Ellicottville, NY – Although the ground remains bare across much of Eastern ski country, snowmaking weather has returned and a lucky few Eastern ski resorts are under the gun as lake effect bands rolling in off the Great Lakes with the cold flow of air are dumping significant snows as opening dates near.n Snow is … Continue reading Big Snows Fall on Select Eastern Ski Resorts
Myths and Half-Truths Cloud the Public Perception About Snowboarding, Safety and Fatalities on the Slopes Are the following statements true or false? Snowboarders are more likely to become injured and to cause injuries than skiers. If Sonny Bono and Michael Kennedy had been wearing helmets, they would be alive today. Deaths on the slopes have … Continue reading How Safe is Skiing?
‘Tis the season, the folks at the New York Institute of Photography are getting lots of letters from NYI students and other Web visitors about taking photos in cold weather. They’ve been kind enough to contribute this piece and another which discusses how to take great ski photographs, and that means going out in the … Continue reading How Should I Handle My Camera In Cold Weather?
We’re talking here about downhill skiing. (And whatever we say for skiers is equally true about taking pictures of those snowboarders who are crowding them off the slopes these days.) Before you take a picture of a skier on the slopes, you should consider the answers to three questions: How should I handle the camera … Continue reading How to Take Great Skiing Pictures