Welcome to My Photo Site

If this is your first visit to this site, welcome! There is more to see here than one visit will allow and I do update this site, so if you have chosen to come back to see more then thank you, I am honored by your return! Photography should not only be enjoyable to create, but to appreciate!

2020 The Year of Covid-19

We did not have the three photographic travels we planned for 2020 because of Covid, but we did manage some stay-at-home photography anyway. Three kilometres east of us there is an osprey box/nest with a convenient viewing area. I visited…

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Alaska – the second trip!

In July of 2019 we returned to Alaska. On this trip, we joined up with photographer John Solnina (website link) once again for a photo tour. We  travelled from Anchorage to Seward and Homer, both coastal communities in the Kenai…

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Road Trip: Spring 2019

We found leaving Belleville, Ontario in late April with the tree buds barely visible and watching through the car’s windscreen the transition to summer leaves (and temperature) in Tennessee a very interesting experience.  We met up with photographer John Solnina…

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Shenandoah National Park, VA

In June of 2018 we found ourselves at high altitude in Shenandoah National Park to photograph the Blue Mountains for several days. This was another photo workshop run by our friend and mentor Tom Dwyer, an upstate New York photographer;…

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Iceland

Our 11 day photo tour of Reykjavík and southern Iceland was very interesting and enjoyable in spite of Iceland’s unusually wet summer! We had a number of excellent photo opportunities of waterfalls, birds, glaciers, and icebergs. We particularly enjoyed our…

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Galapagos!

The Galapagos Islands, 620 miles off the coast of Ecuador, are home to a great variety of wildlife waiting to be photographed; perhaps that’s a stretch, but photography has proven to be an important tool to promote the preservation of…

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Costa Rica Trip Two

Our last photography adventure for our very exciting 2017 was a return visit to Costa Rica. We visited, once again, the canopy walks in  Monteverde and went to the same butterfly and hummingbird spots as before; however, there were very few…

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Ricketts Glen, Pennsylvania Part I

I am titling this as Part I because I am sure we will return at least two more times. There are 22 named waterfalls in the gorge that forms a Y with the rivers and there are falls on all…

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Alaska Bears, Glaciers, & Scenery

August 2017 was a memorable month. We started with a bear photo tour in the Lake Clark & Katmai parks. Each morning our group of ten flew out in three float planes to find bears. We flew through wilderness and…

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Loons In Muskoka

In early July of 2017 we went in search of loons and their chicks with Michael Bertelsen of Algonquin Park Photography Tours. Michael monitors 15 pairs of loons on different lakes and takes participants to the most favorable locations to…

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Upstate New York Waterfalls

Our May trip to upstate New York was a lot of fun. We really enjoyed meeting photographer Tom Dwyer (www.tomdwyerphotography.com) and spending time with him in Letchworth State Park; we admire Tom’s work very much, and we really appreciated his…

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Maine & Vermont Fall 2016

This adventure had two parts: first was to take part in a photo tour looking for moose in particular, and fall colours in general, in and around Baxter State Park in Maine; second was to spend time in the Stowe, Vermont…

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Watkins Glen, NY

In late May, Cathy and I enjoyed spending a few days in Watkins Glen, New York. On the day we arrived, we checked out Seneca Mills Falls, kind of like an appetizer for the days to follow. We spent two…

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Costa Rica 2015

This was a great photo trip to Costa Rica! We spent time in the Monteverde Forest Preserve, along the southern Pacific coast, and in the high elevation cloud forest in the Los Santos area, covering quite a bit of the western side of…

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Ithaca, NY

In the summer of 2015 we visited Ithaca, New York, to photograph some of the many gorges and waterfalls. Thanks for your visit. We hope you enjoy viewing our photos from this trip. Please note: clicking on an image below…

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Fall In New England

In the fall of 2014 we took a drive through New Hampshire and upstate New York. The following are some of those pictures. Thanks for your visit. We hope you enjoy viewing our photos from this trip. Please note: clicking…

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Foggy Day

We awoke to a morning of fog, so I headed out with my camera to see what I could see. Thanks for your visit. We hope you enjoy viewing our photos from this outing. Please note: clicking on an image…

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Frink Centre

In the fall of 2013 I spent an afternoon and early evening at the Frink Centre, an outdoor education centre in Plainfield, just north of Belleville. The centre features many trails and an indoor education facility, but I spent my…

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Oregon Coast

This was a great photo trip to the west coast. We spent time on the beach in Bandon, OR, went into northern California to experience a redwood forest, had a couple of inland trips and excursions along the Pacific coast.…

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Belleville In Winter

The Bayshore Trail is a walking path along the Bay of Quinte which is the southern boundry of Belleville. The following pictures are taken after some winter weather when I headed out with the camera to see what I would find.…

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