Jeff Foliage aka Jeff Folger- the source for all about New England Fall Foliage Photography joins me today to discuss some of the basics on New England and Fall Foliage Photography one of our favorite topics on this podcast Eyes For the Road.
His site www.jeff-foliage.com gets a quarter million hits a year, thousands of comments asking questions on where to go and what to photograph in New England!
New England Fall Foliage on FB- follow for giveaways-information
http://www.foliageforum.com/forum/index.php?- the place to ask questions publicly
When to go- late September thru October.
Where to go- what are your interests- Antiques, covered bridges, farms, waterfalls
Website has an Archives which is searchable by topic such as covered bridges, scenic drives, etc.
Forecasts on the color- backed by information from the National Weather Service, the US Forest Service and using sites like the Old Farmers Almanac
Scenic Drives: the Kancamangus Highway and Route 100
What to see according to state- Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine have the most information
Planning A Trip to New England- 8.2 million visitors to NewHampshire alone in 2013
“the biggest mistake I think people make is trying to do too much with too little time”
Bed and Breakfast
Highland Games- Franconia Notch- https://nhscot.org
Columbus Day Weekend
Salem MA for Halloween
Do’ and Don’ts during Fall Foliage- Yankee Magazine
GPS- A Gazeteer if you plan to do backroads-
DeLorme – http://tinyurl.com/llc48vu
Blacksmith Covered Bridge- which is near the Windsor Cornish Covered Bridge- no road goes to it
There is a nice flag- one of 2 Covered Bridges which has an American Flag hanging on it!
Beaver Pond- Kinsman Notch-Route 112 – be there at dawn for a Wall Worthy Image
Jenne Farm- be sure to buy some Maple Syrup, donate to the box, be RESPECTFUL- iconic POSTCARD IMAGE
What’s IN YOUR CAMERA BAG-
24-105 lens, ImageStabilized. 77mm size- my standard go to – 99 % of my images were shot with this lens
100 macro lens
11-18 wide angle – great for dramatic skies
10 stop- the big stopper- for SUNSETS and milky water images
Jeff’s Fine Art Images: http://tinyurl.com/kweys7p