Morning Has Broken

I am an early riser up most days before the sun pierces the horizon. I set my alarm to ensure I followed the same pattern while on holiday in Belize. The early rising paid off with pictures of the sun gorgeously rising and spreading joy to the birds, the animals, and me. I could sit…

The First Night Ends

We arrived at our beach cabana in the late afternoon, too late to adventure, just right to revel in the warmth and humidity and ocean breeze. Revel in humidity? Yes! After a few months of frigid Chicago Winter, humidity thick enough to swim in is a revelation to the body and the mind. Add to…

Liquid Copper

There were no spectacular, cloud burning, sky painting sunsets on this trip to India but that isn’t to say there were no sunsets worth admiring. This ball of melting orange descended on one of the middle evenings of my trip. I threw on the zoom lends and set the compensation to underexpose allowing me to…

The Sun Rises on 2016

This photo of a sunrise on the island of Palawan in the Philippines is another of my very favorite photos taken in 2015. It too is a repeat from earlier in the year. For the most part, the weather on this trip was overcast. There was only one morning that I was able to observe…