Welcome to Collateral Creators.


Hi! Thanks for visiting Collateral Creators, which is owned and operated by Dan Tobin in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

I’m the Director of Marketing and Communications for a Pennsylvania region of a national nonprofit. I’m also an avid cyclist and “advanced amateur” photographer.

This site provides a place for me to share some of my adventures, whether I’m discussing a new cycling route or showing a photo from a successful shoot.


Dorothea Lange reminded us that “the camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” The following galleries contain images I have taken over the past several years in my attempt to capture what I see when looking through the viewfinder.


In Search of the WOW

This past week, my brother, his brother-in-law, and I traveled to Tioga County to bike and hike what is commonly referred to as The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. Avid cyclists, we rented a cabin a few miles outside of Wellsboro, where we had easy access to bike and hike the Pine Creek Rail Trail and …

The Next Chapter

For the past four years I have been blessed to serve as the Director of Marketing and Communications for the American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania Region, where I have had the privilege to work alongside a talented and dedicated group of staff and volunteers who remind me each and every day what it means to …


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