Category Archive: Thinking

More Than Pictures

Occasionally, my photographs tell a story, but far more often, they are simple pictures. I don’t mind. My primary concern is that the pictures portray a place or a subject in a way… Continue reading

Because of Beauty

Recently, I was asked to give a reason for the faith that I have. Many of the ideas I have about why I believe – that God exists, that He is sovereign, and… Continue reading

We Are Not

As tempting as it may be to think more highly of ourselves than we ought, I believe that finding satisfaction in our diminutive position in the midst of time and space is somehow… Continue reading

Endless Intricacy

Standing in the middle of one of the most grandiose landscapes Juneau has to offer, I was trying to get my tripod to work upside down while I pointed my camera straight at… Continue reading

Past Peak

As I walked the edge of the Mendenhall Lake the other night, hopeful that the clouds lingering around the mountains in the back of the valley would light up in the rays of… Continue reading

Imitation Creation

Last night I was watching a recording of a lecture by Doug Wilson that was presented during the Desiring God 2013 National Conference. In his presentation on C. S. Lewis (actually the entire… Continue reading

Learning From Trees

When I was walking back to my car near the Wrangell-St. Elias NP visitor center, I couldn’t help stopping to photograph this engaging arrangement of aspen trunks. While the graphic quality of the… Continue reading

Blessings to Share

Within the whole glorious scene, I was transfixed by the way the warm light appeared to bring out intricate details in the dark rock of Mt Wrather’s distant cliffs. I stood over the… Continue reading

Failure?

My two latest trips to the ice-cave under the Mendenhall Glacier have failed to yield a single useful photograph despite hours of effort in the cold and wet environment. As a result, I’ve… Continue reading

Look and See

Last night, as I looked forward to a weeks worth of wonderful weather, I was struck by a perplexing thought. I have no doubt that I’ll be looking for the beauty in the… Continue reading