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!

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

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:

The End of Fall Colors at Big Creek

As they say, all good things come to an end, and that's definitely true of the fall colors here in East Tennessee! They were gorgeous this year though and I thoroughly enjoyed them while they lasted! Some time ago Holly and I did a hike to Mouse Creek Falls in the Big...

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Thunderhead Prong in Fall Colors

This week's Picture of the Week is part three of my series on the fall colors in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and is proof positive that you should always listen to your wife!  As I was photographing this particular stream, Holly walks up and says, "You...

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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...

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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:

Middle Prong in Early Fall

Last week I started my series on the streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park during fall colors, and I'm continuing this week with another image I captured this fall.  This particular scene is actually just downstream from last week's image! As I mentioned...

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Autumn in the Streams

What. A. Fall! This fall has been absolutely amazing here in East Tennessee.  The colors of autumn were brilliant, and we had consistent rains, which means the streams weren't all dried up as in years past.  It was the perfect combination! To that end, I REALLY had a...

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The Milky Way Over Joshua Tree – Part 2

Alright, so in the Part 1 of this series, I mentioned that I really wanted to capture the rocks in Joshua Tree, and not so much the trees themselves.  Well, while I was out shooting one night this one particular tree caught my eye and I just had to capture it.  The...

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

Most Recent Travel Content:

A Study of Joshua Tree National Park in Black and White

In my post last week, I mentioned that I went to Joshua Tree National Park this year with the goal of shooting the Milky Way, and also the rocks that the park is famous for.  In years past I've focused on the Joshua Trees themselves, and while I like the trees, I felt...

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The Milky Way Over Joshua Tree – Part 1

When you think of Joshua Tree National Park... what do you think about?  Most likely the Joshua Trees themselves (also known as Yucca palms) or maybe even just "the desert".  The last couple of times I visited the park, I thought about the same thing.  Those...

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

This week I'm continuing my series on downtown LA with this shot I got at the corner of W 1st and S Hope.  The funky building to the left is the Walt Disney Concert Hall, which I was just totally captivated with.  I love buildings like this with lines going everywhere...

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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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