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Into the Woods

October 24, 2020 - Into the Woods - This scene almost invites me to take a walk down the trail and into the woods. I have seen this little...
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Tranquil Sunset at the Beach

March 10, 2019 - As the sun dropped below the horizon on the beach at Naples, Florida I captured a few final images before the light fade...
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2nd Sunset at Big Carlos Pass

March 08, 2019 - The skies looked promising for a nice sunset, so I decided to photograph a 2nd sunset at Big Carlos Pass at the north en...
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Hualalai Sunset

March 03, 2019 - Beautiful sunset from last month on our last evening on the Big Island of Hawaii. The view from the Hualalai Resort was...
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Morning Tide at Wailea

February 27, 2019 - Morning Tide at Wailea On my recent trip to Maui, I enjoyed being out around sunrise and spent a bit of time photogra...
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Morning view across Maalaea Bay

February 25, 2019 - While staying in Wailea on the island of Maui, I enjoyed the morning views of the mountains across Maalaea Bay. There se...
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Bay Bridge from Treasure Island

February 03, 2019 - Beautiful start to the morning at 5:15 a.m. This view of the Bay Bridge from Treasure Island looking east toward Oakland...
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Pre-Dawn Morning at Fernandina Beach

December 10, 2018 - Pre-Dawn Morning at Fernandina Beach My visit to Amelia Island last January included a couple of mornings where I went...
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Drama over the Frankfort Light

November 18, 2018 - This is one of those images I have always thought had potential, but I could never seem to get the post processing to gi...
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Fulton Street Bridge

November 08, 2018 - I spent a several days in downtown Grand Rapids a few weeks ago at a business meeting. On a late afternoon walk along th...
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Windswept Lake Michigan Shore

November 04, 2018 - A few weeks ago on a Northwest Michigan Photo Workshop sponsored by The Camera Shop of Muskegon we made a brief stop at...
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Wet Walk to the Light

November 03, 2018 - Wet walk out to the St. Joseph Lighthouse On my last visit to the St. Joseph Lighthouse, the waves were so high that...
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Skies over St. Joseph

November 02, 2018 - I passed through St. Joseph twice in a week. On this day the winds and waves were still strong, but the skies were beaut...
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High Waves at St. Joseph

October 31, 2018 - After a day of shooting in Northwest Michigan on October 20, I made my way back to Illinois on Sunday morning. St. Josep...
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Skies over Pere Marquette Park

October 30, 2018 - Skies over Pere Marquette Park While I do enjoy post processing images to bring out the best in them, sometimes it is n...
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Fire and Water

October 29, 2018 - Fire and Water After a long day of shooting through sunshine, cold, rain, and snow along the northwest side of Michig...
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Windy Afternoon at Point Betsie

October 28, 2018 - Cool and windy fall afternoon at Point Betsie Lighthouse near Frankfort, Michigan I have been to Point Betsie Lig...
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Crashing Waves at Pere Marquette

October 21, 2018 - I am not sure where to start with photos from this weekend in northwest Michigan with Jamie A MacDonald on his workshop.
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Rusty Hood

September 22, 2018 - This old Ford truck is on display behind our local frozen yogurt shop. When I have my camera with me I like to grab a fe...
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Isolated Rain Cloud

September 21, 2018 - I continue to be amazed with the beauty of this isolated rain cloud formation that moved across the landscape north of M...
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Plentiful Corn Crop

September 20, 2018 - Looking down the row of corn, the harvest here in Central Illinois will be plentiful this year. We have much to be thank...
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September Shower

September 19, 2018 - The clouds this evening here in central Illinois were spectacular. A few isolated showers popped up as farmers were busy...
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Old Ride at Niagara on the Lake

September 16, 2018 - On our visit to Niagara Falls a few weeks ago, we spent an afternoon at Niagara on the Lake. It is such a beautiful, qua...
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Threatening Skies over the Falls

September 12, 2018 - This is one of those images that I was a little unsure about posting as I had a challenge getting the color and white ba...
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American Falls Panorama

September 08, 2018 - This panorama photo of the American Falls was taken around sunset. I stitched three handheld photos of the fall to creat...
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Little People Under Horseshoe Falls

September 04, 2018 - You may have to look closely, but the people in yellow ponchos at the bottom right corner of the frame are dwarfed by th...
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Arch Reflection

August 29, 2018 - Here is another photo of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis from the park to the south of the arch. As it was an overcast mor...
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Arch

August 26, 2018 - I spent a couple of days in downtown St. Louis a few weeks ago and while I have driven by the Gateway Arch, I had never...
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Old Mission Vineyards at Sunset

August 11, 2018 - The vistas overlooking the vineyards on the Old Mission Peninsula are beautiful as the sun sets on a warm summer evening...
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Sunset in the Vineyard

August 08, 2018 - It was a beautiful summer evening in northern Michigan. I really like the sun star and they backlighting of the leaves i...
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April Snow

April 09, 2018 - This was the third “spring” weekend in a row that we have had snow after an inch or two last night. As it is highly unus...
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St. Augustine Lights

January 19, 2018 - St. Augustine features Nights of Lights from mid November until the end of January. The buildings downtown are all lit u...
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Fernandina Sunrise

January 14, 2018 - I went out to shoot the sunrise on Fernandina Beach near the pier. While there was not much in the way of clouds to prov...
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Padlock at Fort Clinch

January 12, 2018 - I came across this old antique padlock on a tour of Fort Clinch on Amelia Island. I liked the textures and the rusty cha...
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Cascade Falls

November 25, 2017 - Warm weather hear over the weekend prompted me to take a drive up to the Uttica, IL to visit one of the state parks up t...
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3 Frames

November 21, 2017 - I spent an hour or so on a walk Saturday afternoon at Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve with my camera. Most of the tree...
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Bridgeton

October 29, 2017 - It was a nice afternoon today and we decided to drive over to Bridgeton, Indiana to see the covered bridge there and tak...
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Fall Colors

October 28, 2017 - With all of the rainy and gloomy weather and the late fall colors, I haven’t made any attempt to photograph any of the f...
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Old Gate in Stone Wall

October 23, 2017 - Old Gate in Stone Wall We all do it, we follow the same route day after day, to and from our places of work. Like aut...
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Hazen Bridge in Late October

October 21, 2017 - It has been just over 4 years since I have been out to Hazen Bridge with my camera and posted any photos (http://www.the...
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Old Mission Lighthouse through the Trellis

September 29, 2017 - I like this side view of the Old Mission Lighthouse through the Trellis. I took this on my visit to Traverse City last y...
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Dramatic Sky over Charlevoix Lighthouse

September 22, 2017 - Dramatic Sky over Charlevoix Lighthouse A stop off at Charlevoix after a day trip to Mackinac Island to watch the sun...
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September Sunset over Old Mission Peninsula

September 18, 2017 - We are back once again to Traverse City. A popular place to see the sunset is an overlook near the Chateau Grand Travers...
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Rails in Wrigleyville

July 28, 2017 - It has been quite a long time since my last post. I have not been very inspired in my photography for a while. As I stoo...
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Sunset in the Desert

January 31, 2017 - After a another midwest winter filled with overcast and cloudy days, it is nice to get out of the cold and enjoy the war...
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Fall Evening at Lake of the Woods

November 01, 2016 - Today was a beautiful fall day for the first of November. We may not see any more days with temperatures in the upper 70...
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Pointe Betsie

September 11, 2016 - Point Betsie Lighthouse sits about 5 miles north of Frankfort, Michigan. It is always worth a trip over to Frankfort for...
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Chicago Harbor Light

August 18, 2016 - I usually photograph lighthouses from the shore, looking out toward the water. When we took our dinner cruise from Navy...
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Sun Setting behing Chicago Skyline at Navy Pier Chicago

August 15, 2016 - Continuing with yesterdays them of photos I recently took while on a dinner cruise from Navy Pier, this is a beautiful i...
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Navy Pier on Summer Evening

August 14, 2016 - We had the opportunity to take a dinner cruise from Navy Pier in Chicago about a week and a half ago with the Case IH de...
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Old Mission Lighthouse Fisheye Photo

July 22, 2016 - We once again had the opportunity in early June to spend a week in Traverse City, Michigan, our favorite place to escape...
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Grain Bins on a Country Road

April 05, 2016 - I have seen this row of old grain bins on a country road hundreds of times as I have traveled from home to Bloomington,...
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Sleepless in Chicago

March 09, 2016 - I headed to Chicago yesterday afternoon for a dinner last night and a business meeting today. I had a great time visitin...
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Building Art in Sterling

March 02, 2016 - The last two weeks I have traveled around the state of Illinois to our company’s open houses. I have been up in northwes...
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Ready for Sunshine

January 15, 2016 - About this time every winter, I am ready for sunshine. It seems like we have week after week of cloudy days, with only a...
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Leland Boathouse

December 19, 2015 - If you have been to Leland, Michigan before, the first thing you probably think about is Fishtown. Fishtown is a collect...
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Domino Sugar Plant

December 10, 2015 - I always enjoy taking photos around the Baltimore Inner Harbor when we visit. Probably the most historic landmark seen f...
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Pearl Harbor Anniversary Tribute

December 06, 2015 - Today’s post is a tribute to all of those who served and gave their lives 74 years ago today at Pearl Harbor. December 7...
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Winding Walkway

November 25, 2015 - Last summer, we spent Memorial Day weekend up in the Chicago area. Always interested in saving a few dollars, I booked a...
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Maude’s Garage

November 10, 2015 - We always enjoy stopping in Ludington, Michigan. There are several lighthouse in and just a few miles from town. Along t...
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Central Illinois Sunrise

October 15, 2015 - Central Illinois Sunrise I really enjoy the morning drive to work late in the fall before the time changes as I get t...
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