I’ve still have a regular day job, so rolling out of bed before 5 AM on Saturday is a bit taxing, but the promise of adventure and the notion of getting a new image or two for our galleries usually gets some adrenaline pumping.  This…

Our Facebook feeds were lit up a couple weeks ago with reports from fellow photographers about their elk sightings.   In our area, the best places to see elk are Oconaluftee and Cataloochee,  both of which are on the North Carolina side of the Great Smoky…

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Welcome to Doug and Marcy’s Photo Journey.   This is our blog site and photography image store. We recently upgraded our site to provide direct access to each of our image galleries.   Please click on the menu choices above and enjoy browsing through.  We’d love to have…

After supper last night, we just pointed our car east and started driving. We did not have a destination in mind. Finally though, we figured that we would scout out Covehead Lighthouse which is located in the Prince Edward Island National Park near Stanhope. We…

This is our 18th visit to our beloved Prince Edward Island and we are still trying to get the perfect shot of the Cape Tryon Lighthouse. PEI is advertised to have around 50 lighthouses, some no more than metal towers, but are nonetheless figured in…

For the past 10 years or so we have come to Prince Edward Island in late August. Sultry hot weather can be interspersed with cool and blustery periods, so we are certain to see the lights of John Deere tractors working late into the night…

    Regular readers of our social media accounts will recognize this image. For the past many years, our trips to Prince Edward Island have pulled us to this location on our first free moment. I have dozens of images of this lighthouse, but it…

After seeing another photographer’s beautiful pictures of a Smoky Mountain setting sun. Marcy and I decided to head to the National Park on a recent Sunday (June 24th) to try the shot for ourselves. The weather did not look promising. Thunderstorms had settled down from…

After a long day of travel to Anchorage, Alaska on July 12th, we were greeted by the setting sun as our plane landed at 11:00 PM.   By the time we retrieved luggage and made it to our hotel, it was right at midnight, but the…

The hope is to see the “Big Five” of Denali National Park Wildlife,  namely grizzly bears, caribou, Dall Sheep, wolves and moose. We achieved that today with just a half-mile to go in our journey as this male moose calf crossed the main highway just…