It was a beautiful day and after finishing chores I decided to go to Sparks lake to get some sunset photos of the lake, South Sister and Broken Top Mountains. Grabbed my friend, dinner to go and we headed out early enough to have 3 hours of shooting...
This was my first trip to Steel head falls. My photographing friend and I went up river away from the falls trail head. By the time we realized that we had gone too far down the road it was later in the afternoon. The views were fantastic so no...
This storm was coming up over the Cascades and I hurried up to my go to place on Sage Ranch Road Butte. From there I can see 8 mountains and several buttes. This shot is Broken Top mountain and 3 Creeks Butte.
One of my favorite parts of visiting wild horse ranges in the summer is seeing foals. In the Pryors, each foal is given a name that corresponds to a letter, in this case Q, to help people remember the year the foal was born. Quaid is the son of Greta,...
This is a photo of the delicate wind patterns etched in the dunes. The ISO was 200, F/18, 1/30th second exposure, and a Focal Length of 135 mm. I used a Gitzo Tripod and Arca-Swiss Head.
Despite being named after one of the presidents that had a huge impact on developing conservation, Teddy Roosevelt National Park does not get as many visitors compared to national parks. Most people visit the South Dakota badlands, but I like the park...
The crystal clear waters of Saint Mary Lake in Glacier National Park would have been amazing at sunrise, but with how clear and calm the lake was on this mid-day pass through, it still made for a beautiful landscape photo op.
Not a lot has changed in the 74 years since Ansel Adams photographed the Teton Mountain range from the Snake River Overlook. Today's shots from the overlook are almost the same except for the pine trees in the foreground, they have had 74 years to...
On the way to dinner we passed the Oxbow and I saw that the entire landscape was bathed in magenta. This was a must stop for me. It was a marvelous spectacle of nature. The wind was strong so I upped the ISO a bit to 400. F/14, 1/2 sceond exposure,...
"Sunset Swirl:" The clouds seemed to swirl overhead just as a bit of sunset color started to infuse them in Prescott, Arizona.
Its a mid day shot but I still liked the view of the Tetons and the clouds. The reflection of the clouds on the Snake River makes it interesting.
Wispy clouds rise like a plume of smoke above Watson Lake during a sunset in Prescott.
Early in the morning on our tour of the Lamar Valley we found this red fox resting on a rock after his morning hunt. Hand held I took the shot with an ISO of 1600, F/6.3, and a 1/200th second exposure.
June 2016 Sunset at Devils Garden section of the Grand Staircase National Monument
This is one of the most areas in the United States that I have ever visited. To get to Upper Cathedral Valley from Torrey required two hours over near impassible roads with a hired guide and his all terrain vehicle. But once there the effort was...
"Boneyard" beach on Ossabaw Island at sunrise. Ossabaw is now a preserve, donated to the state of Georgia by it's previous owners. It can now be accessed only by artists, photographers, scientists, school groups, etc. by appointment and with permission.
Crystal Mill is a difficult place to get to, but well worth the effort.
Lower Antelope Canyon offers amazing possibilities for abstract, depth and colors
Upper Antelope Canyon offers multiple options for capturing light beams at exact times of the day.
Squirrel eating in a tree
Spectacular sunsets can be photographed from the Oxbow in Grand Teton National Park. For this one the ISO was 200, F/14, 1/10th second exposure, and a Focal Length of 65 mm.
Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Natural Wonders, Scenic Routes, Seasons, Sun & Sky, Textures, Trees, Water, Wildlife
The Abyss has wonderful color and clarity. This is my abstract version of it. The ISO was 200, F/16, 1/40th second exposure, and a Focal Length of 75 mm.
American Bison grazing along the Madison River in Yellowstone NP. This was taken in February durning a light snow fall.
This is the view from the Snake River Overlook. The landscape has changed some (tree growth) since Ansel Adams' classic shot. So; there still are some good possibilities here forphotographers. I used an ISO of 400, F/14, 1/10th second exposure, and...
Also labeled: Historic Locations, Landscapes, Light, Natural Wonders, Red, Scenic Routes, Seasons, Sun & Sky, Textures, Trees, Water
The Grand Canyon is glorious at sunset. It is never quite the same each time I witness a sunset from the rim. The ISO was 320, F/16, 2,5 second exposure, and a Focal Length of 22 mm.
Also labeled: Deserts, Landscapes, Light, Natural Wonders, Red, Scenic Routes, Seasons, Sun & Sky, Textures
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