Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah National Park

2017-05-19T10:35:47-04:00August 6th, 2016|

Happy 100th Anniversary to the National Parks The US National Park system may be the best thing our government has ever done. Preserving some of our best American landscapes has been going on for a hundred years.  In spite of some parks being overcrowded with visitors, having an overworked National Park Service staff, and many other challenges, the beautiful landscapes remain relatively unchanged [...]

Shenandoah National Park Sunrise

2017-05-19T10:35:47-04:00July 27th, 2016|

Why wake up at 4am to hike up a mountain? One of the things I love about being a photographer, and a hiker, is the challenge to find unique places to experience nature at its best. In Virginia's Shenandoah National Park that meant hiking up a mountain in the dark before the sun came up. On a beautiful afternoon my wife and I hiked [...]