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About henrysmithscottage

Henry F.Smith Jr. has been involved in photography for 35 years. He has become well known as a chronicler of the Eastern US landscapes , though his portfolio includes, portrait, event, and "street photography". His work has been displayed in multiple galleries throughout the northeastern US, and is available for sale for use in public and commercial spaces. His book "Pennsylvania Seasons" is available through major booksellers. He is also a writer and editorialist whose work has appeared in a variety of "daily's" in Pennsylvania. "Dr. Smith" is also a Pulmonary and Sleep physician who practices in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He is happily married, with two wonderful children. Inquiries to purchase prints, and for photographic services can be made through: Smithcottage@msn.com

Stream of Consciousness in Late Fall.

For many people, late fall is a tough time of year.  For many it seems, a mild melancholia descends after the autumnal equinox, extending to the winter solstice.  Once the best of the fall foliage has passed, at least in my part of … Continue reading

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The Gear that I use: The DePuy Attune Knee Replacement System review

  I have a wooden ski rack in my basement. Nicely finished, it is meant to display an assortment of alpine and Nordic skis used by our family over the years. We were always a skiing (and snowboarding) family. Sadly … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Fujifilm’s new GFX Medium Format line.

It’s an exciting time to be a Fujifilm user. The recent release of Fujifilm’s new medium-format camera “GFX” system at the Photokina event in Cologne was arguably the most important event at the exposition. For those of us who use … Continue reading

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The Gear that I use: The Fujifilm XF 90mm f2.0 review

 Monotony:  a good word to describe the landscapes encountered in late  summer. The forest interiors are uniformly green, with the occasional crimson cardinal flowers erupting from the stream beds. Farm fields are either devoted to pasture, or to row upon row of mature corn. … Continue reading

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Kielbasa Fest

As I mentioned in the previous article, Summer in our part of Pennsylvania is punctuated by a variety of local festivals or bazaars run by towns, churches, volunteer fire departments etc… Most continue to echo the now somewhat diluted ethnicity … Continue reading

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