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Peter Marteka covers the town of Glastonbury for The Hartford Courant. As a multimedia reporter, I try to communicate with my readers in a variety of ways including the print newspaper edition, the Glastonbury homepage on Courant.com, Twitter and Facebook. In addition to stories, be sure to check out my videos and photo galleries. He also writes the award-winning “Nature” column that runs each Sunday. Each week, he explores a preserve or state park – something off the beaten path – and brings that to readers in a column along with a photo gallery that runs online.

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Peter Marteka

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Hiking State Parks, Looking For The Perfect 'Selfie'

Hiking State Parks, Looking For The Perfect 'Selfie'

January 23, 2015

If you've ever had any kind of camera, you've probably taken a selfie. You know, turn the camera lens on yourself and take a photo.