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Seek & See Things Differently

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When ever I go backpacking and there is a difficult portion of the trail or when I’m up at some ungodly hour to catch sunrise while on vacation; I always tell myself, “You have to do things most will not do, to see things most will not see.”  This quote by Proust make me think of that.

What does it mean to you?

Yates Mill – Raleigh, NC


  Yates Mill is a place I have wanted to photograph for several years. I could kick myself for not going before now. However, I did go a little late to miss the fall colors. But the fall colors in 2014 were not very good to begin with. … [Continue reading]

High Rock Landing


  This is one my absolute favorite photographs I've ever taken.  At this point, I'd even say my favorite.  It has so much significance in the timeline of life as well.  It was taken on my wife's birthday, April 10, 2012.  But there was a … [Continue reading]

Boys of Summer

Boys of Summer

This shot was taken on the 4th of July, 2012.  Watching the Carolina Mudcats play and waiting on the fireworks show.  There was this incredible sunset over 3rd base.  One of my favorite shots of all time.  You don't get many opportunities like this. … [Continue reading]

More than snapshots

Photographs are more than just snapshots. When taken the right way, they become dramatic personal statements with the power to last forever. They can transport you to distant landscapes, capture fleeting emotions, recall cherished memories, reveal … [Continue reading]

iSunset – Sunset Captured with iPhone

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When you are a photographer, you generally take great pride in your equipment.  Many professionals are very loyal Canon or Nikon users and would never consider a change.  However most of us, professional or not, carry a cellphone with a very high … [Continue reading]

Live a Better Story Manifesto

Live a Better Story Manifesto

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Season of Life


  Baseball spring training starts soon. I spent several years as a chapel leader with the minor team of the Cleveland Indians. And of the guys I met as strangers in the beginning of the season, some became friends. As the season … [Continue reading]