We were fortunate enough to be able to take a trip to the Maldives over Thanksgiving, 2018. While our trip was actually for scuba diving, I took advantage of my time on the surface to get a few photos. This one came from a small private island that was a popular spot for dive liveaboards to use for evening shore excursions. As far as I can tell, the place doesn’t have much of a name.
I wrote in the past about my 2011 visit to Page, Arizona to visit the famed slot canyons. These are among the most beautiful spots in the American southwest, and I enjoyed every minute of our trip. This photo was taken one day after the one I shared before, this time in nearby Lower Antelope Canyon. Like the previous day, the weather was still dreary, but that didn’t stop me from finding some great shots.
I’ve mentioned in some of my posts that I love scuba diving, but I haven’t shared all that much of my underwater photos or videos (although you should check out my seal video). Truth be told, underwater photography is truly hard and my results are a little hit and miss. I’m not even sure I actually like doing underwater photos, although I love it when I get good results. I plan to write more about my scuba photos in the future, but today let’s take a took at these banded shrimp (stenopus hispidus) living inside a sponge on Belize’s magnificent Turneffe Atoll.
This photo is a companion to a previous photo of a Venice Beach sunset I took in 2019. Both photos show Venice’s iconic lifeguard stations on the same evening, although I took this one of a different hut later towards twilight.
It’s fall here in New Jersey, which means the leaves have turned fiery colors with greens now replaced by yellows, oranges, and browns. I wanted to capture that spirit, and a recent rainstorm meant I could get fall color side-by-side with a fully flowing Hemlock Falls in New Jersey’s South Mountain Reservation.