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The Menorah at National Grand Bank

On the fourth night of Hanukkah, I happened to be driving down Pleasant Street and noticed the large menorah in the small park at National Grand Bank.  I happened to have my camera in the car so I quickly pulled into the parking lot and set about figuring out a composition knowing that I wanted to get Abbot Hall in the distance.  I had figured out one possibility and settled on a return visit for the eighth night of Hanukkah which, as luck would have it, would fall on a Wednesday. That Wednesday was also my Open House which I [...]

By |2016-11-06T12:05:47+00:00December 10th, 2013|Categories: Keep it Local|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

The Menorah at Marblehead Savings Bank

I had been on the lookout for an outdoor menorah to photograph in town but a drive by Temple Emanu-El, the JCC, Sinai and Hillel came up empty.  I turned to the All Marblehead page and received the hint about Marblehead Savings Bank from Lisa Indelicato (another photographer in town).  So on the eighth night of Hanukkah, I headed out to photograph it fully lit.  I arrived at the bank a bit early but watched as the sun started its decent toward the horizon.  I realized that it might dip at just the right angle for a sun star and [...]

By |2016-11-06T12:06:06+00:00December 20th, 2012|Categories: Keep it Local|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Keep it Local – National Grand Bank

Last Wednesday, while running errands including depositing some checks at the National Grand Bank, I asked about the timing of the lights for the Christmas tree in the parking lot across the street.  I ended up meeting and speaking with Jim Nye, the bank president, and he offered to turn on the lights at dawn the following morning so that I could photograph the tree. I spent some time on this morning shooting that tree and walking around School, Essex and Pleasant Streets to capture some other businesses.  As the light began to show in the morning sky, I decided [...]

By |2016-11-06T12:06:06+00:00December 14th, 2012|Categories: Keep it Local|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments