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Spring Is Here Again

April 15, 2018 - Spring is here again and like I do when spring arrives every year, I went out to shoot the cherry blossoms. I had severa...
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Blossoms and Wreaths at the Stone of Hope

April 09, 2018 - Last Wednesday was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. I was at the Martin Luther King J...
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Spring is here

March 31, 2017 - In Washington, we know spring is here when the cherry trees bloom and the tourists swarm the city. As I do every year, I...
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Tidal Basin in full bloom

April 05, 2016 - In my last blog post, I featured a photo taken just before the cherry trees at the Tidal Basin had reached peak bloom. A...
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Quiet mornings at the Tidal Basin

March 30, 2016 - The cherry blossom bloom at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., can be magical. I look forward to it every year. Someti...
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The cherry blossoms are coming!

March 27, 2016 - The cherry blossoms are coming! Actually, that was true when I took this photo on Tuesday, but it has taken me several d...
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More cherry blossoms

June 07, 2015 - A while back, I posted a photo from my cherry blossom shoot this year. It has taken me a while, but I finally completed...
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Cherry Blossoms 2014

April 16, 2014 - For me, living in Washington, DC, the start of spring is marked by the bloom of the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin.
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Zebras, Big Cats, and Lemurs

June 01, 2013 - I made a number of trips to the zoo recently. While I particularly had fun shooting the new Andean bear cubs, I also enj...
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Seeking serenity among cherry blossoms

April 24, 2013 - A couple of weeks ago, I went to photograph the cherry blossoms. It was bittersweet because of my father's recent death.
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Spring sunrise at the Jefferson

April 05, 2013 - Yesterday, I got up very early to shoot the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin. The revised estimate of the National Par...
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The lotus and the dragonfly

June 13, 2012 - The lotuses weren't the only things worth seeing at Kenilworth last weekend. The dragonflies were quite active. I'm not...
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Dawn at Great Falls

May 28, 2012 - On Sunday, I visited Great Falls to photograph the sunrise. It was a beautiful warm day and I got some great photos. Gre...
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Sunrise near South River Falls

May 13, 2012 - A week ago, I set out for South River Falls in Shenandoah National Park to shoot the sunrise and the falls. I think the...
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White House Spring Garden Tour

April 28, 2012 - Twice each year, the public is invited to tour the gardens outside the White House. My wife and I were able to get ticke...
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Rock Creek

May 06, 2011 - Last Sunday, Melissa attended a baby shower near Rock Creek Park. I gave her a ride to the shower and, despite the fact...
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Trillium

May 03, 2011 - Every year around May 1, millions of wildflowers of the species Trillium grandiflorum bloom in G. Richard Thompson Wildl...
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An afternoon in Rock Creek Park

April 24, 2011 - Since Congress is out of session for the Easter holiday, I was able to get off work a little early on Thursday and head...
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Early spring in Cedarville State Forest

April 18, 2011 - The weekend before last I set out for Cedarville State Forest in southern Maryland. A short drive from Washington, D.C.,...
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Cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin

March 29, 2011 - In 1912, the City of Tokyo donated more than 3,000 cherry trees to Washington, D.C. Many of the cherry trees were plante...
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Super Moon

March 20, 2011 - On Saturday, we experienced an unusually large moon known as a "super moon" or a super "perigee moon". A super moon is w...
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Full Worm Moon

March 20, 2011 - On Friday, Washington, D.C., experienced a full worm moon. The worm moon rose behind the Capitol and traveled across the...
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Photo Trekking 2: Catoctin

March 27, 2010 - [This is my 2nd installment in a 6-part series for a photo trekking class I took with Barbara Southworth through the Smi...
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Photo Trekking 1: St. Mary's Watershed

March 20, 2010 - [This is my 1st installment in a 6-part series for a photo trekking class I took with Barbara Southworth through the Smi...
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