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Little Rocky Creek Shut-ins

  During my recent Missouri Ozark workshop I took the group to a lesser known shut-in along the Ozark Trail between Rocky Falls and Klepzig Mill.  It was not a long hike, about a half mile off the main road, crossing a couple light marshy areas through some pines and scattered hardwoods.  Soon we had […]

The Columbia River Gorge – Scarred for a Generation

  I have made several trips to the Columbia River Gorge area over the past few years.  This beautiful stretch along Scenic Hwy 30 just East of Portland, Oregon has been a beautiful treasure for hikers, photographers, nature lovers, and tourist for years.  Unfortunately, due to extremely careless actions of one or several young teens, […]

Sometimes it’s Best to Listen to that Guardian Angel

We as photographers, particularly landscape photographers, often take risks beyond what good judgement would allow, just to get the shot.  I have read of several instances where a photographer met an untimely fate by not following simple rules of common sense.  I guess some would say that common sense may not be really be all […]

Doctor’s Inlet and Little Black Creek…An Old Memory and a Roadside Branch

  Couple of times a year I try to get down to Orange Park, Florida to visit my  mom who turned 90 yrs old this past December.  She is doing quite well and I hope I have her energy and heath  when I get to her age, if I make it that long.  Orange Park […]