Kansas City Temple Sunset

This is a return visit photo.  I was here the previous evening to capture the supermoon.  I had elected to come back to see if I could get some other images.  While I was waiting for the moon to come up, I took several photographs as the sun was setting.  I remembered how nice this […]

Kansas City Temple Supermoon

This is a location that I have photographed before.  This temple and others, in my view, offer pleasing architecture with excellent lighting and landscaping that is a big plus to the photographer.  This has been a temple that I have wanted to try and photograph with the moon behind the Angel Moroni.  Little did I […]

Sturgeon Supermoon Over Kansas City

Over the years this has been one of my more frequent shooting locations.  I like the reflection of city lights and the moon on the Missouri River.  Because Kaw Point is at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers the river banks are extra wide allowing a greater exposure of the cityscape as it rests […]

The Unimaginable White Pocket

This was a location I have longed to visit.  When I found that I had won the online lottery to hike the wave, I decided that I should try and visit White Pocket, since the entrance onto the road is just South of the Wire Pass Trailhead on House Rock Valley Road as shown below. […]

Photography Trip Planning Tools

I am enamored with the Southwest landscape, but live in Eastern Kansas, the town of Leavenworth to be exact.  This of course meant, if I wanted to photograph that spectacular Southwest scenery, it would entail a 2,000 miles plus roundtrip excursion.   Realizing that a trip to those scenic sites wasn’t close by to allow […]