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The River House. Take a Cue from Frank Lloyd Wright

rivehouse-vermontarchitecture-carolynbatesphotography-residentialexterior.jpgThe River House is a home a la Frank Lloyd Wright. Taking their inspiration from the architect, as the master of design, the clients studied his work. Then they elements to bring in a more sustainable lifestyle to the house. They added latest climate controls, green roof, windows, heating, etc. to bring this house into a net zero residence. Very ex...
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Evolution of a book cover.

obrien-trail-2.jpgStuart O’Brien hired me to design a book cover for his new book Wildwood. It is a poignant love story about a soldier and his lover. The story is filled with what happens during WWII, their letters, and what she does after the war, with unusual surprises and twists that go on for 60 years. At first he wanted her to be in a misty  scene, walki...
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Take a little time and smell the flowers

Flowers at Flynn Garden Tour

18th Annual Flynn Garden Tour

The venerable Flynn Garden Tour brings you gardens great and small; suburban and country; meadow and woodland. And this year, we also celebrate art in the gardens. You’ll find lavishly planted five-acre hillsides that pack four seasons of flowers into shady ledges and homesteaders who are as fond of espaliered apples as egg-laying Muscovy ducks.

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Into the Woods: A Garden Tour of Gordon and Mary Hayward's Garden

haywardgarden__BAT6262.jpgGordon and Mary Hayward’s one-and-one-half-acre garden surrounds their 240-year-old farmhouse in southern Vermont. Over the past twenty-six years they have developed a hybrid of Old England and New England gardens to reflect Gordon’s past growing up on an orchard in northwestern Connecticut and Mary’s past growing up on a farm outside Chipping Camp...
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Architecture Spotlight: Squam Lake House

Kane-Squam-14ag_CLB1396b-sh-web.jpgArchitect: Patrick Kane This south facing house runs along the shore line to maximize views and passive solar effect. Becuase the building is sited in mature forest, to minimize disturbance to trees and thus the house is well screened from the street and lake. Squam Lake is a summer and winter seasonal camp that can sleep 20 people which is perfec...
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GOING TO THE "TI"

Ti-ShelburneMuseum_CLB8325-sh-web-c.jpgGoing to the Steamboat Ticonderoga tonight at Shelburne Museum. Absolutely perfect night. Rain first, then sky cleared just over Burlington, according to our iphone....and the real weather. So we enjoyed fireworks. Isn't it wonderful to be able to do composite photos now!! Thank you Kimberly DuBrul and your team for a perfect evening. About th...
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A Snapshot of a Home

Henderson-House-CarolynBates-002.jpgSee how the perfect mix of design, innovation, and architecture can be brought together to give the owner ultimate privacy. It is one of the first houses designed by architect Patrick Kane while working for Gossens & Bachman Architecture. For ultimate privacy: Windows totally covered by huge shutters and an outdoor patio secluded by using hug...
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Spotted at the ASMP Exhibit and Booth at AIA Expo, Chicago 2014

Weston_5605_0524-ASMPChic.jpgFor the third year in a row, my photo was selected by the jury to be in the ASMP AIA Convention show in Chicago! Now, thanks to Judy Davis, I can show everyone. ©All Rights Reserved Weston Imaging, HDPhoto Please contact the following if you'd like to share the photos and/or information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.      
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Photography Exhibit Alert! "Photos of Syria, Then and Now", by Peter Aaron

peteraaron-photographersyria.jpgARTspace – "Photos of Syria, Then and Now", by Peter Aaron August 16 to September 7Location: ARTspace Gallery 71 Palatine Rd Germantown, NY Saturdays 11 -5 & Sundays 11 – 3 Or by appointment This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Opening Reception August 16, 5 – 7germantownartspace.com More about the Exhibit: During the Syrian Civil War many magnificent struct...
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Dr Goslin, Tracey and I in a Dentist SELFIE!

dentistselfie.jpgDr G and Tracey are the funniest and finest dentist and assistant that I know. They watch what is going on with my teeth so I do not run into problems in the future. Just today I went in to have a crack fixed in a molar. With a cool pack over my eyes I was perfectly comfortable for over an hour of work. And with photos, I can see that they are also...
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Architectural Spotlight: Sizzling Conrete

sizzlingconcretecbates-architectural-photography-carolynbates-4.jpgFabric and fern leaves sizzle deep into the concrete forms that bend, twist, and meld into sensual textured exterior walls and columns of Sandy Lawton’s newest HOT design perched high up in the Green Mountains. You want to reach out and touch the walls, feel the patterns, and lean back against the columns. Sandy collaborated with the owner, Pierre ...
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Check out Videotect Viewers' Choice Finalist • Architecture MN

I recently had a chance to see a video by Ryan Siemers centering around architecture and his daughter in the Skyways of Minneapolis. It was so great that I had to share.

 

Ryan Siemers and Craig Hinrichs from Architecture Minnesota on Vimeo. Videotect Viewers' Choice Finalist

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The Projector House featured in Vermont Magazine!

Projector House VT MagazineRising to the Challenge Story by Peter Coolidge • Photos by Carolyn BatesMarch/April 2014 • Vermont Magazine Artistic insight and design created a fine lakeside home that affords big views and value while utilizing a small piece of property. Designing a house can be a challenge. Designing a house to be pleasing to the eye and in tune with its su...
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New Book News from Doug Keister!

I just got an email from author Doug Keister about his newest book Bullets, Baubles and Bones! Take a look!

Bullets, Baubles and Bones by Douglas Keister

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My Photography Featured at the 2014 AIA National Convention

2014 AIA National Convention For the third year in a row, my photo was selected by the jury to be in the ASMP AIA Convention show in Chicago! 2014 AIA National Convention Change :: Culture | Community | Commitment Chicago, IL, June 26–28, 2014 The 2014 AIA National Convention is coming to Chicago and will take place at McCormick Place, June 26–28, 2014. Owing to its archi...
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A View from Mount Philo Featured in Lake Champlain Committee Newsletter!

This stunning shot of the view from Mount Philo by Carolyn Bates is one of four featured in LCC's new note card sets.Check out my photograph of the view from Mount Philo which is one of one of four featured in LCC's new note card sets! News from Lake Champlain Committee Miss being on or around the lake? You can view the lake year-round even when you're not lakeside with LCC's color note cards. An eight-card set includes two cards each of four different beaut...
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Learn from John Paul Caponigro this June in Burlington Vermont!

JohnPaul-VTPROMO-hor.jpgJohn Paul will be coming to Burlington, VT JUNE 29, 2014 to the Hotel Vermont from 10am -4pmContact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info and to sign up. Fill out the online VPP Form.Sponsored by Vermont Professional Photographers. *** "I have taken several workshops with John Paul Caponigro and heard him speak on many occasions. He is a very kno...
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Happy Easter

Happy Easter (Flynn Garden)
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FAHC gets a new ICU Waiting room with an artistic twist.

FAHC gets a new ICU Waiting RoomAbout the Project: FAHC in Burlington, VT. needed a second waiting room for ICU, but there was no empty room available. The facilities planning staff spied a flat, ugly, black roof off of the icu hallway. Pushing out from the wall this roof turned into a marvelous light filled two story space withhundreds of very colorful balloon shaped hand blown...
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iPhone Photography Tips from John Paul Caponigro

iphoneappsWith all the apps that are out there, do you ever wonder which ones are the best? Luckily photographer & writer John Paul Caponigro can help. From blog posts to a Pinterest board dedicated to the apps he uses, you will be able navigate through all the apps out there. Lessons On his website, John Paul has a wide variety of resources. He has ...
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