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Best of 2020

January 16, 2021 - Best of 2020 I think we will all agree that this year has been one unlike any we have lived through. It has taken awa...
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The Joy of Missile Launches

December 13, 2020 - We're back in Florida and just in time for one of the most active missile-launch seasons on record. We've had the Crew D...
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Extension Tube Macrophotography

July 17, 2020 - We were able to escape Florida's spike in the pandemic by driving up to Maryland for the summer. Since they are more "lo...
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Empty Streetscapes and Urban Art in Orlando

April 22, 2020 - Empty Streetscapes and Urban Art in Orlando I spend most of my time, at least when I'm behind a camera, as a nature and...
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My Best of 2019

January 11, 2020 - 2019 may be the year that I have traveled the most to make pictures. The year began rounding Cape Horn, while returning...
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Autumn in Central New York

December 15, 2019 - I did both my undergraduate and Master's work at universities located in Central New York. For those unfamiliar with the...
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North Cape Cruise - July 2019

August 14, 2019 - This has been a "world travel year"! We began the year in Antarctica, sailed across most of the Pacific and all of the C...
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Tahiti to Miami - Spring 2019

April 24, 2019 - For over 30 days we sailed aboard the MS Marina embarking in Tahiti and disembarking at Port Canaveral, Florida. It was...
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Greetings from Antarctica

January 08, 2019 - I have been planning and dreaming about a photo trip to Antarctica for many years. Finally, I've done it. As I write thi...
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The Quilt Barns of Carroll County Maryland

September 14, 2018 - Yes, I know, the title of this blog, and the accompanying collection, sounds like a Clint Eastwood movie involving bridg...
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Niagara Falls

July 30, 2018 - Neither my wife, nor I, have been to Niagara Falls in over 45 years and never together. So, with a good weather forecast...
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Soleado Lavendar Farm

July 30, 2018 - In June, I took a couple hour drive into the wild corner of Maryland's Montgomery County. June is usually the peak month...
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Baltimore Painted Ladies

July 18, 2018 - This summer, I'm spending time in the Northeastern part of the United States. I'll be doing some local and regional phot...
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Bangabandhu 1 Falcon 9 Block 5 Launch

May 13, 2018 - May 10-11, 2018 We went out to Canaveral Shores National Seashore to photograph the launch of SpaceX's first "Block 5"...
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Final Stops: Malaysia and Singapore

March 31, 2018 - Our final two stops on this odyssey were Malaysia and Singapore. We were originally scheduled to dock in two ports in Ma...
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Myanmar: Yangon and Bagan

March 17, 2018 - Finally, after thirty days of traveling, we arrived in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. This was one of the two main re...
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The Middle - Seychelles, Maldives, and India

March 06, 2018 - I've been slacking a bit on my blogging. I planned on making this two entries, but got behind during the transit to Indi...
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East Africa - Tanzania, Zanzibar, and Kenya

February 26, 2018 - After skipping Madagascar, we continued on, up the coast of East Africa. This is a region where the culture of the nativ...
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The First Leg: South Africa and Mozambique

February 17, 2018 - After our long journey to Cape Town, South Africa, we had a couple of days to rest, in port and while sailing around the...
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Namibia

February 16, 2018 - Our long flight from Frankfurt to Cape Town took us over Namibia during the late morning hours. I have always been taken...
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Beginning of a Journey

February 07, 2018 - All journeys have a beginning. In most cases, that beginning is not that much fun. As we look forward to a wonderful kal...
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Winter 2018 Missile Launches

January 23, 2018 - Zuma & SBIRS 4 Launches The pace of spaceflight has increased a great deal in the last year or so. SpaceX alone had 1...
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Best of 2017

December 31, 2017 - 2017 was a busy year. Busy is good, if you're taking pictures. It is even better when you have beautiful things to photo...
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Insignia Cruise to Cuba

December 17, 2017 - The day after Thanksgiving, we sailed aboard Oceania's Insignia to Key West and then on to Havana, Cienfuegos, and final...
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Another Dawn Flight

December 16, 2017 - Another aerorplane Another sunny place I'm lucky I know But I want to go home... Michael Buble I fly - a lot. After...
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Miami to Iceland Journey Photos Posted

August 09, 2017 - In July, we sailed for 20 days from tropical Miami to brisk Iceland. Along the way, we stopped in: Port Canaveral, Norfo...
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Final Stops: Iceland

July 31, 2017 - Our final two stops were to a country ironically named Iceland. It is ironic, in that Greenland is not green at all: it...
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Qaqortoq, Greenland

July 23, 2017 - Icebergs and growlers met our arrival in Qaqortoq, Greenland. The town, population of 3,200, is located in southern Gree...
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Nuuk, Greenland

July 23, 2017 - As we approached Greenland, the weather turned rough: 10-12 foot seas, 40 knot winds, air temperature 39F, sea water tem...
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Canadian Maritimes

July 21, 2017 - With port calls on 6 of seven days, I have fallen further behind in my blogging. Rather than try to do separate blog ent...
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Boston

July 13, 2017 - Historical gems, such as the Old South Meeting House, are tucked inside the modern city of Boston. We didn't arrive unti...
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New York City

July 12, 2017 - Next up, the Big Apple. While I have sailed in and out of New York harbor on a number of occasions, it is always a magic...
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Norfolk

July 12, 2017 - First of all, I'm having a bit of a struggle keeping up with the blogging. Too much to do, too many photos to take, proc...
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Day at Sea

July 09, 2017 - Today supposed to be a leisurely day at sea. And it started that way. A bright Sun shown down on a deep blue ocean. "Dee...
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First Stop - Port Canaveral

July 09, 2017 - Nothing like starting in your own back yard! Since I have lived a good portion of my last dozen years in the Orlando are...
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The Journey Begins

July 08, 2017 - We begin our mystery journey in Miami, birthplace of modern cruising. We were whisked from the airport to the ship and w...
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Getting Ready to Roll

July 06, 2017 - After a busy Spring and early Summer, it is finally time to go out and enjoy some travel time. I've been tuning up my ph...
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Spring in the Midwest

June 11, 2017 - I journeyed to Iowa this week. It has been many years since I got to walk down a country road in America's heartland. Th...
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NROL-76 Launch

May 01, 2017 - After getting scrubbed on Sunday, SpaceX scheduled another attempt to launch the NRO satellite early Monday morning. So...
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Waiting for NROL-76

April 30, 2017 - It seems that photographers (and firemen) only do two things: wait for things to happen or rush to where things are happ...
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Royal Princess Cruise 2017

March 19, 2017 - After my long hiatius, we decided that we needed yet another cruise (#45). So, along with some friends, we booked a crui...
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I'm Back....

March 16, 2017 - A After a long hiatus, I have returned to my blog. I resumed my journey with a business trip to New Orleans just before...
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France 2016

July 24, 2016 - In June we were scheduled for a couple of days in Paris, followed by a week-long cruise down the Saone and Rhone rivers...
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Launch of Atlas OA-6

March 23, 2016 - March 22, 2016 - This was a picture perfect night for a launch. Pleasantly cool temperatures, a light breeze, and a full...
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Tico Airshow 2016

March 15, 2016 - The Space Coast Regional Airport, once known as the Titusville-Cocoa Airport, and locally referred to as TICO, has hoste...
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Winter in the Southwest

March 06, 2016 - In connection with a recent business trip, I was able to take a bit of time to photograph two amazing locations: Grand C...
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Grand Canyon by Moonlight

February 29, 2016 - On a recent business trip to the Southwest, I was able to take a couple of days off to do some photography. One of the s...
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Best of 2015

February 10, 2016 - As a started doing last year, I have put up a number of my favorite images for last year. A number of these you will als...
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Orlando Wetlands Festival 2016

January 30, 2016 - It's that time of year again, the Orlando Wetlands Park will celebrate its 16th Annual Orlando Wetlands Festival at the...
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Australia & New Zealand Photos

January 22, 2016 - I had hoped to blog during our recent trip on the Celebrity Cruises Solstice, but the Internet connections were barely a...
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Amazon Adventure Photos

December 08, 2015 - For 26 wonderful days we got to sail from Miami to Manaus, Brazil and back, some 7,000 miles, making many wonderful new...
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Welcome to the Amazon

November 13, 2015 - Yesterday we entered the mouth of the Mighty Amazon. It's width makes it almost impossible to see from side to side. But...
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Miami Welcomes the Night

November 04, 2015 - We begin our voyage to the far reaches of the Amazon from Miami, Florida. Our departure is delayed so we can take on mor...
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Florida Fall

October 20, 2015 - When you think of Fall, you think of mountains and trees of yellow, orange, and red. You think of cool days and chilly n...
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Washington Night Shoot

August 30, 2015 - I was out shooting at the Howard Country Nature Conservancy, when a gentleman came over to talk to me. It turned out tha...
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Sacramento

August 18, 2015 - I recently spent several days in Sacramento, California on business. Fortunately, I was able to take a bit of time off t...
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Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge

June 06, 2015 - On a recent drive up the East Coast, I had a small amount of time to spend at Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge before s...
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Madeira Photography

April 29, 2015 - During my recent transatlantic voyage, we stopped in Madeira. This island, some 360 miles West of Morocco, is part of Po...
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Rescue at Sea

April 25, 2015 - On a recent Transatlantic voyage, our ship had to divert towards the Azores in order to facilitate the medical evacuatio...
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