Banakas | Photography

A Bridge To Cross Years ago, my family and I visited this very spot while visting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Mind you we only live a short distance away and this is considered, “playing in our own backyard” when we visit. We actually don’t visit this enough. But, on that trip my wife,   Read More …

Burgess Falls In July Taken in July on a day that a group of my friends and I visited several waterfalls in the middle of Tennessee.

Categories: Blog, Other Places, Waterfall

  Tha Phae Gate I was hanging out in front of the Starbucks at the Tha Phae Gate in Chiang Mai Thailand, when this young girl showed up and just sat on the sidewalk. I’m not sure where she came from or what she was doing, but she just stood out to me for some   Read More …

Categories: Blog, People, Thailand

Roaring Fork Motor Trail This is a shot of the Roaring Fork Motor Trail in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Taken in November 2013.

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 6400, f/4.8, for 1/180sec Just Waiting Taken on the streets of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Categories: Blog, Thailand

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 3200, f/5.3, for 1/180sec Prik Nam Pla Prik Nam Pla or Nam Pla Prik is a combination of Thai Chilies (prik), also known as “Bird’s Eye Chili Pepper” and Fish Oil (Nam Pla) is one of the condiments that are typically served with a traditional   Read More …

Categories: Blog, Thailand, Uncategorized

Inside Wat Monthian In everyday language in Thailand, a wat is any place of worship except a mosque. Strictly speaking a wat is a Buddhist sacred precinct with monks’ quarters, the temple proper, an edifice housing a large image of Buddha, and a structure for lessons. A Buddhist site without a minimum of three resident   Read More …

Categories: Thailand

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 200, f/4.5, for 1/350sec Just Being an Elephant This girl is one of about 31 other females that we got to see during a visit to the Elephant Nature Park outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. During the day, one of these elephants will eat anywhere   Read More …

Categories: Thailand, Uncategorized


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