St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church - Vincennes, IN

February 07, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Over Memorial Day weekend last year, I took a day trip to Vincennes, IN. While there, I photographed St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, the oldest catholic church in Indiana. St. Francis Xavier parish, the oldest church congregation in Indiana, was founded in 1732. The first resident pastor, Rev. Sebastian Louis Meurin, S.J. arrived at St. Franci...
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Mississippi Queen (1976 - 2009)

February 04, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I was never able to photograph the Mississippi Queen with my Nikon D80 since it had finished its river excursions prior to my obtaining the camera. However I did manage to capture a few with my Nikkormat FT2 film camera back in the late 1980's. Here are some of the better ones from which I scanned the negatives. The Mississippi Queen was the secon...
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My New Nikon D800

December 27, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
I recently bought a new camera, Nikon D800, after using my trusty Nikon D80 for the past 7 years and nearly 30,000 photos. It was quite a leap from the Nikon D80, considered a consumer DSLR at 10 megapixels, to the pro D800 at an astounding 36 megapixels. Technology has advanced so much since the D80 was released in 2006 and I wanted to take advant...
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Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln

December 24, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Back in July I took a day trip to capture images at the Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln in St Meinrad, IN. Saint Meinrad Archabbey was founded in 1854 by monks from Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland. They came to southern Indiana at the request of a local priest who was seeking help to serve the pastoral needs of the growing German-speakin...
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Key West

December 22, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
While visiting my parents last March in Naples, FL, I took a high speed ferry from Marco Island to Key West for the day. The trip by boat is about 100 miles and takes 3.5 hours. Here are some of the shots that I captured. "Sloppy Joe's Bar" Ernest Hemingway's hangout. "AtlantiCat" High speed ferry from Marco Island to Key West. "Southernmo...
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