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Maine Paddling

March 25, 2015 - Spring is upon us and I am thrilled (and determined) to get my new paddle board in the water at the end of the week. Spr...
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You say Seagull, I say Snowgull

March 17, 2015 - I stood watching the waves crashing and the snow falling in Acadia National Park and just taking in the wintery landscap...
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Two by Two

March 04, 2015 - Yellow boots, ocean waves, and a happy adventure pup running on the beach. Life is not easy, but it really is simple. Wh...
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I Stayed

February 26, 2015 - As the last person left the beach, I stayed. As the clouds rolled in threatening very little to see for sunset, I stayed...
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Stone Winter Bridge

February 23, 2015 - "I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole sto...
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Private Residence

February 18, 2015 - Winter in Maine has been particularly tough for people this year. High winds kept me home on Sunday as parts of the stat...
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Love Affair

February 15, 2015 - I have enjoyed taking some time this winter (a very cold Maine winter) to process images and to take a closer look at re...
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Maine Blizzard of 2015

January 27, 2015 - I was itching to play, to explore, and to seek a mini adventure from my home base in Thorndike, Maine. So I bundled up,...
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180 Degrees

January 26, 2015 - In my last post " Winter's Ocean Blue," I talked about Sand Beach and shared a photograph captured by standing along the...
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Winter's Ocean Blue

January 23, 2015 - Sand Beach, in Acadia National Park, is one of those places I remember visiting throughout my childhood. I love spending...
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Creative Extremists

January 20, 2015 - In the words of MLK: "The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be... the...
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Fearless Sharing

January 13, 2015 - I recently spent time photographing the sunset on Half Mile Beach at Reid State Park. I had visited in December and was...
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Capturing the Uniqueness of Experience

January 04, 2015 - For those who may be reading for the first time, James is my beloved adventure pup. He is with me on adventures as much...
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Jumping into 2015

January 02, 2015 - Starting the year off with back-to-back-to-back adventures. I can be focused when I am out creating images. I can get so...
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Happy 2015 Adventure Year To You

January 01, 2015 - I spent the holiday quietly resting and recovering from a wicked cold so stepped away from writing a bit. I am back and...
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Today's Dreams, Tomorrow's Actions

December 17, 2014 - The phrase 'today's dreams are tomorrow's actions' is a simple, yet powerful idea. I can be a bit of a dreamer. Dreaming...
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Beach Frolicking

December 16, 2014 - I was thinking I might stay home this past Sunday to focus on writing and editing my website. As always, I had a list of...
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Snowy Pathways

December 03, 2014 - Early snowfall closed Acadia National Park's Park Loop Road before the Dec. 1 closure. After a wonderful Thanksgiving wi...
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Campsite Sunset

November 17, 2014 - Camping out the night before a hiking adventure in Baxter State Park we stayed at the waters edge with views of the moun...
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Image Within an Image

November 10, 2014 - Hiking back along the trail from Borestone Mountain I paused to stop and enjoy the afternoon reflections along Sunrise P...
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Inspire Me: Brave Nellie

October 27, 2014 - A Q&A with Sharalyn Morrison Andrews, Maine author of a new book "Brave Nellie." As a long time blogger, sharing her adv...
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Immense Energy

September 10, 2014 - In anticipation for hiking Mount Katahdin, the highest mountain in Maine, I got my legs warmed up with a mini adventure...
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Choosing Experiences: Borestone Mountain Take Two

July 01, 2014 - My first trip to Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary was in early May. I was surprised as the mountain greeted me with...
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Summer is Here!

June 20, 2014 - As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "do what we can, summer will have its flies." Summer begins tomorrow and with that I a...
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Cairn's View

June 17, 2014 - I have hiked in Camden Hills State Park many times often from the Mount Battie/ Mount Megunticook entrance. This time I...
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Turning My Back on the Setting Sun

June 12, 2014 - Recently on an unseasonably warm day in Maine (mid to high 80's and humid!), I left work and raced home to grab my camer...
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Journey is Climbing the Mountain

June 09, 2014 - "Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while your climbing it." - And...
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Returning Home

June 02, 2014 - Often the ocean takes my interest, yet on this particular evening it was the wet lands. At first the color was rather mu...
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Waterfall Abstract

May 29, 2014 - Sometimes choosing to intentionally move the camera can create interesting abstract photographs. Here a waterfall image...
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Please Leash Dogs?

May 28, 2014 - Image captured with iPhone. See more of our adventures on INSTAGRAM.
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Beauty in the Trail

May 20, 2014 - Each section of the trail shares a story and by following along the path ahead a unique beauty is unfolding. Often, the...
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Sun Lit Farmland

May 19, 2014 - Bradbury Mountain State Park, one of Maine's five original state parks, is easy to access all year round and is a great...
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Get Ready and Wait For It

May 13, 2014 - A lot of people talk about the right camera, the best lens, and getting the perfect exposure. My tip for any outdoor, ad...
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Cloud Obsession

May 03, 2014 - It was an immaculate day admiring the beautiful stratocumulus clouds stretched across the landscape from Valley Peak in...
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Honoring Earth Day: A Local Maine Seasonal Waterfall

April 22, 2014 - Earth Day is such a fun day to celebrate. If I ruled the world I would make it an international holiday and give everyon...
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Rays of Light

March 31, 2014 - Midday was spent at Kettle Cove and Crescent Beach State Park playing in the ocean and exploring the beach. It was a ver...
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Guided by Intuition

March 25, 2014 - Intuition is such a powerful tool. You know that instinct or gut feeling that says this seems like a good idea (or maybe...
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A Ghost Appearance at Golden Hour

March 16, 2014 - A late afternoon adventure landed us near Todd's Point and the edge of Half Mile Beach at Reid State Park in Georgetown,...
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Breaking Through

March 11, 2014 - I often find myself deciding where to photograph based on what I am seeking from the trip. Am I looking for mountains, o...
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Ocean Slice

March 06, 2014 - Early morning light along the beach at Reid State Park. The angle of the beach sand is angled to lead the eye to the ene...
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Looking over the edge of the desolate mountain

February 17, 2014 - It's mountain Monday and I thought I would share two views I captured looking down from an ocean vista point while hikin...
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Seagull Snacking in Mid Coast Maine

February 13, 2014 - A social media theme of "Throwback Thursday" inspires folks to post a picture from the past. I have to laugh when out of...
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Wonderland, Acadia National Park

February 10, 2014 - As Ansel Adams once said, "Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art."...
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Fresh with Possibility

February 04, 2014 - I spent the first sunrise of the year atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park. As it just so happens, I found mys...
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Lead me to the Mountains

January 29, 2014 - Maine's route 26 leads to Grafton Notch State Park and the beautiful Mahoosuc Range. Known by many Appalachian Trail thr...
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An Attempted Ascent & the Five Strikes Rule

January 28, 2014 - Table Rock located in Grafton Notch State Park is a 1.4 mile trail (accessible by snowshoes in the winter) that leads to...
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Old Speck Alpenglow

January 27, 2014 - It's Mountain Monday. It only seems right to kick off the week with my recent view from the trailhead parking lot as Old...
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Go Exploring Near Your Home

January 16, 2014 - Keeping close to home does not mean that I was not out and about. Their really is so much adventure to have and explore...
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Morning Waves at Reid State Park

January 14, 2014 - Over the weekend, I set my sunrise sights on a beach day exploration at Reid State Park. I have to admit, this was my fi...
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January Beach Day in Maine: The Final Shot

January 12, 2014 - Yes, you read the title and no it is not a joke. Temperatures were in the 40's today, the wind was chilly, and the sun w...
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Winter View of the Dead River

January 11, 2014 - It was a crisp, winter morning as James and I headed out along the Dead River Trail at Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in...
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Jordan Pond & Jack Frost

January 06, 2014 - After a sub zero sunrise to mark the first of the year, it was welcoming to feel the warmth of the sun hit my face bring...
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Making Fresh Tracks

January 04, 2014 - "The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." -Socrates A n...
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Nation's First Sunrise From Cadillac Mountain

January 01, 2014 - There was no way I was going to let the extremely cold sub zero temperatures in Maine convince me that this was not a go...
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Looking Back, Looking Forward

December 31, 2013 - Self portrait captured in November, on a hiking trip at Camden Hills State Park, Maine, USA. Looking Back My final post...
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Maine Ice Storm: An intimate view

December 30, 2013 - December has been an incredible month in Maine. As my father mentioned recently, he could not remember the last time we...
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Maine Ice Storm: A Pup Landscape

December 26, 2013 - James and I have been exploring the local area where we have been visiting family and friends in Maine. A vacant lot acr...
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Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2013 - Wis h ing you all a wonderful h oliday celebration filled wit h tons of love, laug h ter, and of course adventure! C h...
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Snow covered branches

December 17, 2013 - It feels good to be back sharing photos with you. I have some exciting updates coming and thoughts on the new year (can...
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Flare Mirroring Sun

November 21, 2013 - During a recent trip to Acadia National Park, the big, bright sun created a mirroring lens flare. Often I try to avoid l...
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Bates Cairn, Acadia National Park

November 19, 2013 - Acadia National Park is photographed by many and for those who know me well, you know that Acadia has been a special pla...
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Quiet Contemplation with a Tree

November 11, 2013 - I have found great joy in stopping to admire my surroundings and to reflect and daydream. I am not sure if anything ener...
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Painting the Fall Forest Landscape

November 06, 2013 - "Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods...
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Wispy Autumn Falls

November 04, 2013 - Camden Hills State Park (open year round) is slowing down this time of year. Over the weekend we saw a range of temperat...
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Colorful Fall Tree Landscapes

October 22, 2013 - Both images were shot in the early afternoon when the sun was still high in the sky. A polarizer and graduated neutral d...
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Mount Phillip take two: Once the sun was down

October 16, 2013 - In my last post, I shared a sunset vista of Mount Philip. From a similar vantage point, this image was created after the...
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Mount Phillip Fall Vista

October 14, 2013 - It was a race to the top of Mount Phillip (Kennebec Highlands, Maine) as the daylight was quickly fading on Friday eveni...
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First of Fall in Maine

October 06, 2013 - Welcome Fall! It has been way too long since I have been sharing photographs. I must admit I have not been out as much a...
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Get "Distracted", Hike to the Stream

September 07, 2013 - When you hike, do you pick a trail and follow it from start to finish? I usually start with a plan for the trail(s) I wi...
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Maine's Great Falls Hot Air Balloon Launch Up Close

August 28, 2013 - A series of images of the August 17th hot air balloon launch at the 21st Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival. Also check...
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10 Favorite Photographs: Maine's Great Falls Balloon Festival

August 21, 2013 - August 16-18, 2013 marked the 21st Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival held in Lewiston/Auburn. The weather was simply,...
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Seawall at Sunset, Acadia National Park

August 14, 2013 - As fellow photographer Dan Bailey wrote in a blog post on 5 Steps to Building More Powerful Images, photography is all a...
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Cadillac Mountain Tree Silhouette at Sunset

August 09, 2013 - I previewed the first photo on my Facebook page earlier this week. For those who might have been wondering where the ima...
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Sargent Mountain, Acadia National Park & a Friendly Hello

August 05, 2013 - "The mountains are calling and I must go." ~ John Muir Just as the quote by Muir so simply states, the mountains of Aca...
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Rolling in the Sand

July 29, 2013 - Life is crazy, unpredictable and sometimes very painful. I have needed to take a step back for a couple of weeks but tho...
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Let your sense of hearing be your guide

June 29, 2013 - Stream Tunnel Vision Hallowell, Maine The stone overpass takes recreational patrons along the Kennebec River Rail Trail...
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Wave takes flight in Acadia National Park

June 28, 2013 - Wave takes flight over rocky coast at Schoodic Point. Acadia National Park, Maine
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Look Down Beneath Your Feet

June 24, 2013 - Where should you look when you are at the coast? On my recent trip to mid coast Maine, I stopped at Lincolnville Beach...
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Seagull Snack Time

June 17, 2013 - It was a fantastic day visiting Schoodic Point in Acadia National Park on Saturday. In celebration of Father's Day, my f...
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In Between Storms, The Stream Came Alive!

June 11, 2013 - My first trip to the Kennebec River Rail Trail led to a blissful afternoon of running and photography. Exploring on foot...
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Along My Run

June 03, 2013 - Follow me on Instagram to see this and other images. Tonights theme "Along My Run." (I am considering this as a longer s...
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A Sneak Peak at Eastern Phoebe Chicks

May 29, 2013 - I spent Memorial Day celebrating family and the recent retirement of an aunt who is very special to me. My mom was telli...
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Maine Barn: A Sunny Day in China

May 26, 2013 - Hello from Maine! Thank you for waiting patiently while I have been in the midst of a big transition and move from Maryl...
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Moving to Vacationland

April 30, 2013 - Just where is "Vacationland"? Well, it is a term used to refer to the state of Maine. I have been a bit quiet the last c...
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Maine Autumn Wedding: Matt & Kim's Ceremony in Brownfield, Maine

September 30, 2012 - Just about one week ago, we travelled to the border of Maine and New Hampshire, to Brownfield, Maine, to celebrate the w...
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Taking Flight at Sunrise

May 04, 2012 - Having a very early morning flight means getting up in the middle of the night to get to the airport. On the upside it a...
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