I made a decision to take photos of Coronado, the city; sure I’d shoot the San Diego skyline, the bridge, and yes, sunsets, but I hoped to shoot more. Continue reading Coronado, CA
Since writing an earlier blog entry about photographing US history locations, the subject of European history and some of my older photos entered my mind. History combined with photography is my personal perfect storm. Continue reading Euro History 1
One of my photos, taken almost four years ago, was featured today by the Gurushots.com website! Continue reading This photo is #1 of 31 photos featured at Gurushots.com!
A photo of my girls, White Sands Walk, was taken at White Sands National Monument, NM and was featured today by the Gurushots.com website! Continue reading #15 of 26 photos featured at Gurushots.com!
Returning to Norfolk with my family is now a priority, not just for visiting friends but getting our girls out and have some fun seeing incredible American History. Continue reading Hampton Roads
Our oldest daughter was studying Mount Rushmore last year so when planning a trip to Wisconsin it seemed like a no brainer to stop in South Dakota. Long before leaving, a little research seemed in order. Continue reading Mount Rushmore, lessons learned.
When originally asked if I’d be interested in one of the new Peak Design bags I actually said “no”… Sometimes I’m not the sharpest knife in the drawer. Continue reading The Everyday Sling
Only 30+ hours to get a new Peak Design bag at Kickstarter! Continue reading Peak Design @ Kickstarter
The Campania region of Italy, has an incredible history, generous people, spot-on vino, some of the best food in Italy, and is also completely underrated. Continue reading Campania?
If these new bags are anywhere as good as their Everyday Messenger Bag released last year, you might want to get one early through their Kickstarter Campaign. Continue reading NEW Peak Design Bags!
The cool thing about this garden is that there is so much to shoot once inside and, because the Japanese Friendship Garden sits below Balboa Park, you really feel like your somewhere else and not sitting in the middle of San Diego. Continue reading Japanese Friendship Garden
If you’re at all interested in Peak Design or a new camera bag, I’ve written two posts related to my Peak Design camera bag. Continue reading New Peak Design Bags are out!
I have a few ‘go-to’ places to shoot in the San Diego area, places I can count on to hopefully take a few “keepers”; Point Loma is one of those locations. Continue reading Point Loma, San Diego
El Paso has one foot firmly placed in its history it still has one foot in the future going forward. Continue reading El Paso mixes old and new
I was interviewed by a website last week, read it @ http://www.thecrazymind.com/2016/05/bill-chizek-photography.html?m=1 Bill Chizek is an amateur photographer who lives between San Diego, CA and El Paso, TX. After retiring as a Navy musician in 2011, he quit playing music and photography became his passion. While Bill is fond of photographing aircraft and autos, his subjects are just about anything that catches the eye. We … Continue reading An Interview
I used to carry too much gear, way too much. So many extras for ‘just in case’ moments that my bag weighed a ton. Most of it was just along for the ride. Continue reading In the bag
There are so many things to write about living in Italy. When people ask me if I miss Italy my reply is, “every day at dinner time.” Continue reading My Favorite Mountain
I thought it would be fun to shoot all three of El Paso’s Spanish missions in one morning and post them as a collection. Continue reading Missions: 3 in 1 morning
The Abbey of Montecassino was completely wiped out during WWII and rebuilt. Today you can visit this amazing place! Continue reading Italian Abbey