Clear Skies

Clear Skies


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A Little About Carl


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Dream, Discover, Explore.

My goal is to share my experiences and joy of life, to learn and be inspired by people like yourself and to help encourage others to live their dreams, so that they can inspire all of us to be better members and stewards of this world.

I am driven by a love of the outdoors and experiencing life, I look forward to sharing my love of life, photography, astronomy and the outdoors with my five grand children.

I have many interests, photography, astronomy, birding, hiking, camping, bicycling and much more. Come and join me and we can inspire each other.

Thoughts On Photography

Photography is more than a collection of pretty images to me. Each captured image represents a moment, preserving the present and showing respect to the past. In photography, metal no longer rusts, and people never age. My hope is to save a few of these special moments, to pass on to others. 

I was always told when photographing people, that the camera looks both ways, that the photographers emotions, personality, facial expressions are reflected back to the camera from the subject. I believe that this is also the case in nature and landscape photography, even street photography, our emotions, our view of life and how we see the world are also captured in the images we record 

Favorite Qoutes

 "Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life." Natalie Babbitt. 

 "When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome". Wilma Rudolph

"My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport". Steve McCurry