Redwood Shadows | Friday Favorite

August 25 // Shadows appear on the base of a redwood, in California. Camera: iPhone 7

Hometown Cherry Blossoms | Friday Favorite

A few days late… my favorite capture from last week is a bunch of cherry blossoms in my hometown of Poolesville, Maryland. Camera: iPhone 7

Tahoe National Forest | Travel (128/556)

Tahoe National Forest was a lovely precursor to arriving in Lake Tahoe, California. The sky was mostly covered in wildfire smoke, creating a white backdrop as I drove between the large pines. Top Five Hikes + Places to Explore Boca Historic Townsite – an interpretive trail takes you through the once historic town. Calpine Lookout… {read more}

Lassen Volcanic National Park | Travel (127/556)

Driving through Northern California, I was unsure what to expect upon arriving at Lassen Volcanic National Park. This was my first view, walking up to the edge of Manzanita Lake. Smoke from nearby wildfires drifted in throughout my stay and kept hiking mileage to a minimum. Top Five Hikes + Places to Explore Devils Kitchen… {read more}

Ice on the River | Friday Favorite

Ice is beginning to float down the Potomac River. Have a warm weekend :) Camera: iPhone 7

Last Leaf | Friday Favorite

Fall comes to a close along the Potomac River. Camera: iPhone 7

Happy Place | Week 45 (Project 52)

My happiest place is Durango, Colorado during peak fall foliage. It’s absolutely stunning! Goal: Capture a photograph from my happy place. Camera: Nikon D800 Lens: 16-35 mm

Light | Week 44 (Project 52)

Love these light rays shining down and illuminating the golden aspens below. Goal: Photograph the appearance of light in nature. Camera: Nikon D800 Lens: Nikon 28-300mm

Fallen | Week 43 (Project 52)

Fallen leaves, submerged and floating in a lake. Goal: Capture a photograph in nature of something that has fallen into a new place. Camera: Nikon D800 Lens: 105 mm

Change | Week 40 (Project 52)

Watching the leaves change from green to yellow, onto orange and lastly red. Goal: Capture a photograph showing change. Camera: Nikon D800 Lens: 16-35 mm