Of all the birds that visit my backyard, I find myself most mesmerized by the cardinals. Between seed snacks from the feeder, this guy was hanging out in the snow watching the world go by. I still struggle to get a nice, clear, high-definition shot of a cardinal, but this photograph is at least better […]

When I see red, white, and blue, I don’t just think of the flags of the United States or France.  Instead, I think of the values that brought the people of these countries together when they revolted against an oppressive regime back in the 1700s.  Red, white, and blue make me think of liberty, equality, […]

While in Billings, Montana, we had a chance to attend a Billing Wolves indoor football game.  After their season finale win against the Nebraska Danger, fans were invited down to the field to meet the team.  After my youngest daughter scored autographs from several players, she moved to the line waiting Thomas “Frenchie” Chameraud’s autograph. […]

After studying up on night photography and giving it another go, I was bummed that the red paper lanterns weren’t lit in Chinatown the night we wandered over to that part of town.  It’s just not the same during the day time, but here’s my favorite shot of my trip back the next day. On […]

I’m always excited when I have an opportunity to shoot the same subject on multiple occasions.  I learn a lot from my first pass at a special place or event, and am pleased when I can have a second go at it to improve my shots.  Even for seasoned photographers, I would imagine they appreciate […]

Around this time of year, it’s not unusual for a woodpecker to land on the gutters and attack the house to the point that it feels like the entire place is shaking.  This shot is a bit grainy — because I had to take it from indoors, through glass, fully zooming out on my really, […]