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:

Silence in the Desert

I mentioned briefly last week that the changes that Trump has made to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument are a travesty.  I wanted to revisit that idea this week with this photo, as this is where I experienced what myself and others are afraid we're losing. ...

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Slot Canyons of Southern Utah

Happy New Year everyone!  I hope the new year is treating you all well so far.  It's been super cold here in East Tennessee, so I wanted to start the year off sharing images that will hopefully make you warm (or they at least make me warm!).  Just imagine, the hot...

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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:

My 5 Favorite Photos from 2017

It's my favorite post of the year!  No joke, this is my third year doing a "My Five Favorite Photos" post (there are links to the previous years under the image counts to the right, or bottom, depending on what device you're viewing this on) and I have to say, I've...

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Merry Christmas 2017

Welp, it's that time of year again when we post funny pictures with our cat, and all you guys feel justified in thinking we're the crazy cat people! 🙂  It's Christmas!  Holly and I would like to wish each of you a Merry Christmas, and a happy New Year!  2017 turned...

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Denver City Lights

I wanted to end my series on Colorado with this shot of downtown Denver.  Holly and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves out west, and I look forward to us getting to return one day.  Denver itself is an extremely cool city, with lots of amazing scenery nearby.  Hopefully...

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

Most Recent Travel Content:

Independence, Kansas

ROAD TRIP! You guys know I travel a lot, both for fun and for work, and I clearly enjoy getting outside the United States.  However, there is something to be said for a good ole American road trip!  Even though trips like these can turn into a lot of driving, I really...

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The Milky Way over Moai – Remastered

So I've mentioned over the past couple of weeks that I've got a new way to process my night sky images and that has allowed me to get more color and detail out of the Milky Way.  Well, as part of learning that process, I've gone back and reprocessed some of my older...

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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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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

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