Favorite Photos

2017 Favorite Photos

2017 was the first year I took nearly all of my photos with a camera phone having sold everything except an iPhone (6s and later 8+) and a GoPro Hero 3+.  Here are my favorite photos from 2017:

The TP52 fleet on the hard in West Palm

5/11 Sunset Concert Sail

Sunset on White Rock Lake

FBYC Cut Channel Race Start

Sunset Laser Sailing on White Rock Lake

Wednesday Night Laser Racing at Corinthian Sailing Club in Dallas

ECU Football sunset

Sunset at ECU’s Dowdy-Ficklen stadium during the game against JMU

Fall Leaves

Fall Leaves on the street

Hiking Richmond

Hiking on Black Friday #OptOutside

Richmond Skyline while Hiking on Black Friday #OptOutside

12/5 VCU Basketball vs Texas

VCU Siegel Center during the basketball game against Texas

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2016 Favorite Photos

Another year of great memories.  Here are my favorite photos from 2016:

Las Vegas view from the Stratosphere

Views from the top of the Stratosphere during a trip to Las Vegas

Tulips at the Dallas Arboretum

Tulips at the Dallas Arboretum

Vancamping at Lake Norman

Lightning Races

Lightning sailing on Lake Norman

Glasses and city views as seen from The Boathouse during Lauren & Patrick’s wedding.

Rainbow over Stove Point

Rainbow seen over Stove point during FBYC Offshore Spring Series #3

Memorial Day Weekend: Friday

FBYC Open House Sunflower Raft up

Open House Regatta

6/6 OBX beach

6/7 Manteo


Sun setting behind hobie on LBI

Laser District 10 Championship

Sunset Cruise aboard Tradition - July 4th Weekend

July 4th

Multnomah Falls - Portland Oregon

Portland Trip

FBYC J/70 Friday Night Series – August 26

Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship

11/12 SMU

ECU Football vs SMU

City of Richmond as seen from the Tyler Potterfield Bridge



Here are the 20152014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 photos.

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2015 Favorite Photos

While not quite as prolific of a year of taking photographs, I still got some nice ones.  Here are my favorites:

2/6 Davis Island Yacht Club J/70 Winter Series

Snow on Rocks at Pony Pasture at the James River Park System

2/26 James River Rapids Snow

6/6 FBYC J/70 Summer Regatta I

6/13 Laser District 10 Championship

6/27 US Sailing Junior Olympic Festival Chesapeake Bay Open

8/22 Smith Point Race - Mad Hatter

8/22 Smith Point Race


8/28 FBYC J/70 Friday Night Series

9/4 Towson

9/4 ECU Football vs Towson

9/25 UCI U23 Bike World Championship

187107 Kent Leverich, 204462 Patrick Wachholz

10/18 Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship

11/6 Urbanna Oyster Festival

Richmond Skyline at Night

12/4 Richmond Skyline

Here are the 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 photos.

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2014 Favorite Photos

Another great year and another bunch of cool photos despite spending more time doing video.  I was surprised looking back on how many good ones I got. Here they are:

2/5 US Sailing Leadership Forum Welcome Reception - Sabot in the pool

US Sailing Leadership Forum in San Diego

Bride and Groom Melissa and Mark.

Mark & Melissa’s Wedding


Annapolis NOOD Regatta

5/24 Open House Regattaview of the raft up from the top

Open House Regatta Memorial Day Weekend at Fishing Bay Yacht Club.

5/29 Passing Wolftrap lighthouse on our way south

Wolf Trap Light House on the delivery to Southern Bay Race Week.

Jackson Creek Sunset post J/70 practice

July 4th Fireworks at the River


Sunset by the river


Sunset J/70 Sailing

East Carolina Sunset at the UNC game.


Pool Table

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2013 Favorite Photos

What a year 2013 was!  I always seemed to be able to take some amazing pictures when I wasn’t expecting to – including some great ones on just an iPhone.  Here are my favorites from 2013:

6/22 FBYC Moonlight Race - Mad Hatter sailing through the sunset.

Mad Hatter during the Moonlight Race at Fishing Bay Yacht Club 6/23/2013

Fireworks at the Carillon

Dogwood Dell Fireworks with the Carrilon. 7/4/2013

7/26 Laser PracticeLen Guenther

Sunset Laser Sail  7/26/2013

Richmond Skyline at Night 12/15/2013

8/24/2013 Smith Point Race - Smith Point Light

Smith Point Light House during the Smith Point Race at FBYC 8/25/2013

9/5 ECU vs FAU

Sunset panoramic of ECU’s football stadium during the FAU game 9/6/2013

Snow covered roof tops at Snowshoe 2/9/2013


Laser practice 4/7/2013


Orange Coffee Pot Regatta in Surf City New Jersey 6/2/2013

Jaimie and Chris Wedding 10/16/2013


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2012 Favorite Photos

Another year and more of my favorite photos.  Here are my favorites from 2012:

LOVE in Sparklers

LOVE at Grace and Adrien’s wedding February 25.

Looking down the starting line.

Laser Frostbiting at Severn Sailing Association March 4th.

5/13/2012 Sailing to Wolf Trap Light House

Sailing to Wolf Trap Light House on May 13.

5/19 Sunset over Marblehead harbor as seen from the waterfront at Eastern Yacht Club

Sun setting over the harbor in Marblehead MA behind the Canon at Eastern Yacht Club on May 18 during the Laser Atlantic Coast Championship.

6/22 Toronto skyline

Toronto Canada during the Laser Canadian Nationals at Etobicoke Yacht Club, June 22.

Sun setting behind the light house near the entrance to the channel to Lake Muskegon as seen from the State Park nearby.

June 30th Sunset on Lake Michigan at Muskegon.

Aboard Wavelength during the Race to Smith Point August 18.

September 19 boats anchored in Fishing Bay at Sunset.

9/25/2012 Richmond Skyline from Belle Isle

Here’s the Richmond Skyline From Belle Isle on September 25.

121384 Mike Schmidt, 171628 Ken Swetka, 92 Gavin O'Hare, 50005 Henry Amthor

Lasers returning to shore at Fishing Bay Yacht Club during the Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship on October 14.

11/3 ECU vs Houston

ECU’s entrance onto the field before the Houston game at home on November 11.

December 19 on a Richmond Tacky Light Bus Tour.

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2011 Favorite Photos

Now that the year is over I wanted to reflect on my favorite photos from 2011. Here’s the 2010 edition.

Stormy Annapolis Sunset

April 16, 2011 a stormy sunset over Annapolis.  (This was the actual lighting, no processing whatsoever).

Sunset on the sound at Wrightsville Beach NC

April 29, 2011 Sunset over the sound in Wrightsville Beach NC during the 2011 Laser Atlantic Coast Championship.

Racing under the Rappahannock River Bridge

May 28, 2011 Race to Urbanna looking back at the fleet sailing under the Rappahannock River Bridge.

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July 8, 2011 Leukemia Cup Regatta Voodoo2, Double Eagle and Afterthought sailing downwind.


August 20, 2011 Smith Point Race – Afterthought passing by a setting sun.

reading by camp light

August 27, 2011 Sitting in the dark while Hurricane Irene pummels VA.

ECU Tailgate tent

October 1, 2011 tailgate tent with the sky behind during the ECU vs. UNC tailgate.

188095 David Schoene, 188702 Roger Link

October 15, 2011 Lasers getting ready to head out on the water at Fishing Bay Yacht Club during the 30th Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship.

188095 David Schoene, 189794 Keith Davids

October 15, 2011 a close finish at the 30th Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship.

121384 Mike Schmidt, 187868 Margaret Podlich, 189774 Finn Hassing

October 16, 2011 Fleet start at the 30th Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship.

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October 16, 2011 Fleet sailing downwind at the 30th Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship.

October 16, 2011 Fleet sailing downwind past Mr. Roberts during the 30th Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship.

10/29/2011 ECU vs. Tulane (Homecoming) - Sunset on Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium

October 29, 2011 Sunset during the ECU vs Tulane game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

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2010 Favorite Photos

2010 has come and gone and I thought I’d post some of my favorite photos from the last year:

2010 James River High Water

January 27, 2010 High Water on the James River at Pony Pasture.

Sun setting during the Moonlight Regatta

June 26, 2010  Sun setting during the Fishing Bay Yacht Club long distance moonlight race.

July 4th sparklers

July 4, 2010 Lighting sparklers on Stove Point to celebrate the 4th.

B/W Mr. Roberts Bow

July 18, 2010 Caroline riding the bow of Mr. Roberts back to Jackson Creek after a day of race committee during the 2010 USODA Layline Nationals.

Opti Nationals Starting Line

July 20, 2010 Starting line during the 2010 USODA Layline Nationals.

Shot of Mr. Roberts at the start of a race on Wednesday

July 21, 2010 Photo of Mr. Roberts and the starting line during a sequence in the 2010 USODA Layline Nationals.

Optimist Sails at Start during the 2010 USODA Layline Nationals

July 21, 2010 Optimist sails close together during one of the starts at the 2010 USODA Layline Nationals.

ECU 2010 Home Opener Panoramic

September 5, 2010 East Carolina University Football home opener against Tulsa. First game with the new stands in the end zone and the new score board.

Cape May Harbor Sunset

September 24, 2010 Sunset from the Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May in Cape May New Jersey the night before the first day of the Laser District 11 Championship.

Mr. Roberts and Lasers on Fishing Bay

Saturday, October 16, 2010 Day 1 at the Chesapeake Bay Laser Masters Championship taken from Fishing Bay Yacht Club as the Lasers head back out to the course after a short break while the course was reset.

Washington Monument/Arlington Cemetary HDR

November 13, 2010 Arlington National Cemetery as the sun sets on the Washington Monument in the background.

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