Red Squirrel, Sugar Mountain, NC

I was today years old when I learned that the mountains of North Carolina are home to red squirrels. I met this little fella at Sugar Mountain, NC.

Small Town USA: Franklinton, NC

I switched camera systems from Panasonic to Fujifilm. Being able to customize recipes and use live preview means I can now share “straight out of camera” (SOOC) and spend more time enjoying taking the photograph and less time editing it. This photo was taken on a photo walk in Franklinton, […]

How to quickly & easily set up your camera for great Northern Lights photos

The Aurora Borealis photo above was captured on a mirrorless camera & was not edited or processed. This guide will help you achieve the same beautiful shot…quickly and easily.   I have been a landscape and seascape photographer for 15+ years. However, my experience with Northern Lights photography was limited […]

The Milky Way over Mauna Kea, Big Island of Hawaii

  Here’s what I learned: 1. Mirrorless cameras are great for 99% of all photos in Hawaii. With astrophotography, they have their limits. 2. Use a fast, wide-angle lens. This one was not, but still did very well. 3. Don’t use too high of an ISO. My shots at 6400 […]