Marc Cappelletti has worked as a small ship cruise director, an NFL beer man, a marketer, writer, photographer, and is currently is the director of expedition development for Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic, crafting small ship expeditions in Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Central America. He is on a mission to help others see the beauty of places both near and far.
Go through all of the photos you took this year. Print your favorite 10 shots. Don’t keep your photos trapped on your phone. Surround yourself by them. Try them in a few different sizes, different frames, have them printed on canvas or metal. Or, if you’re feeling like getting your hands into something, try doing an inkjet transfer on wood. Give your photos to the people in them. Go out and… Read More
From Visit Philly: French sculptor Antoine-Louis Barye helped establish a 19th-century school known as the animaliers, artists who focused on animal subjects, frequently as stand-ins for human emotions. Barye’s portrayal of a lion subduing a serpent illustrates his fondness for dramatic animal battles. The lion, however, is not an ordinary beast. It represents the French monarchy, and the serpent is a universal symbol of evil. Hence this sculpture convinced the French king… Read More
A plane to a cab to a car to a ferry to an island to another island to a lighthouse. That’s what brought me to Vashon Island and then Maury Island to see the Point Robinson Lighthouse, a beacon to ships in Puget Sound for just under 100 years. A gorgeous place on a gorgeous day, here is a quick view of the remote spot. For more, visit Lighthouse Friends.
“This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.” ~ John Muir