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Defining Traditional, Modern and Postmodern Photography

November 30, 2016 - One thing that isn’t discussed often is the different phases that photography, as an art, has been through. Art prior to...
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The Biltmore: A Beautiful Piece of American History You Must See in Person if You Can

October 12, 2016 - The Biltmore Estate is a very popular tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. In fact, while Asheville is known...
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5 Tips for Beautiful Fall Photography

September 29, 2015 - Autumn is almost upon us! For photographers, that means a season full of colorful foliage, harvest-themed photos and mor...
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Introduction to Photographing the Night Sky

August 25, 2015 - Rachel and I enjoyed watching the Perseid Meteor Shower at the Cincinnati, OH Observatory. The night sky is full of mar...
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Breaking Away From the Clichés

August 11, 2015 - Estimates back in 2014 revealed that up to 880 billion photos would be taken throughout the year – and with the availabi...
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Why the Pros Shoot in RAW

August 04, 2015 - You've heard it before: Whenever possible, always create RAW files rather than JPEGs. The reason given is that camera RA...
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Essential Features and Camera Gear for Product Photography

April 24, 2015 - In the last two posts, I showed you the basic equipment for product photography, as well as a few tools that will help y...
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The Joy of Photographing Waterfalls: 10 Tips for Creating Beautiful Waterfall Photos

October 29, 2014 - There are few things more soothing than the trickling sounds of water mixed with birdsong from a nearby forest. As a pho...
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Tips for Photographers on Vacation

October 08, 2014 - Clingmans Dome - Great Smoky Mountains National Park Are you traveling to an exciting destination and intend on taking...
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6 Fun Tips for Long Exposure Photography

August 13, 2014 - Long exposure landscape photography is a great way for new enthusiasts to get familiar with shutter speeds, aperture set...
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Cincinnati's Innovative 19th-century Landmark Photo

July 27, 2014 - My lovely wife took me to see the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge in Cincinnati a few weeks ago. It spans the Ohio Ri...
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Bluestone River Mother's Day Walk

May 14, 2014 - On Mother's Day Char I had a walked the banks of the Bluestone River in Hinton, West Virginia. Here's a iPhone photo I t...
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The Moon and the Joshua Tree

May 07, 2014 - Here's a black-and-white photo I took with Matt. We were hiking through the desert in Palmdale, California.
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Beautiful Sunset in Pamldale California with Joshua Tree

April 23, 2014 - I spent an evening with my son capturing photos in the high desert near Palmdale/Lancaster California last month. This i...
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Multiple Exposure at the Grand Canyon

January 22, 2014 - Somehow we picked up a few additional children while visiting the Grand Canyon. This cool effect (Multiple-Exposure) was...
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West Virginia Night Sky Photo

January 03, 2014 - Wow! Check out the stars… can you find the constellation Orion? I believe the stars look more beautiful from West Virgin...
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2013 Yosemite Fire Photo at Glacier Point

October 10, 2013 - Click image to see larger This photo was taken during the massive 2013 Yosemite fire. It was getting late that evening...
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El Capitan (Yosemite National Park) Photo

October 01, 2013 - This picture of El Capitan was taken late afternoon in Yosemite National Park. Once considered impossible to climb, it's...
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Exploring Beautiful Waterfalls in North Carolina and West Virginia

July 06, 2013 - As I mentioned in my last post on waterfalls... I wanted to talk a little about my experience with the NEOS Overshoes in...
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Long-Exposure Waterfall Photography

June 25, 2013 - Long-exposure photography can be fun and challenging at the same time. Taking long-exposures of moving water can blur an...
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Beautiful Waterfalls from North Carolina and West Virginia

June 18, 2013 - Stunningly beautiful, breathtaking, amazing, wondrous… those are some of the words that came to mind as I trekked throug...
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Lower Antelope Canyon Photos, Page, Arizona

May 02, 2013 - Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is located on Navajo...
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Goosenecks State Park, UT Photos

April 24, 2013 - The San Juan River makes a series of tight turns - goosenecks - below this viewpoint. The river has carved a deep canyon...
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Monument Valley, UT Photos (evidence of catastrophic erosion)

April 19, 2013 - For our 20th wedding anniversary, I took Char to Monument Valley, UT to wander through the amazing geological formations...
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Four More Gallery Series Photo Prints

April 11, 2013 - Below I've selected four of my favorite photo prints for this week. I hope you enjoy the new prints! Blackwater Fa...
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Gallery Series Photo Prints

April 04, 2013 - I've had several people asking if they could purchase prints from my gallery series. I've teamed up with MpixPro, a high...
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Clingman's Dome (Great Smoky Mountains) Photos

February 14, 2013 - Clingman's Dome is a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina, in the southeastern United S...
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The Beautiful Waterfalls of West Virginia (Sandstone Falls State Park) Photos

February 03, 2013 - View Larger This breathtaking 25-foot high falls on the New River is located 8 miles north of the town of Hinton on Sta...
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Pipstem State Park Scenic Overlook Photo

December 06, 2012 - Just chillin' and enjoying our Lord's creation. Pipestem Resort State Park is a 4,050-acre (1,640 ha) state park locate...
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Morro Bay, California

October 25, 2012 - The town's most striking feature is Morro Rock, a 576 foot high volcanic plug. Morro Rock stands at the entrance to the...
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Washington State's Tall Ship Ambassador

September 25, 2012 - The Lady Washington was built in Aberdeen, Washington, United States in time for the 1989 Washington State Centennial ce...
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Club Ed Movie Set Photo

September 18, 2012 - If you haven't had the opportunity to visit the movie sets around Lancaster, CA you're missing some beautiful landscapes...
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Glade Creek Grist Mill Photo

September 15, 2012 - The Glade Creek Grist Mill in West Virginia is a replica of the original Cooper's Mill that was located nearby. The curr...
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Grandfather Mountain (North Carolina)

August 10, 2012 - Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina rises 5,946 feet above sea level, and due to the considerable elevation gain the...
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Blackwater Falls State Park (West Virginia)

August 07, 2012 - Blackwater Falls State Park is named for the falls of the Blackwater River whose amber-colored waters plunge five storie...
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Kill Bill Chapel in Hi Vista, CA.

July 14, 2012 - Church near Lancaster, California, used as a filming location in Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" films, Volumes 1 & 2 (2...
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