A Lupine Meadow in full summer glory is backlit by a dramatic atmospheric display.
Annular Solar Eclipse sequence taken at Bryce Point at Bryce Canyon National Park on May 20.
I moved slowly toward these bull elk in the pre-dawn darkness as they grazed, only advancing up the mountain when a wind gust would mask the sound of my approach. Once in position, I exposed for the peach colored clouds, allowing the elk to register...
Twilight in the desert.
I drove to the Badlands trying to capture one of the beautiful sunsets it presents, I didn't find what I was looking for, but I did take this after the sun had just dipped below the horizon and left the moon out and a little light on the ground.
This was taken south of Rapid City South Dakota in early Autumn. The sunset was beautiful but I actually liked it better after it dipped past the horizon. I used a nuetral density filter and a graduated filter to give me a longer shutter speed and...
I was out chasing a thunderstorm when sun dipped below the horizon and gave off the beutiful light in this photograph. The mountain is called Bear Butte and is actually just outside Sturgis South Dakota, though this photograph was taken just north of...
This photo of Glacier Lake in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness firs the bill of a just after sundown, twilight exposure. The wind always blows here during the day so I had to wait for the evening calm to set in for the mountain reflection to appear. It is...
Woke up at 3:30am in Acadia National Park and drove up to Cadillac Moutain to see the sunrise. I was concerned in the morning that the sunrise wouldn't be good since it was foggy and raining the day before, but when I arrived, I saw an incrediblesite,...
This is a small, ground-level slot canyon about one mile in length. In the vicinity of high noon the sunlight shines into the canyon creating varied colors on the sandstone. Early summer is the best viewing since the sun is at its highest.
My daughter jumping out of the water from a submerged position and throwing her hair back
My daughter Kendall erupting from a swimming pool, throwing her hair back.
I was on a dirt road taking photos of wild flowers. When this little guy came to see what I was doing. He set there for awhile watching me and I snapped away until my battery died. Now I make sure it is fully charged every time I go out.
A dead agave bloom stalk in my brother in laws back yard. A windy day had left a lot of dust in the air for some good sky color. Obviously I bumped up the saturation and contrast to get a more dramatic result. Hey, it's art, not reality.
Late afternoon I set up at the end of a pier, focused on the mountain ridge line where the sun would set, and waited for some clouds and color. Nothing but shades of blue. Half an hour after the sun disappeared I turned around to leave and saw the...
Also labeled: Landscapes
We only had about 2 hours in the park at Machu Picchu, and it rained most of that time. The rain was so heavy on occasion that it became quite dangerous. As we were leaving, the sun broke through just enough to give us this spectacular rainbow.
I took this shot back in 2008, in a corral in Scottsdale Arizona. I was wandering around looking for new angles and viewpoints, having already taken a lot of action shots at the reining horse competition. I love horses and noticed the subtle light...
Also labeled: Animals
Photo was taken of this Egret in a Lagoon in the early morning sunlight at Navy Short Stay near Charleston, SC
I took this image just after the sunset giving the water a great purple color.
Seeing the afternoon storm clouds gathering around Mt Shasta, I pulled off the freeway. With the light changing rapidly, I grabbed the pocket camera from the glove compartment, shoved the lens through the chain link fence, and got three shots before...
After the sun went down this photographer was shooting the waves. A long exposure allowed her motion to be captured.
Venus, the moon, Jupiter, and very hard to see Mercury all aligned a few years ago on the west coast
Almost every afternoon in the summer in our part of Montana,we are treated to spectacular thunderstorms that materialize in a very short time. This storm was competing with a lovely sunset, as seen from our back porch. Who needs to go to a movie...
Dramatic lightscape near Socorro.
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