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Basilica to Myself

September 05, 2021 - During my recent trip to Des Moines, I was fortunate to secure a couple of hours of private access to the Basilica of St...
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Ohio State Reformatory

August 30, 2021 - I enjoy photographing prisons. So, when I discovered that private photography tours could be arranged at the Ohio State...
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Too Time Consuming for Symmetry

August 23, 2021 - During my last trip to Des Moines, I revisited the Iowa State Capitol. The law library inside the capitol building is on...
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"Wisconsin State Capitol" Wins Photo of the Day!

August 18, 2021 - This morning, my "Wisconsin State Capitol" picture won Imaging Resource's "Photo of the Day". CLICK HERE to view Imaging...
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"Professional" Shoot at the Art Center?

August 15, 2021 - Last month, I traveled to Des Moines. One of the locations that I visited was the Des Moines Art Center. The Art Center...
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Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church

May 16, 2019 - It was cold and rainy, so I visited an interior space located just a couple of miles from my home. This is the Annunciat...
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Ave Maria Catholic Church

January 12, 2019 - During my road trip through Florida last month, I made sure to stop by the Ave Maria Catholic Church in Ave Maria...abou...
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Holy Trinity Anglican Church of Codroy

December 18, 2018 - For my last night in Newfoundland, I reserved a room at a B&B about 30 minutes from Port aux Basques (the location of th...
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Fortress of Louisbourg Chapel

December 08, 2018 - During my recent road trip to Newfoundland, I visited the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site in Nova Scotia,...
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Lincoln Bank Tower

November 05, 2018 - Last weekend, I stopped in Fort Wayne, Indiana for a few hours to capture some architectural photographs in the downtown...
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Reykjavík Cathedral

September 24, 2018 - During my trip to Iceland, I visited the Reykjavik Cathedral. As with many of my photographs inside places of worship, I...
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Basilica of St Josephat

August 06, 2018 - The Basilica of St. Josephat was the last stop of my trip to photograph Wisconsin architecture. I was very fortunate to...
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The Beautiful Cockroach

June 13, 2018 - During my recent trip to Iceland, I visited the famous Hallgrímskirkja church in the center of Reykjavik. This church st...
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Going Wide at Overture Center

April 25, 2018 - One of the highlights of my trip to Wisconsin to photograph architecture was the Overture Center in Madison. The Overtur...
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Psychology Building

April 18, 2018 - During my last visit to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, I visited the Psychology Building to photograph...
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Photography at the Polls

April 01, 2018 - On March 20th, I walked over to the Faith United Methodist Church in Orland Park to vote. This church has been my pollin...
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"The Great Hall" Wins Photo of the Day!

March 01, 2018 - This morning, my "The Great Hall" picture won Imaging Resource's "Photo of the Day". CLICK HERE to view Imaging Resource...
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The Great Hall

February 25, 2018 - Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of having a couple of hours of private access to the Great Hall of the Krannert C...
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Milwaukee City Hall

February 01, 2018 - During my short trip to Milwaukee last month, I visited a number of architectural sites--including City Hall. Upon compl...
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Let It Rain!

December 07, 2017 - Last month, I visited the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Milwaukee to capture photograph of the interior of the...
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Piecing the Puzzle Together

November 12, 2017 - I visited the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan on a rainy Sunday morning. Needless to say,...
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Mission Accomplished at the Red Rock!

September 21, 2017 - During my last long road trip, I stayed at the Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas for a few nights. One of my goals was...
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Let There Be Light!

December 16, 2016 - While visiting Denver, I walked to two historic churches in hope of photographing the interiors. The first church, the C...
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A Palace for Photography

December 05, 2016 - During my recent trip to Las Vegas, I hoped to photography some of the impressive hotel interiors. One of those interior...
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Colorful Stairs

August 13, 2016 - The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago has four staircases. Each one is a different color: green, yellow, red and...
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Call Ahead...

August 03, 2016 - When traveling great distances, it can be frustrating to arrive at locations that are closed. It's equally frustrating t...
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New Hampshire's Representatives Hall

February 09, 2016 - After completing my road trip through the states of the Northeast, I have now visited all 48 state capitols in the conti...
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In and Out

November 17, 2015 - Sometimes I see what I think would be an excellent photograph, but cannot access the scene. This often happens when I'm...
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A Late Arriving Crowd

November 04, 2015 - New Jersey is the most challenging of all the State Capitols for photography--primarily due to limited access. It's the...
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Mopping the Floor

September 10, 2015 - Most of the time, I look for reflections in the water. However, reflections can also be found on glass windows as well a...
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Wooden Shoe Factory

August 08, 2015 - While visiting Holland, Michigan, I entered Veldeer's Delft Factory and DeKlomp Wooden Shoe Factory. I asked if it would...
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41.5 Million Tiles

July 05, 2015 - During May, I took a brief photography trip to St. Louis. I like to capture pictures of Places of Worship, so my first s...
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The Churches of Holland

May 23, 2015 - During my brief visit to Holland, Michigan, I visited three churches: Hope Church, Pillar Church and the Dimnent Memoria...
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The Churches of Raleigh

March 08, 2015 - While visiting Raleigh, North Carolina, the historic downtown churches were a pleasant surprise. I visited Raleigh to ph...
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The Piano Man

February 13, 2015 - I've taken an interest in photographing libraries. Click here to view some of my favorite images from libraries througho...
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Everybody Wins!

January 15, 2015 - During my last road trip through the Capital Cities of the Southeast, I photographed ten churches. The people in most of...
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The Capitol That Isn't

December 10, 2014 - So far, I've photographed 31 State Capitol buildings. Click here to view the photographs by state. Following is a map wi...
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Perfect Timing...

November 18, 2014 - During my visit to Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, I enjoyed capturing several images--particularly in the Mir...
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One Less Photo Location

September 19, 2014 - After a round of golf at the Manteno Golf Club yesterday, I stopped by the Manteno State Hospital to photograph an aband...
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Take Away the Blues

August 29, 2014 - When capturing photographs of interiors, mixed lighting sources can present a challenge. Typically, the artificial indoo...
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Window Treatments

August 14, 2014 - I enjoy taking photographs of interiors. One of the challenges with many interiors is the large dynamic range of light t...
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You Have Five Minutes...Or Maybe Just Two!

May 14, 2014 - As I approached the main entrance to the Saint James Cathedral (located just off the Magnificent Mile in Chicago), I not...
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A Free Library Pass

April 09, 2014 - During my trip to the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, I visited the Lexington Public Library. My research indicated that t...
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"Dual Staircases" Wins Photo of the Day!

March 05, 2014 - This morning, my "Dual Staircases" picture won Imaging Resource's "Photo of the Day". This photograph was captured ea...
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When 7 Exposures Isn't Enough

February 15, 2014 - Before taking photographs of the interior of the St. Mary of the Angels Church in Chicago, I asked the woman in the pari...
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Dome Photography

February 07, 2014 - In my quest to photograph the State Capitols, I've captured my share of domes! As time goes on, I'm learning more about...
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From 15 to 92 mm

January 28, 2014 - One of the first things I do after entering a State Capitol building is to position myself in the center of the rotunda...
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The Story of the Staircase

January 08, 2014 - I enjoy taking photographs that include a vanishing point in the composition. In particular, I capture many pictures of...
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The Security Guard Photographer

December 20, 2013 - Yesterday, I visited the Palmer House in Chicago to photograph its lobby. The Palmer House opened its doors on September...
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No Clamps Allowed!

November 28, 2013 - While planning for my visit to the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, I packed my camera bag with the assumption that m...
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"Granite Staircases" Wins Photo of the Day!

November 27, 2013 - This morning, my "Granite Staircases" picture won Imaging Resource's "Photo of the Day". This photograph was captured...
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A Colorful Challenge

November 09, 2013 - While visiting the Kentucky State Capitol building in Frankfort last week, I experienced an unusual challenge in my atte...
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It's What's On The Inside That Counts!

October 22, 2013 - Despite living in the Chicago area nearly my entire life, I visited the Baha'i Temple for the first time last week. I ha...
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"Colorful Pipe Organ" Wins Photo of the Day!

July 11, 2013 - This morning, my "Colorful Pipe Organ" picture won Imaging Resource's "Photo of the Day". This photograph was capture...
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Extreme Symmetry!

February 21, 2013 - While shooting architectural images, I'm often amazed at how much symmetry exists in the design. I sometimes wonder if t...
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Three Out of Seven Ain't Bad

November 15, 2012 - During my trip to Yellowstone, I traveled through seven state capitals: Des Moines, Iowa Lincoln, Nebraska Cheyenne,...
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Let There Be Light

September 08, 2012 - The Chapel of the Sacred Heart is located in Grand Teton National Park and is open to the public. While I was inside tak...
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Attention to the Details

May 21, 2012 - Yesterday, I attended my niece's confirmation ceremony. I enjoyed taking photographs that captured the larger environmen...
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Discovery

May 13, 2012 - One of the things I enjoy most about photography is how it encourages me to discover new places. The other day, I was dr...
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Close to Home

April 16, 2012 - Some of my favorite subjects to photograph are the closest ones to my home! Today was not a great day for outdoor photog...
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