True Beauty ~ Part I {Jessica}

When I met Jessica, the first thing I noticed was her radiance…and her gorgeous hair (I envy that hair). She has a warm energy that glows from the inside out. Part of her allure is that she doesn’t seem to realize just how beautiful she is…it’s either that or she’s extraordinarily humble. This 40 year […]

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You’re my hero, so I’ll be yours.

If there’s one thing I’ve discovered during my many years of attending running events, it’s that there’s always an inspirational story waiting to be told and that heroes come in all shapes and sizes. This image speaks volumes and it warms my heart. They’re both heroes in my eyes.

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Look up, not down.

A world beyond our smartphones….. I shot these images outside of PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA. These folks were waiting for the ballgame (Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Oakland Athletics). Each one captured my attention. As you can see, they all have something in common…they’re looking down, rather than up. We live on a great big beautiful […]

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Pittsburgh ~ The City of Bridges

San Francisco’s Golden Gate is one of my all-time favorite architectural designs; however, there is no shortage of beautiful bridges in Pittsburgh, PA. The portion of skyline in the background enhances the Roberto Clemente Bridge in this image.

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True Beauty

“True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.” ~ Audrey Hepburn So often in photography we see images of fashion model types who are photoshopped to what is generally perceived as perfection; however, I feel it’s our imperfections that make us unique and beautiful. I find that I’m more drawn to photographs that […]

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God Bless the USA

Each time I drive past this old True Temper site, I’m saddened by the loss of industry in my hometown; however, the American Flag always serves as a reminder that our little community still stands proud. These grounds may be desolate, but they’re beautiful in my eyes…a tribute to days gone by. You can take […]

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Toadally annoyed

This little fellow was not amused when I turned over his rock today. He seemed especially perturbed when grass clippings fell on his head. I believe he was toadally annoyed.

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Leaving the Nest

There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky, and you ask, “What if I fall?” Oh but my darling, what if you fly? ~Erin Hanson I watched the parents of this baby robin assiduously construct the nest that would become his first home. I looked on as his momma attentively sheltered […]

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West Side Market ~ A Foodie’s Paradise

West Side Market is full of offerings that will tempt any palate. Its culturally diverse vendors are nestled inside a beautiful historic landmark, located in Cleveland’s Market District. I had the pleasure of photographing a couple of cheeky vendors who each brought a smile to my face. The first image is a gentleman who was […]

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Soul Mates

“and i know you are the last thought breath and wish i will ever have take or make because you are the daydream i am supposed to have for the rest of my life.” ~ tyler kent white They say geese mate for life. The gander in these images showed his devotion to his partner […]

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