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Storm Moving In


Storm Moving In

storm heading in

Heaven On Earth


Heaven On Earth

Sunset Over Alum Creek


Sunset Over Alum Creek

My Front Yard


My Front Yard

a big red tree in front of my apartment building in lowellville park apts..

Half Dome Sunset


Half Dome Sunset

A spectacular day in Tuolomne Meadows was follow by an Uber-spectacular sunset shot from Olmstead Point. As colorful as this shot is, it does not come close to the real deal. It was a 360 degree fireball glow. Truly unbelievable.

Ride Home


Ride Home

Just the end of a beautiful day, driving home to lowellville past the mill and deserted rr

Erie Falls


Erie Falls

Erie Falls (47 feet tall) on Kitchen Creek in Ricketts Glen State Park

Tuscarora Falls


Tuscarora Falls

Ricketts Glen is one of the most beautiful natural areas in the east. Ricketts Glen harbors Glens Natural Area, a National Natural Landmark. Take the Falls Trail to 47 foot high Tuscarora Falls.

Night With A Dutchman


Night With A Dutchman

Long after the hikers have left the trails, I had set up to take some night shots and try to light paint this entire mountain. Little did I realize, a very bright half moon was going to rise behind the mountain and illuminate the mountain. Combined...

Trillium Lake Reflections


Trillium Lake Reflections

It was late in the afternoon and the wind was picking up making glass reflection shots in the lake impossible (something I was able to do earlier in the day). But I did notice the sky, Mt. Hood, and the surrounding trees making some interesting...

Mohawk Falls


Mohawk Falls

Mohawk Falls (37 feet tall) on Kitchen Creek in Ricketts Glen State Park.

Where The Big Ones Live


Where The Big Ones Live

Coming Together


Coming Together

I found this grouping of barrel cactus that had two perfect photo opportunities in each direction. This one, facing into the sun as it began to set behind the mountains, and another, facing the exact opposite direction with a bright red mountain peak....

Tossing Water At -42f


Tossing Water At -42f

Flinging a cup of near boiling water at -42f. Water immediately turns to vapor, vapor then turns to solid ice. If you look you can see the last bit of liquid water coming out of the cup and then vapor and finally pellets of ice on the outer edges....

Peace


Peace

Holy Waters- Keystone Landing

St Benoni Falls


St Benoni Falls

Yet another hidden gem of South Western Noava Scotia. Off the beaten track on a back road, these falls can be seen from the iron bridge that crosses the road (en route to St. Benoni) There is a small private drive that allows access to the base of...

Fall In Missouri


Fall In Missouri

The sun was setting and I was there at the perfect time

Grand Canyon South From North


Grand Canyon South From North

Shooting from Bright Angel Point on the North Rim of Grand Canyon to the South Rim. Intervening as a long dark diagonal trench is "The Box" through which Bright Angel Creek flows, and rim-to-rim hikers must pass.

Blazing Star (mentzelia Laevicaulis)


Blazing Star (mentzelia Laevicaulis)

after a night in Craters of the Moon, I saw this beautiful Blazing Star. Such an amazing flower to grow in and around the lava flows of Southern Idaho.

Mckinley Morning


Mckinley Morning

Oxbow Bend Sunrise


Oxbow Bend Sunrise

I had never been to Grand Teton in the Autumn. We decided to get up early for this shot (3:00am in West Yellowstone), were at the turnout around 5am and set up, hearing elk in the area and watching and hoping that the clouds would not totally obscure...

Also labeled: Landscapes, Scenic Routes, Water

Japanese Gardens


Japanese  Gardens

One of the highest rated and loved Japanese Gardens in the nation.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Seasons, Trees

Autumn Fire


Autumn Fire

Color of Autumn

Also labeled: Landscapes, Trees

Tornado Grounded In Kansas


Tornado Grounded In Kansas

Storm chasing in tornado alley brought great results this year. This was the most colorful and amazing tornado I have witnessed and photographed to date...

Longs Peak


Longs Peak

Back side of Longs Peak taken from Bear lake trail in RMNP

Mystical Serenity


Mystical Serenity

Cascades, leaves fallen are all of autumn colors....scene seemed very mystical..

Angel Of The Morning


Angel Of The Morning

Godlight emerged blending its own colors with droplets of water from the South Falls--one of 10 waterfalls in Silver Falls State Park.Shot with slide film. The image lost its intensity while I got in four shots at the end of the roll.

Also labeled: Light

Himalayan Balsam And Tree Wasp


Himalayan Balsam And Tree Wasp

tree wasp emerging from a himalayan balsam flower covered in pollen

Also labeled: Forests, Nature, Textures, Wildlife

Longs Peak From Bear Lake Trail


Longs Peak From Bear Lake Trail

Longs Peak,taken from the Bear Lake trail in RMNP

Also labeled: Landscapes, Nature, Seasons

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