Light Trails
Light Trails
Dover Stone Church
Dover Stone Church
Moon Over The Moodna Viaduct
Moon Over The Moodna Viaduct
Lake Minnewaska
Lake Minnewaska
Indian Brook Falls
Indian Brook Falls
Buttermillk Falls - Peekamoose
Buttermillk Falls - Peekamoose
Dutchess County Fair
Dutchess County Fair
Night Train
Night Train
Little Red Lighthouse
Little Red Lighthouse
Bullville Barn
Bullville Barn
Icy Rim On The Hudson
Icy Rim On The Hudson
Tannersville Barn
Tannersville Barn
Icy Cascade
Icy Cascade
Catskillsickles
Catskillsickles
Icy Sawtooth Grass
Icy Sawtooth Grass
Icy Ribbon
Icy Ribbon
January Thaw
January Thaw
Fortress Of Solitude
Fortress Of Solitude
Icy Deep
Icy Deep
Mount Beacon From Plum Point
Mount Beacon From Plum Point
Icy Fjord
Icy Fjord
Tarrytown Lighthouse
Tarrytown Lighthouse
Esopus Meadows Lighthouse
Esopus Meadows Lighthouse
Swarte Kill Sunrise
Swarte Kill Sunrise
Bear Mountain Bridge with Train
Bear Mountain Bridge with Train
Trolley Tracks
Trolley Tracks
The Rondout Lighthouse
The Rondout Lighthouse
Leaving Autumn
Leaving Autumn
Autumn Sunset In Washingtonville
Autumn Sunset In Washingtonville
Moodna Viaduct
Moodna Viaduct
Plum Point By Moonlight
Plum Point By Moonlight
Saugerties Lighthouse
Saugerties Lighthouse
Newburgh Waterfront
Newburgh Waterfront
Kaaterskill Falls
Kaaterskill Falls
The Mid-pHudson Bridge
The Mid-pHudson Bridge
Powder Mill
Powder Mill
Storm Over The Catskills
Storm Over The Catskills
Playing Down The Day
Playing Down The Day
Cornwall Landing
Cornwall Landing
Oak Glen Barn
Oak Glen Barn
Mohonk Gatehouse At Sunset
Mohonk Gatehouse At Sunset
Estuarine
Estuarine
Bear Mountain Bridge
Bear Mountain Bridge
Olana
Olana
Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge
Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge
Storm King Mountain View
Storm King Mountain View
Newburgh Beacon Bridge and Train
Newburgh Beacon Bridge and Train
Chadwick Lake
Chadwick Lake
Gomez Mill
Gomez Mill
Saugerties Meadows Lighthouse
Saugerties Meadows Lighthouse
Bellvale Farm
Bellvale Farm
Mohonk and Horses
Mohonk and Horses
Long Dock Park
Long Dock Park
Innisfree Gardens
Innisfree Gardens
Milton Landing
Milton Landing
Widow Jane Mine
Widow Jane Mine
Awosting Falls
Awosting Falls
The Basha Kill
The Basha Kill
Lake Massawippa
Lake Massawippa
Iona Island
Iona Island
Storm From Fox Hill Road
Storm From Fox Hill Road
Cragsmoor Stone Church Arch
Cragsmoor Stone Church Arch
Sam's Point
Sam's Point
Beacon Docks
Beacon Docks
Charles Rider Park
Charles Rider Park
Beacon Spillway
Beacon Spillway
Saugerties
Saugerties
Light Trails
Light TrailsInterstate 84 in Newburgh before dawn.
Dover Stone Church
Dover Stone ChurchA Hudson Valley slot canyon in Dover Plains!
Moon Over The Moodna Viaduct
Moon Over The Moodna ViaductA lovely sunrise scene with alpenglow over the trestle as the train crosses.
Lake Minnewaska
Lake MinnewaskaLate summer morning on Lake Minnewaska.
Indian Brook Falls
Indian Brook FallsA little gem in Cold Spring.
Buttermillk Falls - Peekamoose
Buttermillk Falls - PeekamooseIt seems like every other waterfall is called “Buttermilk”. This is the one on Peekamoose Road.
Dutchess County Fair
Dutchess County FairLots of circular motion and G-forces to go around!
Night Train
Night TrainTrain barrels over the Moodna Viaduct as the Milky Way floats overhead.
Little Red Lighthouse
Little Red LighthouseHere she sits, under the GWB.
Bullville Barn
Bullville Barn
Icy Rim On The Hudson
Icy Rim On The Hudson
Tannersville Barn
Tannersville Barn
Icy Cascade
Icy Cascade
Catskillsickles
Catskillsickles
Icy Sawtooth Grass
Icy Sawtooth Grass
Icy Ribbon
Icy Ribbon
January Thaw
January Thaw
Fortress Of Solitude
Fortress Of Solitude
Icy Deep
Icy Deep
Mount Beacon From Plum Point
Mount Beacon From Plum Point
Icy Fjord
Icy Fjord
Tarrytown Lighthouse
Tarrytown LighthouseThe Tarrytown Lighthouse on the Hudson.
Esopus Meadows Lighthouse
Esopus Meadows LighthouseIn barest daylight.
Swarte Kill Sunrise
Swarte Kill SunriseThe clouds burst into flame over the frozen Swarte Kill in Highland, NY.
Bear Mountain Bridge with Train
Bear Mountain Bridge with TrainFirst light of morning on the Popolopen Creek Bridge on  Rt. 9W in Fort Montgomery, NY, getting the shot.
Trolley Tracks
Trolley TracksAt Kingston Point Park.
The Rondout Lighthouse
The Rondout LighthouseFrom Kingston Point Park.
Leaving Autumn
Leaving AutumnThe CSX rail line on the west side of the Hudson River.
Autumn Sunset In Washingtonville
Autumn Sunset In WashingtonvilleThe sun sets behind the hill behind Washingtonville High School.  One of my colleagues calls this tree "Alfie".
Moodna Viaduct
Moodna ViaductThe Moodna Viaduct spans a valley carved by the Moodna Creek at the foot of Schunemunk Mountain in Cornwall.  This is the longest overland trestle east of the Mississippi River.
Plum Point By Moonlight
Plum Point By MoonlightPlum Point sits at the border of New Windsor and Cornwall on the Hudson.  A gorgeous view of the Hudson Highlands makes this one of my favorite places to bring my camera.
Saugerties Lighthouse
Saugerties LighthouseThis beautiful icon on the Hudson also doubles as a bed and breakfast.  If you visit in the morning, be sure to be quiet so as not to rouse the guests.
Newburgh Waterfront
Newburgh WaterfrontFormerly a home to factories, including my grandfather's garment factory, the Newburgh Waterfront was revitalized in the 1990's and is now home to restaurants and galleries.
Kaaterskill Falls
Kaaterskill FallsThis long-dropping drip drains from North Lake in Haines Falls, a gem of the Catskill Mountains.
The Mid-pHudson Bridge
The Mid-pHudson BridgeThis iconic bridge across the Hudson is old but oddly photogenic.
Powder Mill
Powder MillAn old gunpowder mill in Algonquin Park in Newburgh.
Storm Over The Catskills
Storm Over The CatskillsA storm passes over the Ashokan Reservoir at sunset.
Playing Down The Day
Playing Down The DayA lone guitarist plays his joy as the day comes to an end in Salisbury Mills.
Cornwall Landing
Cornwall LandingA town park in Cornwall-On-Hudson at sunrise.
Oak Glen Barn
Oak Glen BarnThe Hudson Valley is filled with old photogenic barns.
Mohonk Gatehouse At Sunset
Mohonk Gatehouse At SunsetThe Mohonk Gatehouse sits on Gatehouse Road just west of New Paltz.
Estuarine
EstuarineThe Hudson River is an estuary with numerous side tributaries that are lush and green in the summer sun.
Bear Mountain Bridge
Bear Mountain BridgeThis iconic Hudson Valley view is accessible on the pedestrian walkway over Popolopen Creek on Rt. 9W just north of the Bear Mountain traffic circle.
Olana
OlanaOlana has the inspirational home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church.
Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge
Kingston-Rhinecliff BridgeThis view can be accessed by climbing the Ferncliff Fire Tower.  The Hudson River, bridge and Catskill Mountains beyond unfold before you from this dizzying height.
Storm King Mountain View
Storm King Mountain ViewLooking north along the Hudson from the overlook on Rt. 218 south of Cornwall.  Breakneck Ridge and Bannerman Island are featured.
Newburgh Beacon Bridge and Train
Newburgh Beacon Bridge and TrainCSX runs a freight line along the west side of the Hudson River.  This view, from the end of Downing Avenue in Balmville, showcases the train as well as the gorgeous Newburgh Beacon Bridge.
Chadwick Lake
Chadwick LakeChadwick Lake is a town park in Newburgh with a fantastic 4-mile loop trail around the reservoir lake on the corner of Rt. 300 and Rt. 32.
Gomez Mill
Gomez MillSitting on the Orange/Ulster County line off of Rt. 9W, this historic landmark has been a grist mill and a paper mill and is now open to the public, along with the Gomez House on the other side of the road.
Saugerties Meadows Lighthouse
Saugerties Meadows LighthouseOne of several identical structures along the Hudson, this one is out in the middle of the river on a tiny island.  The best view is from Esopus Lighthouse Park on River Road in, where else, Esopus!
Bellvale Farm
Bellvale FarmThis dairy farm is located at the base of Mount Peter in Warwick.
Mohonk and Horses
Mohonk and HorsesMohonk is an instantly recognizable silhouette in the Mid-Hudson Valley.  The Smiley Fire Tower, a three-story stone edifice, projects from the top of the ridge.  On the other side of the ridge is Mohonk Mountain House, on Mohonk Lake.  I worked in the kitchens of Mohonk Mountain House in the mid-1980's, while I was going through college at SUNY New Paltz.
Long Dock Park
Long Dock ParkThis riverside park is located near the Metro-North rail station in Beacon.
Innisfree Gardens
Innisfree GardensThese sprawling sculpted gardens are located in Millbrook.  Definitely worth a morning's browsing.  A few times a year they open the grounds before sunrise for what they call "First Light At Innisfree".
Milton Landing
Milton LandingIn the town of Milton, with nice views with piers for the foreground elements.
Widow Jane Mine
Widow Jane MineRosendale was home to many cement mines and kilns.  They no longer operate but the Widow Jane Mine is still open for visitors.  Concerts are held in its echoey halls.
Awosting Falls
Awosting FallsAs the Peterkill Creek goes over the cliff in Minnewaska State Park it forms a favorite of Hudson Valley hikers, Awosting Falls.
The Basha Kill
The Basha KillLocated off off Rt, 209 south of Wurtsboro, this swamp is a wildlife refuge with nesting bald eagles.
Lake Massawippa
Lake MassawippaRt. 6 to Bear Mountain is a gorgeous road to drive, especially in the autumn.  This is Lake Massawippa, which is divided by the highway.  This is the northern section.
Iona Island
Iona IslandIona Island is a bird sanctuary by Bear Mountain.
Storm From Fox Hill Road
Storm From Fox Hill RoadGo down Rt. 300 towards Wallkill and you will come across Fox Hill Road.  At the top there is a house with gorgeous flower displays out front and a little porch on the edge of a bluff that overlooks the Wallkill River Valley and the Shawangunk Ridge beyond.  There is a little sign by the porch that invites "The View Is Free, Sit And See."  You are encouraged to do so.
Cragsmoor Stone Church Arch
Cragsmoor Stone Church ArchStone Church in Cragsmoor is a historic landmark and the arch out back is a favorite place for photographers to set up.  This star trail photo was taken from out back, the light on the arch came from a car's headlights as it came around the road in front of the church.
Sam's Point
Sam's PointLocated in Cragsmoor, this is the southernmost point on the highest continuous ridge in the Shawangunk Mountains.  Lots of great hiking to be had here.
Beacon Docks
Beacon DocksBeacon in the summertime is filled with watercraft of all types.
Charles Rider Park
Charles Rider ParkA view of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge in the morning from Charles Rider Park, right on the Hudson River.
Beacon Spillway
Beacon SpillwayAlong the old railroad tracks in Beacon, this spillway is a popular photographic spot.
Saugerties
SaugertiesThis pretty little town in the valley east of the Catskills is home to the Saugerties Lighthouse as well as Krause's famous candy shop.
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