Archive for May, 2009

I very strongly lean towards the simplicity of design in my photos, which sometimes makes getting good shots a little difficult in some situations. For instance, I was at Shreiner’s Iris Gardens near Salem, Oregon last weekend, and while there were many beautiful bearded irises in the garden, I didn’t find anything I’d take — […]


Scott Kelby has announced his second worldwide photo walk. My friends and I joined the first one last year and had a blast. Can’t say if this year will be better, but I’m sure it’ll still be lots of fun. Grab a camera and start shooting! Read all about it here to see if your […]


I love travel photography. I actually love the “travel” part more than the “photography” part, but I digress. When I travel, I try to get slices of the scenery, the architecture, the culture, and the people. I can do a decent job on most of those categories, but the people photography aspect is my weakest […]


I was thinking about the blog today and how it seems like I’ve been doing this for a while now. Lo and beyond, it’s been more than a year since I started this blog! In fact, this was started on March 22, 2008. 153 posts and 61 spam comments — no, I don’t need the […]


I love planning vacations. Reading guidebooks, perusing maps, reading websites, looking at online photos — I love them all. It’s like going on vacation before going on vacation. Mrs. Blog and I generally make it a point to go somewhere for our vacations, and while we’ve already had an overseas trip to Asia for my […]