Now This

Photo features and short writing

I am a photographer who is also a writer. Or maybe it is the other way around. In any event, this is where I store blog posts about recent events and projects. For longer writing samples, hop over to the Articles and/or Books pages.

Barnet

More Joy, Less Judgment

I was procrastinating this morning, thinking of ways to avoid going out into the -2.9 degree weather (citing the temperature […]

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Liz at The DrawingBoard

Montpelier Merchants

I have started working on a Meet the Merchant project with Montpelier Alive, and along with environmental portraits of the […]

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Mountaintop Wedding

A week ago, I had the pleasure of photographing the beautiful marriage of Amanda and Brian (whom I met last […]

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Montpelier March

Today’s Women’s March on Montpelier brought the largest demonstration in memory to the capital (the Burlington Free Press estimated 15,000, SevenDays […]

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Amanda and Mike

Saving a Farm

Thanksgiving is a good time to think about where our food comes from, about what it takes to nourish and encourage […]

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Owl's Head at Dawn

On Top of Vermont

One of my favorite places in Vermont is Owl’s Head. It is in Groton State Park, and has a parking […]

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Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Brubecks in Vermont

This fall the Brubeck Brothers Quartet, a client, was scheduled to perform in Manchester, Vermont, so I headed south for […]

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Montpelier Panoramas

With the generous assistance of Ashley Witzenberger at Montpelier Alive, I been able to make a few forays up steep ladders, past spiderwebs and ancient clockworks, […]

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Vermontotypes

Last weekend I was exploring the backroads of southwestern Vermont. I scouted many excellent sites for future visits through the coming […]

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Moon Shot

I WAS HALFWAY down the steep, rocky trail when I first heard their quiet voices floating up the path. It was […]

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Yelena Dyachek

Festival Napa Valley

This summer was the sixth I have been involved with the amazing Festival Napa Valley, and the fourth where I […]

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Brotherhood of the Arrow

Faire Thee Well

In the heart of the Green Mountains, a sun swept field vibrates with the enthusiasm of a thousand devotees of broadswords, […]

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The Most Beautiful Village in Russia

Across the room an iPhone alarm rages. I open my eyes. Or at least I think I do. I cannot […]

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Montpelier Birdfest

I heard about this weekend’s Birdfest and, knowing nothing about birding but having run through the fields of the North […]

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The Spine of Russia

Our epic Russian-American road trip from the Barents to the Black Sea is now over. We accumulated 6,000 kilometers, 3,500 […]

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Just Add Water

I admit it, I have a routine. Not a rut, a routine. What I like to do on a Saturday […]

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Buried Stories

A few nights ago, I went out during Blue Hour to explore and shoot at a fascinating graveyard here in […]

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The Spine of Russia

Just a little under a decade ago, in 2006, the US and Russia were staunch allies in the global war […]

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Summer!

Tomatoes are in the ground, mosquitoes have been sighted and swatted, and we have even had a few hot spells […]

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Burr Morse

Sweet Maple

The first Morse family sugaring ancestor arrived in Cabot in 1789. For 150 years, the family tapped trees and boiled […]

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