June 5, 2019

Life often gets in the way of life.  Things have been quite busy since my last post on here. About 1/3 with my normal job, 1/3 with photography and 1/3 with normal life. 

In photography I shot spring sports images for a school, 2 weddings as a second shooter which is a very different level of sh...

May 1, 2019

How to you go from this 

to this?

Feedback, lots of practice, collaboration with other artists and taking lessons.  

I have been taking pictures on a pretty regular basis since 2000. These were just images for fun, your normal "snapshots".  In 2002 I did my first wildland fire.  It was fun taking...

April 14, 2019

Last year I was able to host all of the images on my page.  This year I have way too many images (381)for that, so I have posted the to my Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/jbnokesphotography/

The page is open to all, however if you are not able to access them please let me know and I...

March 13, 2019

One of the things I really enjoy about scuba diving is the diversity of life that can be found underwater. One of the largest realization that was a shock to me was the size of many of the critters.

Growing up in the PNW, I am used to seeing "Trout" size fish and that was my reference point. Many of...

March 10, 2019

February was a short and busy month, but on the 22nd we hopped on a plane and headed for Roatan, Honduras for a dive trip. 

Waking up to a beautiful scene like this in a different county can be a lot of fun.


We were staying on a cay, in an area known as Oakridge on Roatan. It is the area right in the...

January 31, 2019

It has been a very busy week but I was able to make it out and capture some more abandoned places. I had 4 locations marked to explore but getting out of the house late I was only able to hit 2 of them before the sun went down. 

I might only have the opportunity to post 1 or 2 times in February....