Idea of this Web Site
Harvey has been taking photographs of the New York State Canal System for over 40 years. Originally the photographs were used to illustrate his bicycle tour guidebooks.
Now the images are ready to be purchased and hung on the walls of lodgings, homes, offices and art galleries. The photographs can be used for illustrating the canals historic, engineering, scenic, and recreation attractions in publications and at organization conferences
Most of the images shown have a printed copyright notice, © Harvey Botzman, date. This is to deter individuals, commercial, or not-for-profit entities from using the images without proper acknowledge-ment or remuneration.
Purchased printed images will not have a printed copyright notice but will have my actual signature and the date.
Harvey Botzman discussing his photograph of Watkins Glen, Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, 2021
The photographer's eye catches a moment in time. If the eye and brain are working in tandem then original images need only to be minimally enhanced, if at all, to fully reflect what is witnessed by the photographer and presented to the viewer.
Harvey on tour at Lockport NY, 2017.