I am an American social consultant living in Astana, Kazakhstan. I’ve been taking pictures since I got my first camera for my birthday, at the age of 9.

I travel quite a bit in Central Asia and Europe and try to capture some memorable images of my adopted home and my travels.

Check out my blog: KZBlog

Featured Works

Beautiful Belgium

Photography 101

True Colors of Asia
Travel and Adventure


Copyright Notice ©

My images do not belong to the Public Domain. None of the materials contained may be Reproduced, Copied, Edited, Published, Transmitted or Uploaded, in Any Way without the permission of the creator. All Rights Reserved. All images and writing are copyright of the photographer.

  • Joined: September 2008


Lowered Prices on T-shirts

I am so excited to have sold a bunch of art this month, and to have had a few inquires here and there for bulk orders. So to celebrate I’m cutting prices on all my T-shirts. If it’s not a big enough cut, let me know what you’d want to pay and I’ll see what I can do.
Posted over 7 years – Leave a comment

Golden Hour Calculator

Cool tool that calculates the golden hour, when the light is best for taking photos i.e. 6 degrees above to 6 degrees below the horizon. I didn’t invent it or anything, just thought it was a useful tool.
Posted over 8 years – Leave a comment

Playing With Settings

Taking the advice of many people on here I’ve been taking photos of the same scene with all settings the same except for one, which I move from low to high. It’s great to get an idea of what all these settings mean, for us amateur photographers. / For example, I pointed the camera out my window, set it to F 8.2, ISO 400, Exposure 0, and then took shots at f 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1…
Posted almost 9 years – Leave a comment
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