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:

50 Year Anniversary

This evening we had the opportunity to do something you don’t get to do every day, and that’s celebrate Holly’s parents’ 50th wedding anniversary! Anyone who has been married for more than a year knows that marriage is something you have to...

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Metcalf Bottoms in Autumn

Happy belated Thanksgiving! I certainly hope you all had a wonderful time with friends and family this long weekend. Holly and I have just returned from a month in Asia and have lots of stories and photos to share, but first, I wanted to get in the Holiday spirit with...

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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:

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 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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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:

Sunset from Keys View

Last year I shared a different view of this same sunset, so I thought I’d share what it looked like in the opposite direction this year. I’m a sucker for layered mountains like this, and the view from Keys View, inside Joshua Tree National Park is a great...

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Sailing into the Sunset

Last year when Holly and I visited Southern California, we were blessed with some AMAZING sunsets (this year, not so much). It seemed like every night the sky was just on fire. It was awesome. On this particular night, we had ventured over to Muscle Beach (Venice...

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The View From Griffith Park

Funny story. So last year when Holly and I went to California, I brought home so many pictures I was happy with… I actually got sort of bored of posting them. I changed subjects on POTW after San Diego and Joshua Tree National Park, with every intent on coming...

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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:

The Great Wall of China, a Photo Essay

The Great Wall of China stretches some 5,500 miles… or almost 13,200 miles (!!!), depending on which archaeological study you look at and what exactly you count as part of the wall. If you look at a map of the wall, you’ll see that it is in fact not a...

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The Forbidden City

I mentioned last week that what Beijing lacks in a city skyline, it more than makes up for with lots of cool architecture. That architecture ranges from brand new and futuristic looking, like the Giant Egg, all the way to very old and ancient, like the Forbidden City...

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The Egg in Beijing

Unlike Shanghai, Beijing doesn’t have an iconic skyline, or even a huge skyscraper district, but it does have its fair share of interesting architecture and sites. From the Forbidden City and Tienanmen Square, to the Water Cube and the Bird’s Nest, and oh...

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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