The Story

Every image has a story to be told.  Sometimes the story has to do with the conditions that I had to endure to get the shot.  Sometimes the story is how I was feeling at the time I took the shot.  And, sometimes the story is what the image represents to me now when I look at it.

In these articles, I document one or more of these things, telling the story behind the photo.




Settling Down

Settling Down

“Settling Down” – It was a mid-August day that started out stormy and windy.  I’d almost given up on getting any photos for the day.  Then things began to clear up. So I headed northwest to Grand Haven to see if I could capture some wave...
Lake Michigan Frenzy

Lake Michigan Frenzy

“Old Michigan steams like a young man’s dreams, The islands and bays are for sportsmen” were the words Gordon Lightfoot sings in his song “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” about Lake Michigan.  Most of the time those words are true. ...
Sunset Hopes in Copper Harbor

Sunset Hopes in Copper Harbor

– Chasing our Sunset Hopes in Copper Harbor – Last summer through a series of unplanned events my wife and I found ourselves in the Keweenaw peninsula while doing a whirlwind trip through Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (the U.P.).  While there, we drove...
Shadows of Ludington

Shadows of Ludington

– The scene – “Shadows of Ludington”.  Funny thing about sunsets and lighthouses, I’m never the only one that wants to enjoy and photograph them. 😀 I just couldn’t get all of these people to stand still for my long exposure. lol. It...