Category Archives: Travel

This was taken last Thursday in Badlands National Park, during the new moon, near the area known as yellow mounds. I’m not going to bore you with all the obsessive planning/obsessing that has led up to the small series of photos I captured during our (ie, Teri’s, Gavin’s, and my) latest twelve-hour visit to the park. If […]

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The original Queen Isabella causeway of Port Isabel, Texas, is an enigmatic relic of poor construction that I first noticed while photographing the bay from the south end of South Padre Island. In its current state, it begins from the southeast tip of Port Isabel and extends over the blue water of the bay before […]

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This was conceived as an experimental photograph more than anything else. It was our second-to-last day in South Padre, and I had decided to head across the causeway to explore Port Isabel about an hour before sunrise. The fog was incredibly dense, so thick that I was afraid to venture into unexplored territory while driving, […]

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So I’ve been continuing my exploration of local backroads in my search for rural Americana, neglected barns, abandoned farmhouses, forgotten structures that stand as reminders of semi-recent antiquity, and lone trees along dusty gravel roads keeping an eye on the rolling Loess hills, somehow surviving storm season after storm season with no protection from the […]

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I realize that fog might be an odd thing to love, since most people seem to think of it as a weather inconvenience, a hindrance to an otherwise lovely day. But not me. The first things I do every morning are come downstairs, feed Nika, and look out our west windows to see if the […]

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So I recently spent a week with my wife, daughter, and grandparents in South Padre Island, Texas. The trip marked an important return to normalcy for Teri and me, since it served as a resumption to our pastime of semi-distant travelling (ie, the type that is far enough from home to merit a plane ride). […]

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