The ALCAN: A North American Safari

​I really enjoy road trips, so when we moved from Virginia to Alaska, I got out some maps and made sure the Alaska-Canada Highway (ALCAN) was part of our route. We could...
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Some friends..

We had the opportunity to spend a long weekend in Dutch Harbor when we were living in Anchorage. Dutch Harbor is located along the Aleutian Island chain and is one of the...
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Photographing cliches: lighthouses

Lighthouses are one of my favorite subjects to photograph. I also enjoy reading about lighthouse history, the keeper's stories, and the wonderful work of preservation soc...
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Behind the image: Dall Sheep at Turnagain Arm

One of my favorite places to photograph while living in Alaska was the Turnagain Arm. The Turnagain Arm is a tributary of Cook inlet and was supposedly named after one of...
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Favorite photography destinations: Big Cypress Preserve and Everglades National Park

Just outside of Miami is one of the world's most unique ecosystems - the Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve. With its open sawgrass fields and tow...
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Favorite photography destinations: Caribbean Islands

There's something magical about being on a ship and approaching a Caribbean Island, particularly around sunrise. After being at sea, the sights and smells of the land are...
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A Memorable Project

In going through my photography books, I came across a book I put together a few years back called “Hidden in Plain Sight”. This was a film project, and looking through t...
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Seeing in Sixes - Quiet Landscapes

For some time now, Lenswork magazine has published various Seeing in Sixes projects that have caught my attention. These small bodies of work have made me think more abou...
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My nature wandering kit

Lately, I've been hiking and wandering with a small amount of camera gear. My current choice of gear is a Panasonic FZ300 and a Sony RX100. I keep the FZ300 around my nec...
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Signs of Fall

It's been a fairly warm summer here in Maine and it's nice to see some signs of fall. We've had quite a few days in the 90s (with three days in a row of 95+ degrees) and...
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Blending In - updated

Blending In is a project I started a couple of years back that has been a lot of fun. I have been inspired by Art Wolf's book Vanishing Act and thought it might be fun to...
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Trip Report: Sawgrass Lake Park

Every once in a while I come across places in nature that captivate my sense of wonder and brings me peace and happiness. Sawgrass Lake Park in Saint Petersburg, Florida...
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Getting the most out of a compact digital camera

In the last post, I talked about how much I’ve enjoyed the so-called “superzoom” cameras and thought I would share some tips with regular compact digital cameras. Over th...
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Fun With Super-zoom Cameras - updated

Over the years I have really enjoyed using prosumer super-zoom cameras by Canon, Nikon, and Panasonic. Super-zoom cameras feature focal lengths that almost defy belief. M...
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Ongoing project: Blending In

Blending In is a project I started a couple of years back that has been a lot of fun. I have been inspired by Art Wolf's book Vanishing Act, and thought it might be fun t...
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