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World of Color Photo Contest – Please Vote!

This week, I have seven of my Michigan images running in the Gura Gear World of COLOR Photo Contest. First place lands a $1000 Gura Gear gift certificate good for the purchase of any Gura Gear products, and the second and third place prizes are pretty terrific too! Voting ends April 22 at midnight (MST)… Read More

02/28/12 – Photography 101 Presentation – Grand Rapids Community College

02/27/12 – Photography 101 Presentation – Grand Rapids Community College

"White" Friday

Last week I had the most fortunate experience of seeing one of the most impressive birds on the planet (in my humble opinion!).  Through a tip from a fellow photographer (Joel DeYoung) and via notes from the Muskegon County Nature Club, I learned there have been sightings of snowy owls in the area. The day… Read More

Landscape Critique with Sigma Pro David FitzSimmons

A couple of weeks ago, I had the special opportunity of having a portfolio of my landscape images selected for a review by Sigma Photo – a manufacturer of a full line of lenses, camera bodies, flashes and accessories. In celebration of their 50th anniversary, Sigma has been giving away prizes and other items (such… Read More

11/19/11 – OLC 37th Annual Arts & Crafts Show

Come celebrate a 36+ year shopping tradition! Premier local artists, unique handcrafted gifts and home decor, cookie booth, fresh poinsettias, wreaths, holiday decorations, homemade refreshments, baked goods, silent auction, and raffle. Call 616-866-2427.

What a Night!

Last night was one of those magical evenings when the air was crisp and cold – and the stars shone brightly in the moonless sky. While spending some time on Facebook, I saw a post from our local weather guru – WOOD-TV8 Chief Meteorologist Bill Steffen – reporting  Northern Light activity had been spotted throughout… Read More

09/28/11 – Pig Roast / Block Party Reception – Grand Haven

ArtWalk Centertown Block Party – Parking Lot at Frame & Mat Shop Come on down to Centertown in Grand Haven. Pig out on pig roast – complements of Anthony’s Kicked Up Catering. Or, chill out with a bowl of JW’s infamous white chili while listening to live music by Barefoot Sunday and watching Reb Roberts… Read More

09/21 – 10/8/11 – Grand Haven ArtWalk – Frame and Mat Shop

Come enjoy and vote for Nice Ice – my ArtWalk 2011 entry piece on display at The Frame and Mat Shop in downtown Grand Haven! I captured the photograph at the Grand Haven pier and lighthouse from the north shore on an evening when the ice was jamming the mouth of the Grand River into… Read More

On Newsstands Now…

A number of my autumn images are in the newest Fall 2011 issue of Michigan BLUE magazine. Fall 2011 Contributors Pick up a copy of this great publication – on newsstands now! http://www.mibluemag.com.