Our Backyard – Sony RX100 MIII and iPhone 6

Last week there were a couple particularly nice evenings for a ride. It was unusually cool for a September evening and unusually clear. A combination that we don’t get often. It was a perfect night for a ride around the mountains that sit in our backyard. One of those evenings was so nice that brought…

The Best Compromise

It’s all relative. Given the fact that all of the following photos were taken with a phone I think it is impressive. In order to combine my passion for photography and cycling I’ve had to make some compromises. The biggest compromise is the weight and size of photo gear. Weatherproofing is a factor, but that’s…

Views from an Airplane Window III

Like many of us, I’ve had a lifetime full of flying and probably 40+ transpacific and transatlantic flights. Even with all those miles and hours in the air I still find myself staring out of the window for hours. For me, it’s a unique perspective that never gets old. We recently finished a trip from Taipei-Tokyo-Seattle…

Above Tokyo

We’ve spent the last two Thanksgiving weekends in Tokyo visiting our friends Dave and his wife Mayumi. Both of those times we stayed in Shinjuku with a westward facing hotel room with views of Shinjuku Central Park, the Park Hyatt, Tokyo Opera City Tower and Mt. Fuji. Regardless of the time of day I found…