The sun rises behind Newport Fishing Pier in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.

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‍Photo of the week: 05.24.20 — Downward spiral

‍When I’m out with my camera, there are two types of scenes that always get my attention: scenes with repeating patterns or scenes with reflections. I guess if I ever encounter a scene with reflections of repeating patterns I’d stare at it all day. This photo of a spiral staircase (always a favorite subject) was captured during a break in a business trip. I was in Washington, D.C. and  …   Continue reading

‍Featured gallery: May — Hot air balloons 

‍Balloon festivals are fun events to photograph. First, there’s a lot of color. It’s relatively easy to get interesting photos when colorful balloons combine with a blue-sky day. Then there are the balloons themself. Not all are the traditional inverted-teardrop balloon shape. I’ve seen balloons shaped like Darth Vader and Yoda, like cakes and ice cream cones, fish, footballs …      Continue reading

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‍Each spring we spend some time in parks along Lake Erie in Northern Ohio photographing migrating warblers and other animals. 

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Part of the San Diego skyline can be seen beyond the arched exit from Santa Fe Depot.