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Two Photos Earn Place in the 2014 NANPA Showcase

The North American Nature Photographers Association (NANPA) is pleased to announce that all 250 of the winners of the 2014 Showcase can now be seen on their website. This year, all 250 images can be seen in the new Showcase Gallery. This is the first time I’ve had photos make it to the final Showcase. The… Read More

Storm Image Earns 4th Runner Up in Competition

I am pleased to share the news that my image of the high waves hitting the pier of the St. Joseph Lighthouse received 4th Runner-Up in the 2012 Photograph of the Year Contest at PhotographyCorner.com! For this I’ve received some pretty cool photo gadgets, gift certificates and software. This happens to be the fourth time… Read More

2009 Photograph of the Year Contest Finalist

After a month-long entry period, followed by a preliminary voting round that featured 7 groups of 21 photos each (147 photos), which was followed by a 1-week FINAL VOTING ROUND… … I was pleased to learn today my photo of the Grand Haven pier in winter was a winner in the PhotographyCorner.com 2009 Photograph of… 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

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

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

Featured in Michigan In Pictures

My photo of the Saginaw River Lighthouse is featured in the Michigan in Pictures photo blog. Check it out! http://michpics.wordpress.com

Photo of the Day

The Winds of November image posted below was awarded the MyParkPhotos.com Photo of the Day award for November 28, 2007. Thanks to everyone for the great feedback on my image!

Winds of November

I headed out to Grand Haven at lunch hour today…wondering if it might be a good time for a quick dip in the lake… GUESS NOT! (click on the image to enlarge…) The winds were a steady 40 mph, with gusts to 54 mph+. Some areas along the lake had gusts up to almost 60… Read More

Empire, Platte River and Point Betsieist

Here is my sixth entry in my Glen Arbor Travelogue. Today’s travels took me to Empire, the Platte River and Point Betsie. October 4, 2007