Maumee River Ice at Orleans Park in Perrysburg

Orleans Park in Perrysburg is a popular spot for Walleye Run fishing. This video was taken on March 10, 2015. This section of the river is still very frozen but it is starting to thaw; there is standing water on top of the ice in many spots and open water starting to appear in spots [...]

By | March 11th, 2015|Video|Comments Off on Maumee River Ice at Orleans Park in Perrysburg

Blue Grass Island – March 7, 2015

Spring was in the air today! I went down the the Maumee River for a bit this afternoon, its frozen solid at Orleans and Fort Meigs but water is flowing at Blue Grass Island! The ‪Walleye Run‬ will be here before we know it!

By | March 8th, 2015|Video|1 Comment

Historic Downtown Perrysburg

I was invited to come photograph Historic Downtown Perrysburg during Winterfest 2015. This is always a fun event and the weather even warmed up a bit to make it a pleasant day of walking down Louisiana Avenue! Historic Downtown Perrysburg. @perrysburgwinterfest has been in full swing this weekend, always a fun event! #perrysburgwinterfest #igers_toledo A [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|Photograph|Comments Off on Historic Downtown Perrysburg

Frozen Metzger Marsh in Jerusalem, Ohio

I visited Metzger Marsh on February 13, 2015. The temperature was 6 degrees the morning I was out there, I could see ice fisherman a couple miles out in the lake but there was no activity at all at the shore where I was.

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The Schoonmaker

Spent some time tonight downtown on the east side of the river shooting some time lapses and long exposures. We have a beautiful city! The Schoonmaker looks especially cool at night in the frozen river. #igers_toledo #toledo A photo posted by Shawn-Exploring NW Ohio (@exploringnwo) on Jan 27, 2015 at 7:49pm PST

By | January 30th, 2015|Photograph|Comments Off on The Schoonmaker

The Frozen Maumee River

The Maumee River is simply amazing in the winter! I went out in the bitter cold a bit after sunrise to capture the beauty earlier this week. Take a look at the video below:

By | January 15th, 2015|Video|Comments Off on The Frozen Maumee River

Installing a Zenmuse H3-3D Gimbal onto a DJI Phantom Vision

I've had a Phantom Vision sitting on the shelf for nearly a year. I just wasn't happy with the single dimension stabilization and simply haven't used it because of this. I finally removed the Vision FC200 Camera and Gimbal and installed a Zenmuse H3-3D Gimbal so that I could fly my GoPro camera. The process [...]

By | January 15th, 2015|How To|Comments Off on Installing a Zenmuse H3-3D Gimbal onto a DJI Phantom Vision

Toledo Walleye Winterfest at Fifth Third Field

I had the opportunity to explore Winterfest in early January 2015. They put an ice hockey rink in the outfield of the Mudhen's Fifth Third Field. The Toledo Walleye and many other hockey leagues played outdoor games on the rink and at times there were 11,000+ fans in the stadium! Below is a playlist of [...]

By | January 8th, 2015|Video|Comments Off on Toledo Walleye Winterfest at Fifth Third Field

Sackcloth and Ashes

Sackcloth and Ashes has an amazing mission! For every blanket purchased, they send one to YOUR local homeless shelter, what a great thing! I set out with some friends to photograph a bed along side the Maumee River for a little instagram project, I had the flying camera along and took this quick video while [...]

By | December 30th, 2014|Video|Comments Off on Sackcloth and Ashes

My DIY Exterior Dropcam Mount

This is a bit off topic but I love the Dropcam, I have a couple of them and have them setup at home at my office building. I really wanted to put one on the roof at work so this video is showing how I managed to do that. I started with the plans I [...]

By | December 30th, 2014|How To|Comments Off on My DIY Exterior Dropcam Mount