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SLIDE SHOW: Winter in the White Mountains by Jim Salge

SLIDE SHOW: Winter in the White Mountains by Jim Salge
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Jim Salge — our February 2011 featured photographer — is a nature photographer based in southern New Hampshire. He has a deep-rooted appreciation for nature and the wilderness, which has manifested itself into numerous outdoor pursuits. He has long enjoyed hiking, fly fishing, mountain biking and cross country skiing, but now plans these activities to complement photography.

Jim began taking pictures while working as a meteorologist at the Mount Washington Observatory, and though he now works as a high school science teacher in Bedford, NH, the White Mountains remain a focus of his photography. He will often begin before dawn, and stay out after sunset, immersing himself in the natural environment. Jim actively researches his subjects, and often returns to locations again and again to find the conditions that will best bring a connection with scene to the viewer.

Jim shoots with a digital SLR camera, but makes extensive use of filters when shooting to control the light during difficult exposure. He finds great joy in traditional techniques and strives to get the exposure right in camera, and to process the image to the most natural look possible.

Find out how Jim convinced that fox to pose for him!

You can learn more about Jim and the images displayed below on his photography Web site:


Jim Salge


Jim Salge


As a former meteorologist at the Mount Washington Observatory, foliage reporter Jim Salge is a keen observer of the progression of the seasons in New England. He uses his knowledge of weather, geography and climate to pinpoint the best time to visit various New England locations to find the best light, atmosphere, and most importantly, color.

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One Response to SLIDE SHOW: Winter in the White Mountains by Jim Salge

  1. Lisa Canino May 18, 2014 at 6:44 pm #

    Thanks for capturing the beauty of winter.

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