Sun & Sky
This is my favorite Go To place as it is a short hike or even shorter drive from my house. The scene is 3 Finger Jack Mtn using the 300MM setting on my zoom Lens. The unnamed Butte is at the end of Sage Ranch Road and I have named it after the road....
Most people agree that sunrises provide the best light, and it's always enhanced by a mustang on the horizon. In this case it's probably the bachelor London, but the light even made it hard to identify the horse in person. Visiting the Pryor Mountains...
I have witnessed many great sunsets at the Oxbow. These often appear after inclement weather during the day. I was hoping for a break in the clouds for this one and my patience was rewarded.
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,...
View of Bath from Alexandra Park
The sun was setting on a glorious evening at Moran Point on the south rim of the Grand Canyon. A bank of clouds was obscuring the horizon and lifted just above the horizon as the sun peaked out. With an f 22.0 aperture a starburst that looked just...
"Sunset Swirl:" The clouds seemed to swirl overhead just as a bit of sunset color started to infuse them in Prescott, Arizona.
Wispy clouds rise like a plume of smoke above Watson Lake during a sunset in Prescott.
Full moon photo taken at 2am in Devils Garden of The Grand Staircase National Monument near Escalante Utah.
"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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
The rising sun lights up the clouds just before daybreak at Big Badlands Overlook in beautiful Badlands National Park in South Dakota.
I was impressed with how the threatening storm provided wonderful lighting effects. The ISO was 160, F/18, 1/40th second exposure, and a Focal Length of 95 mm.
Mother Duck and her ducklings strolled in my backyard from a small creek that runs through open space behind us. These aren't the usual babies, these are more like tweens but they stuck to mom like glue. It was a sweet scene.
We got to Olmsted Point just as the sun dipped below gathering clouds, yet still above the horizon, creating spectacular light on Half Dome and the wall of Tenaya Canyon. The reverence I feel when I'm in Yosemite is created by views like this. No...
Female Mallard Duck
Rushed all the way from Great Falls (four-hour drive) to catch this potential sunset... only to discover I'd forgotten my SD cards! So my Nikon was useless, and this was taken with my iPhone.
Gorgeous views await in RNMP in Colorado. This is the view upon the end of a hike to Dream Lake -- one of the series of Bear Lake Trails. Just Look UP when you reach the end.
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