Photo Of The Day – Mercer Island From The Sky

Quick and simple today: Mercer Island From The Sky I’m excited to be heading back to Alaska in August to host another photography cruise with UnCruise Adventures! If you would like to join me on this cruise and learn photography in some of the most spellbinding scenery Alaska Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day – Saratoga Woods Sunshine And Rain + 4 More

Title: Saratoga Woods Sunshine And Rain Location: Saratoga Woods, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, North America (48° 3’33.23″N 122°27’28.64″W) Description: The forest felt refreshing today. Rains over night and general dampness meant my shorts and down jacket got a little soaked, but it also provided me with the view above. Continue Reading →

2015 Calendars Are Ready!

I’m happy to announce this year I am releasing not one, not two, but seven different 2015 wall calendars! And because of price drops, all calendars are just $15 (+S&H). The subjects of each calendar are : US National Parks Sunrise & Sunset Himalayas in Color Himalayas in Continue Reading →

An Open Reply To The Royalty Free Companies Who Email Professional Photographers

I call myself a professional photographer not in the sense that I am way above anyone else, only that I make my living from photos. Selling them, shooting them, teaching about them, leading people on tours to go get them. I also receive emails from people wanting my Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Bubblenet Feeding Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)

 Title: Bubblenet Feeding Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) Location: Chatham Strait, Alaska, USA, North America (57°48’52” N  134°56’43” W) Description: Along the inside waters of Southeast Alaska each summer there congregates large numbers of humpback whales looking to fatten up before heading south in the winter for breeding and calving groups Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Taktsang Monastery – Tiger’s Nest

Title: Taktsang Monastery – Tiger’s Nest Location: Paro, Bhutan, Asia Description: Perched hundreds of feet above the valley below, Taktsang Monastery is steeped in legend and lore of the Guru Rinpoche’s time spent here meditating in the 8th century. The structure is built into and of the rock with Continue Reading →

Show Me Something New And Honest, Like Garbage

I am a positive guy and that often makes me guilty of one of the softer crimes in travel writing and photography; only showing the good stuff. The happy stuff. The pretty stuff. You know, like this: Ahhhh…Mt. Hood reflected in Trillium Lake, just 45 minutes from downtown Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Stupa Before The Mountains

Title: Stupa Before The Mountains Location: Near Mende, Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Shot with a Canon 7D and Canon 28-300mm L lens with settings of ISO 100, 110mm, f/10, 1/640th of a second Photograph Creative Commons Copyright Non Commercial Peter West Carey Are you interested in joining a photo Continue Reading →

A Block Of Puerto Vallarta As Seen In License Plates

Wandering Puerto Vallarta, I was struck with how international areas of the town were. Up from the water, the homes become modest and comfortable. A place I would like to live. Near the beach, the highrises and hotels crowd the sun and beckon travelers to the water’s edge. Continue Reading →