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Decisions, Decisions…

Yesterday marked very important date for me. After working for four months (March through June), putting in many hours, driving many miles, visiting with so many folks – and – snapping thousands of photos – I submitted my final 30 images for the Pure Michigan Photo Contest (Pro Division). Selecting the final images was one… Read More

And the Winners Are…

The results are in! Great Lakes Forever and Anheuser-Busch announced the winners of their 2008 Great Lakes Photo Contest. More than 85 amateur and professional photographers entered over 220 photographs in July. Six photos were selected for online voting in August. More than 550 people voted, selecting the winners in both the professional and amateur… Read More

Two-to-one Odds for Grand Haven Lighthouse Images

Two-to-one Odds that Grand Haven Lighthouse Will Be on Budweiser Coasters FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PHOTOGRAPHY AVAILABLE More than 85 amateur and professional photographers entered over 220 photos in the 2008 photo contest sponsored by Budweiser and the Chicago-based Great Lakes Forever. Budweiser will use one amateur and one professional photograph on educational beer coasters to… Read More

Michigan Photo Competition

I received an exciting email today… “Thank you for submitting your entries for the Michigan Photo Competition at the Art Center of Battle Creek. There were many quality entries judged on an anonymous basis by juror Anthony Thompson, Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University. The judging has been completed and we are pleased to… Read More


Somehow, I came across this online photo of my son with his first milkshake. My son was only three years old when this was taken – it seems SO long ago! He looks so cute and innocent in this image. Not that he isn’t cute now – but hey – he’s eight already! He’s had… Read More

Shoot the Hills 2008 Category Win!

I’d like to announce that I landed a First Place category win in an event called Shoot the Hills this past weekend at Hocking Hills State Park near Logan, Ohio! Shoot the Hills is an annual photography weekend and competition in the Hocking Hills State Park. The highlight is a 24-hour photo contest. Photographers in… Read More

Going… Going…

… Almost gone! This will most likely be my last blog post before taking off for the Shoot the Hills event in Hocking Hills, Ohio. I am packing up the camera bags and heading out with much excitement. The weather is supposed to be quite good and much warmer than here in Michigan – on… Read More

Wish Me a Lot of Luck!

I’m headed out in mid-April for an event called Shoot the Hills held on April 18, 19 & 20, 2008 at Hocking Hills State Park near Logan, Ohio. What is Shoot the Hills ? It’s an annual photography weekend and competition in the Hocking Hills State Park. Organized by Friends of the Hocking Hills State… Read More

Holy Cow Again!

Holy Cow does it again! My little cow in front of the St. Patrick’s Church in Parnell was just accepted into the Newaygo County Council of the Arts 2008 Statewide Photography Competition! The show runs from March 22 through April 26, 2008 with a Reception & Award Ceremony on Saturday, April 12, from 10:00 am… Read More

A Little Help?

Hey – if you like my images below – please go online to vote for them in the “I Am Kenya” Photo Contest sponsored by Outdoor Photographer! The Grand Prize is a 14-day Kenya trip for two for a fabulous photo safari and a whole bunch of cool photo gear! Cast your vote for the… Read More