My Year with the Hon

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[singlepic id=278 w=320 h=240 float=left]When I sat down to tell you about my photo adventure that began last summer, I got hung up on the title.  My Year with the Hon is descriptive, but I was looking for something either as literary as A Year in Provence or as quantitative as Two Years Before the Mast.  Then it struck me.  I spent the year with Baltimore’s Best HON.  Who needs literary or quantity when you already have the best, the superlative, the supreme?  Phew, now I can get along with my story.

City Sights and City Lights

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[singlepic id=38 w=320 h=240 float=left]A few years ago, I had an ah-ha moment while visiting Baltimore.  On this late spring day my wife and I were strolling around the Inner Harbor.  This is the touristy area of downtown Baltimore, full of fine restaurants, wonderful shops and things to see including the well-known National Aquarium and the historic Maritime Museum fleet.  We were enjoying the balmy weather and the warm glow of the light the setting sun cast across the sky.  Near the Maryland Science Center we stopped to watch the city skyline as it began...

It’s in the bag

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For all urban photography and for most nature and outdoor photography I use the Lowepro Mini Trekker AW backpack.  For extended photo trips I generally bring the Lowepro Photo Trekker AW II, because it provides ample space for all my gear and complies fully with airline carry-on regulations.