Usually I photograph floral images using my macro lens, but this backlit dogwood blossom was not within my reach so I resorted to using my telephoto lens. I was eager to capture the light and the color.
Photographing The Mittens at sunrise in early autumn.
fishing at twin lakes drift wood make a good pole holder
The sun breaks the horizon over the La Sal mountain range in the distance with Washer Woman Butte in view beneath the Mesa Arch (Canyonlands National Park). As anyone who has shot this location knows (myself now included) the struggle to get a...
While at Arches National Park with Glenn Randall for his workshop, we were cursed with bad weather. The entire western United States was covered by boring grey skies and cold weather. Planning our evening shot, we set up near the Garden of Eden...
The new Navajo Falls in Havasupai Canyon rushes the blue green waters of Havasu Creek down the canyon to meet the larger falls below. The rugged canyon walls light up in the morning sun creating a vision that is unique in the Southwest
This sunset on Rush Ranch outlined the old farm equipment and the trees near the Ranch House.
Garden of the Gods is a city park in Colorado Springs and presents excellent photo opportunities every season of the year. In August, 2014 I captured this image as the sun set behind the Rampart Range creating a nice sunstar effect. With Pikes peak in...
Walking through the gardens I was on the lookout for any small creature I could find. I treasure this little guy for picking the perfect spot for this photograph.
The back light from the setting sun shows the beauty of the wings of the Trumpeter Swans.
Joshua Tree National Park,California.
American dippers are fun birds to photograph. They pick a spot on a lake or stream, start bobbing up and down, and then dive into the water after bugs only to come back up in the exact spot where they dove into the water. There is one dipper that...
I was photographing birds from the fishing pier on the lake when I noticed the light movement at the same time that the Great Egrets were coming in to roost for the night.
They had announced on the evening news on TV that there was a possibility that the northern lights might be visible this evening. I decided that if I saw them I would go to a nearby cemetery to use a particular headstone for my foreground. I set my...
I found these birds just hanging out in a slough near our farm. Liked the way the sun played with them and water.
This shot taken during a recent trip to Utah and Arizona looks so not typical of a scene from the Southwest, especially when looking at the cooler tones, and only the sliver of a hint of red rock in the background. However, Lone Rock Beach is located...
This is a shot of my son riding his bike along the Oregon Coast last summer. I love the Oregon Coast and I love this shot. When I look at it makes me happy as he seems so carefree. I often wonder what is thinking at this point with nothing but sand...
One of the amazing African sunsets .Sometimes nature just decides to award one with perfect frame .
We were walking along the Truckee River and Lynn was up on the bank and I was down below and she stopped to photograph something and lined up perfectly with the sun behind her giving me a gift of a great backlit shot.
Timing and a whole lot of luck is everything I have found out when it comes to catching that shot you want. This was one of those times when being in the right place at the right time worked out. I was on Mormon Row taking sunset shots of the barns...
I was driving home from my daughter's house and was treated to some wonderful evening colors that I had to stop and take some photos of!
I always have my camera with me when out in the field at harvest time. My husband had stopped the combine, to check on something, and I found a photo opportunity as the sun was setting in the soybean field.
Lone Oak silhouette sunrise
"Where Rainbows Are Born:" Fast-moving rain clouds blew past the setting sun. They appeared airy and ethereal, and although from my own vantage point, I could not see a rainbow, I knew that these key ingredients were likely putting on a show somewhere.
The icy Wisconsin River at sunrise. This is my parent's front yard, and the scene I gazed at so many times growing up.
Driving back to California from Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, I drove thru the middle of nowhere in the mojave desert. The middle of nowhere makes some beautiful sunrises.
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