Welcome to the photoblog of Erin Paul Donovan, a professional photographer located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA.
Specializing in environmental conservation and historic preservation photography mainly in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Image archive consists of forgotten history and landscape scenes of the White Mountains and New England region.
Tuckerman Ravine – Boott Spur Trail, New Hampshire
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, a botanist who took part in scientific expeditions to the Presidential Range during the early 1800s. The original route of the trail was opened by the Appalachian Mountain Club in 1900.
If I had to pick my top ten favorite trails in the White Mountains, this trail would be on the list. Much of trail is above treeline, and the views are breathtaking! First-timers hiking this trail could suffer from view overload and will be taking many more breaks than expected to enjoy the mountain landscape.
Lakes of the Clouds – Mt Washington, New Hampshire
2014 Print Sale Has Started! The 2014 season has been incredible, and offering a discount to loyal followers is the least I can do. 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!
I have selected a number of landscape images of the White Mountains New Hampshire and New England region that will look incredible in print. If you have been interested in purchasing a particular print, now is the time to do it! You can view the landscape print collection here.
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 object in a scene a viewer will recognize the size of works, but using people is usually the best option.
Everyone is familiar with the size of an average person, so the hikers included in these landscape scenes act as a reference point to help gauge the size of the scene. The size and depth of these scenes would be lost if the hikers were not included. And yes, the boulders (above) in King Ravine are huge!
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 this sale. Check it out!
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Thank you for another great year and enjoy the holiday season.
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.
Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire – At a height of 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is the Northeast's highest peak, home to the worst weather in the world, and a winter climber’s paradise. The 60 acres, more or less, surrounding the summit cone is part of the Mount Washington State Park.
The most well known historical event in the White Mountains happened on April 12, 1934. On this day, a wind gust of 231 miles per hour was recorded on Mount Washington by the Mount Washington Observatory staff. It was the fastest wind gust ever recorded on the surface of the Earth, and it wasn’t until sixty-two years later, in 1996, that an unmanned instrument station in Barrow Island, Australia broke the record with a recording of 253 miles per hour during Tropical Cyclone Olivia.
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 Presidential Range are impressive eye-catching pieces of art. They are found throughout the White Mountains of New Hampshire and make great photo subjects. Above is a slideshow of rock cairns found along the White Mountains trail system.
The Presidential Range from Mount Pierce – White Mountains, NH
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 cover of the forest quickly. Very little of this hike is exposed, which makes it great training for hikers new to winter hiking. It is also a great area to practice using your camera in alpine conditions.
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