5 Hiking Benefits for Bodybuilding and Fitness – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by "The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding" on Amazon Kindle

Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Bodybuilding Photography, Exploring Hudson Valley, Fitness, Fitness Photography, Fitness Trainer, Hiking, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Fitness, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Maxwell Alexander, Photo Gallery, Photography, Wellness

Natural bodybuilding isn’t just about how you look, it’s also about how you feel, which ultimately makes an even bigger difference in your life. One of the best ways to improve your health and physical fitness as a natural bodybuilder is to go hiking, as it will strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, reduce stress, and improve cardiovascular health. This article explains 5 specific benefits of hiking that are perfect for natural bodybuilders looking to be healthier inside and out. Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by “The Secrets […]

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley's Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Earth Day, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Photography, Travel, Upstate, Visual Meditation, Wall Art, Wellness, What is it to do in Hudson Valley this Weekend

What does spring look like in the Hudson Valley? Photographer Maxwell Alexander shares with us his vivid photography of one day in Bowdoin Park, one of his favorite places in the Hudson Valley. We see a glimpse of the real beauty and wonder that surrounds us this time of year, and how it’s best captured through the lens of an artist’s eye. The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery The Magic of Spring After a busy day in the office (processing endless photoshoots from […]

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Trails, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Natural Beauty, Outdoor Living, Travel, Upstate NY, Vacation

One of the more popular hikes in Hudson Valley, NY is the Three Lakes Trail at Fahnestock State Park. Touted as one of the most scenic trails around, it’s one of the best ways to spend a weekend warrior trip. Before you go through, there are some things you need to know about hiking in the Hudson Valley, so read on to get yourself prepared. Why do it? For your spring NYC escape and the first hike of 2022? Maybe a weekend warrior looking for inspiration to explore new trails in New York State? If you’re interested in hiking in […]

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art – Hudson Valley Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art

Posted Posted in Art, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography, Spring

The Hudson Valley region of New York provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of photography, from landscapes to portraits and more, and local photographer Maxwell Alexander of the Duncan Avenue Studios has made it his mission to showcase the best of this beautiful area in his fine art nature photography print collection. If you’re looking to improve your Airbnb listing and give your space that extra spark, these nature wall art prints might be just what you need! Check out some of the photos below to see how your space can benefit from these stunning photographs and prints that […]

Lunch at Silk Factory Cafe turned into Funkin’ Fridays Show – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Newburgh, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Travel, Upstate, Upstate NY

Newburgh, NY never disappoints when it comes to surprising us all with brand new venues and experiences popping up seem like every other day or so. Friday Lunch at Silk Factory Cafe in Newburgh, NY turned into Funkin’ Fridays show – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander The Silk Factory Cafe specializes in locally sourced ingredients and fresh baked goods, and it’s one of my favorite places to visit when I need to get away from city life. In addition to their breakfast and lunch items, they also offer a full bar with creatively designed flights of mimosas and bloody […]

Top 5 Restaurants in Beacon, NY to Eat at on Your Weekend Getaway – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander

Top 5 Restaurants in Beacon, NY to Eat at on Your Weekend Getaway

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Beacon, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Restaurants, Hudson Valley Style Review, Maxwell Alexander, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Travel

The weather is warming up and it’s a perfect time to plan your weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of New York City. How about seeing some art at Dia Beacon, and then trying some new restaurants in the area? Top 5 Restaurants in Beacon, NY to Eat at on Your Weekend Getaway – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander The Hudson Valley area of New York offers some of the most amazing scenery in the entire country, and it’s also home to some of the best restaurants in the state as well! If you’re planning on visiting Beacon, […]

Roundout Reservoir in Catskill Mountains – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Roundout Reservoir in the Catskill Mountains – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Catskills, Environment, Hiking Adventures, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Photographer, Maxwell Alexander, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Travel, Wellness

It was a rainy/foggy and even snowy (up in the mountains) day and I had to shoot a property in Napanoch, NY. Before I got to Catskills, I had to drive over the Gunks (Shawangunk Ridge) near Ellenville, and that was pretty intense because the rain switched to a snowstorm and a thick fog, so I was hardly navigating through the winding mountain roads. Roundout Reservoir in the Catskill Mountains – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander – Nature Photography – Canvas Photo Prints – Presented by DA Aromatherapy Natural Repellents After my photoshoot, I clicked on a different route (there […]

Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in the Catskill Mountains – Courtyard Bar and Restaurant Review

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Alluvion Vacations, Catskills, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Style Review, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate NY

You don’t have to travel to Manhattan or wait until the weekend to get your fill of burgers, beer, and fries – the Courtyard Restaurant in Roscoe, NY serves all three up every day of the week! The Courtyard has been dishing out these delicious staples since its grand opening in 2011, and it’s been steadily growing in popularity ever since. If you’re curious about what makes the Courtyard so special, check out this photo review! Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in Roscoe, NY – Courtyard Restaurant and Bar Review – Travel Adventures with Maxwell Alexander The […]

Shop Wall Art on Canvas

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art

Posted Posted in Aerial Photography, Design Tips, Farmhouse, Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Maxwell Alexander, Photography, Sponsored Content, Staging Tips

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process when choosing wall art. Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing the wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big enough to make an impact but not so […]

Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review – Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander

Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck, NY – Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Maxwell Alexander, New York Photographer, Photography, Restaurant Review, Restaurants, Reviews, Sponsored Content, Travel, Westchester

Mamaroneck, NY is lucky enough to have an amazing beach and some great dining options right there on Mamaroneck Avenue: from fine Italian cuisine to amazing seafood and everything in between. But one restaurant that really shines above the rest is Red Plum Asian Cuisine, which features the most delicious Hibachi steakhouse in all of Westchester County, and possibly even the entire state of New York! Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review – Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck – Exploring Hudson Valley with Travel Photographer Maxwell Alexander The Setting Only minutes away from the beach, you will find the premiere spot […]

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views

Posted Posted in Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Maxwell Alexander, Nature Photography, New York Photographer, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate NY, Vacation

In the Hudson Valley, few hikes compare to the exhilaration of Mt. Beacon Hiking Trail in Beacon, NY. The spectacular hike takes you to the highest point in Dutchess County and offers you amazing views of Newburgh, NY, and all the way to the Catskill Mountains on the horizon. Starting from a parking lot on Route 9D in Beacon, NY, this medium intensity hiking trail goes all the way up to 1,611 feet above sea level. Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander What to Know Before […]

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home by Maxwell Alexander, REALTOR®, Editor in Chief, Hudson valley Style Magazine

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Hudson Valley Home

Posted Posted in 2019, Advertising, Home, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Real Estate, Sponsored Content

Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such as: •    Stage the Home in Style When prospective buyer walks into your home, they don’t want to see a space cluttered with all of your belongings. Nor do they want to see a home totally devoid of fixtures or […]

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Posted Posted in Health, Health & Wellness, Home, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Art, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas, Wellness

Having too much stuff might sound like an oxymoron to some people but the reality is that too much of anything can be a bad thing. In fact, this is pretty much the central maxim of minimalism! What you learn as a minimalist, is that the more you cut back on unnecessary ‘stuff’ and clutter, the less stress you have, the freer you become, and the more you can appreciate the few items that really matter to you. But what is “too much”? Take a look at this checklist and let’s find out together if you fall into this category… […]

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Catskills, Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Fitness, Hudson Valley Fitness Coach, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Life Coaching, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Hiking can be extremely beneficial to your health in many ways, from reducing your stress levels to improving your cardiovascular health to helping you manage your weight by burning off extra calories. As an avid hiker, explorer, and certified elite fitness trainer and bodybuilding coach, I’ve personally experienced how hiking can change your life, so I’m excited to tell you all about my favorite pastime and some of the great things it can do for you! And if you are looking to get peace of mind and a piece of my hiking adventures, check out the Hudson Valley Style Shop […]

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Sponsored Content, Trends, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas, Wellness

When you think about decorating your home, you probably picture colorful throw pillows, an array of rugs, and perhaps a bed cover or two. All those elements play a huge role in home décor, but there is another element that is just as important. How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Photographer, Designer, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach Artwork can transform your bare walls into things of beauty, and all you need to make it happen is sometimes. You can order everything you need online, from the […]

The Rich Meaning of Naked Freedom and Homoeroticism in Maxwell Alexander's Photographs and NFT Art

The Rich Meaning of Naked Freedom and Homoeroticism in Maxwell Alexander’s Photographs and NFT Art

Posted Posted in Art, Beauty, Bodybuilding, Fine Art, Homoeroticism, Maxwell Alexander, NYC Artist, NYC Photographer, NYC Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography

Since leaving my oppressive country of birth (different from my homeland) and becoming an artist, I have always been inspired by freedom and liberty. Freedom is the freedom to make choices, pursue passions, and live without regret. Free will empowers us to make decisions and take actions that are purposeful in our lives. As artists and human beings, we must make conscious decisions that steer our lives in directions that honor and respect ourselves and those around us, and eventhough there is plety of bigotry and self-imposed judgement to go around, I challenge all of you as human beings to […]

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Fine Art, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, luxury, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Photography, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas

Whether your business is a medical office, an engineering firm, or a high-tech organization, the right artwork can make the space look great. But great art does far more than just perk up your walls and cover up the empty space. Art has the power to motivate, to enlighten, and to transport – that is what makes it so wonderful. You may not have the money, or even the desire, to set up a museum in your waiting room or office, but you can still use the power of artwork to motivate your employees, soothe your patients and showcase your […]

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Beyond Aesthetics: Relaxing Nature Photography to Calm Your Mind – Wall Art by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Photographer Maxwell Alexander has a keen eye when it comes to integrating powerful emotions and visual imagery—an eye that often transcends dimensions and different mediums, prominently displayed in his new series of fine art still-life sculpture photography. A few years back, Maxwell Alexander created a series of sculptures inspired by the idea of mind travel through the Universe. He initially planned to produce a commercial run of these pieces to sell as home decor. However, as he was pulled in multiple directions by the rapidly growing collective of Duncan Avenue brands, Maxwell put his passion project on hold until further […]

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Group

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Art, Art Exhibit, Art Therapy, Beauty, Exploring Hudson Valley, Fall Season, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Foliage, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Visual Meditation, Wellness

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Buy Photo Prints on Canvas at hardnewyork.com Discover Fine Art Nature Photography Prints by Maxwell Alexander at hardnewyork.com Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Studios Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Group Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Studios Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature […]

Professional Airbnb Photography Services in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and NYC

The Best Airbnb Photography In Hudson Valley and Upstate, NY

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Duncan Avenue Studios, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Maxwell Alexander, Nature Photography, NYC, Real Estate Photography

The Hudson Valley and Upstate New York area have become more popular than ever as vacation destinations. With people looking to escape the hustle and bustle of New York City, you have to stand out if you want your Airbnb listing to be one of the most popular and in-demand places to stay while visiting this region of the state. That’s where Maxwell Alexander comes in, providing his services as an experienced Airbnb photographer who can help turn your home into a place that people want to stay in when they come to the Hudson Valley of Upstate New York […]

Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jarvis, NY – Brand New Airbnb Experience in the Catskill Mountains – Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Alluvion Real Estate Media

Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jervis, NY – Brand New Airbnb Listing in Catskill Mountains

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Alluvion Real Estate, Cabin, Catskills, Farmhouse Decor, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decorating, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Photo Gallery, Real Estate Photography, Travel, Upstate NY Real Estate, Vacation, Vacation Rentals

Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jarvis, NY – Brand New Airbnb Experience in the Catskill Mountains – Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Alluvion Media Welcome to The Hawks Nest Cabin – a contemporary 1155 sqft. cabin nestled above The Delaware River just 2 minutes past the iconic Hawks Nest Highway. With breathtaking views from the 20+ windows, a hot tub, a fire pit, river access, and a comfy living space, this charming cabin is the perfect private getaway for a couple, family, or a group of friends. Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jarvis, NY – […]