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Traveling around the world with my camera.

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  • Keeping a cage free bird in the house

    Of the three-hundred plus Trochilidae in the words, the Ruby Topaz Hummingbird is by far my favorite. Capturing this image required setting-up and waiting patiently for three days. Having photographed hummingbirds before in the Caribbean, I discovered commonly seen species such as the Copper-rumped, White-necked Jacobins, and Green Hermit for the most part will stay…

  • AD 70 Roman Arena – France

      I walked into the colosseum and here I was, in a labyrinth of foreboding origins drenched from millennia of laughter, fear, carnage, and visceral stories the monastery-like walls have vowed to keep secret. Arriving early, and well before throngs of spectators entered, I needed a bit of solace to settle the thoughts and emotions…

  • Magnificent Sunset over the Seine River – Paris

    On this particular day, my wife and I were walking back from photographing Notre-Dame Cathedral and, upon crossing the Seine River bridge, there it was off to our left–the type of sunset which hypnotically says look at me, and so we did. Incidentally, at an earlier period, I lived in New York City and regardless…

  • Taking evasive action against paparazzi

    I was shopping at Eastern Market, located in Washington DC, when I saw the most unusual thing–a dog wearing what appeared to be sunglasses. At first glance I thought the owner was having a bit of fun by placing his optical wear onto the face of his dog. Instinctively and as a pet photographer I…