Harkins Photo Blog

On the Set with Fox 25 Morning Crew

Posted in Commerical, Portrait by harkinsphoto on March 2, 2015

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A return visit to update some portrait views and set shots for the Fox 25 News Crew.

Start your day early at 4AM with Daniel Miller and Sorboni Banerjee.

Following them with Gene Lavanchy and Sara Underwood coming on to fill the morning show.

Julie Gravert providing the traffic info and the all important weather with Shiri Spear.

Buff Off Product Views with BelleCore

Posted in Commerical, Product by harkinsphoto on February 27, 2015

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Product views recently with BelleCore for their Après Contouring Crème and Signature Cosmetic Bag

Check out the Belle Body Buffer and buff off.

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Window View Freighthouse Café Lyndonville VT

Posted in Landscape, Personal by harkinsphoto on February 23, 2015

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On my way back from Vermont a few weeks ago and captured the view from our table at the Freighthouse Café in Lyndonville VT.

Looking out a screened window wearily waiting for Spring to arrive.

Cover Shot with Business NH Magazine NH’s Top Attorneys

Posted in Editorial, Portrait by harkinsphoto on February 19, 2015

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Shooting for Business NH Magazine last month with Creative Director Christine Carignan for the “Raising the Bar” article by Editor Matthew Mowry and Associate Editor Erika Cohen about New Hampshire’s top attorneys.

Featured on the cover view Sherilyn Burnett Young of Rath Young and Pignatelli, Dan Sklar of Nixon Peabody, and David McGrath of Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green.

Look for the shot on the cover of the February 2015 issue.

Also check out the article “Awesome Interiors” by Erika Cohen and you will see my favorite interior design firm Stibler Associates featured in three locations.

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Restaurant Parmesan Quebec City

Posted in Food, Personal by harkinsphoto on February 17, 2015

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On my trip to Quebec City for the Winter Carnival I enjoyed an evening out at the Restaurant Parmesan just a short walk from our hotel room a the Le Chateau Frontenac.

I was greeted by co owner Luigi Leoni into a warm eclectic atmosphere of Italian cuisine and memorabilia that fills every corner of the room.

I enjoyed a Duck L’Orange as we listened to the accordion player playing some favorites for the guest that sang right along with some members of a visiting St. Andrews Society group.

Lots of fun and I highly recommend a visit.

Mrs. Nelson’s Candy House Chelmsford MA

Posted in Editorial, Food by harkinsphoto on February 12, 2015

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Just in time for Valentines Day. Just don’t forget the chocolates.

I was shooting at Mrs. Nelson’s Candy House in Chelmsford MA for Merrimack Valley Magazine.

The article ” Our Hearts Belong to Chocolate” by writer  Suzanne DeWitt Hall gives you some local shops to check out in the valley.

Owner Arthur Mapes had me leaving with a nice box of my favorites. Hope you got yours.

MCC Dr. Carole Cowan Building Dedication

Posted in Event by harkinsphoto on February 9, 2015

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Yesterday was a great presentation by the Middlesex Community College Foundation for Dr. Carole Cowan.

The Lowell Campus building was dedicated the Dr. Carole A. Cowan Campus Center.

Congratulations Dr. Cowan and thank you for the opportunity to serve you and the college all these years.

Hotel de Glace the Quebec City Ice Hotel

Posted in Architecture, Interiors, Personal by harkinsphoto on February 6, 2015

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Cold? You don’t know cold until you spend a little time in the Hotel de Glace in Quebec City.

A short bus ride from the Chateau Frontenac we toured the Ice Hotel just as twilight was setting in.

More like an ice bar lounge with rooms, we enjoyed the elaborate ice sculptures and rooms each with their own theme.

There is even a chapel for that special wedding package.

Drinks were served in ice carved blocks for those adventurous enough.

What I was looking for was a nice hot latte but alas not to be had.

You can actually stay overnight in the rooms as check in time is 8PM, but for the life of me I wouldn’t have lasted a hour on those beds.

Maybe it was the -2°F temps that I woke up to that morning.

Le Monde De Bonhomme 2015

Posted in Event, Personal by harkinsphoto on February 5, 2015

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Le Carnaval de Quebec kicked off last weekend and I spent Friday night touring the grounds for the opening events.

Snow fell most of the evening but nothing deterred the crowds.

Fireworks, ice castles, sledding, a toboggan run, hot tubs and igloos all part of the display with live entertainment on an outdoor stage.

Cold but well worth it.

Quebec City at Le Chateau Frontenac

Posted in Architecture, Landscape, Personal by harkinsphoto on February 2, 2015

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A little vacation time in between snowstorms. We arrived at Le Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City over the weekend for the Carnaval de Quebec.

The drive was long but well worth it once there. We enjoyed a nice rest in newly renovated rooms with some beautiful views.

The staff, services, and accommodations were top shelf and they took great care of us as soon as we walked in the door.

More views of the Winter Festival to come.

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