Posts Tagged: seasons



Five Locations to Photograph Foliage

Mount Washington Valley - Pinkham Notch in Gorham, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months.
Pinkham Notch – White Mountains, New Hampshire
 

Five locations to photograph foliage – Here in the White Mountains of New Hampshire the foliage season has begun. I think the 2014 foliage season is going to be impressive and maybe the best we have had in years. Today, I want to share with you some great places in the White Mountains where you can view and photograph the autumn foliage.

Pinkham Notch, Route 16 – Pinkham Notch (above) is crazy during the autumn season, but the foliage is worth it! You do not have to venture far off Route 16 to see the impressive display of autumn. The area is very busy during the autumn season, and you will not be alone, not even early in the morning.

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July – White Mountains, New Hampshire

East Branch of the Pemigewasset River during the summer months in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA.
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River – Lincoln, New Hampshire
 

Five images from the month of July – 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. I can't wait to see what August brings.

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June – White Mountains, New Hampshire

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
 

Five images from the month of June – 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 question if the summer season is going to be washout. I hope not, but realize anything is possible when it comes to mother nature. Even with the poor weather I did manage to photograph the Lupine Festival and Frankenstein Trestle on beautiful days.

Crawford Notch State Park - Frankenstein Trestle  along the Maine Central Railroad in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA. Chartered in 1867 as the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad Company then leased to the Maine Central Railroad in 1888 and later abandoned in 1983. Since 1995 the Conway Scenic Railroad, which provides passenger excursion trains has been using the track.
Frankenstein Trestle – Crawford Notch State Park, New Hampshire
 

For the railroad buffs, if you have never visited Frankenstein Trestle in Crawford Notch State Park, I suggest you do. It is one of the coolest trestles I have photographed in New England. It also has excellent views of the Notch.

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May – White Mountains, New Hampshire

Franconia Notch State Park - The Pemigewasset River in the area of "The Basin" viewing area in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA during the spring months.
Franconia Notch State Park – Lincoln, New Hampshire
 

Five images from the month of May – 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 looked better than ever this year. Heres a few images from this month.

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April – White Mountains, New Hampshire

Kayaking the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA during the spring months.
East Branch of the Pemigewasset River – Lincoln, New Hampshire
 

Five images from the month of April – 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 a beautiful mountain scene with dirty snow in the foreground! Yes, I'm complaining some but know many photographers can relate to this issue.

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March – White Mountains New Hampshire

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
 

Five images from the month of March – 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 years, but was mainly interested in the Passaconaway settlement.

Just like January and February, March had a few snowstorms that created breathtaking snowscapes. To be in a forest after a snowstorm should be on everyone's bucket list. Its just a great feeling! Heres a few images from this month. Hope you enjoy them. 

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