Is it Summer Yet?

Is it Summer Yet?
Now that January is here and snow is in the forecast; I would like to brighten your day by sharing a few photos from my favorite season...summer.

Over the years I have had the privilege of photographing many custom designed swimming pools.

Here are a few outdoor designs:

and indoor designs:

These photo assignments remind me why I love this job. Stay warm, summer is just around the corner!

The Perfect Day

The Perfect Day
Now that the winter solstice will be here tomorrow; the day with the shortest amount of daylight, I'd like to look back on a photo assignment that I did in the middle of last June. This was one of the few days in Connecticut that I would describe as a perfect day, with just enough warm wind for the flag to fly.

Every once in while I get a photo assignment that makes me ask myself "am I really being paid to photograph this beautiful place, on a perfect day, without a cloud in the sky"? Harbor One Marina, on the ocean in Old Saybrook, Connecticut provides slips for beautiful yachts, has their own restaurant, a large picnic ground, and a gorgeous swimming pool for their members.

In addition to still photos, I also took 360 degree panoramas: for Google and Google Maps:

Although it has been very gray and cold in Connecticut, and we have received about 16 more inches of rain than normal this year, I am looking forward to the daylight increasing a little bit each day, and to more perfect days. Only six more months to Summer!

Tim Becker
Creative Images Photography
901 Main St.
Manchester, CT 06040
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