Welcome to my portfolio. As a photographer, I am always searching for the beauty found in our world. I view every photo shoot as an oppornity to capture those places and share them with you. Please have look through my site to see what I see, which I want to share with you.

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Brave walkers on the Caminito del Rey near Malaga, Spain

Brave walkers on the Caminito del Rey near Malaga, Spain

"I just want to travel, take pictures,
drink tea, and be happy."

A camel train crossing a rare desert stream, Jubail, Saudi Arabia

View from a train in central Sri Lanka of rice fields and terraces of vegetables

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Driving through the Luberon, Provence, France, one happens upon such villages, surrouned by vineyards.  What better place for lunch in the sun?

A man dressed in the traditial blue robe of a Tuareg walking among the dunes of Mergouz, Moroccco

An abandoned boulangerie, bakery, in Carcassonne, France.  One wonders about its history.  Who went there each morning to meet neigbors and talk?

Two women walking among the date palms of Qatief, Saudi Arabia, the world's date capital

Feeding time is over at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka

Medieval fortress, Carcassonne, France, built in the fifth century

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Lone hiker below the dunes, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Desert scene at the Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA, where the artist, Georgia O'Keefe made her home

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Leafless trees near the entrance to a hiking trail, Socorro, New Mexico, USA

Solitary trees near a hiking trail in Socorro, New Mexico, USA

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Surf pounding volcanic protrusions and the black sand beach, Snaefellsnes National Park, Iceland

A woman contemplating the interior of an abandoned home in Qatief, Saudi Arabia, once an Ottoman neighborhood

ABuddhist monk and a soldier, Assisi, Italy.  Which one is the peacekeeper?

Matera, southern Italy, as dusk approaches and the lights turn on

A cat awaits visitors in Chefchaouen, known as the Blue City, Morocco

Iconic scene of the Kirkufell Mountain and waterfalls, Iceland

A tsunami of fog begins to envelop a coastal island, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA 

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A storm approaches the Church of Our Lady of the Angels, Collioure, France

You can shake the sand from your feet but it will never leave you soul, sign on a beach near Larnaca, Cyprus

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The photographer and a herd of curious camels, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Ava has authored several travel articles and two books - Where in the World is Grammie Now?  about a globetrotting grandmother's adventures in Saudi Arabia, and Wanderlust:  A New Lease on Life in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.