Author Archives: Writer


Living History Farms Photography Day 2018 Changes

As you’ve probably seen, I am co-hosting a day of photography education on September 15th, which also WAS the same date as the 13th Annual Living History Farms’ Photography Day.  Why is this on the […]

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Searching for Color

The unusual lack of storms this spring, coupled with our ridiculously long winter this year had me recently longing for some springtime color.  Luckily for me, the trees of Water Works Park in DSM were […]

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Reliving History

I recently had the great pleasure of recently visiting the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum in Ashland, NE with one of my co workers, who just happened to be a former pilot of the […]

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March 6, 2017 – A look back

The storm season started off with a vengeance one year ago today when a QLCS storm system moved across the state spawning 6 tornadoes across the Central Iowa area.  Including 2 in my home county […]

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December’s Photo of the Month

I decided to do something a little different for this month’s Photo of the Month. I don’t normally shoot people as everyone knows, but I recently had a chance to shoot my first band during […]

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Loss of another local store

I awoke this morning to the news that another locally owned camera store is closing it’s doors.  H.B Leiserowitz Co. located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa has decided to call it quits after over 120 […]

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November’s Photo of the Month

I traveled several hundred miles in October in search of both fall harvest photo opportunities as well as fall colors. Both of which seemed to have eluded me somewhat this year. While on one of […]

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NE Iowa Visit

Seems like lots of photographers made the journey to NE Iowa this year to view the normally beautiful fall colors. However due to reasons many of us still haven’t figured out, the show was somewhat […]

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October’s Photo of the Month

The choice for this month’s Photo of the Month was an extremely easy one to choose. Having tried countless times to capture the beautiful glow of the Northern Lights from Central Iowa, I was finally […]

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