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:

Sunrise over the Smokies

I mentioned last week that I had rented a camera and as a result had spent some extra time out shooting. One of those outings resulted in a few sunrise images that I really liked, so this week you get two pictures for the price of one! One of the things that I...

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Layers of Blue

This past week I decided to rent the Sony A7R II, because the camera just has so much hype around it, I just had to try it out for myself. I’ve been trying to wait patiently for Canon to release the 6D mark II, so in the mean time I thought I’d take a trip...

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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:

The Coiled Dragon

I mentioned in the photo essay from last week, that after visiting several sections of the Great Wall of China, the unrestored, or “wild” sections of the wall were the ones I preferred. Not only because they are much MUCH less crowded, but also because...

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

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Most Recent Travel 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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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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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