Mesabi Miner

Mesabi Miner The keel for this "super carrier", the fourth of thirteen "1,000 footers" built for various American flag carriers on the Great Lakes, was laid at the American Ship Building Company's Lorain, OH yard on May 15, 1975 as [...]

Mushroom Hunting

I went for a walk in the Muskegon State Park tonight to go Mushroom Hunting. If you've been following my work over the last few years, you probably know that I like to photograph mushrooms. I haven't been out that much [...]

Weather, Waves and Windsurfers

Here are 14 unedited pictures from Pere Marquette last night. I went down there after to work to relax and see what was going on. I got a few wave warnings on my phone and read some news reports on Facebook about some [...]

Pere Marquette Beach (Video)

Pere Marquette Beach I took a drive down to Pere Marquette Beach to play with my new camera and lens :) This is my first attempt at somewhat "professional" video editing, I think it turned out pretty good.  It only [...]

Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming The Bighorn Mountains extend from the plains and Great Basin area of Wyoming northward into south central Montana ... The Bighorn Mountains and Bighorn National Forest are an outdoor paradise filled with recreational opportunities including hunting, fishing, [...]

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

We stopped by the Badlands National Park on our way to Yellowstone National Park. We were kinda in a hurry to get to Yellowstone, so we didn't spend too much time exploring the area. We went on a few boardwalks [...]

Detroit Abandoned

Detroit has been described by some as a ghost town. Parts of the city are so thoroughly abandoned they have been described as looking like farmland or even completely wild. A significant percentage of housing parcels in the city are vacant, with [...]

Wild Prairie Dogs

Wild Prairie Dogs We were almost to the Badlands National Park when I remembered this cool Prairie Dog Ranch. There is this store about five minutes or so before the Badlands that sells gifts, and trinkets. They also sell peanuts so [...]

Ghost Town, South Dakota

Ghost Town, South Dakota On my way to Yellowstone National Park, I made a quick stop to see a “ghost” town. I stopped there in 2011 on my way to the Badlands National Park and wanted to get some pictures of the [...]

Snorkeling in the Bahamas

Here's some GoPro footage from my trip to the Bahamas on April 5th, 2014. We took a bus tour around the island, went snorkeling and swam with the sharks. We were supposed to scuba drive with the sharks but due to [...]

Traverse City State Hospital

“Beauty is therapy.” That was the phrase of the Traverse City State Hospital in Traverse City, Michigan. It was built and first opened in November 1885. It was first known as the Northern Michigan Asylum. It was then named the [...]

Charlevoix, Michigan

Charlevoix, Michigan I took a trip to Traverse City for some camping and a little sightseeing this week. We drove up to Charlevoix to check out some local shops and visit the area. What a nice little city right on Lake [...]

Real Estate Photography

I've been doing Real Estate Photography for the last 6 months with a local Realtor. It's always a fun challenge trying to make someone's property look it's best. So far, everyone has been impressed with my real estate pictures and the [...]

Phantom 2 Drone Test Flight

I took my new Phantom 2 Drone out to Lake Michigan to get some test footage. I'm still trying to figure out why the camera points a little to the left. I don't like the leg showing up in video. [...]

Huge Triptych Canvas

Do you have a large empty wall looking for some love? A triptych canvas print can brighten up any space with the right photo. Fill a large space in a room with a stunning triptych canvas print. A triptych spreads [...]

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days

[popuppress id="1150"] I went down to the Fruitport Old Fashioned Days Carnival to get some cool pictures last night :) I've been taking pictures of the Ferris Wheel and Fireworks for the last 3-4 years. Ferris Wheels are my favorite ride [...]

Lake Michigan Motorcycle Ride

Here's a fun video of me making my way down to Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon, MI for a quick sunset picture :) Don't forget to watch in HD *Edit* Youtube compressed the quality. Bad YouTube!

Trip to Yellowstone National Park

Friday, May 16th 6:55pm - I'll be leaving for my Trip to Yellowstone National Park in 10 days. I'll be stopping at some pretty cool places along the way. I'm so excited. There's nothing like being up in the mountain with [...]

Muskegon Lightning Storm

Muskegon Lightning Storm Pictures I was bored of sitting around the house and took a drive down to the beach to watch the storm come in. As I got on the highway, it was raining so hard that I could [...]

Blessing of the Boats

Blessing of the Boats 2014 Sunday, May 25:  Memorial Weekend Blessing of the Boats Events Muskegon Boat Season Kick-off Summer is here and you’re invited to the exciting yearly celebration of the beginning of boating season.  Head to the Muskegon [...]