Author Archives: Simon


Happy 4th America

Here is my effort to celebrate the 4th from Bar Harbor, Maine.  The shot was taken from the dock, and the flag is on a lobster boat that was preparing to go out to sea […]

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Ram Island Ledge Light

I went to Cape Elizabeth to photograph the Portland Head Light earlier this summer, but I ended up with some great shots of the Ram Island Ledge Light instead.  This lighthouse is a few hundred […]

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Portland Head Light

I have visited the Portland Head Light two or three times this summer.  It is allegedly the most photographed lighthouse in the United States.  These images come from a sunset shoot in June.  I tried […]

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Fort Pickering Light

    I visited Fort Pickering Light in Salem, Massachusetts, earlier this summer.  The sunrise peaked right as I was allowed in Winter Island Park, where the lighthouse is located.  I scrambled to get the […]

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Old Scituate Light

The next image in my lighthouse series comes from Massachusetts. The best thing about Old Scituate Light is the amount of angles you can approach it from. You can shoot from one of the two […]

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Whaleback Light

My second lighthouse effort comes from Maine, though the picture was taken from Portsmouth Harbor in New Hampshire. Whaleback lighthouse was constructed in 1830, and has been automated since the 1960s. I took this image […]

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Nubble Light

I have been shooting a lot of lighthouses in Maine and Massachusetts lately, and I am big fan of the Cape Neddick Lighthouse in Ogunquit, also known as Nubble Light. I have been to this […]

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Boston Pops Independence Day Fireworks!

This was my first time at the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, and I have to say, I really lucked out. I had a spot right across the river, with a great view of the skyline […]

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Ruffled Lemur

Here’s another series of images from the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, NC. When you join the lemurs at feeding time, the ruffled lemurs are the first ones you see. They are bigger than the ring-tailed […]

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Ring-Tailed Lemur

Duke University has the largest population of lemurs in the world outside of their native Madagascar. You can visit the lemurs in Duke Forest during feeding time if you want a chance to get close. […]

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