Photography

‘TIS THE SEASON

While admiring the Promenade of Trees at the Stony Brook Village Center, Gerard Romano of Port Jefferson Station stopped in front of the clothing store LOFT and captured this festive scene using a wide-angle lens. The 66 decorated trees will remain on display through Jan. 1.

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MAJESTIC BEAUTY

Jay Gao of Stony Brook used a Nikon D750 to capture this incredible image at Old Field Farm County Parkland during the Long Island Classic Horse Show & Equitation Finals (Regional I) on Sept. 9. (Click on photo to see entire image)

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ON HALLOWED GROUND

Anthony Parlatore of Stony Brook captured this majestic image during a recent visit to Gettysburg. Sculpted by Ivan Schwartz, the life-sized bronze statue depicts President Lincoln sitting on a bench on the day of his famous speech at the dedication of the Soldiers National Cemetery in 1863.

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On Willow Pond

Tom Caruso of Smithtown snapped this photo of Willow Pond at Smithtown’s Caleb Smith State Park Preserve in all its fall splendor on the morning of Oct. 28. 

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Alexa’s photograph of a juvenile osprey taken at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park

Alexa Helburn, a junior at Huntington High School, will have her photography on exhibit at Cold Spring Harbor Library, 95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor, on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 6 to 7:15 pm. 

Alexa’s photography, featuring the beauty of fall and wildlife in and around the Long Island Sound, will be available to take home and enjoy as a token of appreciation for donations to Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society’s program of helping to support Maya girls in Guatemala continue their education where they learn about sustainable farming, leadership and, of course, conservation. 

The 16-year-old uses her love of photography to explore her surroundings and to bring an appreciation for the beauty of nature to others. “I’m very glad to hold this photography fundraiser to help the Maya girls get a good education and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle. That is very important to me and I believe it will benefit the girls and their whole community,” said Alexa. For more information, call 631-692-6820.

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