Category Archives: Travel

People have always been my favorite subjects to photograph. They can be young, old, attractive, or covered in lines and wrinkles. To me, it’s all good. Connecting with a person to catch that fleeting smile, candid laugh, or quiet moment… […]

On a recent trip to Peru I had a chance to visit the Salt Pans in Maras. It was one of the highlights of my trip. Colors can range from warm brown with tan tones in the spring to the… […]

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:… […]

On a recent trip to Peru I had lunch one day at the beautiful location in this image. The only willing models around happened to be all children less than five years old. Normally when I photograph children of this… […]

The Worldwide Photography Awards has announced the winners of the 1st edition of the Summer Award.  1,028 images were submitted by 305 photographers from 32 countries.  I am thrilled that my image, Cuban Dreams, earned me one of the “Best… […]

The Taj Mahal is a “must see” when you visit India. It is also a “must see” if you live in India. The result is a pretty crowded place regardless of both the time of the year and the time… […]

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… […]

Join me on Friday, February 21st from 6-8pm at Chagrin Arts in Downtown Chagrin Falls.  Chagrin Arts is located at 88 N. Main Street, next to Huntington Bank.  I have photos on display from India, Bhutan, Vietnam, Italy, Cambodia, China,… […]

Last year I traveled around the Dalat area in Vietnam for several days. I had an amazing guide during this time (thank you Trung Tín Hứa ) who quickly realized the kind of photos I wanted to take. He helped… […]

Asking ten people what makes a good photo will yield ten different answers. There are many different ingredients that go into making a good image. For me, the one ingredient that stands out above the rest is simplicity. It is… […]

In early December (2013) my image of two of my daughters playing at the park titled “Woncha be my friend?” was jury selected to be included in a show at the Broadview Heights Municipal Complex. It was one of only… […]

On a recent trip to Turkey we were fortunate enough to visit some of the villages in the countryside.  In general, the people were very kind about having their photo taken.  Once the camera was raised, however, a protective wall… […]