Photo Selected for Museum Exhibit

Dan’s ‘Inside the Fences’ image used for the Holographic Theater sign inside the Illinois Holocaust Museum’s new, permanent exhibit

Photo Selected for Book Cover

Dan’s ‘Devil’s Den Witness Tree’ image from the Gettysburg battlefield was recently selected to appear on the cover of the Civil War Trust’s book, chronicling the organization’s history of saving our history


Easily one of our favorite cities in Europe, Prague is full of beauty around every corner.

Picture Me, Loving You

Coming May 15th – But while you wait, check out the behind the scenes blog!

Star Trails!

Have you ever seen a night time photograph that looked as though the stars were raining down from the heavens and wondered how the photographer did it?  Check out my “how-to” on Star Trail photography.

Beautiful Tibet

One of the most captivating places we’ve visited, Tibet was shocking to our Western senses and extremely beautiful.

Mormon Row

Still one of my favorite photos, this barn from “Mormon Row” in Grand Tetons National Park is supposedly one of the most photographed barns in the Country.  I can understand why!


I have been wanting to photograph frogs for a while (don’t ask…), and I finally got the opportunity to.  Check it out!

Macro Photography

Getting up close and personal with a subject and showing details that most people overlook is something I thoroughly enjoy.  Check out my latest!

Black and White

Black and white photography has quickly become one of my favorite styles of photography.  From the unique challenges to the timeless result… I love it.

Most Recent Content:

Independence, Kansas

ROAD TRIP! You guys know I travel a lot, both for fun and for work, and I clearly enjoy getting outside the United States.  However, there is something to be said for a good ole American road trip!  Even though trips like these can turn into a lot of driving, I really...

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Backyard Wildlife

Alright, so I wanted to do something a little different this week.  If you've been hanging around POTW for a while, you know I'm not a wildlife shooter.  Not because I don't like wildlife as a subject, but simply because I just don't have the lens necessary to do it. ...

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Picture Me, Loving You

Picture Me, Loving You

It’s different, and maybe a little whacky, but it will hopefully have you intrigued! Check out the photo-narrative!

Holly's Story


Holly was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33.  Holly’s Story is her blog about breast cancer survival.

Project Car

Project Car

Dan may or may not have an obsession with cars.  Follow along with his dream car build up; a 1967 Camaro.

Dan on TV

Dan on TV

Did you know that Dan appears regularly on TV in the Knoxville and Chattanooga markets?  Check out some of his segments here.

Dan and Holly Thompson


Community volunteer with a passion for the elderly. Breast cancer survivor. Homemaker.


Security minded technologist with a passion for travel, adventure, and life in general. Guilty of the use of sarcasm and posting lots of pictures.

Holly's Story

Holly’s blog about surviving breast cancer and living life after the fact.

Holly’s Most Recent Content:

Pink Tie Guy

  For the last several years, the Knoxville affiliate of Susan G. Komen has selected 8 men to be community spokesmen, and advocates for breast cancer survivors and breast cancer awareness. The number is significant because one in eight women will be diagnosed...

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2013 New Balance Survivor

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is always a special celebration of life and hope for our family, and this year was certainly no different.  What was different this year though, was that Holly was all decked out in brand new New Balance gear! 🙂  Holly was...

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Race for the Cure 2012

It’s that time of year again, time for the Komen Knoxville ‘Race for the Cure’.  This has become one of those days that we look forward to every year.  It is always such a fun time to hang out with friends and family and it is encouraging and inspiring to see all the...

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Picture of the Week

One picture per week, from around town or around the world!

Most Recent Picture of the Week Content:

Color on Walker Camp Prong

I started my fall colors series last week, and I wanted to continue this week with another stream scene.  Unfortunately for me, the colors have been kind of late the last two years, and my travels have had me out of town when things were really shaping up.  However,...

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Fog on the Water

I hope everyone caught the announcement about my Auschwitz image being used by the Illinois Holocaust Museum just the other day, and thank you to all who left so many kind comments, words of encouragement, and 'likes' to the posts across my various social media...

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A tiny part of a huge legacy

Man, where to even start with this one.  So earlier in the year a guy from The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center contacted me about using one of my photos in association with a new, permanent exhibit that it would be launching at the end of the year.  The...

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Holly and I have a major travel addiction, click here to follow along!

Most Recent Travel Content:

Grand Hyatt Shanghai

Me: A high floor if possible please Front desk clerk: Well sir, the hotel starts on the 53rd floor... so basically every floor is a high floor. Me: Oh... right! It's a common request I make when I check in a hotel.  I figure, if I'm going to be staying in a hotel, I...

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The View from Shanghai’s Tallest Buildings

You may recall when I started my series on China that I mentioned I was posting the trip in reverse, so this week we're moving to Shanghai, were my adventures there this year began.  Shanghai is an interesting city, and one that admittedly took me a couple of visits...

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St Regis in Tianjin

In last week's post I mentioned that the city of Tianjin in China had a slew of really interesting bridge designs, as well as just general architecture of its buildings.  As you walk down the river that snakes through town, you seemingly pass between China, the United...

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Amazon Jungle, Bolivia

Santiago, Chile

Dominican Republic

Turks and Caicos

Mayan Rivera, Mexico

Prague, Czech Republic

Brisbane, Australia

Lake George, New York

Charleston, SC

Surfside Beach, SC

Asheville, NC

Mumbai, India

Bangalore, India

New Delhi, India

Hong Kong

New York City


Daytona Beach, FL

Shanghai, China


Thumphu, Bhutan

Jakarta, Indonesia

Seoul, South Korea

Pyeongchang, South Korea


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