Boston reportage, travel, and adventure photography and filmmaking
photographer and filmmaker based in Boston, Massachusetts

Counting Nature: New Hampshire Fish Ladders

I’m starting a new personal photography project on different ways humans count nature to better understand it. The first shoot for this project was with New Hampshire Fish and Game in the Seacoast region as they surveyed anadromous river herring, counted other species of fish on the fish ladder, and stocked inland water bodies.

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Full Moon Kiteboarding in Pleasure Bay, Boston

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Tyler Scholl, a designer for Woo Sports, was our willing volunteer for some full moon kiteboarding. I had hoped that sky would be a little bit brighter, but a little high ISO, slow shutter speed photography never hurt anybody.

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The Snowiest Winter

A historic winter deserves a historic camera so this winter I froze my fingers off using my medium format pinhole camera around Boston and New England to document a world gripped by snow and ice. I hedged my bets on this being the snowiest winter ever and was thankful for those last couple of inches which put this winter into the record books for Boston total snowfall.

A Street, Boston:

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The Barking Crab, Boston:

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View from Seaport Boulevard, Boston:

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Boston Common:

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Harborwalk, Boston:

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Lubec, Maine:

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Wiscasset, Maine:

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The Harvard Lampoon, Cambridge:

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Bailey Island, Maine:

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Revere Beach:

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Revere Beach:

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Alewife Greenway, Arlington:

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Hub Comics, Somerville:

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Under McGrath Highway, Somerville:

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Central Hill Playground, Somerville:

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Highland Ave, Somerville:

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Prospect Park, Somerville:

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Walnut Street, Somerville:

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The view from my house on Putnam Street, Somerville:

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Behind the Foam Factory, Somerville:

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Pembroke Street, Somerville:

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New England Ice Yachting

This winter I’ve been working on a personal project on New England winter sports. I’ve been doing my homework and researching every possible activity people do to stay busy through cold winters and ice yachting was the sport I was most excited about. Sadly, this winter has been too snowy and this is the first weekend of quality ice in the region for a few months. People drove 8+ hours to come together on some relatively smooth and safe ice on Sebago Lake in Maine. The boat designs that most people use are almost 100 years old with a few modern advancements like carbon fiber parts and plastic bolts. This is definitely a sport you need to devote yourself to because equipment is not easy to come by and talking to people at this event, roughly half of the people built their own boats. I also learned that the ice boat held the land speed record until relatively recently when it was broken by a motorcycle. These things can fly! They also look like futuristic steam punk cars for a post-apocalyptic winter world.

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

Ice Yachting on Lake Sebago in Maine

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Joshua Tree and Palm Springs for West Elm

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Exploring around the Salton Sea in some time off:

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Salvation Mountain:

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Bombay Beach:

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