Southbound on the Icefields Parkway

Finally, the time had come, we were on the last day of our first Canadian adventure. We’d seen some truly remarkable places and were already hoping to return, but there was one more stretch of road to cover. We don’t usually take out-and-back routes on our trips, but when you get to see one of Read more about Southbound on the Icefields Parkway[…]

Why I’m Finally Embracing Lightroom

I constantly struggle with developing my images in Lightroom. It’s not because I don’t know how or that I’m not good at it (I’m not great at it, but that’s has nothing to do with my reasoning,) it’s because I am still working to break my old habit of sharing my images as they’re captured, Read more about Why I’m Finally Embracing Lightroom[…]

Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams

I wonder sometimes, whether or not, this whole photography and writing thing might take me somewhere. I love sharing these experiences with others and do pretty well in person, but writing it down is entirely different, as is finding an audience. I have much to do and much to learn, that much is certain. So, I’d like to embark on an experiment. As an engineer by training, this seems the most logical first step to understand and improve. I invite you to participate and am hopeful that you will invite others to as well.

Happy Thanksgiving!

First and foremost, happy Thanksgiving everyone! While this year has been chocked full of challenges, for me personally and professionally and for our nation as a whole after such a heated election season, there is still much for which to be thankful. While the commercialization of Thanksgiving and Christmas and quite frankly everything in the Read more about Happy Thanksgiving![…]

Two types of photographs

In our living room there are two types of photographs hanging on the walls. There are those of family and friends taken at birthday parties, family reunions and holiday gatherings and then there are those of the beautiful places we’ve been. Each and every photo has a story to tell. There is something distinctly different Read more about Two types of photographs[…]

Following through

Last month I shared with you some of my thoughts in Reflections and Resolutions. I can honestly say that keeping to some of these resolutions has been more challenging than others. Family time has already improved as we’ve reinstated family date night, the improving weather is allowing us to be outside more and we’re already planning our summer Read more about Following through[…]

Why I’m inspired to travel

What inspires you to travel? Or do you even like to travel? If you don’t, read on, maybe you’ll end up with a different outlook on what traveling can do for you. There are many reasons to travel. Work and pleasure may be the two that come to mind first. There are others, although I Read more about Why I’m inspired to travel[…]