The Gift of a Cuban Serenade

Paolo serenading me in Havana, Cuba

It’s already been a pretty wonderful day. In the morning I’d met Maria Theresa, a local woman who invited me and my fellow photographers, four complete strangers, into her home. She was kind and sweet and had made a huge impact on us all. Hours later, I am sightseeing on my own, walking at my […]

At Home in Cuba with Maria Therésa

Photographing Maria Theresa in her apartment in Havana Cuba

Eduardo, the young Cuban photographer guiding our merry band of five is shouting at the sky behind me in Spanish. Seconds later, a set of keys drop into his hands. He smiles. “She’s inviting us into her home. Do you want to go?” I look up but the “she” he’s speaking of has already disappeared […]

Costa Rica: 38 Photos That Will Inspire You To Visit The Rainforest

Spider Monkey eats berries in Costa Rica

The thrill for me when I photograph nature and wildlife is that I always feel as if I am on a treasure hunt—I never know what might be around the next corner and I am rarely ever disappointed. Peek-a-boo! I see you Ms. three-toed sloth. This typically difficult animal to spot was sitting in this […]

Tackling The Infamous Black Hole Drop in Belize

Getting ready to drop! BElize and the Black Hole Drop

I was hankering for a real adventure. I wanted something a little different, a little daring, and I found it with The Black Hole Drop in Belize. I was staying at the Caves Branch Jungle Lodge, located 12 miles south of Belmopan, the capital city. Nestled in the middle of the rainforest, Caves branch was […]