Category Archives: Japan

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My sister and her kids are visiting this week from Japan. This is one of the photographs I took while visiting her on one of my many trips there. It is another amazing country that I will return to many… […]

2014 has been a great year of photography for me. I have had a wonderful time traveling to many new countries to shoot a variety of subjects that provided laughs, heart-touching moments, and adventures. These are some of my favorite… […]

I just finished writing about the death of one of my favorite lenses (R.I.P. 16-35).  It seemed appropriate to follow that up with one of the first photos taken by a new lens of mine: the Nikon 800mm. To further… […]

The 9th Annual Focus Competition was held in Solon Ohio on Friday, April 11, 2014. Focus is a photography competition bringing communities together through art in Northern Ohio. Three of my photos were chosen for the Judges Choice Photo Exhibition:… […]

I recently took a trip to photograph wildlife in Japan. I went with expectations that I would feel the stillness, calm, and isolation that is often portrayed in the Japanese winter and wildlife photos that I have viewed. The reality… […]

“Be prepared” is the Girl Scout motto. Anyone who has traveled with me on a shoot knows that I always come prepared. The weight of my backpack alone supports legions of massage therapists across the globe. Japanese macaque monkeys (more… […]

Last summer I spent six weeks traveling throughout China and Japan.  The first half of the trip was dedicated to photography.  The second half of the trip was split amongst taking more photos, a family vacation, taking more photos, visiting… […]

I was on a search for some family photos to frame for my house when I thought about a trip my daughter Neva and I took in 2009 to Japan to visit my sister.  We dressed up as Geisha girls… […]