Quick Shots

Background behind some of my favorite shots.

Boston's City Skyline at Night

I took this panorama of Boston's city skyline at night from the end of Long Wharf looking back at the city. At one point during the colonial era, Long Wharf was the busiest pier in America. It was also much longer at the time--in the centuries since, landfill has created reclaimed land, but originally...
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Australia's Picture Postcard Beach

Surfers Paradise might have a terrible name, but it has a fantastic beach. It's exactly what you think of when you think of a Queensland Beach.
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Icefields Parkway in the Canadian Rockies

It made for a stunning winter wonderland in the Canadian Rockies along the Icefields Parkway between Banff and Jasper.
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Winter on St. Petersburg's Neva River

There's something about the tone of this photo of a tree on the banks of the Neva river that really captures my memory of the Russian winter.
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Ocracoke Island Lighthouse on the Outer Banks

Ocracoke's lighthouse is one of the oldest on the East Coast that’s still in operation.
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Yuri Gagarin Monument in Moscow

Fifty years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space. The Gagarin Monument in Moscow is a an apt Soviet tribute to a Russian national hero.
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny at Night

This black and white panorama of the Rynek Glowny central square in Krakow's Old Town is one of my oldest panoramas but is still one of my personal favorites.
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A Deserted Gas Station in the Middle of Nowhere

I came across this deserted gas station while driving along the highway of the endless flat plains of Kansas.
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