Category Archives: Travel

In 2010 I went on my first landscape workshop with Varina and Jay Patel to Death Valley.  I have always been very intimidated when it comes to landscapes/nature photography, finding it very overwhelming.  It is usually about the big scene… […]

I just returned from the western area of Ireland on a trip that I took with Strabo Tours.  It was a fantastic trip filled with good friends and lots of laughs.  The mood of our group was spirited and lively… […]

In 2009 I went to Bhutan with Photo Quest Adventures.  It was an incredible trip.  If you like to photograph people, it would be my number one recommendation.  Bhutan is a tiny country landlocked between China and India.  The people are kind, friendly, and so very welcoming.… […]

I learned an amazing way to make moody portraits from Tom Bol on a Photo Quest Adventure trip to Mongolia in 2009.  This technique works on those grey, dreary, and cloudy Ohio winter days.  Since today happens to be one… […]

I went to Morocco in 2010 with Photo Quest Adventures and the incredible combat photographer/photojournalist Stacy Pearsall.  We spent one night in tents in the Sahara Desert, which was absolutely beautiful.  On one of the mornings we woke up early… […]

I was in South Island, New Zealand in 2010 with Photo Quest Adventures and the wonderful Tom Bol.  I am not normally drawn to landscapes and nature photography but this trip had piqued my interest with its variety of shooting… […]

These are some photos from Mongolia that I took in 2009.  This man had the greatest face ever.  There were about eight photographers who flocked to him when he came out of a building.  Although I have become somewhat bolder… […]

These are two of my favorite images from India.  Our guide took us to a few textile factories where photographically it was either hit or miss.  It was impossible to tell if the scene would be totally amazing until you… […]

I traveled to India in November with Photo Quest Adventures and an incredible photojournalist- Ami Vitale. I loved visiting the small villages, the people seemed so much more welcoming in the more rural areas. One of my girlfriends let me… […]

So I am back from India.  Sadly I was sick with a sinus infection for most of it but all in all it was a great trip.  I traveled with Photo Quest Adventures and the incredible photojournalist Ami Vitale.  I… […]

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… […]