The fall colors are an obviously popular part of the New England landscape, and while theres so much hype and they bring in all the tourists, i’ll always admit that it sure is a beautiful time of the years. This is a view from above within the historic Crawford Notch area which is a stretch of some of the most rugged terrain in the Northeast and these tracks used to do the brunt of the passenger transit back when the grand hotels ruled the area in a much different era than now.
With all the strangeness of these virus times we have been living in this summer i’ve put a lot of thought and emphasis into one of my favorite picture projects that i’ve worked on over the past few years, the waterfalls of New England. It’s something I never get tired of doing and in a time when everything about crowds is different than before, these hidden gems are what I think of as my favorite hiding spots within the land. Fall is right around the corner as I type this and I will always remember this rainy autumn morning within the leaf blanketed forests of Stowe when I made this picture.
I might be biased as a through and through New Englander, but i’d definitely say that Route 100 is among the greatest scenic drives on planet earth. The landscape is alive and vibrant in different ways all through the changing seasons and makes for a refreshing and energizing cruise whether on four wheels or two.
It goes without saying that 2020 has been a year of strange days for our whole planet, and all the time inside and away from people sure made some travel time around New England feel wonderful over the past few weeks. As much as many people think of Vermont for it’s autumn colors I have a profound love for the landscape during the summertime when things feel as alive and as green as scenery can get.
I am excited to be sharing some new print work with some of these magical landscapes from the past few weeks.