Photo at sunset of the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in Oregon

Capturing the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in Oregon

When our family set the Oregon coast as the family summer vacation destination of 2014, I was excited to see and photograph an area of the country that I had … Continue reading Capturing the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in Oregon

Photo of reflections in windows of Freedom Tower in NYC

Looking Through New York City’s Freedom Tower… Almost!

While visiting New York City with my wife and daughter last April, we made a stop by Ground Zero. I was mesmerized by the reflections of the blue sky and … Continue reading Looking Through New York City’s Freedom Tower… Almost!

A Lone Tree in Canyonlands National Park

On the last full day of our long-weekend vacation to Moab we headed into Canyonlands National Park (via Dead Horse Point┬áState Park)┬áto take a rather short but scenic overlook hike. … Continue reading A Lone Tree in Canyonlands National Park

Cold snowy mountains and warm desert rocks

After making the very family-friendly hike to Landscape Arch in Arches National Park, my son expressed his desire to continue down the trail toward Double O Arch. From what my … Continue reading Cold snowy mountains and warm desert rocks

Arches, Stars and Jupiter Captured in a Photo

Arches National Park is amazing by day… but I strongly recommend people take it all in by night as well. While taking a family vacation in Moab earlier this month, … Continue reading Arches, Stars and Jupiter Captured in a Photo

Capturing sunrise at Balanced Rock

We arrived in Moab on Friday night of Presidents Day weekend and got everyone in bed at a pretty decent hour. But of course my photography bug hit and my … Continue reading Capturing sunrise at Balanced Rock

The Warmth of Lone Rock at Sunset

My first-ever visit to Lake Powell had to include a sunset boat trip out to photograph Lone Rock – it was the first evening stop of the three-day Utah Photo … Continue reading The Warmth of Lone Rock at Sunset

Horseshoe Bend: New Favorite HDR Photo

After hiking the 3/4-mile sandy trail to Horseshoe Bend near Page, Arizona, 3.5 times already, I wasn’t really sure I wanted to hike out there again. But I still set … Continue reading Horseshoe Bend: New Favorite HDR Photo

Photographing Lower Antelope Canyon

When I learned that I would be visiting the Upper and Lower Antelope Canyons near Lake Powell during the Utah Photo Workshop with Drake Busath and Randy Collier earlier this … Continue reading Photographing Lower Antelope Canyon