Driving over the mountain pass we got into a snow storm in the Rio Grande National Forest before heading back down off the mountain before it got too bad.
A fallen redwood, stripped of much of its bark, is host to many organisms including moss and fungi. Small protrusions that once existed under the redwood bark create an interesting texture.
The trees in Muir Woods are enormous, old, and dwarf all that are near. When I looked up into what was one of a few openings where blue sky shown through - between the trees - I lost my balance from the sudden change in depth perception. It was...
Layers of an oregon grape plant in the sunlight.
An orange colored yellow fuzz cone mushroom.
September aspen trees in full vibrant red-orange color with golden understory to compliment the scene.
A tree slowly turns to autumn colors near a pond in northern Minnesota
On the border of Montana and Idaho these endless aspens open to Red Rocks Wilderness area. This area is amazing(Montana side of course). Abundant wildlife, vast open lands, several lakes and solitude make this one of my favorite places in Montana. I...
View from my deck on a misty mountain morning.
Looking up into a very tall hickory tree and enjoying the patterns and textures of leaves
The first day of a family vacation and of course it snowed. The weather gave the setting for some nice pictures.
Mossbrae Falls is one of my favorite locations to hike. Located along the beautiful upper Sacramento River, it is a very unique waterfall. Only about 50 feet high, the waterfall spans almost 150 feet, pouring out of the cliffside into the river.
Fall Leave Reflection on Little River.
Boulder river is a great place to hike in the springtime while the higher Cascade Mountain elevations melt their snow pack. I spotted this small little stream off the Boulder River trail and was thrilled to capture nature's smaller-scale beauty.
Lassen National Park is an amazingly beautiful place made all the better by the fact that it is also one of the least visited national parks. One evening I decided to go on a hike to photograph West Fork Hat Creek Falls. I finished photographing the...
The fall season in full swing at La Sal pass in the La Sal mountains near Moab, Utah.
Try to find the lion's head in the rock.
If you have never been to Lost Maples in the fall, it is one of the most striking places to visit. Although the displays vary from year to year and may not measure up to some other distant locations, this part of Texas does its best to shine as a...
The Catskill Mountains explode in colors in Autumn. This is just a microcosm of the beauty of this area.
The reflections of the autumn colors of the trees surrounding a river in Clinton, NJ were spectaculary interesting as they flowed by with the rushing water.
While hiking the AT this summer, I stepped a foot away from this perfectly camouflaged reptile. Thank god he didn't strike!
This American Mountain Ash tree was in the process of changing colors from deep greens to beautifully vibrant reds.
Part of the Gallatin Range reflected in Swan Lake
one a fall photo shoot in Glacier national park-I wandered up the trail from avalanche gorge to the creek that flows into the gorge-in the springtime this area is a hot spot for beautiful creeks as the snows melt but normally the waters reach there...
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