This is a dramatic landscape of Denali in the last week of August. The ISO was 100, F/18, 1/40th second exposure, and a Focal Length of 130 mm. I used a Gitzo Tripod and Arca-Swiss Head.
Mother Duck and her ducklings strolled in my backyard from a small creek that runs through open space behind us. These aren't the usual babies, these are more like tweens but they stuck to mom like glue. It was a sweet scene.
We got to Olmsted Point just as the sun dipped below gathering clouds, yet still above the horizon, creating spectacular light on Half Dome and the wall of Tenaya Canyon. The reverence I feel when I'm in Yosemite is created by views like this. No...
Gorgeous views await in RNMP in Colorado. This is the view upon the end of a hike to Dream Lake -- one of the series of Bear Lake Trails. Just Look UP when you reach the end.
Peaceful and serene morning under a cloudy and misty sky. A few minutes earlier three other photographers and Myself followed a deer around. The deer spent her time grazing on grasses for an early breakfast. The photo's part of a larger...
The ISO was 200, F/18, 1/8th second exposure, Focal Length 27 mm. Sunrises can be spectacular at Crater Lake National Park.
The setting sun casts long shadows on Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley. A long lens compress space, bring the far background mountains closer to the dunes.
Spring winds kick up sand plumes at sunrise on the Mesquite Dunes near Stovepipe Wells in Death Valley, CA. A slow shutter speed (1/10 sec) emphasizes the blowing sand.
A Big-tooth Maple on sinuous sandstone in the Zion high country.
A lonely Juniper clings to life in the Zion High Country.
The sun sets behind the Grand Tetons with fall aspens in the foreground. The magnificent rays were only present for a brief moment, but they were spectacular.
A Double Rainbow accentuates fall colors while reflected in the waters of Buffalo Fork in Grand Teton National Park.
Canada Geese bask in the morning sun at Oxbow Bend near Moran, WY. Several geese were loitering in the sun and I was set up to shoot a panorama when they started to move, so I followed them across the scene, shooting as they went, then assembled the...
Spring seeps bring shallow ponds of water to Death Valley's Salt Creek. The water comes and goes but a couple of cloudy days will allow ponds to form.
Snow covered mountains, beautiful clouds, color on the taiga and tundra; who could ask for anything more? I used a Gitzo Tripod and Arca-Swiss Head. The ISO was 100, F/22, 1/8th second exposure, and a Focal Length of 135 mm.
the regal march of a bull elk on the tundra of Rocky Mountain Nation Park with mountains in the background
Morning over the meadow above Sugarcreek MetroPark near Dayton Ohio on June 15 2016 Nature Photography Day
Looking at the crater about 10 years after the eruption
The haze from forest fires in New Mexico makes for a gorgeous sunrise in Colorado
Sunrise at Mesa Arch makes for an early morning to secure your spot. But when you get the right day, it is worth it.
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The sunset as the storm passed was an amazing orange
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There was an amazing lightning display over Sawyer Harbor as the sun was setting. The sunset turned the clouds a beautiful red and I was able to capture this shot.
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Sunrise over Lake Superior taken in Canal Park 6/23/16
A group of baby trees in a sequoia Grove.
The Strawberry Moon on June 20th, rising above prairie flowers and grasses.
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