Posts published in February, 2012

Dundas Castle

Posted on February 28, 2012 at 6:53 pm

Dundas Castle

A few days ago James, Bennett, and myself took the long ride back to Sullivan County to visit the Dundas Castle. Perched on a small hill overlooking the Beaverkill, this abandoned manor is a fine example of Neo-Gothic architecture, a movement that appeared in the late nineteenth century in North America. To our surprise, we bumped into many passersby walking the castle's corridors that afternoon. Its three turrets visible from the road and good structural integrity have made this mountain ... Continue Reading

No Skating Allowed

Posted on February 21, 2012 at 11:50 pm

No Skating Allowed

There was no shortage of icicles in last week's post but truth be told, we are not getting any closer to winter — it was all CGI. What happened to Punxsutawney's favorite oracle? Somebody please put an end to the rodent's reign of terror, preferably Bill Murray. I captured this photo essay series of photographs back in March but this could have taken place last weekend just as well, kids are already busy skating the Civil War Monument in Washington ... Continue Reading

Bozen Kill Falls in Christman Sanctuary

Posted on February 12, 2012 at 11:57 pm

Bozen Kill Falls in Christman Sanctuary

Owned by the Nature Conservancy since 1970, Christman Sanctuary is a beautiful site that offers an easy hike through a plantation of cedars, spruces, and pines. A highlight of these 97 acres located off the beaten path near Duanesburg, NY is the Bozenkill, with its 30-foot waterfall and numerous smaller cataracts. This preserve is a sight to behold in winter and should you be agile enough, you might even get a chance to venture behind its frozen walls. I explored the ... Continue Reading

Photographer Justin Higgins

Posted on February 5, 2012 at 8:09 pm

Photographer Justin Higgins

When I started this photo-blog back in 2010 I had a few things in mind I wanted to share. My interest in photography has been the drive behind my posts but I had mentioned early on my plan to shine a light on the work of like-minded local photographers and their vision of the Capital District. I had not made good on that promise... until now. I'd like to introduce this series of conversations with the work of local photographer ... Continue Reading