Posts Tagged: Swift River

Scenes of March, 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

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 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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New Hampshire – Autumn Foliage

Kinsman Notch - Reflection of mountains in Beaver Pond in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months.
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 found, it just requires the photographer to work a little harder than past years and venture off the everyday beaten paths. 

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Swift River, New Hampshire

Swift River during the summer months in the White Mountains, New Hampshire.
Swift River – White Mountains, New Hampshire Summer

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.

When building an image archive, photographing locations in every season can be beneficial, but photographers must keep in mind that building a successful image archive involves photographing new locations and scenes, not photographing the some scene over and over.

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Erosion, Self Funded Photography Projects

August 2013 - Trail washout along the Lincoln Woods Trail next to the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. This tropical storm / hurricane caused destruction along the East coast of the United States and the White Mountain National Forest of New Hampshire was officially closed during the storm.
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 Photography, I do self funded projects. Some of these projects last days, months or even years. One has even become a lifelong body of work.

Sitting back and waiting for photo requests and assignments does not work for me, so I am always producing imagery I feel will be profitable for future stock sales. I learned early on that there is not much of a market for generic landscape imagery, so I try to photograph subject matter that has impact on the environment.  

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