Large Christmas Ornaments

These large Christmas ornaments are found in front of the building at 1251 Sixth Avenue on Sixth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. This is along a stretch with lots of different giant Christmas decorations such as the Giant Christmas Lights. Across the street from  this display is Radio City Music Hall (you can see the reflection in the glass behind the ornaments). Also … Read More

Pine Mountain Tunnel

Pine Mountain tunnel is one of 26 tunnels on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The majority of the Parkway tunnels are on the southern end of the Parkway, and this one is no exception being located near Asheville NC (just past mile marker 399). Pine Mountain tunnel is the longest tunnel on the Parkway at 1,434 feet (437 m).  Driving into a mountain always … Read More

Changing Seasons

The changing seasons are always a good time for photography. Trees are always interesting in the changing seasons, wether it is the bright green new leaves in the spring or the the varied colors of fall, both can provide great opportunities for photography. Susan and I went to Boone North Carolina for our anniversary weekend and decided to take a … Read More

Turn Around

Where do you think this picture was taken? It’s a nice nature scene right? Actually it’s Central Park in New York City (one of the biggest cities in the world). This is about as far away from what I think of as being in nature as you can get. Standing at this dock is where I took the Bow Bridge … Read More

Manhattan Skyline

This is the view of the Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City. We knew that while we were in New York we wanted to get some pictures of the Manhattan skyline, the problem is the buildings are so tall it is hard to get a good, open view. From Brooklyn Bridge Park there are views of many … Read More

Thin Air

This picture was taken on the trail near Quandary Peak outside of Breckenridge Colorado. This was just one of the many great views we had on the hike. With Breckenridge at 9,600 feet (2,926 m), Quandary Peek at 14,265 feet (4,348 m), and this trail sitting somewhere in-between be prepared for some thin air if you plan on visiting. Also be ready … Read More

Night Photography – The Brooklyn Bridge

This picture is of the Brooklyn Bridge taken from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City. Night photography provides new and unique photo ideas that people usually don’t think about. If you feel like you keep getting the same pictures over and over give night photography a try. The different lighting and colors can give you new perspectives, and make scenes that seemed boring during … Read More

Central Park Sax Man

While we were walking through Central Park in New York City we saw several musicians and dancers out preforming. This guy playing saxophone really caught my eye (or maybe it was because he caught my ear that I noticed as he was a great player). Several good lessons can be learned from this picture. One lesson to learn is black … Read More

Bow Bridge, Central Park New York City

This picture is of the Bow Bridge in New York City’s Central Park. The Bow Bridge is the first cast-iron bridge built in Central Park and the second oldest in the United States. The Bow Bridge is located Mid-Park at 74th St., west of Bethesda Terrace connecting Cherry Hill and the Ramble and spans 60 feet across the lake. Along with being … Read More