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Japanese Maple


Japanese Maple

The camera was close to the ground pointed up under the canopy of this iconic Japanese Maple Tree at the Portland Japanese Garden.

On The Floor Of The Forest


On The Floor Of The Forest

Sometimes when out photographing the fall aspen changes in the Colorado mountains, it is a good idea to look down at the forest floor and not just up at the trees. It is there that a fallen leaf and a few small plants can provide a contrast to the...

Watching The Milky Way Reflect


Watching The Milky Way Reflect

The Milky Way reflects in a puddle of water nearly three times saltier than the ocean.

End Of Eternity


End Of Eternity

The Milky Way arches over exotic calcium carbonate "tufa" rock formations, while reflecting in water nearly three times saltier then the sea. The tufa formations formed when the lake was higher, as calcium-rich spring water reached the alkaline...

Yosemite Spring Storm Reflection


Yosemite Spring Storm Reflection

Spring brings temporary snow melt ponds in Yosemite's High Sierra, and storm clouds create dramatic reflections in them.

Springwater


Springwater

Especially in spring, the waterfall of "Golling" is an absolute "must" to visit. Fresh green and wild water rushing down. A place to exhale....

In The Valley


In The Valley

Back in the valley of Gosau, you find a lake named "Gosaulacke". It's filled only in spring and dries out in summer. A beautiful and quiet place to go.

Mirror


Mirror

Perfect conditions on the big "Gosausee". In the background you see one of the highest mountains of Austria, the "Dachstein".

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...

Teton In Sephia


Teton In Sephia

Grand Teton in Sepia.

Yellowstone Waterfall


Yellowstone Waterfall

Fascinating rock formations and colors during sunrise at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The panorama image was taken from famous Artist point.

Equinox Light


Equinox Light

This beam of light shining straight onto Bridalvail Falls at sunset, may be visible only during Spring Equinox which takes place end of March for only several days. I was very fortunate to witness this on the first day of spring. The sky was overcast,...

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

Rolling Across The Prairie


Rolling Across The Prairie

I was paying attention to the weather all morning and there were good chances of thunderstorms in the afternoon, so I headed out North of Forsyth on the Southeastern Montana prairie. I watched for about an hour as this storm built up and slowly...

All Soul's Prospect


All Soul's Prospect

After completing the 8.5 Alpine Circuit around Lake O'Hara in Canada's Yoho National Park, I soaked up the late afternoon light atop this outcropping know as All Souls Prospect. The 1st snow of the year had fallen 2 days earlier and added another...

Winter In Mt Rainier Np


Winter In Mt Rainier Np

Winter is a wonderful time in our National Parks.

Autumn Above Assiniboine


Autumn Above Assiniboine

During my time in Assiniboine Provincial Park, I tried to include the magnificent larch trees that dotted the alpine landscape. Late afternoon produced some dramatic backlighting from this perch and the trees appeared to glow. I made several trips...

Napa Valley Wine Country In Spring


Napa Valley Wine Country In Spring

Wild mustard grows profusely in the vineyards of Napa Valley after winter rains and we finally had rain this winter. The oaks tress, hill and mountains to the right made this location perfect for a panoramic photo.

Enveloped


Enveloped

A foggy sunset scene from across the bay at Grizzly Peak was a dazzling sight as some low fog poured in and began to consume the area just as the sky took on a soft pastel glow.

Sunflower Sunset


Sunflower Sunset

This is a Panoramic made up of 4 pictures. This is a location I’ve been working the last few years. The timing is critical for sunflowers. I found myself traveling to this spot most every day as the sun flowers started to bloom. I was plagued by wind a...

Agrarian Quilt


Agrarian Quilt

I took this picture from Steptoe Butte in Washington State. I knew I was driving by the butte that day so I made plans to pass it around sunrise. As I approached the butte that morning the clouds and light looked good. As the clouds became broken,...

Lake Haiyaha


Lake Haiyaha

A late fall hike up to the lake. It was my first time there and I saw so many possibilities but this day I decided to use my Really right stuff pano setup and do a multi row pano. This is four frames wide with my 24-70 f2.8 II at 24mm and two rows....

Panther Creek Falls


Panther Creek Falls

Bright green moss and fresh green leaves along with a foggy misty day makes this place mystical.

Fox Up Close & Personal


Fox Up Close & Personal

Visiting a beach up north in the winter is great because you have the woods & beaches all to yourself. This is an unclose photo of a fox as he picked his head up after foraging for food in the leaves. I spent over a week with the fox.

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...

Autumn Revealed


Autumn Revealed

Just after sunrise, light squeaked through the clouds to illuminate the heart of the Pemigewasset Wilderness, NH's largest. The view from atop Mount Carrigain allows 360 degree views into three of NH's designated wilderness areas. Three images were...

Chocorua Autumn


Chocorua Autumn

When large prints are the final goal, a panoramic stitched image can't be beat. I zoomed my wide angle lens to concentrate on the reflected clouds and Mount Chocorua clearing from the morning mist. 3 images were used to create this panorama.

Pemi Wild


Pemi Wild

The first snow of the season is always exciting, especially when it coincides with peak fall foliage. This view in the heart of NH's largest Wilderness Area, The Pemi as it is affectionately called was taken from Zeacliff. Much of the Pemigewasset...

Summer Wave


Summer Wave

The summit of Mount Major affords unlimited views over Lake Winnipesaukee in central New Hampshire. I caught the wave of spring greens spreading up the slopes of Mount Major just before sunset. I decided to use a sight zoom on my wide angle lense and...

Clearing Storm Clouds Over The Front Range


Clearing Storm Clouds Over The Front Range

Spring storm clouds begin to clear out over the Front Range near Chatfield State Park in Colorado.

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