The Wave


The North Coyote Buttes region of the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Area in Northern Arizona/Southern Utah contains some staggering scenery, most famous of which is "The Wave," an alcove of salmon-colored sculpted sandstone. The region is limited-access, requiring a permit to enter, which allows only 20 visitors per day. Ten…

Lower Antelope Canyon


The last time I was out here, I went to Upper Antelope Canyon with my brother and nephew and it was amazing. I didn't have my camera with me that time, so I decided to go again, but this time to the lower canyon. I can't say which is more…

Utah


After four days of driving, I finally arrived at Lake Powell which straddles the border between Utah and Arizona. On this day, it was quite cold, but stunningly beautiful. I'll let the photos speak for themselves...

On the river…


We've had two glorious days of "Indian Summer" here in Pittsburgh and I decided to make the most of them by taking the kayak out on the river. Yesterday, I put in near my house and decided to paddle for five bridges on the Monongahela which turned out to be…

Apartment


window.onload=function () {switch1('zero');} My girlfriend has received the unfortunate news that she must leave the country. I had recently helped her move into a new apartment in D.C. which she now must vacate. Before she leaves, I wanted to capture that beautiful space near Georgetown with views over Capitol Hill.…

Maine II


I made it home safely from Maine, driving all 15 hours yesterday since I didn't feel like camping in the rain. The class was great and I learned many things, the most important one being that I have much more to learn. Our instructor, Bill Thomas is an amazing guy.…

Maine


Just a quick update from the WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, Maine. The class is going well, Maya has been repaired and I have been paddling her in the gorgeous waters off the coast of Maine. I will provide a full synopsis when I return to Pittsburgh.

Mt. Washington HDR


This is another shot of the Pittsburgh cityscape from my photo shoot at Mt. Washington a few days ago. It is actually a combination of two exposures (one for highlights and one for shadows) for reducing contrast, a technique known as High Dynamic Range or HDR. The problem is that…

Mt. Washington


$("div.scroll").scrollLeft(1400); After working on my kayak all day, I decided to head to Mt. Washington for a nice view over downtown Pittsburgh. I took my camera and tripod and waited for sunset. I took a lot of shots and several aligned images for panoramas. This particular one is eight shots…