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 […]

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

Pavel Datsyuk

The Magic Man is back! It was so great to see Pavel Datsyuk return to the ice – the first time since February.  The Detroit Red Wings have been plagued with injuries this year to the point that a playoff spot (their 23rd in a row) is far from assured.  But we are heading into […]

Tunnel Of Trees

One of Michigan’s most spectacular drives, M-119 in Northern Michigan is a narrow road engulfed in a mixed forest along the Lake Michigan coastline. It’s a scenic drive year-round but offers special majesty during peak autumn color.