The first time I photographed fireworks, I held my camera. Yeah. I actually got a couple cool shots. Sometimes, when you don't have all the equipment you need, you just gotta do what you gotta do. But it's better to have the right equipment and settings so you don't have to try to compensate in … Continue reading Fireworks Photography // A Few Tips
I got to go for a ride on a steam train yesterday! I have only been on a scenic train ride one other time, as a kid when I rode with my family to see a Civil War reenactment. Yesterday's ride was on a coal-fed steam train for a photography event. A two hour train … Continue reading May Adventure – Walkersville Southern Railroad
Hey there! What a surprise to wake up to today on the first official day of Spring. SNOW! And not only snow, not just "hey, here are some flurries to usher in the new season", but "Hey, you are probably going to get 15 inches over the next 48 hours, enjoy!" Holy crow! So, I … Continue reading A Snowy Spring!
I have lived in almost every country of the country, and visited almost every single state. Each one is unique, with its own special story or beauty. I have never lived in a state so small! It's a 45 minute drive to Pennsylvania, a 45 minute drive to Virginia, a 45 minute drive to D.C., … Continue reading Tour Guide – Frederick
Wildfires seem to be increasing every year in their occurrence. The summer of 2015 was a really rough year for the Pacific Northwest for wildfires. The Paradise wildfire began in May of that summer, and didn't end until September, and it was at 40% containment at the time of its end. As it worsened, you … Continue reading Silence
Continuing to catch up with the prompts, I am focusing on the "Weathered" prompt today. Last October began four months of a personal hell, if I'm being completely honest. I started taking an anti-depressant called Wellbutrin, however I didn't take it for depression. I took it as an aid to help me stop smoking. I … Continue reading Weathered
Hi there and happy 2018! I'm playing a bit of catch up as I have been silent the past couple weeks! I have yet to master the art of juggling everything I enjoy. I have spending a lot of time working on my other website, gaming, and working on my Twitch channel. One of my … Continue reading Growth