I can’t believe I’m halfway through my 365 +1 Project (thank you Leap Year)!  While I continue to learn from amazing photographers from around the world every day, I’ve also learned that… …I really want to visit Norway.  And Oregon, Jasper National Park, and New Zealand. …while Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has its own advantages, I miss being closer […]

Here’s what happens when you are not stealth-like when taking street photography shots… Instead of capturing diners chatting over a scrumptious meal at a fancy restaurant with picture windows and white linen table cloths in a charming European-style city, you snap one woman looking at you inquisitively and a guy who looks like he might […]

After wolfing down an extremely early breakfast, my camera and I had 30 minutes to walk through the French Quarter at dawn at a cafe au lait-fueled speed before the flight home.  Even at that early hour, the second I left the air-conditioned lobby of the Ritz-Carlton, I felt as if I’d stepped straight into […]

I can now cross “Walk Down Bourbon Street” off of my Bucket List.  It wasn’t actually on my Bucket List, but since I’ve done it, I think I’ll add it only to cross it off and feel a sense of accomplishment. You Might Also Enjoy: Cafe du Monde Wordless Wednesday:  Canal Street Cable Car New […]

I got up at 6:00 am to start my day with a beignet and cafe au lait.  Cafe du Monde has been a part of New Orleans’ French Market for more than 100 years.  With more outdoor seating than indoor, it is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week closing only for Christmas Day […]