A 370 megapixel panoramic image consisting of 40 stitched images taken from the top of Mount Utsayantha.
In 1826 Thomas Cole painted a scene that was named “From the Top of Kaaterskill Falls”. These photographs are a spirit of his 1826 painting.
A day of exploring Platte Clove and Hell’s Hole Creek was planned. Unfortunately due to rain and thunder deep exploration as intended of Platte Clove was cut short.
While taking photographs of Stamford from Mount Utsayantha on May 12 I noticed Venus shining bright high in the sky.
Decided to drive to Mount Utsayantha as the clouds looked very lovely throughout the day. I arrived at the top of Mount Utsayantha about 30 minutes before this particular image was taken and started to photograph the sunset over Stamford.
The upwards lights shining high from lower Manhattan over the Brooklyn Bridge is the Tribute in Light. Each beam of light represents a tower from the World Trade Center Twin Towers.
Platte Clove is green during the summer months of July and August. During this time, the leaves of the trees turn green and the flowers bloom.
While driving along the moving roadside landscape of Route 23, it almost seemed as if life was “photoshopped”.
Devils Kitchen is great spot especially after a lot of rain. The water runs strong and everything is green. The top photo is my father standing on top of a Devils Kitchen boulder. The middle photo shows the path down
A short hike into Lower Platte Clove. As seen in the photos below the waterfalls found inside Platte Clove are very strong with waterflow. With this trip I noticed a huge pile of rocks (slate) that lay in Platte Clove.
After a long hiatus, I returned to Kaaterskill Falls. I can not believe it was that long between visits. I was very impressed with Plattekill Falls strong water flow just days before and thought about how Kaaterskill Falls water flow