Words That Last Longer Than A Lifetime

Words That Last Longer Than A Lifetime

I do not remember the first time I came across the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling. I loved it instantly. There are so many powerful life lessons in the 32 lines. The poem was published in 1895. Nearly 70 years later my grandmother, Gertrude Ahearn, gave...
The Most Challenging Assignment Ever

The Most Challenging Assignment Ever

For a month or so I have been looking at the mountains to the east and scouting for locations from which to photograph them. I’ve been in love with these mountains since I moved here and realized exactly how close I was going to be living to them. But this...
The Dream of Becoming a Photographer

The Dream of Becoming a Photographer

Being a professional photographer brings me into contact with a lot of people. And one of the conversations I have again and again usually begins with the words “I’ve always wanted to be a photographer.” And I smile every time I hear it. On the one...
Year in Review

Year in Review

I always love looking back through the photos of year. What I did, where I went, what I captured: it never fails to leave me feeling proud of what I accomplished and challenged to do even better next time. I believe that great things are coming for 2014 and am really...