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.

Star Trail Tutorial

Beautiful Tibet

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

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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!

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

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Picture Me, Loving You

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

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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!

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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.

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

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Most Recent Content:

Boyles the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

I was going through my pictures yesterday and I realized that when I did my series on Charleston I had skipped one! So before starting my next series (Yay China!), I wanted to share this image, and maybe give you a fun activity idea for your next visit to the...

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Sunrise Over the Smoky Mountains

Which pull-off on the Foothills Parkway is the best for photographing sunrises? It’s a question myself and my fellow photographers debate on fairly often. It seems we “discover” new pull-offs on a regular basis (to be clear, everyone knows they are...

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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.

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Holly’s Most Recent Content:

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 selected...

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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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Holly’s TV Debut

    By now everyone is used to me being on TV; well this past week Holly got her time in the spotlight!  Our friends over at Komen Knoxville invited Holly to come on the Fox Morning Show here in Knoxville to talk about her breast cancer story and what the Race for the...

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Picture of the Week

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

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Most Recent Picture of the Week Content:

“The Tree”, the Milky Way, and a wrecker

If you’ve been following along on this blog for any length of time, it’s no surprise that I love night photography. It is just extremely rewarding for me, and it can be sufficiently challenging. Star trails got me really hooked, and I’ve since sort...

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First light at the Jefferson Memorial

Every time I’m in Washington, D.C. I like to visit the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Of the memorials in D.C., I think it’s my favorite… if its possible to have such a thing. His words, which are engraved inside the monument are just as relevant and...

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Charlotte Skyline

I was talking last week that when I visit a new place, I generally try to figure out where the best place to photograph it is, based on pictures and maps. Well, when I went to Charlotte, NC recently for work, I stumbled on a photographer’s gold mine! Thanks to...

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

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Most Recent Travel Content:

Colonial Lake in Charleston

Think of Charleston, and likely some of the first images that come to mind are of The Battery. Those iconic houses are just beautiful, and the setting couldn’t be more picturesque. Frankly, we go there every time we’re in Charleston. However, this time...

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Charleston Sunset

Holly and I have been to Charleston on vacation a few times now, and it seems every time I’m there, I end up photographing the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. In a way, it’s a bit like “the tree” in Cades Cove near the Dan Lawson place. I’ve...

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Blue Hour

Earlier in the year I had the opportunity to travel to New York for work, and this was one of those trips where Holly got to tag along. So while I was in meetings, she was texting me pictures of all the cool places she was visiting! It wasn’t all work for me...

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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