Spectacular Cherry Blossom Year

April 15, 2014
This was the first year that I was successfully able to make it out to the Jefferson Memorial and Tidal Basin before sunrise to take pictures of the cherry blossoms. Other years, I had silly mishaps like forgetting my batteries or miss judging the sunrise time. With a fellow photographer we were able to make it out to the basin by 5:30 AM and as we...
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Travel Image Series - Nature's Forces

December 12, 2013
Japan - Nature's Forces Nature is so dynamic, especially the wind and waves. Finding a way to convey the movement and power in a still photograph that we experience in real life is one of those challenges as a nature photographer. These two examples were how I attempted to capture a piece of the natures dynamics. In Ishinomaki, our friends took u...
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Travel Image Series - Symbols

December 04, 2013
Japan - Symbols Outside the Grace Hope house, which I had learned was temporarily loaned to the Grace Mission Tohuku missions as a housing, lay a cross propped on its side. As a Christ follower, of course it would be an image I had to take. Many of the yards have been cleaned up but by no means completely groomed yet. So there are still materials...
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Travel Image Series - Japan - Youth

November 26, 2013
Japan - Youth In one of my previous posts, I shared about the kids at play - Kids Program. Fun is the universal language of kids and I can almost recognize the game they were playing. However, the first image below is one that really stood out for me. It was one of the youth carrying a pot for the afternoon meal. He had came early so he was turned...
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Travel Image Series - Japan - Hands & Feet

October 25, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Japan - Hands & Feet Sometimes it's not the face that is important to a moment but the connection of simple gestures which convey connection and emotion. I had already blogged about the image before in a previous post. Out of respect for the people in the image I choose not to photo graph their faces. And this is when a picture is worth a thousand...
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