“Koyuk” – camera caddy extraordinaire

Top Honors in the gratitude department belong to my mother Elizabeth Heaphy--far and away my number-one "photo fan" and most steadfast supporter.

Special recognition, appreciation, and admiration go out to:

Dr. John F. MacArthur and "Grace To You" Ministries in Panorama City, California--for their part in keeping my focus and perspective sharpened.

Charles J. Alsheimer, Paul J. Fusco, Don Raleigh, Matt Kinne, Lauren Fraser, Tom and Barbara Crozier, Andrew Wright, Clint Bradley, Aaron Hershberger, Leroy Yoder, Eric Swenson, Adele Hamey, Nancy Haberman, and David Heyman--their professional knowledge and thoughtfulness have combined to make this website and its offerings possible.

The crew at CANON EOS in Chesapeake, Virginia--each one of them a "good sport" in fielding my frequent technical questions.

Julie Bastos and Iridium Communications ( a link to the rest of the world when things go bad.

Steve Born and the crew at Hammer Nutrition ( helping to keep me on the move.

Phil Keaggy--whose instrumental masterpiece "The Wind And The Wheat" has accompanied me during many thousands of hours spent alone in the country.

The many other persons along the way who, by their kindness, have added “wind to my sails” and encouraged me to stay the course.

--Thank you All