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Houston Putnam Lowry is an amateur part time photographer who used to look just like this. He shares a number of traits in common with his Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather Israel Putnam ( http://www.putnamelms.org) - you may recall "don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!" from the Battle of Bunker Hill. If you want to use his discount code (Xi3kcHK5MyyEk), you will get $5.00 off your Smugmug subscription.

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These are pictures taken over the years that are favorites of mine.

Updated: Nov 17, 2007 6:18pm PST


Thanksgiving turky cupcakes

I don't normally photograph food, but there must be an exception to ev ...

Updated: Nov 27, 2014 6:38am PST

Fog on a pond November 12, 2014

Updated: Nov 12, 2014 8:41pm PST

Tower of London poppies

It was late October 2014. They were putting ceramic poppies in the To ...

Updated: Nov 06, 2014 8:40pm PST

2014-10-19 Fall foliage

Updated: Oct 19, 2014 12:31pm PST

Brooklyn CT by Old Trinity Church

Updated: Oct 19, 2014 12:14pm PST

Avon Connecticut 2008 Memorial Day parade

Avon Connecticut Memorial Day 2008 parade

Updated: Oct 06, 2014 2:38pm PST

Avon meadows playing fields

It was a crisp fall day after a rain, so the air was very clear. I ha ...

Updated: Oct 05, 2014 5:54pm PST

2014 Hollister Road foliage

Updated: Sep 28, 2014 1:44pm PST

Chrysler Building

April 27, 2014 in New York City. It had rained the night before so th ...

Updated: Apr 27, 2014 8:33pm PST

March 2014 New York City night skyline

Updated: Apr 07, 2014 6:12pm PST

Heublein Tower in the morning clouds

Updated: Apr 07, 2014 6:06pm PST

Meriden lights

I was walking out to the car...and this series of photos presented the ...

Updated: Mar 02, 2014 2:13pm PST

United Nations view in the winter of 2014

Sometimes you walk by an ordinary place and the view is extraordinary

Updated: Feb 17, 2014 3:49pm PST

Recent evening views from a couple of locations

Updated: Dec 29, 2013 3:13pm PST

October 2013 London

Updated: Oct 22, 2013 7:20pm PST

2013 Avon CT Memorial Day parade

Updated: May 27, 2013 1:46pm PST

Smithsonian garden April 2013

Updated: Apr 02, 2013 7:42pm PST

Janaury 2013 snowstorm

sometimes you just have to take a camera with you after a snow storm.. ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2013 4:53pm PST

Morning mists

Sometimes the morning is just unexpected...and you are lucky enough to ...

Updated: Jan 16, 2013 6:59pm PST

July 2012 West Avon Road, Avon CT flower house

Every year, a house on West Avon Road opens its gardens to the public ...

Updated: Jul 15, 2012 8:04pm PST


Updated: May 07, 2012 9:40pm PST

Rain bubbles

Updated: Aug 20, 2011 8:35pm PST

Fire dancing in Unionville CT August 2011

It was an August evening in Collinsville, Connecticut (part of Canton, ...

Updated: Aug 14, 2011 5:48pm PST

July 2011 Mystic Seaport

Updated: Jul 17, 2011 12:17pm PST

Ansonia June 2011 Renaissance faire

Updated: Jul 05, 2011 8:16pm PST

July 4, 2011 fireworks

Watched the swans as the sun set and then the fireworks began. Some o ...

Updated: Jul 05, 2011 6:43pm PST

Farmington CT World's record sand castle

This was entered into the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest Sand ...

Updated: Jun 19, 2011 3:13pm PST

May 2011 Guilford CT Robin Hood Renaissance Fair

Updated: May 20, 2011 4:54pm PST

Washington DC May 2011

Updated: May 11, 2011 3:05pm PST

Avon CT wildflowers

These are call "speedwell" - which is the name of the second boat the ...

Updated: May 08, 2011 5:06am PST

Hill-Stead Museum May Day

Exterior photos at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington CT on May 1, 20 ...

Updated: May 01, 2011 6:42pm PST

Hubbard Park 2011 Christmas lights

Hubbard Park is a very large park in Meriden, Connecticut. Every Chri ...

Updated: Jan 07, 2011 9:22pm PST

Meriden, Connecticut parking lot snowfall 2011-01-17

It was snowing and I just happened to have a camera. Sometimes beauty ...

Updated: Jan 07, 2011 8:22pm PST

Flower house on West Avon Road, Avon CT July 2010

A house on West Avon Road which an exceptional flower garden is open y ...

Updated: Aug 29, 2010 12:31pm PST

Memorial Day 2010 Avon CT parade

Updated: May 31, 2010 7:12pm PST

West Avon Road flower house - July 2009

A house on West Avon Road which an exceptional flower garden is open y ...

Updated: Aug 08, 2009 12:27pm PST

2009 Unionville Connecticut Memorial Day parade

Updated: May 25, 2009 10:52am PST

May 2009 Hubbard Park, Meriden Connecticut

It was after the Meriden Daffodil Festival, meaning the flowers had pe ...

Updated: May 03, 2009 9:23am PST

Connecticut Renaissance Faire 2008

It was a New England fall day on October 12, 2008 when I went to the C ...

Updated: Oct 14, 2008 4:47pm PST

Washington DC-April 2008

Updated: Apr 13, 2008 9:03am PST

Colonel Daniel Putnam Association July 2005

These pictures were taken on July 23, 2005 at Putnam Elms in Brooklyn, ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:26am PST

Cambridge University, England in October 2004

These pictures were taken of various colleges at Cambridge University ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:26am PST

Harwinton 2005 Fair

2005 Harwinton Connecticut Fair - 149 years young!

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:26am PST

Farmington Valley after 18 inches of rain

By the time the rain stopped on October 15, 2005, Connecticut received ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:25am PST

Nantucket - June 2006

It was June 2006 on Nantucket and the crowds hadn't really begun to ar ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:24am PST

July 2007 West Avon Road flowers

Every summer, one of the houses on West Avon Road opens its doors to i ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:23am PST

London in July 2006

It was a warm series of days in July 2006, but I took these pictures i ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:23am PST

Cambridge in July 2006

These pictures were taken of various colleges at the University of Cam ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:22am PST

Connecticut Renaissance Faire 2006

It was Sunday, October 8, 2006 when I went to the Connecticut Renaissa ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:22am PST

London & Cambridge Feb 2007

We were in London to attend a banquet with the Lord Mayor of the City ...

Updated: Jan 19, 2008 7:21am PST

2007 West Hartford Connecticut Parade of Cows

West Hartford, Connecticut had its Cow Parade again in 2007. I decided ...

Updated: Nov 25, 2007 12:32pm PST


These are pictures taken over the years that are favorites of mine.

Updated: Nov 17, 2007 6:18pm PST

Hartford County Bar Association Law Day 2007

Updated: May 05, 2007 9:53am PST

Avon Day 2006

Avon Day September 16, 2006 was held on the grounds of Thompson Brook ...

Updated: Sep 16, 2006 11:46am PST

Avon Day 2005 - Avon, Connecticut

Avon Day September 18, 2005 was held on the grounds of Thompson Brook ...

Updated: Sep 18, 2005 3:51pm PST

June 10, 2005 Lawyers Without Borders Golf Charity Classic

Lawyers without Borders (www.LWOB.org) held its Second Annual Golf Cha ...

Updated: Jun 11, 2005 5:03pm PST

March 19, 2005 Hartford CT St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Hartford Connecticut St. Patrick's Day parade was held a week late ...

Updated: Mar 20, 2005 5:52am PST

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