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Ah, the glamorous life of an ice hockey goalie. Wait...just kidding!

Syracuse Crunch goalie Adam Wilcox (32) gets an ice shower from a Hershey Bears player in American Hockey League (AHL) action at the War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, New York on Saturday, January 9, 2016.

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Get out and get some fresh air before the busy fall season. Check out the talented students of +Phil Spitze photographic work at Beaver Lake Nature Center.
 
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This weekend!
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Stupid Adblock; it never blocked images on this site before. lol Robyn comes home on Saturday morning so it's probably not going to be happening, depending on how tired she is as she's flying overnight.
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Big Stopper at Fillmore Glen

Upper Pinnacle Falls at Fillmore Glen State Park near Moravia, New York taken using a 10-Stop Neutral Density filter. For more information, visit my blog post: http://viewsinfinitum.com/2015/08/17/view-364-return-to-fillmore-glen/

#nature #photography #waterfall #water #fillmoreglen #newyork #statepark
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Cool Down

Thoroughbred horse Infinite Wisdom cooling down after the fifth race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

Inside the dirt track at Saratoga, there are two inner turf tracks. After races on either turf track, the horses and riders would come out the onto the backstretch to trot back to the paddock. I took those opportunities to do panning photos.

Have not posted nor curated +InMotion Thursday in a long time. It is nice to see other people are posting to it from time to time.

#inmotionthursday #sports #photography #saratoga #horse #racing #motion #movement #panning
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Looking Cool for the Win

Looking Cool (7) with jockey Cornelio Velasquez on board kicking up dirt as they ride to victory in Race 1 at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

I showed you the start of this race on Monday. Only fitting I show you the finish.

I really like how +Macphun Software Intensify Pro worked on the natural colors of the photos from Saratoga. Pulled out the shadows and added a little pop to the jockey's silks, too.

#sports #horseracing #saratoga #newyork
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While I won't be at #MustangWeek, I will be at the Syracuse Nationals this weekend at the New York State Fairgrounds. Last year they gave away this custom 1970 Mustang from Tucci Hot Rods so I will be around some classic and muscle Mustangs this weekend. 
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In 1970 I was not yet born but feel like sitting in it.
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Spaceship Earth in Future World at Epcot taken after Illuminations. An HDR image using Photomatix Pro.

#waltdisneyworld #epcot #sse #spaceshipearth #hdr #photomatix
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Nice color and composition
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Sharknado at ESTA

The Sharknado Pontiac GTO racing at ESTA Safety Park Dragstrip near Cicero, New York on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

For more on my latest panning technique, click here: http://viewsinfinitum.com/2015/08/24/view-365-sharknado-at-esta/
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All you Orlando photographers, take note that this is on a Saturday. Hope to see you there!
 
ANNOUNCING!

The next All Ears Picture This! Photo Meet will be on Saturday, September 12, 2015 starting at 6:30PM on the Epcot Resort path near Disney's Hollywood Studios parking lot. 

The subjects to be covered will include sunsets, twilight, and blue hour photography. Of course, questions on any photographical topic can be asked as we take photos of the night (see what I did there?).

For more details, click this link: http://land.allears.net/blogs/photoblog/2015/08/ready_814_all_ears_photo_meet.html
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Leaving the Starting Gate

Horses getting out the Starting Gate at Saratoga Race Course for Race Number 1 on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

You can see more photos from my day at Saratoga here: http://viewsinfinitum.com/2015/08/10/view-363-saratoga-horse-racing/

#sports #horseracing #saratoga #newyork
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A 1940 Orange Coupe Hot Rod at the 13th annual Syracuse Nationals Car Show at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 21, 2012.

This weekend over 7,000 Hot Rods, Muscle Cars and exotic cars will be at the Fairgrounds for the 16th version of the biggest car show in the Northeast. I will be there as I just can not resist.
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Rider encourages his horse over an obstacle during a Championship Horse Jumping event in Lake Placid, New York on Saturday, July 4, 2015.
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I am a travel, sports, nature, stock and event photographer living in Upstate New York.  You can view my galleries at Scott Thomas Photography.

I publish a photoblog called Views Infinitum where I chronicle the year in photos every week, share photography tips and challenge my guests (that's you!) with bi-monthly photo assignments. Stop by and have a look!

Been photographing for over 35 years. Man, that makes me sound old! Let's call it experienced, shall we? For most of that time I have been using Nikon cameras and lenses.  Currently using a D700.

By day, I am a mild-mannered IT Manager for a manufacturer of Pepsi products in Syracuse, NY.
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    Forest & Wildlife Biology, 1979 - 1981
  • SUNY College at Oswego
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