Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida We stopped at a couple places in Jacksonville, Florida during our “Florida Road Trip“.  We visited the Friendship Fountain downtown along the water and the St. John’s River Lighthouse before we headed down to St. Augustine. Friendship Fountain Friendship Fountain is a large fountain in Jacksonville, Florida. It is located in St. Johns River Park…

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Florida Road Trip

Florida Road Trip *This will be updated with more info and pictures as we go* My girlfriend and I are going on a very spontaneous and adventurous road trip to Florida. We’ll probably end up in Key West but we’re not making any plans, we’re just packing up and hitting the open road. It should…

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Northern Lights in Muskegon, Michigan

Northern Lights in Muskegon, Michigan Note: The Northern Lights Picture featured above was taken at Duck Lake State Park in Muskegon, Michigan. It’s available for purchase in my online gallery section starting at $4!  “A geomagnetic storm hitting the northern part of the U.S. made Northern Lights visible in West Michigan. Geomagnetic Storm On Sunday,…

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More Butterflies at Frederik Meijer Gardens

More Butterflies at Frederik Meijer Gardens I went to Frederik Meijer Gardens to visit their Annual Fred & Dorthy Fichter “Butterflies Are Blooming” exhibit with my girlfriend Jenna for the 2nd time in the last 2 weeks. We chased around 50 different species of bush-footed, long-winged, and swallow-tailed butterflies around the atrium. This place is so…

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Butterflies Are Blooming Exhibit

Butterflies Are Blooming Exhibit I went to Frederik Meijer Gardens to visit their Annual Fred & Dorthy Fichter “Butterflies Are Blooming” exhibit with my girlfriend Jenna. We chased around 50 different species of bush-footed, long-winged, and swallow-tailed butterflies around the atrium trying to get some good pictures. It was tricky because they’re always on the move,…

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Joe Gee Photography on FOX 17

Joe Gee Photography on FOX 17 “We see it almost every year, but sometimes worse than others…especially following an Arctic blast. Our beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline crusted and encapsulated in ice. We literally receive hundreds of photos from locals, amateur, and professional photographers up and down the lakeshore. In fact, I decided to meet three…

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Grand Haven Photo Walk

Grand Haven Photo Walk I went on a photo walk in Grand Haven with 5 other photographers from the Muskegon area. We met at the Dee-Lite Bar and Grill and ate some breakfast while talking about camera stuff. We walked up and down Washington Avenue and took some random pictures, then we made our way…

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A Walk in the Park

I went for a walk with Jerry James to find some cool mushrooms to photograph. It’s always nice going on photo adventures with other photographers. Walking around alone gets boring and when I bring my dogs, they usually end up peeing on the mushrooms before I can photograph them 🙂 At least Jerry asks me…

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Feeding the Wild Prairie Dogs

Here’s a video of me feeding the wild Prairie Dogs just outside the Badlands National Park in South Dakota. We stopped here on our trip out West that included Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park and the Bighorn Mountain Ranges. Make sure to watch the video in HD and watch these cute little guys come…

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Muskegon State Park Beach

Muskegon State Park Beach Info: Muskegon State Park is located four miles west of North Muskegon on the shore of Lake Michigan. There are over two miles of shoreline on Lake Michigan and over a mile on Muskegon Lake. The vast expanse of Great Lakes sand beach ranks among the most beautiful in the world.…

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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 possible severe weather. While nothing “severe” happened, there were tons of people out enjoying the…

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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, camping, hiking and backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, picnicking, sightseeing, photography, snowmobiling, skiing, and sledding.…

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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 and did a little climbing. Below is some information about the Badlands and a few pictures…

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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 abandoned lots making up more than half of total residential lots in many large portions…

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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 you can feed the Prairie Dogs. We bought a few bags and walked out to…

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