Autumn shores of Lake Champlain

Posted in 35mm, Leica, photography, Rangefinder, Uncategorized, Vermont with tags , , , , , , , , on April 5, 2017 by msogavt

From a roll of film from a walk last October: There was a roaring wind up and down Lake Champlain. The sun was bright and the real cold had yet to settle in for the season. Several kitesurfers were out on the lake virtually flying over the whitecaps.

Getting ready to set sail

Kitesurfers get ready to take to the waters to take advantage of stiff winds on Lake Champlain.

November kitesurfing on Blodgett Beach

A woman gazes at a kitesurfer taking advantage of stiff breeze off the Lake Champlain shoreline in late October.

 

The water was down on the lake after a very dry summer, and the beach was deep in a way that it rarely is. That left plenty of pools in the sand, with the dead grasses and leaves on the surface.

Afloat

A swirl of debris floats on lake water trapped by sand on Blanchard Beach at Oakledge Park.

Nikon F2AS test run

Posted in 35mm, photography, SLR, Uncategorized, Vermont with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2017 by msogavt

Picked up a Nikon F2AS a while back and took it out for a spin last fall fitted with a Nikkor-S 35mm F2.8, converted to AI.

Frosted Leaves

2016 Nov 19 Frosted Leaves on Brewer Parkway

2016 Nov 13 Coast Guard Station Bike Path

The breakwater by the Coast Guard Station, Burlington Bay, Nov. 13, 2016,

2016, Nov 13, Bike Path, Bike Path

Metal siding of a shed in the old boatyard along the Burlington bike path.

Vermont activism

Posted in 35mm, Uncategorized, Vermont with tags , , , , , , , , on November 26, 2016 by msogavt

There’s no shortage of activism on display in Vermont, especially during the political season.

Migrant Justice march in Burlington

Marchers protest the arrest of immigrant rights activist Miguel Alcudia in downtown Burlington on Oct. 1, 2016.

Black Lives Matter in suburban Vermont

A Black Lives Matter yard sign adorns a house in South Burlington, VT.

Lunch hour

Posted in 35mm, Leica, photography, Rangefinder, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 29, 2016 by msogavt
Hot summer day on Logan Square, Philadelphia

A hot summer day on Logan Square, Philadelphia, July 6, 2016.

Yakitori Alley, Yurakucho, Tokyo

Posted in 35mm, Leica, photography, Rangefinder, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 14, 2016 by msogavt
Yakitori Alley, Yurakucho, Tokyo, June 30, 2016

Yakitori Alley, Yurakucho, Tokyo, June 30, 2016

Ginza, Tokyo

Posted in 35mm, Leica, photography, Rangefinder, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 12, 2016 by msogavt
Ginza, Tokyo, June 30, 2016

Ginza, Tokyo, June 30, 2016

Yakata-bune, Asakusabashi, Tokyo

Posted in 35mm, Leica, photography, Rangefinder, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 10, 2016 by msogavt
Yakata-bune by day, Asakusabashi, Tokyo, June 30, 2016

Yakata-bune by day, Asakusabashi, Tokyo, June 30, 2016

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