landscape-photography


Monument Valley is, well, monumental

Photo trip fulfills childhood desire Visiting the iconic area has long been on my bucket list — I can now say I’ve been there and done that. And it didn’t disappoint. Monument Valley is simply amazing. The first view, pictured above, is of the Mittens and Merrick buttes. It’s jaw dropping. The rock formations reach […]

Monument Valley perspective

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Amazing Milky Way photos in the Louisiana swamp

New photography captures the vivid Milky Way over the sprawling Atchafalaya Basin swamps I recently headed out to the Atchafalaya Basin swamps to shoot nighttime photography of the beautiful area. My plan was to work on a new light-painting project, but that changed when I reached Grand Lake in the center of this sprawling swamp […]


Cherohala Skyway drive

Recent trip on Cherohala Skyway yields beautiful photos I was in Northeast Georgia recently working at the Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship, and when the tournament was over I looked around for a scenic route through the Smoky Mountains. And I found the perfect drive on the Cherohala Skyway, which runs from Robbinsville, N.C., […]

Cherohala Skyway Tellico River

Light painting the Louisiana swamp

Swamp photo session offers experiment in light painting I have been in love with light painting photography for years, but over the past few months I’ve decided to get out and really learn the technique. On the face of it, it’s pretty easy: Go out in the middle of the night and use a flashlight […]


The best sunset photo I’ve ever taken

South Dakota prairie provides perfect sunset photo I love to capture a sunset photo almost as much as I love to shoot a sunrise. So when I looked out the door of Steffen’s Outdoor Expeditions’ lodge and saw beautiful layered clouds forming above Lake Oahe as the sun raced to the western horizon, I knew […]


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Photos from Louisiana Sneaux Day 2017

Old Man Winter visits South Louisiana, offers unique snow photo opportunity  I went to bed Dec. 7, 2017, promising my wife there was zero chance forecasts of snow at our Prairieville, La., home would pan out. I mean, the weathermen are wrong so many times I almost don’t listen to them any longer. When I […]


Lake Maurepas trip results in amazing photos

Everything lines up during photo adventure with new Florida friends I’ve shot photos on the edge of Lake Maurepas a number of times, but the great thing about nature is that every day is different. So when Florida photographer Gregg Thomas emailed asking about likely photo locations, I quickly agreed to serve as the guide […]