“Addicted to Red” Poster Now Available

I posted this image to Facebook and it was seen by more than 11,000 people! Now, I am making it available as a 16×20 poster. “Addicted to Red” depicts a field of poppies next to a vineyard and makes for a mesmerizing view.  $25 plus shipping and taxes. I am […more]

The Promise of Beauty to Come

I am going to assume that all of us, at one time or another, have had a bad day. Maybe you’ve even had a bad week, month, or year. In those times we could all use something to give us hope that good things are coming. For me, this bud […more]

Peaceful Beauty in the Heart of Palo Duro Canyon

Peaceful Beauty in the Heart of Palo Duro Canyon

On an overcast, March day, I was lucky enough to find and capture the heart of Palo Duro Canyon. I have the proof in my photo. This was my first visit to this particular Texas State Park but it would not be my last. Palo Duro Canyon played a major […more]

Beautiful Name

Beautiful Name

How and why did someone select this beautiful name for this little warbler? Perhaps, bestowing a name, fit for royalty was a way to compensate for being, what many consider, an otherwise plain looking bird. The name orange-crowned warbler, conjures images in my mind of a bird with a fiery, […more]

Beauty in Everyday Scenes

Beauty in Everyday Scenes

I made this photo while in Galveston, Texas attending my very first Featherfest. Pictured is a Great Egret in flight. I spotted the bird in a pond while driving along Stewart Road and I pulled off to see what kind of photo opportunities might present themselves. This is the shot […more]

Finding Beauty in the Here and Now

Finding Beauty in the Here and Now

One of my frustrations with photography blogs and magazines, is their tendency to feature gorgeous images from exotic places I’m not likely to ever visit. Ever. They seem to imply I cannot possibly capture awe-inspiring landscapes or produce captivating street photography unless I travel far, far from home where I […more]

Step Lightly

Step Lightly

Step Lightly depicts a Northern bobwhite as he walks gingerly across the red dirt toward a watering hole. Sitting in a ground-level blind, I was able to get eye-level with the bird to get my photo. Then I employed several techniques to create this work of digital fine art.

Missing the Hummingbirds

Missing the Hummingbirds

Although I have had my feeders out all summer, I have not seen any hummingbirds this year. I miss watching their flitting back and forth and the staunch defense of their territory! So, I am filling the void by looking at some of my favorite hummingbird images. If you are […more]

New Work: “The Gang’s All Here”

New Work: “The Gang’s All Here”

On a pleasant fall evening at sunset in Auke Bay near Juneau, Alaska, the harbor seals gather on the platform of this buoy as a whale watching tour boat heads in for the night. The red in the buoy immediately catches your eye but few look closely enough to see […more]

I Made It to the Bottom and Back in Canyon de Chelly

I Made It to the Bottom and Back in Canyon de Chelly

I’ve been to Canyon de Chelly before but never attempted the hike to view the White House ruins. This year was different. Our group really wanted to make the trek and I was determined not to be the spoil sport. There is one public trail starting at the White House […more]