal Pond - Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire
Shoal Pond, Pemigewasset Wilderness - Shoal Pond is a secluded 5-acre pond in the Pemigewasset Wilderness in the New Hampshire White Mountains. The average depth is one foot with a max depth of three feet (source, NH Fish & Game). The definition of “Shoal” is an area of shallow water, ...

Help Conserve Dixville Notch

Dixville Notch, New Hampshire - Autumn
The Balsams Grand Resort - Dixville Notch, NH
A important conservation campaign is currently taken place to protect 5,800 acres surrounding the Balsams Grand Hotel Resort in Dixville Notch, NH. If you are unaware of the issue checkout the included links. The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire ...
Lafayette Brook Scenic Area - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Lafayette Brook Scenic Area, New Hampshire - Located within the Lafayette Brook valley of Franconia, New Hampshire this officially designated scenic area has a surprisingly remoteness that is comparable to the Pemigewasset Wilderness. I can only guess the V shape of the valley is why the area has a secluded ...

Top 10 images of 2011

Appalachian Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Cannon Mountain - Franconia, NH
Top 10 images of 2011 - Hard to believe another year is gone! Where does the time go? I decided on a pretty radical plan for 2011 with much of my focus on the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The outcome has been ...

Featured Image Gallery

Scenic New Hampshire - New England Seacoast

Featured - Images by ScenicNH Photography LLC If you only have a few minutes to view images or it is your first time visiting ScenicNH Photography, then the "Featured Image Gallery" is the one to checkout. This gallery is a small selection of New England related images that represent ...
Pemi Wilderness - Steel Bridge Update
December 2011, Pemi Wilderness Steel Bridge Removal Update - Along with the removal of the suspension bridge that crossed the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River along the Wilderness Trail in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire, a steel beam footbridge along the Wilderness Trail that crossed Black Brook was also ...
Maine Central Railroad - Mt. Willard Section House, White Mountains New Hampshire
Mt Willard Section House, Crawford Notch - Above is the historic Mt Willard Section House (c. 1900) and the Willey Brook Bridge along the old Maine Central Railroad in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire. Completed in August 1875 by the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad, the building of this railroad was an ...

Water Abstracts

Twin Brook - Albany, New Hampshire USA
White Mountains, New Hampshire Waterfalls - One of the greatest challenges of a nature photographer is to photograph a waterfall scene differently than the last thousand photographers who photographed it. Many of the easily accessible waterfalls in the White Mountains have been captured from every possible angle, so trying to ...

Waterfalls, White Mountains

Avalanche Falls - Franconia Notch State Park
Waterfalls, White Mountains - The White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire is not known for giant waterfalls, but the ones in the region make excellent photography subjects and are fun to explore. They also play an important role in New Hampshire's travel & tourism. Many tourists come to the ...
Landslide Hancock Mountain Range - White Mountains, NH
Hancock Mountains Landslide, 2011 - The landslide above, seen from along the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River, in August 2011, is on the side of the Hancock Mountain Range in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire. This was an old landslide that was in the process of being natural regenerated ...

2011 Holiday Print Sale

Kancamagus Highway - New Hampshire USA
Holiday Print Sale - Our holiday print sale has started! Now through December 6th receive a surprise discount on all print orders. This includes our new acrylic prints! Many new images from the White Mountains of New Hampshire have been added in preparation for this sale. Use discount code LYRXDT ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - Timber Trestle 18
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River, New Hampshire - Like most photographers, I have a long list of locations in the White Mountains I return to over and over to create imagery. One of my favorite locations is along the 15 mile +/- East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in ...

Image Editing, Delete It

Union Meeting House 1840-1865
Hiker in brook moving arms - Deleting it
Image Editing, Delete It - In the photography industry, it is well known that we photographers are the worst when it comes to editing our own images. We think our images are flawless, no matter how blurry and soft they are ...

Triple Falls, White Mountains

Triple Falls - White Mountains, NH
Triple Falls, White Mountains - Triple Falls is a series of three smaller waterfalls consisting of Proteus, Erebus and Evans Falls on Townline Brook in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. They are located a short distance upstream from where Pinkham B Road crosses Townline Brook. Park at this crossing ...
Lonesome Lake - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
New Hampshire Wildlife Crimes - Did you know you can report wildlife crimes anonymously online in New Hampshire? All you need to do is fill out a short online form to report a crime (see link below). Wildlife crimes can include baiting, poaching and / or harassment of wildlife. Never ...
New Hampshire - Autumn Foliage
Beaver Pond - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire USA Week of October 10, 2011:
By now I am sure every photographer in New England is aware that the autumn foliage in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is very spotty this year. The good news is foliage scenes can be ...

Autumn Season

Northeast Kingdom - Victory, Vermont USA

Autumn Foliage Season Images by ScenicNH Photography LLC Week of October 3, 2011:
Here is a slideshow of autumn foliage from around the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Even though the color is off and looks beat up this year from Tropical Storm Irene, some nice scenes still can ...
Autumn Foliage - New Hampshire
Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge - Jefferson, New Hampshire USA Quick Update September 25, 2011:
Colors are starting to show in the Northern half of New Hampshire and the White Mountain region. Neither area is at peak yet, but the colors look good. Nice color can be found in the area ...

Autumn Season

Northeast Kingdom - Victory, Vermont USA
Maples - Clarity level turned down to -100 for a soft look Autumn, a new season - Even though everything really seems to be a few days (dare I say a week) behind schedule and the forests have a "beat up" look from Tropical Storm Irene, it should be ...
Fabyan Guard Station - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Fabyan Guard Station, White Mountains - Built in 1923 by Clifford L. Graham, the Fabyan Guard Station is a 16 by 20 foot one room log cabin located along old Cherry Mountain Road (the old Jefferson Turnpike) in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Graham would eventually become Supervisor of ...
Tropical Storm Irene - White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire
Tropical Storm Irene, White Mountains - From 6PM Saturday, August 27, 2011 through midnight Monday, August 29, 2011 the White Mountain National Forest was closed because of Tropical Storm Irene. This tropical storm caused massive damage along the East Coast of the United States and the White Mountain National Forest ...
Tropical Storm Irene - Flash Flood in Lincoln, New Hampshire
August 2011, Tropical Storm Irene - From 6PM Saturday August 27, 2011 through midnight Monday August 29, 2011 the White Mountain National Forest was closed because of Tropical Storm Irene. This tropical storm caused massive damage along the East Coast of the United States and the White Mountain National Forest ...
Pemi Wilderness- Suspension Bridge Update
August 2011, Pemi Wilderness Suspension Bridge Removal Update - Since the last update in April 2011, a couple more volunteer groups supervised by Forest Service have ventured into the Pemigewasset Wilderness of New Hampshire to remove bridge debris from the 180 foot suspension bridge. Located along the Wilderness Trail, this ...
Controlled Forest Burn - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Controlled Forest Burn, White Mountains - The above photo is of a controlled burn that was done by Forest Service in May of 2011 along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. I was able to document the burn site at three different stages of regrowth ...
Kancamagus Byway – Campsite trash
Campsite Trash, Kancamagus Scenic Byway - Admittedly the heat has taken its toll on me this week and I didn’t feel like doing anything today. My plans for the day were to walk up Forest Road 511 along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in New Hampshire to finish photographing a hardwood ...
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - Lincoln, NH
Artifact Notice Sign - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Artifact Removal Is Illegal - As you explore the logging camps and historical sites of the White Mountains, New Hampshire, keep in mind that removal of historic or archaeological artifacts from federal lands without a permit is a violation of federal ...
Swift River Kancamagus Highway during autumn - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Swift River, White Mountains - Living in the White Mountains of New Hampshire I have the benefit of being able to photograph locations during all four seasons. One area of the White Mountains I have photographed in every season is the Swift River along the Kancamagus Scenic Bypass...[Continue reading] ...
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad – Trestle 7
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - Trestle 7 (Franconia Brook ) East Branch & Lincoln, Trestle 7 - As I start photographing abandoned railroads again, one of my objectives is to show how 20th century railroads have been used in the current trail system. Many of the railroads have ...
Maine Central Railroad - Pennsylvania Steel Co 1906 Trestle
Man & Nature Coexist - White Mountains, New Hampshire
June 15, 2011 - Today is National Nature Photography Day. The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) has designated June 15 as "Nature Photography Day". It's a day to grab your camera and explore nature. How and what you ...
Willey Brook Falls - White Mountains, NH
Willey Brook Falls, Crawford Notch - These falls are an impressive series of cascades located on Willey Brook, above Willey Brook Trestle, on the side of Mount Willard in Crawford Notch State Park of New Hampshire. The real adventure is just getting to them, which can be tricky if you ...
Lakes & Ponds, White Mountains
Lakes & Ponds, White Mountains - Everywhere I go in the White Mountains region of New Hampshire I am photographing some form of water. It makes no difference if it is the roaring Swift River or small wetlands area deep in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, water is present in many of ...
East Branch & Lincoln Logging Railroad in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - Artifact East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - Always look in the water, because you never know what you will find! The above photo is of an old horseshoe (artifact) in a wetlands area of the Pemigewasset Wilderness near Camp 9. Camp 9 was ...

2011 Happy Earth Day!

Bull Thistle Stock Photo
Mount Osceola - White Mountains, New Hampshire
April 22, 2011 - Happy Earth Day! This is a day to celebrate and create awareness for the environment. Earth day was first held on April 22, 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. senator from Wisconsin who had a great desire ...
Kancamagus Highway - New Hampshire USA
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Acadia National Park located on Mount Desert Island, Maine USA which is part of scenic New England. Otter Cliff is off in the distance.
Acadia National Park, Maine - If you love New England, a visit to Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine is must. You can start the day by driving up to the summit of Cadillac Mountain to watch the sunrise over Frenchman Bay; its one of the first ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness -White Mountains, NH
April 2011, Pemi Wilderness Suspension Bridge Removal Update - The Plymouth State College Adventure Education Club spent a weekend in March 2011 removing roughly a 1000 lbs (+ / -) of the remaining bridge material from the 180 foot long suspension bridge site along the Wilderness Trail in the Pemigewasset ...
River Bank Erosion - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Tropical Storm Irene - White Mountain National Forest
Self Funded Photography Projects - As a freelance photographer, stock photography sales still play an important part of everyday business. These sales come from established clients, off the street clients and agencies that represent me. To add fresh imagery to ScenicNH ...

March’s Super Worm Moon

Super Worm Moon - White Mountains New Hampshire USA
March 2011 "Super Worm" full moon - Hope everyone had a chance to see the March "Super Worm" full moon. The above scene is was from along the Kancamagus Highway in the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA....[Continue reading] ...
Kancamagus Highway - New Hampshire USA
Kancamagus Scenic Byway, New Hampshire - The Kancamagus Scenic Byway, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is considered one of the best scenic drives in the Northeast. Though the scenic byway attracts the most visitors during the autumn months, I think it is a great area to explore ...
Slideshow of Weeks Act Centennial

Weeks Act Centennial - Images by ScenicNH.com Photography Celebrating 100 years of Wilderness Protection. The above images are why I feel the Weeks Act is so important. Without it who knows what condition the White Mountains of New Hampshire would be in today ...
A hiker crosses over Franconia Brook on a foot bridge. At the end of this bridge hikers enter into the Pemigewasset Wilderness. Old abutments from Trestle 7 along the old the East Branch & Lincoln Logging Railroad bed are used to support this foot bridge. Located in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA. The East Branch & Lincoln Railroad operated from 1893 - 1948. (Erin Paul Donovan)
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - Trestle 7 abutments put to good use
March 1, 2011 - Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Weeks Act.
One hundred years ago today, President William Howard Taft signed the Weeks Act into law ...

Mount Washington New Hampshire

Mount Washington - White Mountains, NH - Winter Stock Photo
Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire - The Northeast's highest peak, home to the worst weather in the world, and a winter climber's paradise. The summit is a also excellent place to explore and photograph during the winter months. Its also a good subject to photograph in black & white ...

Trail Rock Cairns

The silhouette of a rock cairn on the summit of Mount Washington at dusk in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA

Trail Rock Cairns Images by ScenicNH Photography LLC Rock Cairns: A rock cairn is defined as a pile of rocks that marks the location of a hiking trail. They vary in size from one foot to massive piles of rocks. Many rock cairns in the alpine zone of the ...

Photos With A Foreground

Photos With A Foreground
Halibut Point State Park - Cape Ann, Massachusetts
Photos With A Foreground - The foreground is defined as part of a scene that is nearest to the viewer. Most photographers believe a strong foreground completes a scene. I try to include an interesting foreground subject whenever possible. If done ...
Mount Pierce, Great Place To Start
Mount Pierce, Great Place To Start - One of the easier and best "bang for your buck" hikes in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is Mount Pierce. You get alpine expose and beautiful views of the Presidential Range. All with the option of being able to retreat to the ...
Downes - Oliverian Brook Ski Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
(Number 1) Lost Pond - White Mountains, NH
It's hard to pick only ten images to represent a year, but I think I managed. Since most of my focus and projects were in the White Mountains, I decided to only include imagery from the mountains. 1) Pinkham Notch - ...
Sunrise & Sunset Photography
Sunset from Bald Mountain - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Sunrise & Sunset Photography, New Hampshire - The setting sun and orange sky looks cool and get lots of attention on social media sites, but reality is the photography market is flooded with this kind of imagery. Don’t get ...
Eco-Friendly Prints On Display in Lincoln
Lincoln Woods Trail - White Mountains, NH
The above shot is one of five images that is currently on display at the Lincoln, New Hampshire library. The prints represent the White Mountains and will be on display for the next few months. For this display, I decided that ...

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
Hampton Beach, New Hampshire - Recently I was trying to locate an image I created years ago along the coast of New Hampshire. As time goes by trying to find images in a growing image archive can sometimes be very time consuming. Even more so when the image I am ...
Salem, Massachusetts – Halloween
Salem Witch Museum - Salem, Massachusetts
One of the more interesting and educational places in New England to explore during Halloween is Salem, Massachusetts. This city is home to the Salem witch trials of 1692, which was a horrific event that forever changed Massachusetts. During the Salem witch ...
Woodstock, NH – Still Autumn
Tributary of Lost River - Woodstock, New Hampshire
There still is autumn color to be found. You just have to look for it. The above image is along a tributary of Lost River in Woodstock, New Hampshire USA on a rainy overcast day ...

Chester Village Cemetery

Chester Village Graveyard - Chester, New Hampshire
Chester Village Cemetery - Chester, New Hampshire USA
Chester Village Cemetery - This past weekend I was in southern New Hampshire and stopped by one of my favorite graveyards. The Chester Village Cemetery is located in Chester, New Hampshire at the junction of Routes 121 and 102. It is ...
Hancock Branch along the Kancamagus Highway (route 112) in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months.
Hancock Branch - White Mountains, NH
Foliage Report: October 1, 2010 Strong winds and heavy rain are changing the landscape quickly (White Mountains, NH). The above image was from a few days ago along the Hancock Branch. The bottom image is from the same location as the above ...

Foliage Report – New England

Foliage Report – New England
Grafton Notch State Park - Screw Auger Falls, Maine
Foliage Report: Sept 29-30, 2010 The colors are looking pretty good in the White Mountains of New hampshire (Kancamagus Highway - North) and in parts of Maine, BUT they are fading fast and this weekend may be your last chance ...

New Hampshire Foliage Report

New Hampshire Foliage Report
Kancamagus Pass - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Foliage Update: - Sept 26-28, 2010 The White Mountains and Northern New Hampshire are engulfed by the colors of autumn! You will find some great shots in the area of the Kancamagus Pass along the Kancamagus Highway. Grafton Notch State ...
Foliage Update – New Hampshire
Hardwood Forest - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Foliage Update: - Sept 22-24, 2010 The bright colors of autumn are taken over the White Mountains, New Hampshire. The above image is from yesterday along the Kancamagus Highway in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA. The Kancamagus Pass looks ...
Foliage Update – White Mountains, NH
Ammonoosuc River - Carroll, NH
Foliage Update: - Sept 19-21, 2010 Autumn is quickly taken over the White Mountains, New Hampshire. The above image is from along the Ammonoosuc River in Carroll, New Hampshire USA during the last few days ...

White Mountains, NH Autumn

Pinkham Notch Autumn- New Hampshire
Pinkham Notch - White Mountains, New Hampshire
With summer in the rear view mirror it is time to start focusing on autumn. During the autumn season the landscape of the White Mountains of New Hampshire is transformed into a brilliant display of colors lasting only a few weeks ...
White Mountains, NH Panoramics

White Mountains NH - Panoramic Images by ScenicNH Photography LLC White Mountains, New Hampshire Panoramics - If you are looking for that perfect header for your personal or business website check out the panoramics section of ScenicNH Photography. Focused around the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA these images ...
Mount Success, Douglas DC-3 Plane Crash
Mount Success, Northeast Airlines Flight 792 Plane Crash - On November 30, 1954, Northeast Airlines Flight 792, encountered snow squalls, reducing visibility to zero, during its flight to Berlin, New Hampshire. The plane continued on and while trying to navigate only by instruments to the Berlin Airport it crashed into ...
Winter Hiking Safety and Photography
Mt Pierce at dawn - White Mountains, NH
Winter Hiking Safety and Photography - One winter, before sunrise, I was setup near the summit of Mt Pierce in the New Hampshire White Mountains photographing the moon. It was a perfect morning to be on the ridge with the ...
Mount Washington, New Hampshire
Mount Washington - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Hiring A Professional Photographer - The digital era has made it possible for anyone with a camera to profit from photography, hence the surge of photographers in the photography industry over the last decade. The number of photographers in the New England ...
Sculptured Rocks Natural Area - Groton, New Hampshire
Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, New Hampshire - A short ride from Newfound Lake in Bristol, New Hampshire is Sculptured Rocks Natural Area in Groton, New Hampshire. Sculptured Rocks Natural Area spans 272 acres and is located on the Cockermouth River. It was formed at the end of the Great Ice ...

Newfound Lake, Bristol

Paradise Point Nature Center - Hebron, New Hampshire
Newfound Lake, New Hampshire - In my New England travels, I always seem to forget about Wellington State Park located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, New Hampshire. The park can be accessed year around, and there is a sandy beach on the park grounds. No question the summer season is ...
Lonesome Lake - White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Lonesome Lake, Bull Moose - Yesterday morning (Thursday) I took a quick trip up to Lonesome Lake in the White Mountains, New Hampshire to do some exploring. As I came around a bend in the trail I was surprised when I bumped into a moose standing in the middle of ...
Lincoln Woods Trail - Lincoln, White Mountains, New Hampshire
Lincoln Woods Trail, Stream - Along the Lincoln Woods Trail in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is a small stream that I have walked past countless times over the years when heading into the Pemi Wilderness. For one reason or another I have never given it a second look ...
Black Bear -Ursus americanus- during the summer months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Black Bears, White Mountains - Bluff charges and tent ransacking are the topic of discussion these days here in the New Hampshire's White Mountains. There have been reports of bears causing trouble for hikers and campers throughout the White Mountain National Forest.....[Continue reading] ...
The Boulders at RiverWoods Reception
Calla Lilies
The Boulders at RiverWoods, Exeter - I spent Tuesday of this week in Exeter, New Hampshire for an artist reception and the grand opening of “The Boulders” at RiverWoods, a community designed using green principles. Green principles minimize the impact on our environment. A large selection of ...
The Perch Shelter - White Mountains, NH USA
The Perch Shelter, White Mountains - The Perch Shelter is located along Perch Path in Cascade Ravine just off Randolph Path and Israel Ridge Path in the Northern Presidential Range of the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. Originally a birch bark building, the Perch shelter dates back to ...
Resolution Shelter - Dry River Wilderness, White Mountains, NH
Resolution Shelter - Dry River Wilderness, White Mountains
Resolution Shelter Closed, June 21, 2010 - The Resolution Shelter in the Dry River Wilderness of the White Mountains, New Hampshire has been closed. It has been deemed unsafe. This shelter has been in bad shape for a number of years ...
Labrador Tea-Ledum groenlandicum- during the summer months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire. This plant can be found on the rocky slopes of the alpine zone
Mt Washington Alpine Flowers - During the spring months, tiny alpine flowers bloom on Mount Washington in New Hampshire. And one of the best areas to see these flowers is in the Alpine Garden, along the Alpine Garden Trail. The Alpine Garden Trail is located on the eastern slopes of ...
Quebec, Canada Wildfires - New Hampshire USA
Kancamagus Highway - White Mountains, New Hampshire
The above image was photographed on Friday, May 28, 2010 from a scenic pulloff along the Kancamagus Highway in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA before the smoke from the wildfires around Quebec blew in ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - Unattended campfire
Unattended Campfire, Pemigewasset Wilderness - In May 2010, I spent a day deep in the Pemigewasset Wilderness of New Hampshire doing research and verifying information along the old East Branch & Lincoln Railroad. It was a wonderful day, but what I stumbled upon caught me completely off guard.....[Continue reading] ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - White Mountains, NH USA
Perspective, Pemigewasset Wilderness - One of the challenges of a photographer focused on the New England environment is finding a different perspective of locations that have been photographed thousands of times. I approach this issue by focusing on entire areas, such as the Pemigewasset Wilderness and not just one popular ...
Wildlife Photography Ethics
Wildlife Photography Ethics - Every year in New England you hear about photographers harassing wildlife to get the "shot". It has become an endless problem with no easy solution, and lack of public education for nature photography ethics is part of the problem. Being an amateur or professional photographer has ...

Robert Frost Homestead

Robert Frost Homestead
Robert Frost Homestead, New Hampshire - From the rusted mailbox to the chairs on the porch, nothing represents rural america better than this classic New England homestead. The Robert Frost Homestead is a great spot to visit if you are looking to kill some time during your visit to the ...

2010 Happy Earth Day

Acadia National Park located on Mount Desert Island, Maine USA which is part of scenic New England. Otter Cliff is off in the distance.
Indian Poke -Veratrum veride-
April 22, 2010 - Earth Day Celebrates 40 years!! Earth day was created forty years ago (April 22, 1970) by Gaylord Nelson. This is a day to celebrate and create awareness for the environment ...
Weeks Act Exhibit – Plymouth State University
Beebe River Logging Railroad - Remnants of a Harp Switch Stand
April 4, 2010 - Last week I had the opportunity to visit the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University to view the Weeks Act Exhibit. The exhibit, runs from March 3 - April 11, 2010 ...
Baldwin Steam Locomotive, Gorham
Baldwin Steam Locomotive, New Hampshire - This 1911 Baldwin 0-6-0 steam locomotive is on display at the Grand Trunk Railroad Museum in Gorham, New Hampshire USA. These old locomotives look so cool, and I really enjoy photographing them. If time permitted, I would spend hours shooting all the different angles....[Continue ...
Truth In Captioning, Photography
Truth In Captioning, Photography - Working photographers have many responsibilities besides producing imagery. One responsibility is truthfully captioning images. Editors, publishers and stock photography agencies all rely on this piece of information for one reason or another....[Continue reading] ...

Nansen Ski Jump, Milan

Nansen Ski Jump in Milan New Hampshire USA. This jump is 170 feet long and was constructed in 1936. In 1938, Olympic Trials were held here. The jump was closed in 1988.
Nansen Ski Jump, New Hampshire - Located along Route 16 in Milan, New Hampshire is the Nansen Wayside Park, which is home to the historical Nansen Ski Jump. Built in 1936 the Nansen Ski Jump at one time held major ski championships. And in 1938 the first Olympic Trials were ...
Mount Carrigain - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Sawyer River Railroad, New Hampshire - The Sawyer River Railroad, operated by the Daniel Saunders Family, was a ten-mile long logging railroad in the New Hampshire White Mountains. It was in operation from 1877-1928 and was one of the last logging railroads to operate in New Hampshire...[Continue reading] ...
Black Bear -Ursus americanus- during the summer months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Wildlife Paparazzi Photographer - What is a wildlife paparazzi photographer? Defined as one who pursues wildlife much in the same way the paparazzi pursue the rich and famous...[Continue reading] ...
Mount Washington, New Hampshire

Mount Washington New Hampshire Images by ScenicNH Photography LLC January 28, 2010 - Since April 12, 1934 Mount Washington in New Hampshire has held the record for the highest wind gust ever measured on earth at 231 miles per hour. A wind speed that some said would never be ...

Kancamagus Scenic Byway

Kancamagus Highway - New Hampshire USA
Kancamagus Scenic Byway, New Hampshire - New stock photography images have been added to the ScenicNH Photography image archive. These images are focused around the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA. Above is a slideshow of scenes from along the Kancamagus Byway...[Continue reading] ...
Carter-Moriah Trail - White Mountains, New Hampshire
Cold Weather & Camera Batteries - How do I approach the cold weather battery issue? Most DSLRs use battery packs these days, so I am not going to attempt to describe the different types of batteries that are available. My Canons use a 7.4V lithium-Ion rechargeable battery pack, so I ...

Ossipee Mountains Update

Ossipee Mountains Update
Quick News Update For everyone who has been following the Ossipee Mountains property closure situation there is good news. Trail access has been restored! The Bureau of Trails deserves a big THANK YOU from everyone. This property closure was the result of a couple irresponsible hikers over the 2009 summer ...
Old Man of the Valley, Shelburne
Old Man of the Valley - Shelburne, New Hampshire - The Old Man of the Valley rock profile is a neat little tourist attraction that can be found on the side of Route 2 in Shelburne, New Hampshire, near the Maine border. From the roadside parking lot, the rock profile ...
Dixville Notch State Park - Dixville, New Hampshire Stock Photos
Dixville Notch State Park, New Hampshire - Dixville Notch State Park consists of 127 acres along Route 26 in Dixville, New Hampshire. This state park has many opportunities for hikers, photographers, tourists and waterfall buffs. Personally, I prefer to visit Dixville Notch during the autumn months, during peak foliage, but ...

Bailey Island Bridge, Maine

Bailey Island Bridge, Maine
Bailey Island Bridge – Harpswell, Maine
Bailey Island Bridge, Maine - The Bailey Island Bridge is located along Route 24 in Harpswell, Maine. It connects Bailey Island and Orr’s Island. Construction of the bridge started in 1927 and was completed in 1928. The design is referred to as a ...

Mountain Lion Sighting

Mountain Lion Sighting
Mountain Lion - Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
September 26, 2009 - Reports of a Mountain Lion in New Hampshire again. The most recent report was from Barnstead, New Hampshire, and to make it little more convincing a representative of Fish & Game witnessed the animal! Word is that ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - Suspension bridge
September 2009, Pemi Wilderness Suspension Bridge Removal Update - Quick update on the Pemigewasset Wilderness Bridge Removal, along the Wilderness Trail. It has been decided that both bridges will be removed. Forest Service plans on having the suspension bridge dismantled before December ...
The Gage Accident plaque in Cavendish, Vermont USA
The Gage Accident plaque - Cavendish, Vermont USA
Phineas P Gage, Vermont - If your travels ever take you to Cavendish, Vermont and you enjoy oddities, here is one worth checking out. Located in the downtown section of Cavendish is a plaque bolted to a boulder in memory of ...
B-18 Bomber Crash, Mt Waternomee
Mt Waternomee B-18 Bomber Plane Crash - During the World War II Era, a horrific plane crash awoke the quiet town of Woodstock, New Hampshire USA. The explosion rattled homes and was heard throughout the countryside, and flames from the wreckage could be seen from the towns of Lincoln and ...

Tripod & Hiking

Mount Washington, New Hampshire USA
Bulky & Heavy Tripod On Rock
How to get sharper images? A common question photographers are asked. I have noticed that most people asking this question are carrying tiny plastic tripods that weigh only ounces. Can you imagine putting a six pound camera on a flimsy plastic tripod in ...
Cog Railroad Clean Up - Mt Washington, New Hampshire
Mount Washington, New Hampshire Cleanup - I recently had the opportunity to photograph the on going cleanup efforts along the Mount Washington Cog Railway. Another “Environmental” project that seems to be going unnoticed in the White Mountain National Forest is the cleanup efforts along the Mount Washington Cog Railroad. The ...
Mount Washington Cog, New Hampshire
Mount Washington Cog Railway - A few weeks back I made a trip to the summit of Mount Washington in the New Hampshire White Mountains to photograph the Biodiesel locomotive that is now in operation on the Cog Railway. This is the Cog Railway's first Biodiesel locomotive, and it is ...
Photographer's Right
Photographers, Know Your Rights - Do you know your rights? Who, what, and where you can photograph? It is a constitutional right to make images of almost anything in the United States when you are in a public area. If you are ever put in a situation where you are ...
Pemigewasset Wilderness - Suspension bridge
June 2009, Pemi Wilderness Suspension Bridge Removal Proposal - Here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire there is a buzz about the removal of the 180 foot long suspension bridge, which crosses the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in the Pemigewasset Wilderness. The suspension bridge is located along ...
Prescott Park – Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Prescott Park, New Hampshire - Prescott Park is a ten acre parcel of land along the Portsmouth waterfront. We can thank Josie and Mary Prescott, public school teachers and life long residents of Portsmouth, for the creation of this park. It was their desire to see an area of the ...