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Rocky Knob Recreation Area - Blue Ridge Parkway

May 07, 2020 - I recently took my son to the thankfully-still-open Blue Ridge Parkway. We arrived under rain and stayed until the sun w...
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Photographing Lightning Bugs at the Mabry Mill (2019!)

July 21, 2019 - Some of my favorite images that I have ever made are those of lightning bugs(or fireflies). Every summer these awesome l...
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SNOWPOCALYPSE 2018!

December 12, 2018 - The recent snowstorm was quite a doozie! Radford City received roughly 15 inches of snow, while some areas received even...
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New Drone Photos

May 19, 2018 - Man I have had quite the drone rollercoaster over the last few months! I purchased a Mavic Air, sold a Phantom 4, crashe...
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Rocky Knob - Blue Ridge Parkway

March 03, 2018 - A quick journey to Rocky Knob with a freind of mine yeilded some nice images(if I do say so myself). We arrived shortly...
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Aerial Video around Radford Virginia

August 04, 2016 - I have really been enjoying getting to know the Phantom 3 Pro! I even ordered a Manfrotto D1 backpack for hiking with it...
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Hiking the Cascades

May 18, 2016 - My wife and I recently took a Sunday outing up to the Cascades in Giles County, Virginia. I spent a bit of the day chasi...
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2016 Snowstorm in Southwest Virginia

January 26, 2016 - We FINALLY got some snow in Virginia! ​ Actually. a few days before the GREAT STORM OF 2016, we got a little dusting of...
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Olivia - Bridal Photos at the Mabry Mill

October 13, 2015 - Olivia really wanted some photos of an outside scene on the Blue Ridge Parkway for her bridal photographs. We ended up a...
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Lightning Bugs at Mabry Mill

June 16, 2015 - Last night, an already exhausted me went out to Mabry Mill for a little night photography. I was absolutely ecstatic...
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Tight Compositions at Dismal Falls, Virginia

December 24, 2014 - The winter in the southeast can be a real bummer! It seems like everything looks grey for 6 months or so, with only a br...
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Fog on Buffalo Mountain

October 01, 2014 - The other night, the fearless Yorkie and I made our way up Buffalo Mountain(again). It's a great short hike with an awes...
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Cumberland Gap National Park

August 27, 2014 - Cumberland Gap National Park is truly a hikers park. You could also say that it is a horse-riders park as well. Lots of...
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Wilburn Ridge Day Hike

July 26, 2014 - I was trying to beat the heat the other day and so I headed up to Wilburn Ridge in Mount Rogers Recreation Area. The bes...
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Waterfall Photography Tutorial

July 17, 2014 - Interested in taking better photos? Click here for my individual and small group photography workshops! Sometimes, the...
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Rainy Sunset in Southwest Virginia

July 09, 2014 - Mostly a quick post here today. I was sitting in my car at the Buffalo Mountain trail head under really heaving rain and...
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Beautiful Grayson Highlands

June 11, 2014 - Click here for information on my individual and small group photography workshops! You might be curious how it's possib...
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Behind the Buck Dam - New River Trail State Park

May 30, 2014 - You can support me and this website by purchasing prints. Just click on any photo to be taken to the gallery. You can a...
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Beautiful Appalachia

May 20, 2014 - This time of year, I really don't have strong desires to move back home. This is THE place to be in the spring! I first...
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Why the Moon doesn't matter.

May 03, 2014 - I left for a bike ride and some photography, I came back with new perspectives. Yesterday, I had an awesome time on t...
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When the Blue Ridge Comes Alive

April 22, 2014 - You can support me and this site by purchasing prints. You can click any image to be taken to its full gallery or by usi...
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In Memoriam: A look back at the Pentax k20d

April 22, 2014 - My Pentax K20d, probably my favorite camera of all time, has lived its last day as a working camera. It went down valian...
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Appalachian Highlands

March 20, 2014 - Related Links: Grayson Highlands State Park Gallery Whitetop Mountain Gallery You can support me and me keeping thi...
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The Virginia Cascades at -3°

January 07, 2014 - First, let me tell you this; After having lived in the southeast for a couple years I have basically become a sissy to t...
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Nightscape Photography Tutorial

December 05, 2013 - I had a lot of fun making my 'Hunt for Red Santa on Groundhog Mountain' image. I call it an 'image' because I feel that...
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The Hunt for Red Santa on Groundhog Mountain

December 03, 2013 - Yesterday I found out the CRAZIEST thing I have ever learned in my life. I had thought that the Groundhog Mountain tower...
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Virginia Countryside

September 22, 2013 - Yesterday after a day of looking out the window wondering if the sky was gonna clear at all... I noticed the clouds on t...
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Mabry Mill and Rocky Knob

September 09, 2013 - Just a quick post from my morning at Rocky Knob. Per the usual, I always make a quick stop at Mabry Mill when I head...
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Zodiacal Light

September 04, 2013 - To view and purchase any Rocky Knob images, click this link: http://bit.ly/1fyYutD The Zodiacal Light. This is the se...
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Front Yard Macro Images

July 18, 2013 - The other night after the gf and I got home from something(I honestly can't remember what it was) I sat down outside and...
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Engagement Photography

May 29, 2013 - Recently I had the pleasure of hanging out with this couple, Justin and Ashley. We almost cancelled the shoot due to wea...
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The Great Dismal Swamp

May 08, 2013 - The Great Dismal Swamp is a pretty impressive area. I am surprised there weren't more people there since it is in such c...
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White Oak Canyon Fall Color

October 21, 2012 - Fall is such an incredible time of year. It's a wonderful time of year for photogs and non-photogs alike to enjoy the co...
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Prepare For Luck and an almost new moon.

October 18, 2012 - Luck favors the prepared. At least that's what most people take from Louis Pasteur's quote "In the fields of observation...
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Clito Swimming Hole via Canon 17-40mm f4 L

October 10, 2012 - Recently I posted on Facebook that I was considering selling all my Canon gear and going back to the new Pentax K5-iis....
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Comers Creek Falls

September 27, 2012 - An hour drive and a twenty minute walk is about all it takes to get to here from Piper's Gap, VA. I took the dog on this...
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Fall is officially here

September 25, 2012 -  The yorkie and me went to a little waterfall near Mount Rogers Recreation Area yesterday. While I have yet to edit th...
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The Forests of Rocky Knob

September 19, 2012 - Rocky Knob is a cool recreation area on the Blue Ridge Parkway located near Meadows of Dan. The views from Rocky Knob ar...
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