U2 at Spartan Stadium, June 2011 The biggest rock band in the world brought the massive rock show to Southeast Michigan in the form of the “360 Tour.” The 360 degree open stage gave every fan in the 65,000-plus crowd a great view… but particularly, this photographer/fan.  

Grand Haven Outer Light

The Grand Haven Outer Light building (foreground) was built in 1875 and includes the original fog signal marking the entrance to the Grand River on Michigan’s West Coast.  The unique v-shaped pierhead protects the building from the fury of waves and storms but this causes ice & snow to build up each winter until the […]

Grand Haven Lighthouse

The Grand Haven Lighthouse built in 1905 and the original fog signal & outer light building built in 1875 mark the entrance to the Grand River on Michigan’s West Coast.  The wind chill on January 25, 2014 was -24 degrees, allowing me to walk out on the frozen lake to capture this image… and then […]

moon & stars over Kent Lake

A strong magnetic storm on the sun combined with a subzero polar vortex sweeping through Michigan meant conditions were favorable for the Metro Detroit area to possibly view the Northern Lights!  This is a rare occurrence that happens about every 12-15 years.  I packed up my gear and braved -6° temps but Aurora Borealis never […]

Happy Birthday, Detroit!

Happy 312th Birthday, Detroit!  Go ahead and make jokes about us. Say what you want. We gave birth to modern music, we have amazing food, a vibrant art scene, some of the greatest early 20th Century architecture, championship sports teams that make other cities jealous and most importantly, the pride and resilience of the people […]

Walled Lake Thunderfest

The annual boat races on Walled Lake, Michigan Click Here to see the full set:


On May 6, 2012, the full moon coincided with the moon’s perigee – its closest approach to Earth – creating a “supermoon.”  I captured the extra-big, extra-bright moon as it set over Detroit just before sunrise so as to have a glimmer of light on the skyline.

Mackinac Bridge

My once-in-a-lifetime climb of the Mighty Mac… 552 feet above Lake Michigan & Lake Huron! 10-6-12

Built In America

from “Mustang Alley” at the Woodward Dream Cruise, 2007