International Mountain Day

Mountains have held sway over me my entire adult life. I didn’t grow up in the mountains, didn’t travel there much as a kid, but I believe they’ve allowed me to really explore… Continue reading

Molas Pass, Colorado

Sometimes clouds can really be a photographer’s friend. Case in point, Molas Pass in the heart of the San Juan Mountains this summer. The Million Dollar Highway, also known as part of the… Continue reading

Gare d’Austerlitz, Paris

The vast network of parks and leafy boulevards get most of the attention of photographers looking to capture a bit of nature in Paris. If you look hard enough there are other ways… Continue reading

Interior Alaska in the fall

Recently, I had the great pleasure of not only traveling to Alaska to adopt a retired sled dog but also to check out a part of Interior Alaska I had never seen. I… Continue reading

The slow turn towards fall, West Virginia

Let’s face it. Fall colors in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast have yet to really materialize. That’s rather unusual this late into October. Well, we can thank the very warm and humid temperatures combined… Continue reading

Zion National Park, Utah

Traveling through the Southwest U.S. in the fall was a new experience for me. I have spent most of my time in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic in September, October and November. I don’t… Continue reading

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Colorado

You hear the steam engine chugging along, working hard powering the train through the San Juan Mountains long before you see it. To me it is such a timeless sound, amplified even more… Continue reading

North Fork Mountain, West Virginia

Tucked deep in the hills and valleys of West Virginia, North Fork Mountain offers an iconic view of the Mountain State. On top of being one of the most scenic ridgeline hikes in… Continue reading

A western meadowlark and the Mission Mountains, Montana

In photography, like in life, things often happen when you least expect it. While visiting the National Bison Range in Montana on a beautiful late-spring afternoon, I received a bit of that good… Continue reading

The Sagrada Familia at dusk, Barcelona

Antoni Gaudi’s architectural masterpiece looms large over Barcelona, and it has an especially unique feel at dusk. The variety of the stained glass comes even more to life. Viewed from the street, you’re… Continue reading