2018 US Route 89 Calendar: On The Road

2018 US Route 89 Calendar: On The Road

It is almost inevitable. The road and the landscape converge into a composition I can’t resist. I pull the car over, grab the camera and shoot. Over the years I’ve amassed several hundred images of US Route 89 in all of the landscapes through which it passes. The 2018...
Painting Water—The Art of Barbara Kemp Cowlin

Painting Water—The Art of Barbara Kemp Cowlin

On many of our trips on US Route 89, Barbara and I have found ourselves camping and hiking near water. From Peña Blanca Lake near the Mexican border to the lakes of Glacier National Park, water in its many natural forms has been a part of our journey. So it was almost...
The Painted Desert Project

The Painted Desert Project

The last place you would expect to find street art is along US Route 89 on the Navajo Reservation. But there it is. You can’t miss it as you head north from Flagstaff. It’s on tanks and roadside jewelry stands. Big black and white photographs pasted up there for all...
My Favorite Bloggers

My Favorite Bloggers

Subscribing to blogs in an RSS reader is like constructing your own personal magazine. Every day your reader is filled with articles about topics you choose written by people you enjoy reading. And like a magazine, you can skip over articles that don’t interest you at...
Using a Compact Digital Camera for Travel Photography

Using a Compact Digital Camera for Travel Photography

Barbara and I went to Ohio a couple of years ago for our son, Mathew’s, college graduation. I knew I wanted to take pictures of the occasion and the rest of the trip, but I didn’t want to lug my DSLR kit. When I pick up that camera, I go pro. That is, I knew I would...