Yes, I was stranded in Kenmare, Ireland for awhile. I was cheap enough or dumb enough or both to travel West Cork during the non-tourist season without the benefit of rental car.
Awards/ Juried Shows:
B&W Magazine 2010 Portfolio Contest Excellence Award Winner
B&W Magazine 2010 Single Image Contest Merit Award Winner
3rd (2009) Annual Washington State Photographers' Exhibit - 1st Place for Tower of Gods, Juror's Choice for Dash Point
Covington Art Show 2009 - 2nd place for Trio on Hood Canal, Honorable Mention for Moonrise Monument Valley
Only In Washington Juried Show
B&W Magazine Portfolio Contest 2008 & 2009 Merit Award Winner
2nd Annual Washington State Photographers' Exhibit - Honorable Mention
1st Annual Washington State Photographers' Exhibit 1st Prize in Washington Category for image Ruby Beach
Accepted - Droplets on Lupine
Edmond's Art Festival - Honorable Mention for image Yesterday's Train
Covington Art Show - 2nd place & People's Choice for image Yesterday's Train
Accepted - East Bay & Faraway Bay #2
South Sound Juried Art Show - Accepted - East Bay
My photographic influences are Imogen Cunningham, Mario Giacomelli, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston & Michael Kenna.