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A dragonfly haiku

August 02, 2021 - On a sunny day, Dragonflies eat mosquitos, A smile adorns my face.
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Pink and purple skies over the Capitol

September 14, 2020 - I took this photo of the Capitol after a recent rainstorm. The glass in the foreground is from one of the big skylights...
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The summer night sky

August 24, 2020 - A couple of weeks ago, we made the short drive to West Virginia for a socially-distant vacation. It was great to get out...
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Summer in Shenandoah

July 20, 2020 - My family and I recently stayed near Luray, which is a small Virginia town just outside of one of the main entrances to...
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Farewell to Summer

October 05, 2019 - Summer officially ended with the autumnal equinox on September 22, but the heat continued to linger here in Washington....
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Summer insects

August 10, 2019 - Summer is an excellent time for insect photography. The butterfly in the above photo is a monarch. I think it looks quit...
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Summer sunset over the Susquehanna River

July 29, 2019 - Not far from Towanda, Pennsylvania, where I took the photos of the fireworks that I featured in my last blog post, I cam...
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Great Falls after a Summer Rain

July 29, 2018 - We've been having a lot of rain lately. On Friday, it let up for a bit and I set out to see what Great Falls looked like...
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Dragonflies and telephotos

July 22, 2018 - Earlier this year, I purchased the Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens (yes, lens names are boring). It's a...
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A Yellow Spider

September 28, 2017 - I recently came across this giant black and yellow garden spider while hiking in Huntley Meadows. It is by far the large...
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Let's hike Bearfence Mountain

September 17, 2017 - At the end of August, I hiked to the top of Bearfence Mountain in Shenandoah National Park to shoot the sunrise. I had n...
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Summer water flowers

September 10, 2017 - The giant Victoria water-lilies bloom in August here in Washington, D.C. The leaves of the Victoria can grow up to almos...
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Summer at Lake Wesauking

August 23, 2017 - My family and I went to Lake Wesauking, near Towanda and Wysox, Pennsylvania. We visited friends at their lake house and...
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Hawksbill Summit

July 18, 2017 - I recently had another opportunity to get out of town and do a bit of shooting. I knew right away that I wanted to visit...
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Another DC Summer Sunrise

September 18, 2016 - I had another occasion to go out and shoot a sunrise. I went back across the river to Arlington and timed it so that I c...
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Good Morning, Washington!

August 23, 2016 - Good morning, Washington!
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Tree blossoms at Rock Creek

July 18, 2016 - I recently visited Rock Creek Park for a short hike along Rock Creek. I encountered some tree blossoms at Rapids Bridge.
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Summer flowers

August 03, 2015 - I usually associate flowers with spring, but some flowers bloom in the summer. The lotus, one of my favorites, is one su...
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Sunset at Harpers Ferry

August 19, 2014 - I recently visited Harpers Ferry in West Virginia. Harpers Ferry is an historic town and national park. It resides at th...
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Lotuses

July 26, 2014 - It seems to me that when most people think of flowers, they think of the spring. However, for someone who likes to shoot...
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Independence Day

July 06, 2014 - This year, I celebrated Independence Day by watching the fireworks over the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial...
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The smells of summer

June 30, 2014 - I was at Huntley Meadows last weekend when it hit me that it smelled like summer because it smelled like DEET.
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Harvest Moon

September 25, 2013 - The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. The Harvest Moon can occur anywhere from two weeks be...
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Morning in the Aquatic Garden

September 02, 2013 - Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is one of those places I find myself visiting frequently. Usually, when I visit the gardens,...
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A Capitol study

September 22, 2012 - In 2008, Congress opened the Capitol Visitor Center to serve as a visitor center for both the Capitol and the city. The...
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Blue Ridge Mountains

September 14, 2012 - If you've ever wondered why they're called the "Blue Ridge Mountains," here's a good answer: I took this photo a few we...
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Summer at Dark Hollow Falls

September 12, 2012 - I read that Dark Hollow Falls in Shenandoah National Park is the most popular waterfall in the park. If that's true, I c...
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August Blue Moon

September 09, 2012 - In August, we had two full moons. By modern folklore, that makes the second full moon (above) a "blue moon" (the second...
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Chincoteague

September 03, 2012 - My wife and I recently visited Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island in Virginia. The biggest attra...
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Towanda and Wysox

August 24, 2012 - I recently visited a friend and his family in Towanda, Pennsylvania. They have a beautiful house on Lake Wesauking. I wa...
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Sunset at Huntley Meadows

August 06, 2012 - I was in a good mood on Thursday and decided it might be fun to go out and shoot a sunset at Huntley Meadows. It's not t...
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A midsummer sunrise

July 15, 2012 - I've heard a lot of great things about Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. I've seen some really great wildlife photos...
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The beaver lodge

July 12, 2012 - On a hot summer's day at the beginning of July, I went out to Cedarville State Forest to shoot some photos of the swamp.
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Fireworks at the Capitol

July 06, 2012 - Happy Independence Day, everyone! Every year, I look forward to seeing fireworks on July 4—especially now that I've figu...
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Just missed the storm

July 02, 2012 - Friday night, I was out shooting the DC skyline from across the Potomac when my wife called to tell me that a major stor...
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