The Photographer's Guide to Vermont: Where to Find Perfect Shots and how to Take Them

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A comprehensive how-to/where-to guide to photographing more than 100 sites.
From barns and quaint villages to vibrantly colored forests and peaks covered with pristine snow, tourists flock from around the world to photograph Vermont's beauty. Now, a nationally recognized outdoor photographer tells you exactly where to go and how to go about shooting those "picture perfect" moments. Directions, seasonal timing, as well as specific photographic tips accompany each site location. ...

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Overview

A comprehensive how-to/where-to guide to photographing more than 100 sites.
From barns and quaint villages to vibrantly colored forests and peaks covered with pristine snow, tourists flock from around the world to photograph Vermont's beauty. Now, a nationally recognized outdoor photographer tells you exactly where to go and how to go about shooting those "picture perfect" moments. Directions, seasonal timing, as well as specific photographic tips accompany each site location. Whether you want to capture close-up images of native wildflowers or shoot that famous old gen-ral store, Middleton will take you where you need to go. Additional tips on digital photography make this a book for every tourist's camera bag.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881505337
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 10/1/2003
  • Series: The Photographer's Guide Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 558,608
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

David Middleton, of Danby, Vermont, is the author of several books including The Photographer's Guide to the Maine Coast, The Photographer's Guide to Vermont, The Nature of Vermont, The Nature of America and The Lobstering Life. He conducts outdoor photography workshops across the country.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Using This Book 9
How I Photograph Vermont 10
Southern Vermont 18
I. Manchester Center Area 19
1. Bromley Brook Appalachian Trail/Long Trail Trailhead 29
2. Mount Equinox Skyline Drive 20
3. Equinox Pond and Preserve 21
4. Merck Forest and Farmland Center 21
5. Emerald Lake State Park 22
6. Hildene 22
7. Villages: Dorset, Manchester Village, Peru, Arlington 23
8. Trails: Lye Brook Falls and Prospect Rock 24
9. Southern Vermont Arts Center 27
10. Equinox Cemetery 27
II. Kelly Stand Road and Roaring Brook 28
11. Kelly Stand Road 28
12. Branch Pond 28
13. Somerset Road (FS 71) 29
14. Grout Pond 29
III. Mount Tabor-Weston Road 32
15. Mount Tabor-Weston Road (FS 10) 32
16. Little Black Brook--Appalachian Trail/Long Trail Trailhead 32
17. Devils Den 32
18. Landgrove 32
19. Little Rock Pond 33
IV. Jamaica State Park 35
19. Jamaica State Park 35
20. Hamilton Falls 35
V. Grafton-Newfane Area 38
22. Grafton 38
23. Newfane 38
24. Grafton-Townshend Road 38
25. Route 121 39
26. Black Mountain 39
27. Trails: Putney Mountain, Bald Mountain 40
Central Vermont 42
VI. Woodstock Area 43
28. Woodstock Village 43
29. Billings Farm and Museum 44
30. Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park 45
31. Eshqua Bog Natural Area 45
32. Cloudland Road 46
33. Jenne Farm 46
34. South Woodstock 48
35. Vermont Institute of Natural Science 48
36. Quechee Gorge 50
37. Gillingham's General Store 50
38. Villages: Tunbridge, Corinth, Chelsea, and Waits River 50
VII. Shaw Mountain Nature Conservancy Preserve and Area 51
39. Shaw Mountain 51
40. Rattlesnake Mountain/South Bay Preserves 52
41. Glen Lake 52
VIII. Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area 53
42. Dead Creek WMA 53
43. Middlebury 55
44. Route 17--Addison to Irasville 55
45. Bristol 55
46. Snake Mountain 55
IX. Mount Philo and Champlain Parks 56
47. Mount Philo 56
48. Button Point State Park 57
49. Kingsland Bay State Park 57
X. Chittenden Area 59
50. Lefferts Pond 59
51. Chittenden Reservoir 59
52. Wildcat Road 59
XI. Lincoln Gap Road and Area 61
53. Lincoln Gap Road 61
54. Lincoln 61
55. South Lincoln 62
56. Warren Covered Bridge 62
57. Trails 62
58. Appalachian Gap 63
59. Green Mountain Audubon Nature Center 63
Northern Vermont 64
XII. Stowe Area 65
60. Mount Mansfield Toll Road 65
61. Mount Mansfield Tundra Trail 65
62. Stowe Ski Area Gondola 66
63. Smugglers Notch 66
64. Sterling Pond 68
65. Waterfalls: Bingham Falls, Sterling Falls, Moss Glen Falls 68
66. Little River State Park 69
67. Wiessner Woods 70
68. Trapp Family Lodge 70
69. Stowe Recreational Path 70
XIII. Hazen Notch-Route 58 Area 72
70. Hazen Notch 72
71. High Ponds Farm 72
72. Jay Peak 73
73. Covered Bridges 73
74. Big Falls 73
75. Route 14 and Craftsbury Common 73
76. Lake Carmi 73
XIV. Route 232, Groton State Forest Area 74
77. Groton State Forest 74
78. Owls Head 74
79. Kettle and Osmore Ponds 74
80. Peacham Bog 75
81. Peacham 75
82. Noyes Pond 75
XV. Greater Burlington Area 76
83. Shelburne Farms 76
84. Shelburne Museum 77
85. LaPlatte River Marsh Natural Area 78
86. Shelburne Bay Park-Allen Hill 78
87. Shelburne Pond 79
88. Colchester Bog 79
89. Colchester Pond Natural Area 80
90. Old Mill Park (Old Red Mill) and Browns River Gorge 80
91. Burlington Bike Path Causeway 81
92. East Woods 81
93. Ethan Allen Homestead 81
94. Oakledge Park 82
95. Salmon Hole Park and Winooski Natural Area 82
96. Macrea Farms Park 82
97. Delta Park 82
Right Down the Middle of Vermont 84
XVI. Route 100 85
98. Route 100 Overview 85
99. Waitsfield 86
100. Moss Glen Falls 86
101. Middlebury Gap Road and Texas Falls 86
102. Gifford Woods Old-Growth Forest 87
103. Killington Peak 87
104. Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site 88
105. Weston 88
106. Vermont Country Store 88
107. Dover Inns 89
108. Mount Snow Ski Area 89
XVII. Favorites 91
Churches (15) 91
Lakes (10) 91
Quaint Villages (14) 91
Sunset Locations (6) 91
Sunrise Locations (3) 91
Mountaintop Views (10) 91
Roads (12) 91
Covered Bridges (22) 92
Wildflowers for Photographers (12) 92
Nonphotography Places (14) 92
My Personal Favorites (8) 93
Rural Landscapes (12) 93
Waterfalls (8) 93
Most Published Vermont Images (8) 93
Further References 95
My Guide 96
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