Photos Selected for Book Series

Four of Dan’s photos have been selected to adorn the covers of a new book series, Daily Praise Moments

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.

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!

Picture Me, Loving You

A story told through pictures that is both crazy and different!

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:

January Sunrise

Haha, you guys remember when it was super cold out and we all couldn't wait for it to get hot?  Yeah... me neither!  🙂 I started this series of local images back several weeks ago with a black and white image I captured at Foothills Parkway, and so I thought I'd end...

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Moonrise in the Mountains

Have I ever mentioned that I love renting cameras?  I feel like I have.  Anyway, earlier this year I finally got around to renting the camera I've been talking about buying for quite some time (quite some time because Canon took FOREVER to release it), the Canon 6D...

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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 with...

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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:

Up-close to a Cyclamen

Alright, so last week I shared an image of a wild flower that grows here in East Tennessee, and this week's picture is of a flower that doesn't grow here... but the picture was taken here... so that counts as 'local', right?  🙂  Close enough for me!  Anyway, this is...

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The Catesby’s trillium

With this weekend marking the unofficial start to summer, I wanted to share one more spring image in my series (see photos 1 and 2) before moving on to a few other scenes and then Japan (!). One of the things I love about the guys I photograph with on a regular basis...

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Carter Shields Cabin in Spring Greens

Ah the spring greens!  I love photographing in spring... to some extent maybe even more than in the fall.  Don't get me wrong, I love the oranges, reds, and magnificent yellows, but man, in the spring time, you can get some excellent contrasting colors.  That, and the...

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

Most Recent Travel Content:

Downtown Perth at Night

Today it's time to say goodbye to Australia and transition on to Singapore and Hong Kong in the coming weeks.  We've spent the last several weeks looking at the nature of Western Australia, its night sky and beautiful coast, and then of course last week's image of a...

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The Blue Boathouse

I feel like I spend a decent amount of time on this blog talking about ideas on how to be creative, whether it be through talking about what caught my eye, or how I approach situations in order to come away with something I like.  Well, this week's photo is maybe the...

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Night and Day at Busselton Jetty

Last week's post was admittedly hurried because it was just so pretty out, I couldn't stand being inside any longer.  For those of you in East Tennessee, or perhaps other parts of the world that have experienced a long grey winter, you can relate I'm sure when a nice...

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Our Travel Map



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

Qinhuangdao, China

Tianjin, China


Savannah, GA

Tybee Island

New Orleans

Little Rock, AR

Independence, KS

Denver, CO

Colorado Springs, CO

Guernsey, WY

Kuala Lumpur

Putrajaya, Malaysia

Perth, Australia

Rottnest Island

Vancouver, BC

Los Angeles

San Diego

Las Vegas


Grand Staircase Escalate

Joshua Tree

Sequoia National Park

Yosemite National Park

Page, AZ

Rachel, NV

Chicago, IL


Bozeman, MT

Yellowstone National Park

Grand Teton National Park

Tokyo Japan

Osaka Japan

Kyoto Japan

Nara, Japan

Kobe, Japan

Five Lakes, Japan

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