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I didn't set out to take this picture. I was out on a cold, foggy night wanting to take pictures of a meteor shower with the fog bank below across a plot of some sort of crop. It was initially clear above the fog, but too many clouds built up, and I...

Icebergs And Sunset At Jokulsarlon Lagoon


Icebergs And Sunset At Jokulsarlon Lagoon

Sunset Light


Sunset Light

Heceta Light Before Dawn


Heceta Light Before Dawn

Lighthouse just before sunup. Calm seas at the peak of high tide.

"redemption"


"redemption"

I had waited a full year to come back to Acadia NP after my first trip in July 2012. My first morning there I witnessed but squandered photographing one of the most mind-blowing sunrise explosions I have ever seen... This time(July 2013), knowing what...

"first Impressions"


"first Impressions"

My first adventure to Galcier National Park! Day 1 of our week long backpacking excursion was to Akokola Lake... The beauty was unbelievable, the sensory overload of sights, sounds, and smells experienced I can still feel. Akokola is deeply remote in...

"the Mountains Have Called"


"the Mountains Have Called"

It was the last day of our weeklong backpacking adventure in Glacier NP, MT... Although a popular attraction, this iconic view of Hidden Lake and its surrounding mountains, meadows, and valleys brought me to utter awe and etched in my soul the spirit...

Sierra Sunrise


Sierra Sunrise

I took a quick trip to the local Sierras the morning after a strong winter storm. My plan was to arrive at Shaver Lake for sunrise but my timing was off. Realizing I would not make it to my destination in time, I made a decision to stop off at a...

"blazing The Trail"


"blazing The Trail"

Down the steep decline of Shenandoah NP's Doyles River Trail, I crossed this patch of Red Maples burning in the late day sun. Upon reaching the falls, the day was waning and realizing this was my best image opportunity I had to book it back up,...

"by The Babbling Brook"


"by The Babbling Brook"

It was my first time backpacking in Shenandoah NP. My brother and I had camped night 1 down in a deep hollow immersed in Autumnal beauty. The sound of the babbling brook by our campsite was so soothing amidst the smell of the leaves! In be morning I...

"appreciation"


"appreciation"

The end of my brother and I's first backpacking trip to Shenandoah NP. Our last day I had planned a thoroughly grueling 8-9 mile ascent of roughly 2,000 feet from Shenandoah's hollows up to the Appalachian Trail and on to the summit of Hawksbill Mt....

"classic Acadia"


"classic Acadia"

From my first trip to Acadia NP, Maine. I've since been there three times now and never cease to tire of watching, listening, smelling the waves of the sea come crashing into shore! Acadia's mountains and forests are nothing short of outstanding as...

Wizard Island, Crater Lake, Winter


Wizard Island, Crater Lake, Winter

The weather report I checked just before leaving on my trip said that I'd be in temperatures averaging in the 60's with partly cloudy skies. When I arrived at Crater Lake it was snowing so heavily that I thought I'd need to put the chains on my truck...

Frozen Lighthouse


Frozen Lighthouse

This frozen, icy lighthouse is at the end of a long pier in St. Joseph MI. It was January 16th 2015 – a Friday morning. I was in my normal routine and happened upon an icy photo that was taken a couple days before of the St Joseph Lighthouse. I k...

Winter Sunset


Winter Sunset

"a Thundering Silence"


"a Thundering Silence"

It was early in January 2013, watching the forecast I knew there was to be a good chance of a clearing/breaking sky come dawn after our recent snowstorm. Getting my car stuck right at the turnoff to this overlook after the 45 minute drive back through...

Serenity After The Storm


Serenity After The Storm

This Name of this picture and the picture itself have a dual meaning for me. This was taken near the end of the snow storm that blew through the midwest and the city was nearly at a stand still, hence, serenity after the storm. The other side of the...

"ice, Kissed By Fire"


"ice, Kissed By Fire"

On this bone-chilling late February morning, I set out in 0 degrees for a crystal clear pre-dawn hike, trudging approximately a mile and a half I'd say on the Mid-State Trail running along top of Tussey Mountain. Several recent storms had encased much...

Sunrise On Delicate Arch


Sunrise On Delicate Arch

SUNRISE ON DELICATE ARCH. I HAD THE WHOLE PLACE TO MYSELF WHICH MADE IT EVEN MORE FUN TO EXPLORE.

Sunlit Ice Block - Madeline Island


Sunlit Ice Block - Madeline Island

Also labeled: Blue, Islands, Landscapes, Nature

Sunrise, Bow Lake


Sunrise, Bow Lake

Ice formations at the edge of Bow Lake in late Autumn as the lake freezes over for the winter.

Also labeled: Landscapes

High Tide Sunset


High Tide Sunset

Caught the setting sun reflecting on Cook Inlet right at high tide. Cook Inlet has a 27'-30' tide change.

Sunrise Overflow Reflection


Sunrise Overflow Reflection

The morning sunrise reflects onto the frozen lake. The refection on the ice is cause from some fresh overflowing water onto the already frozen lake.

Also labeled: Blue

Nirvana And Brotherhood


Nirvana And Brotherhood

Driving back to work from an afternoon doctor appointment I crossed Brotherhood Bridge over the Mendenhall River and gasped. I pulled a u-ey (not legally) but so worth it and parked nearby. It's times like these that I'm glad I carry my camera with me...

Fire And Ice


Fire And Ice

When taking a macro of snowflakes, the challenge is making one flake standout from the rest. I like to look to find one standing up or on its own. This flake was standing up close to a separation in a wooden fence with the sun shining through and my...

Also labeled: Natural Wonders, Textures

February Sunset


February Sunset

Sunset over ice covered lake in Columbus area Metro Park.

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

Half Dome, Sunset Haze


Half Dome, Sunset Haze

The High Sierra Winter. These words evoke a feeling of deep contentment that resonates within my soul. I think about the bone-chilling nights that I have spent gazing out into the vast sky for a single glimpse of the crimson peaks as the sun sets...

Valley Lace


Valley Lace

My first winter visit to Yosemite Valley, and second sunset attempt from Valley View. The valley had been socked in with dense cloud cover for 2 days and most of the photographers had already packed up and declared this day a bust. But after a long...

Also labeled: Landscapes, Natural Wonders, Nature

Purple Haze


Purple Haze

Winter Storm Light


Winter Storm Light

After snowing most of the day, the colors of the setting sun illuminated the winter sky.

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