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Welcome to my galleries....Usually you find me behind the camera, but sometimes it's fun getting my picture taken too!

Enjoy, and please please comment.....

I am or have been a member of WebAperture, Philly PAC, The Photography Network, afzcc - Philly Zoo Camera Club, Flickr, PSOP- Photographic Society of Philadelphia, PSA - Photographic Society of America, NAPP, National Assn. of Photoshop Professionals, and The African Violet Society - where I often post pictures from my violet collection.

All of my work is copyright vrh photography

Featured Galleries

Longwood Gardens

What a beautiful place to be on a beautiful day!. I love this place in ...

Updated: Aug 30, 2014 1:28pm PST

Doylestown PA ....A Town and its Castle

A charming town with friendly people.........On a beautiful Fall day, ...

Updated: Jan 16, 2014 2:21pm PST

negative point of view

inside out - upside down

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 2:04pm PST


Rittenhouse Square

city park extraordinaire!

Updated: Jul 14, 2014 12:36pm PST

negative point of view

inside out - upside down

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 2:04pm PST

doing jail time

What a blast! Use the 'slideshow' and visit with me the Eastern State ...

Updated: Jan 16, 2014 3:01pm PST

New Mexico Adventure

Pecos Nat'l Park, Ranchos De Taos, petroglyphs, Rio Grande Gorge, Acom ...

Updated: Feb 14, 2015 1:49pm PST


I began my lighthouse quest in New Hampshire and Maine. Since then, I ...

Updated: Sep 08, 2014 9:09am PST

NYC Museum Mile ---2014

Updated: Jun 22, 2014 11:18am PST


sunshine on my shoulder makes me happy.........

Updated: Mar 13, 2009 5:11pm PST

Nova Scotia Holiday

The CAT Ferry took us to Yarmouth, the lighthouses, fishing villages, ...

Updated: Sep 08, 2014 9:37am PST

Faces of Egypt - NYC Metropolitan - 2014

reflecting a visit to the museum - time spent at the amazing Egyptian ...

Updated: Jun 22, 2014 10:58am PST


Rainy days, but still a very special fun time at Niagara Falls, Fort ...

Updated: May 19, 2015 9:51am PST

forever butterflies

a bug is just a bug unless it is a butterfly

Updated: Jun 09, 2015 8:33am PST

selective color

black and white and color all over

Updated: May 20, 2013 12:12pm PST


an artistic touch

Updated: May 19, 2015 10:06am PST

art, flowers, doors, and windows - NM

...through the looking glass and into the gardens and galleries - of ...

Updated: Jan 18, 2012 3:54pm PST

Moosin' around Maine

a wonderful life!

Updated: Sep 08, 2014 9:05am PST

Longwood Gardens

What a beautiful place to be on a beautiful day!. I love this place in ...

Updated: Aug 30, 2014 1:28pm PST

Bar Harbor & Acadia

Bar Harbor is one of the nicest resort towns in the midst of Acadia Na ...

Updated: Jul 07, 2014 7:07am PST

Low Country, Charleston SC

Best view is 'slideshow' because there is much to see! We all had a wo ...

Updated: Sep 05, 2009 5:48pm PST

flowers central

experiments in color and shape

Updated: Jan 31, 2013 11:59am PST

fruit & floral fantasy

fruits, flowers and other plant life artistically presented

Updated: Feb 14, 2015 1:51pm PST

doorways and windows

knock knock, who's there?

Updated: May 19, 2015 10:13am PST

'wild' butterflies and flowers


Updated: Jan 17, 2014 5:59pm PST

great cats

here kitty kitty.....

Updated: May 19, 2015 10:05am PST

Halifax and St. John - Nova Scotia

Cruisin' from Manhattan to Halifax.......

Updated: May 19, 2013 7:21am PST

Water Lily

My most favorite place in the world...the Water Lily Pond at Longwood ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 3:16pm PST

Franklin Hawkaholics - 2013

Today July 3rd 2013, F2 one of the baby hawks died after flying into a ...

Updated: Jul 06, 2013 4:56pm PST

mirror of soul

heavenly splendor

Updated: Nov 20, 2008 11:35am PST

abstractions and illusions

unusual perception

Updated: Sep 25, 2010 3:07pm PST

animal paintings

'wild' art

Updated: May 20, 2015 6:24pm PST

still life

special settings, natural and unnatural

Updated: Jul 19, 2009 8:53am PST

floral portraits

from photo to fine art

Updated: Feb 14, 2015 1:46pm PST

Hummingbirds at Home

Hummers made the feeder in my sky high garden their fav place to be fo ...

Updated: Apr 05, 2011 5:25pm PST

Doylestown PA ....A Town and its Castle

A charming town with friendly people.........On a beautiful Fall day, ...

Updated: Jan 16, 2014 2:21pm PST

black and white

colorless challenge

Updated: Jan 26, 2014 8:18am PST

St. Louis

Gateway to the West

Updated: Sep 15, 2014 9:47am PST

experiments with color

colorful challenge

Updated: Feb 19, 2012 9:39am PST

treehouses at Tyler Arboretum

Returned to see the treehouses again. So much to see on a perfectly lo ...

Updated: Sep 05, 2009 3:31pm PST

street murals

on the street where you live

Updated: Sep 04, 2009 8:35pm PST

natural beauty

all was beauty here before.....

Updated: Feb 14, 2015 1:54pm PST

floral in sepia

brown beauty

Updated: Mar 25, 2010 6:01pm PST

sepia images

they speak for themselves

Updated: Aug 31, 2014 2:11pm PST

signs of the times

signs of life

Updated: Nov 12, 2008 7:47pm PST

sculpture ... ins and outs

a fascinating art form

Updated: Sep 04, 2009 8:38pm PST

amazing views from the skies

Skies over Texas and New Mexico, as we fly into Albuquerque

Updated: Oct 30, 2009 3:37pm PST


two four six eight, what do we appreciate...

Updated: Nov 01, 2009 4:05pm PST

creature feature

pets and pals

Updated: Jun 20, 2013 7:18am PST

Chinatown, USA

New York and Philadelphia share the charm of Chinatown.

Updated: Jan 05, 2007 7:20pm PST

fancy feathers

Messengers of God 'NativeAmerican' folklore

Updated: Jan 28, 2014 4:20pm PST

zoo sculpture and gardens

another view of the Philly zoo

Updated: Oct 30, 2009 3:21pm PST

Tai Shan and family

Pandas at the National Zoo in Washington, DC

Updated: Sep 12, 2006 11:34pm PST

zoo photobook

faces and places at the Philadelphia Zoo and the National Zoo in Washi ...

Updated: May 20, 2015 6:38pm PST

at the zoo

faces and places at the Philadelphia Zoo and the National Zoo in Washi ...

Updated: Jan 28, 2014 4:13pm PST

Sofuso - Japanese Teahouse

.....located in Philadelphia's beautiful Fairmount Park, it's a deligh ...

Updated: Mar 09, 2009 6:12pm PST

light and shadows

a place in the sun

Updated: Nov 30, 2009 11:12am PST


Everglades, Naples, Bonita Springs

Updated: Nov 20, 2012 10:32am PST


second sight

Updated: Jan 16, 2014 3:11pm PST

Big Cat Falls

see the new exhibit at the Philadelphia zoo

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 3:33pm PST

New York City

city that never sleeps

Updated: Nov 07, 2008 8:04pm PST

Washington DC and The Nat'l American Indian Museum

a day on the Washington Mall

Updated: Jan 04, 2008 4:26pm PST


Yale, theatre, museums, Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stow

Updated: Jan 04, 2008 4:27pm PST

Ellsworth, Moosehead Lake (Greenville) & Bar Harbor

Beautiful memories of my favorite towns in Maine, including the 'haunt ...

Updated: Jul 16, 2012 2:53pm PST

New England

Portsmouth and Portland

Updated: Sep 02, 2014 8:02am PST


fun day in one of Florida's nicest towns

Updated: Jun 25, 2006 5:35pm PST

Atlantic City

jersey shore

Updated: Jun 02, 2006 9:20pm PST

Steve's Maine

a point of view

Updated: Sep 15, 2014 10:04am PST

Maine Memories

the times of my life

Updated: Aug 31, 2009 4:09pm PST

frogs,snakes, fish and more

slippery, slimey and wet

Updated: Sep 04, 2009 8:34pm PST

micro macro

a glimpse into the world of small and smaller

Updated: Jan 15, 2014 6:32pm PST


Most are Philadelphia

Updated: Aug 11, 2013 5:29pm PST

Friends bring fun and laughter to my life

family friends, club friends, photo club friends, office friends.

Updated: Jan 28, 2014 2:11pm PST

Belfast, Camden & Rockland, Maine

a fun and memorable road trip with Steve.

Updated: Aug 09, 2012 5:19pm PST

The Lipizzaner Stallions

During my visit to Florida, Diane and I shared a fun afternoon with Sh ...

Updated: Feb 19, 2012 9:35am PST

American Kennel Club Show 2009

Steve and I enjoyed an afternoon checking out the outstanding canines ...

Updated: Jan 16, 2014 11:08am PST

Strange and abandoned house on routes 1/3 aka 'my haunted house'

a fun and memorable road trip with Steve.

Updated: Jul 08, 2012 3:22pm PST

Passport to the World - 2010

See The Philadelphia Flower Show in all it glory. It was spectacular! ...

Updated: Jan 15, 2014 5:23pm PST

rally....political and otherwise

lets all get together, and have a good time :-)

Updated: Mar 09, 2009 6:11pm PST

Today at the Zoo

Updated: Jul 22, 2012 4:07pm PST

Homosassa Springs and The Villages

Enjoyed visiting The Villages in Florida, a very large 'senior' housin ...

Updated: Jan 17, 2014 6:03pm PST

A visit to Swarthmore - Scott Arboretum

Updated: Aug 13, 2013 5:53am PST

Boathouse Row in June

Walking along Kelly Drive in Philly, enjoying the interesting architec ...

Updated: Jun 28, 2013 2:49pm PST


Updated: Sep 19, 2013 7:02pm PST

Grounds for Sculpture...New Jersey

Take a trip with me to The Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton New Jerse ...

Updated: Nov 06, 2014 11:16am PST

Maryland - Harriet Tubman

A fascinating trip..... following the quiet footsteps of Harriet Tubma ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 1:22pm PST

Old Trinity Church Dorchester MD... 1692 Graveyard

Markers on the graves in this old Episcopal Church in Dorchester Maryl ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 2:25pm PST

Foggy Morning Views

Images taken of the beach, boatyards, the golf course, and the 'bridge ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 12:52pm PST


Updated: Sep 01, 2014 9:08am PST


Updated: Sep 02, 2014 8:10am PST

Dunnellon Florida

Updated: Jun 05, 2015 7:30am PST