We had planned on going to an arts festival today, but the forecast was for rain all day long. So, we decided to stay home and relax instead. The decision to stay home ended up allowing me to create my own unique collection of art. I went outside to photogrpah our flowers that we have planted and it started to rain. It rained for a good long time, but it stopped well… Read More
I’m going to give it to you straight. I am not really a cat person. My wife might dispute this and tell you that deep down in the depths of my heart I am definitely a cat person. But I will refute that to the day I die. So, you may be thinking, if you are not a cat person why are you writing a blog post about cats? I’ll take a… Read More
When I first began to get interested in photography I was most interested in photographing wildlife. The first wildlife subjects that captivated me were birds of prey. This is in part because birds of prey are some of the most accessible wildlife to photograph where I live. And they were also captivating because of growing up loving nature and wildlife as a kid these were the types of birds I was fascinated… Read More
Running has become my passion. But, I have always loved sports in general. I grew up loving baseball and football. And my appreciation for sports has grown over the years to encompass a lot that I never thought it would. I don’t photograph sports as much as I like to. It can be hard to schedule and it I something that needs to be planned out much more in advance than other… Read More
It is hard to beat a beautiful sunset. I think sunsets might be one of the most universally cherished scenes. Sunsets happen everywhere. Everyone can see a sunset. Sunsets occur along city skylines or out in nature. You can experience sunsets out on an adventure. But there is also simple joy in experiencing a sunset while relaxing at home. Maybe you are even just sitting inside watching TV and happen to look… Read More
My wife and I were able to get out for a nice trip up to one of my favorite birding spots, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. We usually expect to see a lot of Osprey and Bald Eagles on our trips there, but they stayed away for the most part. We could see Osprey flying high in the sky off in the distance, but they never came close for good looks or photographs.
When I think about photography I have two overriding philosophies. Take photographs whenever you can. Use whatever camera you have to take the photos. In photography circles a lot of debate and conversation can be had about when is the best time to create photography. While there are some merits to this conversation, to me the answer is always take photographs anytime you have the opportunity to take photographs. In this age… Read More
We as people often have many things we want to do or accomplish in our lives. And just as often we have many things we simply never get around to doing. There are an infinite number of reasons and excuses why we may not get something done that we have always wanted to do. Often the most obvious reason we don’t get something done is that we haven’t prioritized it. As a… Read More
I have documented races in a variety of ways over the years. I love photography so I almost always have a camera with me regardless of how I find myself at a race. There is also a variety of tools available for photographing races. Sometimes I find myself at a race because it is an interesting community event or I have friends running the race. Or maybe I am on vacation and… Read More
Trail running is a lot of things. It is something different for everyone. The longer we go the crazier we may seem. Maybe we are all a little crazy. And maybe that is why we can still find some fun in these crazy events.