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Lady Bugs At Cullinan Ranch


Lady Bugs At Cullinan Ranch

This photograph was taken at Cullinan Ranch, a new water wetlands area in the San Francisco Bay Area. This area is part of the Pacific Flyway and while I was out to photograph birds, these ladybugs got my attention. I sat on the ground to get the...

Looking Up In Antelope Canyon


Looking Up In Antelope Canyon

This is a photo looking up the steep walls of Antelope Canyon to capture light and patterns. The ISO was 320, F/18, 1/2 second exposure, and a Focal Length of 36 mm. I usedc a Gitzo Tripod and Arca-Swiss Head

Spring Wildflowers: Rowena Crest


Spring Wildflowers:  Rowena Crest

This photo was taken from ground level to capture the flowers and the Columbia River background. I used a Nikon D 7100, Nikkor Zoom lens (18-200 mm.), and a Tiffen Circular Polarizer. The ISO was 100, F/18, 1/3rd second exposure, and a Focal Length...

After Work


After Work

I was picking my daughter up from work and this was the sunset from the parking lot.

Tulips


Tulips

The tripod was all the way to the ground to get this shot at the Tulip Festival.

Gathering Storm


Gathering Storm

I am unsure of the real difference between a WAM (Wide Angle Macro) and a CUWA (Close Up, Wide Angle) photograph but I think they are very similar. This image of a storm gathering over some of the red sandstone rocks in the Garden of the Gods was one...

Kings Canyon


Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon National Park. The haze that was hanging over the mountains and the valley transformed the light into very intense colors. It was really fascinating to watch sunset alone with my little son on top of the...

My California Dream


My California Dream

Yosemite National Park, CA Seven images panorama Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kriswalkowski/ Follow me my website: www.kriswalkowski.com

Pigeon Point Winter Sunset


Pigeon Point Winter Sunset

Classic New England


Classic New England

Weather and peak autumn foliage finally came together for me in this classic scene from Tamworth, NH. In addition to needing 4 images to cover the view using a zoom lens, I needed to blend in several exposures at different focal distances/ISO's to...

Pugilistic Pinnacle


Pugilistic Pinnacle

A random group of sand- and erosion-carved pinnacles in a remote are of Arches National Park.

Reflections Of Color


Reflections Of Color

It takes colder air to raise hot air balloons into the sky. Because of this the best time is sunrise on a Spring morning. I anticipated and waited for these three balloons to come together in a beautiful reflection of color.

Reflections Of Color


Reflections Of Color

It takes colder air to raise hot air balloons into the sky. Because of this the best time is sunrise on a Spring morning. I anticipated and waited for these three balloons to come together in a beautiful reflection of color.

Perspective


Perspective

"Perspective:" Sometimes things line up in this world, but it truly depends on your perspective. One from last year, just after the sun had set and the full moon rose over Cathedral Rocks in Sedona. (single, non-composite image)

Fiery Furnace


Fiery Furnace

The Fiery Furnace with the La Salle Mountains in the background. This is a large area and you can enter and hike within them by permit or Park guide only. I love the color of the rock here. If I remember right this was 4 frames from left to right with...

Badlands Sunset


Badlands Sunset

Early evening in Badlands National Park. The sun was going down and the Moon was rising. Pano created as a crop of the original image.

Sedona


Sedona

This was taken just before entering Sedona from the South

Saguaro Sunset 1


Saguaro Sunset 1

I spent the Winter in the Sonoran Desert and was able to wander the desert every day. The sunset were usually beautiful and the trick was to find an iconic Saguaro for its shape as a silhouette.

Sonoran Sunset


Sonoran Sunset

I spent most of the Winter in the Sonoran desert outside of Tucson and was able to wander the desert every day. The sunsets were typically spectacular and this was no exception. Finding the right Saguaros is the trick.

Big Red


Big Red

Many birds live right in my backyard. It interesting to watch how they fly.

Desert Varnish


Desert Varnish

Desert Varnish creates a tapestry bathed in reflected light on the walls of Long Canyon in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument near Boulder, UT.

Arizona Red Cardinal


Arizona Red Cardinal

A Red Arizona Cardinal has found a seed and shells it just as I hit the shutter.

Headed Home


Headed Home

A Sandhill Crane heads to the roost at dusk in a stitched multiple exposure.

Goosenecks Of The San Juan


Goosenecks Of The San Juan

Just west of Mexican Hat, Utah, the San Juan River makes a series of tight turns, called goosenecks, flowing more than 6 miles over a distance of 1-1/2 miles. Goosenecks State Park provides an amazing vista 1,000 ft. above the river.

Sunset On Mesquite Dunes


Sunset On Mesquite Dunes

The setting sun casts long shadows on Mesquite Dunes in Death Valley. A long lens compress space, bring the far background mountains closer to the dunes.

Schwabacher's Landing Beaver Ponds


Schwabacher's Landing Beaver Ponds

Sunrirse at Scwhabecher's Landing Beaver Ponds is the classic Tetons image and there are many interpretations. This day, there were so many photographers, tripods were lined up for 50 yards along the edge of the ponds. It was hard to get a bad images.

The Other Side


The Other Side

My original trip did not work out, so I decided to go to Lake Tahoe instead. Arriving an hour before dusk, I was rewarded with a surreal view of the sunset. This is a 5 images panorama.

Sunrise On The Iron Range


Sunrise On The Iron Range

Also labeled: Landscapes, Nature, Sun & Sky, Trees, Water

Arches


Arches

I have a book we took along on our trip to Utah explaining which roads to take and where to go for all the popular and beautiful scenic places to look for. It even told which rocks to climb up on for this shot of the Turrent Arch through the Window...

Sunbury Sunrise


Sunbury Sunrise

5 shot pano of a sunrise at the marina

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