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September 30th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Grand Canyon Light Show’ by Rolf Maeder – Moran Point, Arizona

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Long extended exposure of Moran Point overlooking the Grand Canyon in Arizona with multiple lightning strikes over the rim of the valleys in the distance
On August 30th, my friends Scott Stulberg, Holly Kehrt (both wonderful photographers) and I were driving from Sedona to the Grand Canyon to get some sunset shots. After a short time being there, we noticed that we couldn’t get what we wanted because of the very hazy light. So we decided to return to Sedona, …
 
March 6th, 2012

Sandstone Gone Wild, Valley of Fire State Park

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
cydonia-sunrise
Valley of Fire State Park, is a little known gem of amazing sandstone, only 50 miles from Las Vegas and bordering Lake Meade burning under the burning sun of the Mojave Desert. I was turned onto this park five years ago, while traveling back and forth between Zion National Park and Las Vegas. It served …
 
March 9th, 2011

Mud Season

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Raging Blackwater Falls, Blackwater Falls SP, West Virginia
It’s that time of the year in between winter and spring, otherwise know as mud season. On some days it still feels like winter has a firm grip, but on others you can feel that spring is fast approaching. Most of the snow in the Appalachian Mountains is quickly beginning to melt. I recently visited …
 
February 17th, 2011

West Virginia Winter Wonderland

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Morning Light at Blackwater Falls
Winter wonderland in West Virginia, well not this winter for me. I have been visiting and photographing this area of the Allegheny Mountains in eastern West Virginia for over ten years in every season. Winter being a favorite time for me. The conditions are more challenging than the other three seasons, and with most photographers …