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Chasing sunsets and waterfalls in Shenandoah

June 07, 2021 - I recently returned to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. It's one of my favorite places and I try to visit often. Du...
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Sunset on the D.C. skyline

May 27, 2021 - A couple of weeks ago, NASA had scheduled to launch a rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. I thought it...
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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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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 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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Back to Blackwater Falls

October 24, 2017 - It's autumn and I returned to Blackwater Falls in West Virginia. The fall foliage was lovely and I captured some great s...
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Snow at the Tidal Basin

February 03, 2016 - In my last blog entry, I wrote about how warm the weather was at Christmas. Just a month later things have really change...
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Autumnal Equinox at Lincoln

September 22, 2015 - A while back, I decided I wanted to take some photos of the sun setting behind the Lincoln Memorial with the Reflecting...
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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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Air Force Memorial at Twilight

January 06, 2014 - The Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, was dedicated on October 14, 2006. I've been meaning to shoot it for a wh...
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Lincoln Memorial Sunset

March 17, 2013 - Last weekend, the weather forecast predicted partly cloudy conditions. Thinking we might have a nice sunset, I headed ov...
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Columns and Cumulus Clouds

February 03, 2013 - I'm a big fan of cumulus clouds. Unfortunately, it seems we only get great skies here in Washington when I'm stuck in th...
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Tomorrow is Inauguration Day

January 20, 2013 - Tomorrow is Inauguration Day, upon which President Obama will be sworn in for a second term as President of the United S...
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Winter twilight at Great Falls

January 09, 2013 - I started of the new year with a visit to one of my favorite locales, Great Falls in Virginia. It's a huge waterfall on...
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Image of Snowy Washington Monument now available on Getty Images

December 06, 2012 - My image of a sunset over a snowy Washington Monument was recently accepted by the editors at Getty Images and added to...
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Autumn sunset at Lindy Point

October 18, 2012 - When planning my recent visit to Blackwater Falls State Park in West Virginia, my first goal was to get a great shot of...
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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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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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Blossoms in the afternoon sun

April 04, 2012 - In my last post, I mentioned how I visited the Tidal Basin to shoot the cherry blossoms at sunrise. Well, I returned lat...
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National Capitol Columns Sunset

January 22, 2012 - One of the less frequented but very picturesque places in Washington, DC, is the National Arboretum. I'm quite taken wit...
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Snowless winter at Great Falls

January 09, 2012 - So far, it has been a snowless winter here in the DC metropolitan area. Fortunately, there are still plenty of good subj...
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Autumn twilight at the Capitol

November 11, 2011 - Autumn is in full swing here in Washington, D.C. The fall foliage has made its way down from the mountains and into the...
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Half Dome with Purple Skies

September 22, 2011 - I took this photo of Half Dome just after sunset at Glacier Point. It's a beautiful place to watch the sun set. The sun...
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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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Dusk at the National Mall

October 01, 2010 - On the Sept 22, we were supposed to get a beautiful harvest moon rising over the Capitol and then across the National Ma...
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The Snowmageddon

February 06, 2010 - On Saturday, February 6, 2010, Washington, D.C., got hit with Snowmageddon, the second major storm of the 2009-2010 wint...
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