A Trip Backward in Time

I recently had an opportunity to visit and photograph the little town of Thurmond, West Virginia. Tucked deep into the mountainous region in the New River Valley central to the state, it was once a thriving center for servicing the mammoth and frequent Chesapeake & Ohio coal trains that traversed the rails through this beautifulContinue reading “A Trip Backward in Time”

Photographing in the Cascades

The Cascade mountain range is located in the northwest portion of Washington State.  The portion of this region contained in Whatcom County is largely organized into three national land management areas.  The central region, which incorporates the snow-capped Mount Baker, is the Mount Baker Wilderness.  The second and largest area is the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie NationalContinue reading “Photographing in the Cascades”

Shooting Glacier National Park

I made a recent trip to Glacier National Park, both for family sightseeing and, of course, making a few photos I hope are sufficiently good to share.  Getting There The real purpose—and the heart of the park—is the famous Going to the Sun Road, which runs across the western continental divide and through the RockyContinue reading “Shooting Glacier National Park”

British Church Note Cards

I’ve traveled quite a lot during my life. One of the places I’ve visited most often is Great Britain. Always cameras in hand, I’ve recorded many of the sights and scenes I’ve encountered. One of the most fascinating things for me are the churches. Great Britain has a rich array of them, many with longContinue reading “British Church Note Cards”

Birth of an Elephant

The opportunity to safari in Kenya was a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and photograph big-game animals in their native habitat.  Early on our first morning out in the Land Rovers, we chanced upon a herd of elephants in a state of considerable excitement. During the night a baby elephant had been born to a youngContinue reading “Birth of an Elephant”