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Poas Volcano


Poas Volcano

Delicate Arch


Delicate Arch

5-shot HDR of Delicate Arch at sunset

Kolob Terrace


Kolob Terrace

a sunrise on the Kolob Terrace

Spring Ice


Spring Ice

Still Sky


Still Sky

Everglades Color Explosion


Everglades Color Explosion

I ended a photography excursion in the Everglades with a stop at an observation tower. As sunset approached, the sky just exploded into gold and purple colors. It was a great place to experience the glory of the Everglades.

The Lion King


The Lion King

On Safari in Kenya we came across two brother lions who were hunting. This Lion was trying to ignore us and kept looking for food on the hoof. We saw them the next morning with huge stomachs because they had brought down a large elephant and had eaten...

Where Winds Collide


Where Winds Collide

This ridge of conflicting East and West forces stopped me in my tracks. I tried several compositions, and the horizontal orientation best highlighted the subtle forces pushing sand back and forth, grain by grain over thousands of years, until...

Anachialine Ponds


Anachialine Ponds

Mountain View Through Iceberg


Mountain View Through Iceberg

View of mountains in Useful Island, Antarctica captured through an opening in a floating iceberg. Shot from Zodiac raft in January 2010.

Room With A View


Room With A View

These two were right next to us as we had dinner at Parallel 88 in the "Watchman Experience" What a great evening

Lake Sapphire, John Muir Trail


Lake Sapphire, John Muir Trail

A man fishing at Lake Sapphire as Mt. Darwin is reflected in evening light. Late summer on the John Muir Trail. Evolution Range, Kings Canyon National Park, 2010

Mono Lake Sunset Dream


Mono Lake Sunset Dream

For this shot I looked up the moon rise time to determine the day to shoot, then examined the compass direction it would rise in on a map to determine the best shooting position. I arrived at this spot with 5 minutes to spare, and only had to adjust...

Swamp Alligator


Swamp Alligator

A swamp area the I always stop at if I am in the area. On this day I was in the area on a different job and stop by this particular area in hope of a chance of photographing an alligator. Normally there is a eight-foot female there, but on this day a...

The Glory Of Africa


The Glory Of Africa

Stairway To Heaven


Stairway To Heaven

The highest point on the Inca Trail is 13,776 feet at Dead Woman’s Pass (Abra Warmihuañusca). It can be a grueling hike up and an exhausting hike down, especially for hiker-photographers like me who don't stop enough to just rest. As we began our...

Yakushima View


Yakushima View

One of many beautiful views seen while driving across Yakushima Island in Japan.

Fish Eye View Of White Sands Dune


Fish Eye View Of White Sands Dune

A fisheye view of the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Here, dunes have engulfed 275 square miles of desert creating the world's largest gypsum dunefield.

Northern Loess Hills


Northern Loess Hills

Iowa Loess Hlls are just beginning to climb along the western border along the Big Sioux River Valley. Cottonwood giant stands sentinal over what once was nothing but prairie.

Paradise Valley


Paradise Valley

Took a 12-hour tour up to Loch Ness, Scotland. This was one of our many stops along the way. I spotted this beautiful home surrounded by trees, hills, and mountains, and HAD to take the shot.

Moais


Moais

Narrow Channel


Narrow Channel

Ice Memorial


Ice Memorial

Sunset on Lake Ontario, NY. The ice melting formed an incredible formation.

Hanalei Valley


Hanalei Valley

Dream World


Dream World

Punchbowl Falls on Eagle River Or. Columbia River Gorge Taken before sunrise 1/27/11

Napali Coast View


Napali Coast View

While hiking along the Napali coast in Kauai I took this photo through palm trees. We were very high along the trail and it was a beautiful day. Sometimes mid-day is not the best time to take photographs but when hiking you don't have the...

Also labeled: Blue, Islands, Landscapes, Nature, Water

Hanakapi'ai Stream


Hanakapi'ai Stream

Zebra Slot Canyon


Zebra Slot Canyon

On a cold cloudy hike in early spring to Zebra and Tunnel Slots i suddenly noticed direct sunlight in the slot canyon. I looked up and was happy to see the sky had turned blue.

Sunrise At Deadhorse Point


Sunrise At Deadhorse Point

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Nature, Sun & Sky

Sunrise At Mesa Arch


Sunrise At Mesa Arch

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