Visiting the United States Marine Corps National Museum

Recently I had the honor and privilege of visiting the National Marine Corps Museum with one of my Marine sons and it was amazing! As another Marine who was visiting said excitingly “This place is like Mecca to a Marine” Read More …

Where Edgewater Chicago can change your mind about Chicago being a friendly city

Weekend Trip Chicago Style Not For Tourists Illustrated Guide to Chicago (Not for Tourists Guide to Chicago) Chicago has the reputation of being a dangerous town, a corrupt city, and a dirty city. Even though it is the third largest Read More …

Covered Bridges in Vermont

Vermont has the highest number of covered bridges per mile and I learned A few facts about covered bridges and a few I found on my recent trip to Vermont Read More …

Photo Editing An Overcast Day in Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom is a valuable photo editing program that can brighten up a cloudy over cast day in photos, see the difference in what a little editing in the computer can make to your photographs. Read More …

Use of Fill Flash Outside

Never thought you would use your built in flash outside, think again. Enhance your photos with this very easy tip. Read More …

Correcting Exposure Using the Histogram: Rowboat

A little PhotoShop adjustment and this old rowboat has a new life with improved color and tone. Read More …

Photographing California Beaches, San Diego Style

Sunsets over the Pacific Ocean are a bucket list check off item. There is nothing like the roar of the ocean and the sun glistening off the waves as the sky turns golden. Read More …

Marine Corps, MCRD Graduation Family Day

Family day for a new Marine at San Diego is all about the food, they eat non stop so be prepared to stop and eat all the time. Read More …

Day 235/365: Crescent Beach on Block Island

What is the best beach in the New England area, Crescent Beach on Block Island, reminds me of the Caribbean. Read More …

Day 233/365: A Sunset Worthy of Applause

Sometimes you just want to applaud a sunset when it puts on a tremendous show, it was like that on Block Island. Read More …