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:

John Oliver’s Milky Way

Last week I shared a Milky Way image from out at my 'second favorite' tree in Cades Cove.  People always laugh when I say that, but, short of naming the trees, I figured its just as easy to rank them (for reference "the tree" is my actual favorite, while my third...

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Saying Goodbye to Summer and the Milky Way

I think it has become a bit of a tradition on POTW, around this time of year, for me to bemoan the end of summer.  I think this is also a signal that I'm getting old and crotchety.  🙂  It's not that I don't LOVE the fall here in East Tennessee, it's so beautiful......

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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:

Sunrise on Tybee Island

This week's image is a classic example of the picture presenting itself, rather than me going hunting for a picture.  Let me explain. Last week I posted the image of the Cockspur Island Lighthouse, a super cool, scruffy little lighthouse just at the edge of Tybee...

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Tobacco Bay Sunset

I know I took this picture and all.... but can I just say that I love it?  This is definitely one of my favorites from 2017 so far.  This sunset was just AMAZING. Anyway, I've talked on here multiple times about how I try to plan out my shoots when I go to new places....

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

Most Recent Travel Content:

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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Bridge Creativity in Tianjin

Several weeks back I mentioned that Seoul was a city of bridges, and as it turns out, China has a city like this too (though it admittedly doesn't have quite as many Seoul); Tianjin.  Known as the "Pearl of the Bohai" (referencing the Bohai Sea, the innermost gulf of...

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Where the Great Wall Meets the Sea

Okay, last picture of the Great Wall of China... for this year at least.  🙂  Last week I mentioned that its common for people to think that the Great Wall has a beginning and an end, when in fact, it has many beginnings and endings.  Last week's Picture of the Week...

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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