RobertSand

Robert Sand

has been a member since Nov 2007 and goes by RobertSand.

My Nikon D90 and I pass the cooler months on the nearby Brooklyn waterfront. In warmer weather, we walk the New England roads near our old New England farmhouse.

Alas, participation and quality on JPG has noticeably declined.

The Graffiti Scene in Bushwick, Brooklyn
Photo Essay

The Graffiti Scene in Bushwick, Brooklyn

9 Sep 2013991 views

Not long ago, Bushwick was a grim neighborhood. Now it may be the hippest scene in hip Brooklyn..

Photo Essay

A Visit to Greenpoint, Brooklyn

29 Nov 20111483 views

A gritty neighborhood where old factories, empty lots and trucks are being replaced by lofts, wine bars and bicycles.

Photo Essay

Horse Pullling at a Town Fair in Western Massachusetts

26 Aug 20111358 views

A colorful relic of the days when farms ran on horsepower and not diesel fuel.

The Garden in Winter
Photo Essay

The Garden in Winter

4 Jan 2011849 views

There are problems taking garden photos in the winter, including: glare, flare, dying batteries, lack of contrast and frozen fingers. But there are rewards.

New England Country Fair
Photo Essay

New England Country Fair

5 Sep 2010821 views

The fair at Guilford Vermont has a few rides, some horses, one ice cream cream stand and many charming people.

The Garden In Black and White
Photo Essay

The Garden In Black and White

11 Dec 20092308 views

Put a filter over your eyes, screening out the superficial colors to see the stark, fundamental tones and structures of trees and flowers.

Hutongs - The Narrow, Winding Lanes of Old China
Photo Essay

Hutongs - The Narrow, Winding Lanes of Old China

11 May 20094136 views

Now being swept away by the tide of modernization, only a decade ago most of China's urban population lived along these narrow, winding lanes.

Pausing to Appreciate New York City Bridges
Photo Essay

Pausing to Appreciate New York City Bridges

8 Nov 20081185 views

At twilight or in the evening when the street lights go on, the city's bridges deserve more than a passing glance.

On the Forest Trail to the Pond
Photo Essay

On the Forest Trail to the Pond

27 Aug 2008907 views

After sixteen inches of summer rain, there is new life on an old trail through a western Massachusetts state forest.

Feature Story

Breezy Point at Gateway National Park

19 Jun 20089583 views

Tucked away at the edge of New York City's lower harbor, Breezy Point is a haven for water fowl, fish and photographers.

Safari Photography
Ten Tips

Safari Photography

23 Jan 20081887 views

Ten tips for successful wildlife photography while on safari.