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A Riverfront Inn in Wales

A Riverfront Inn in Wales circa 1987 A digitally restored 35 mm photo. I took my first trip to the United Kingdom in the late summer of 1987. It was a two-week guided bus tour, which began in London. We then worked our way north through Wales and onto Edinburgh,…

Red Iron Doors in Las Cruces

I love photographing architecture. It’s more than civil engineering. It’s a visual art. Las Cruces, New Mexico, has a beautiful downtown area. It includes interesting stores, restaurants and museums. Las Cruces is also a small city where you will find plenty of interesting architecture. Some buildings date as far back…

A Lunar Eclipse in Arizona

Sometimes the perfect photo opportunity comes your way. In this instance, if was a 2015 lunar eclipse back when I was living in Tucson, Arizona. A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth passes between the sun and the moon, casting its shadow on the moon. Photographing the moon, however, can…

A Modern Day Adam and his Apple

While I do mostly outdoor photography, I have experimented some with portraiture, and it’s a lot of fun. Back when I was living in Tucson, Arizona, it was too hot in the summer to do outdoor photography. So, I converted a spare bedroom into a photography studio, and worked with…

An Old Texas Lighthouse

An Old Lighthouse in Galveston, Texas. Circa 1979. A digitally restored 35 mm photo. Here is another trip down memory lane, courtesy of my old Nikkormat FT3 35mm camera. I had purchased the camera two years before for a college photography course. Little did I know it would become my…

Feathery Saguaro Sunset

Feathery Saguaro Sunset. Circa 1019 Sunset is the magic hour for photographers. The day is over, while the night has yet to fall. The clouds create vivid colors in the sky and the lingering daylight can create interesting lights and shadows, including silhouettes. This is why sundown is my favorite…

A Little Humorous Photography

Photography isn’t just about lights and shadows. It’s also about having fun. Sometimes something will come along that really catches my eye, and I’ll have an, “aha!” moment. Such was the case here. A few years ago a friend and I took a roadtrip across Colorado. Like Hawaii, Colorado is…

A Mountain Highway in Arizona

A Mountain Highway in Southern Arizona. Circa 2015. Pima County, in southern Arizona, offers a variety of different landscapes. While mostly Sonoran desert, it’s also the home of two national parks, as well as the Coronado National Forest. Mount Lemmon, north of Tucson, has an elevation of over 9000 feet.…

Hunt’s Tomb and Papago Park.

Hunt’s Tomb at Papago Park. Tempe, Arizona. 1978. A digitally restored 35mm photo.   This vintage 35 mm photo goes back to my college photography class at ASU. Our first assignment was to purchase a 35mm SLR camera, so I bought a Nikkormat FT3, which I used for decades.  …