Fogged In

This past weekend Annapolis hosted the 50th year of the in-water Sail boat show. It was a pretty amazing event and my friend and I were able to walk onto several multi-million dollar boats and only dream of what it would be like to be on the water. […]

Maryland Countryside

After such a lovely morning at Harper’s Ferry my day wasn’t complete without heading north towards Catoctin Mountains to enjoy the Maryland countryside. Actually I had a task to complete as the Maryland Forestry Department has a project to plant Black Walnut trees throughout the state and had […]

Harper’s Ferry

An early morning in a quiet historic town where the usual tourists are still sleeping, the roof tops of the old homes stand stoically awaiting a new day. This week I was able to visit Harper’s Ferry twice. It’s a little bit of a drive for me, but […]

Being Present

Being present when you are out in the field with your camera is so important for both the personal experience as well as opening up the creative mind. It is only human nature in modern society to have the brain constantly flitting about from one thought to the […]

Finding Your Purpose

Finding your purpose is a life-long ambition and that purpose is ever evolving. Finding your purpose helps you focus your time and energy in activities that fulfill that purpose and spend less effort on those that distract you on your journey. Think of the Monarch butterfly and its […]

Building a Portfolio

It’s hard to know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been. In my previous post I suggest a great idea to rediscover yourself by reviewing your past images to select a few that really stand out. It’s a wonderful exercise to review your past work […]

Rediscovering Yourself

As a creative, we have ebbs and flows with inspiration. There are times where the ideas are boundless and there just isn’t enough time in the day to take action on them. Other times however it’s a barren wasteland where dust devils swirl around just barely tempting our […]