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Muskegon Pure Michigan

Very fun for me to catch a glimpse of one of my images used as the background of digital online advertisements for Muskegon Pure Michigan. The photo was taken at Duck Lake State Park, and was one of 30 images I submitted into the Muskegon / White Lake CVB while competing in the Pure Michigan… Read More

Great Lakes – Great Ships – Great Concerns

(An update of a previous post to reflect a revised project funding goal): I am humbly seeking financial backers for a large-scale photography project. Please take a moment to review my project goals. Perhaps consider assisting me to bring the beauty of the Great Lakes in a unique photographic way: Since the launch of my… Read More

Think Summer!

Let’s take a fun, colorful stroll along Lake Michigan – to remember why we put up with the Michigan winters…

Help Vote My Image onto Budweiser Beer Coasters!

More than 225 photos were entered into the amateur and professional divisions in the 2009 Great Lakes Forever Photo Contest, sponsored by Budweiser and the Chicago-based Great Lakes Forever. Budweiser will use one amateur and one professional photograph on more than 120,000 printed beer coasters to be distributed throughout eight Great Lakes states and two Canadian… Read More

Catch of the Day!

What fun! Today I received notice that my image of a huge wave hitting the Grand Haven pier was selected as the “The Daily Catch Adventure Photo Challenge” Photo of the Day at National Geographic ADVENTURE Magazine online. I submitted the image via their Facebook page, and was pleasantly surprised to have the photo chosen…. Read More

Pure Michigan Photo Contest

The New Year brings an exciting new opportunity and challenge to my photography career. I’m pleased to announce I have been chosen as one of ten photographers to compete in the first annual Pure Michigan Photo Contest (Pro Division). This event will begin on March 1, 2009. Each selected photographer has been partnered with a… Read More

Photo of the Week – People's Choice Award

I just now discovered that my photograph of a powerful October storm front at Grand Haven received the Photo of the Week (POTW) for Nov. 3 – 10, 2008 at MyParkPhotos.com. I am truly honored to have been selected for this People’s Choice Award by the other wonderful photographers on this website. I’ve been participating… Read More

A Place of Honor

Well – there just hasn’t been time for blogging as of late – so I apologize for not adding something more current the past few weeks. Ever since we learned of our upcoming National Geographic trip, life has been somewhat of a blur! I have some exciting website projects I’m trying very hard move forward,… 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

Dream a Little Dream…

There was over 2 feet of snow as I watched the last bit of a large storm system break up over Lake Michigan. This is a view from in front of the BilMar Restaurant on January 25th, 2008. Ahh!!! Grab your bikini, flip flops and a good drink and get comfy in the -15 degree… Read More