Nov 242017
Weekend Sales

While I don’t want to encourage anyone to just go out and buy more “stuff” on Black Friday, there are some really good deals happening this weekend from some of my favorite gear and service providers. If you’ve been wanting to buy one of these products anyway, now’s the time. Each of these deals is available from November 24 through November 27, 2017. Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you buy, I’ll get a reward, but [read more …]

Feb 282017
Oregon Photography Book Wins Award

NATJA, the North American Travel Journalists Association, just announced the results of their 2016 travel media awards competition. I’m very happy to share that my newest book, Oregon, A Photographic Journey, won Gold in the Travel Book/Guide category. In addition to the Gold award, I earned a Silver in the Landscape Photography category for a photo of Smith Rock State Park in Oregon that was published in VIA Magazine, and was cited as a Finalist in the Travel Guide category [read more …]

Feb 122015
Photographing Washington wins NATJA Award

The North American Travel Journalists Association has just announced the winners in their annual awards, and I’m very pleased to say that Photographing Washington was honored with the Bronze award in the Travel Book & Guide category. The NATJA award comes on the heels of receiving the Silver award in the Travel Book category in the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards. For more information on Photographing Washington and my other award-winning guidebook, Photographing Oregon, please click this link. These books are part [read more …]

Jun 042014
Photographing Washington Wins IBPA Award

I am very happy to announce that my book Photographing Washington won Silver in the Travel category in the Independent Book Publishers Association annual Benjamin Franklin Awards. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, which includes fifty-two categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers. This makes the sixth time that my publisher, PhotoTripUSA, has been honored by the IBPA in the Benjamin Franklin Awards, including my Gold award in Travel for [read more …]

Jul 042010
Photographing Oregon chosen travel book of the year

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), recently honored the best books in 50 categories at the 22nd Annual Benjamin Franklin Awards™ in New York City prior to the BookExpo America tradeshow. Photographing Oregon was named best book of the year in the Travel category. Judged by a panel of book industry experts including buyers at wholesale and retail levels, librarians, book critics, design experts, and independent publishing consultants, these books have been scrutinized by individuals involved in the very markets [read more …]

Apr 292009
Photographing Oregon guidebook featured in the Eugene Register-Guard newspaper

The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon’s daily newspaper, interviewed me for a feature on my book “Photographing Oregon” in the Sunday, April 26th, edition.  Here’s some links to the story on the Register-Guard website, and a scan of the piece on my photography website.

Apr 072009
"Photographing Oregon" has arrived!

I am very happy to announce the release of my new book, Photographing Oregon.  The latest in the series of specialized travel guides published by PhotoTripUSA, the book is written for those with an avid interest in photography, from beginners to advanced amateurs to pros. In it I describe hundreds of the most photogenic natural landmarks and other attractions for scenic photography in Oregon. The book contains 300+ pages of text and over 240 photos, and includes detailed location directions [read more …]

Mar 192009
Photographing Oregon featured in stock agency promotion

The latest email promotion from stock photo agent Viewfinders features my new book Photographing Oregon, and includes some of my photographs that are available from the agency. Links to the email and to Viewfinders. Photographing Oregon, from publisher Graphie International, will be released in early April, and will be available in bookstores and directly through me. More information is available on my website at