Category Archives: Nature

Peaceful Morning with the Manatees

Today’s encounter with manatees was nearly silent. There were few people and those present were quiet and respectful. For nearly Read More →

Stay Wild

A whistling duck stood in the sand frantically flapping his wings while three other whistling ducks stood in a semi-circle Read More →

Alive in the World

White line spun off the reel as I frog kicked through the water-filled tunnel. Out of the green light of Read More →


The box of books came yesterday, filled with Wendell Berry works. It was like opening a little treasure chest. As Read More →

A Photographer’s Least Favorite Thing to Do

I am celebrating a huge project that was finished just today. For many years I have attempted to sort and Read More →

Enter the Darkness

The water suddenly lit up and I could see the turquoise-tinted liquid as the diver rapidly slipped past, his scooter Read More →

Patience….Faith…Hope for the Planet

On the spiritual path it is said that once you have had an awakening it is impossible to forget what Read More →

In the Flow

My last morning on photography retreat was spent in my favorite place to work with water in the Smokies. It Read More →

When Beauty Makes Me Weep

I didn’t set an alarm clock this morning. Making another sunrise shoot wasn’t something I had planned to do. But Read More →

A Healthy Dose of Nature

Sometimes a bit of nature helps me find balance, especially when I have sudden and unexpected emotions pop up. Things Read More →