Black Canyon of the Gunnison

The National Park Service labels Black Canyon of the Gunnison as “big enough to be overwhelming, still intimate enough to feel the pulse of time,” – words that remain as true as they were on my first visit 15 years ago. North Rim Drive Driving along Highway 92 toward the north rim of Black Canyon…

Where to Next? Try Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica.

I’ve had the opportunity to travel to many wonderful destinations over the years. I can’t say that I have a favorite spot because knowing me, that list would likely change every week and because there’s so much still to see and experience. What I can do is recommend travel-worthy destinations you should visit, though. And…

Down on Main: A look at Sturgis 2018

Motorcycle fanatics ride into Sturgis like a roaring thunderstorm sweeping across the rolling South Dakota prairie, their bikes streaking down Main Street in bright flashes of metallic blue, candy apple red, sun yellow and every other hue of the spectrum. For seven summer days, Sturgis is transformed from a quiet little town along I-90 into…

Boulder to Idaho Springs via CO-119

Explore waterfalls, Himalayan cuisine, and laid-back mountain town life. Miles: 48.2 | State Park Sidetrip: Golden Gate Canyon State Park  Back in 2017, National Geographic named Boulder, Colorado, “happiest city in the U.S.” thanks to “breathtaking scenery, a pleasant climate, a charming downtown, and enough outdoor activities to keep even the most active person busy.” And…

Snoop Dogg, Migos, Lil Pump: The Gallery

Snoop Dogg returned to the Mile High City for his 5th Annual 420 Wellness Retreat bringing Migos and Lil Pump with him to Fiddler’s Green on Friday night. Here are a few images from the show.

New Orleans Street Musicians: The Story Behind the Image

Night descended on the New Orleans skyline while neon signs advertising hot women, big beers, and hurricanes pulsed along the narrow corridor of Bourbon Street. Bouncers lured middle-aged men wearing red, blue-green Hawaiian flowered shirts into the dark recesses of nightclubs. Many visitors gravitated to this spot as if it was the mecca of New…

“You Can Call Me Zoomer.” The Story Behind the Image

  Back in 2012 during a road trip to the East Coast, I came upon a unique art installation along the side of Highway 171 just south of Pittsburgh, Kansas. As I pulled the car over and got out to take a few pictures, a lady approached from the shadowed porch of a small white house. The…

Barney: The Story Behind the Image

  Motorcycle fanatics ride into Sturgis like a roaring thunderstorm sweeping across the South Dakota prairie, their bikes streaking down Main Street in bright flashes of metallic blue, candy apple red, sun yellow, and every other hue of the spectrum. For seven summer days, Sturgis is transformed from a quiet little town along I-90 into…

My Humble Begining in Concert Photography: The Story Behind the Image

Concert photographers are usually ushered to the front of the stage just moments before the band hits the stage, but on those rare occasions where there’s a bit of downtime before that happens, I like to talk with the fans. Often times the questions I’m asked are “how did you get this cool ass gig?”…