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Storm Clouds Over The Grand Canyon


Storm Clouds Over The Grand Canyon

As the clouds gather closer their blue shadow spreads over the canyon.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine


Ancient Bristlecone Pine

Pinus Longaeva on his common name Bristlecone Pine or Intermountain pine are among the oldest living organisms on earth. They can live up to 5000 years. The oldest known Pinus Longaeva tree named "Prometheus" was cut down in 1964 by a doctoral student...

Wavy Sunset


Wavy Sunset

Sunset On Jekkyl Island


Sunset On Jekkyl Island

Taken at sunset on Driftwood Beach on Jekkyl Island.

The Cat And The Door At Sunset


The Cat And The Door At Sunset

Capturing the sun setting on the white washed building, the cat, and the door made my day.

A Venetian Sunrise


A Venetian Sunrise

I've visited Venice a half of a dozen times...but this time was special because Venice gave me a beautiful sunrise, taken at 7 am, October 2012. Belissimo!!

Crater Of The Volcano Haleakala


Crater Of The Volcano Haleakala

A surprising range of colors spread across the volcano's crater if one is lucky enough to arrive when the sun is shining and the sky is blue.

Zooflower


Zooflower

Flower blooming in the sunlight at the Los Angeles Zoo.

Dunes And Cowgirl


Dunes And Cowgirl

Cowgirl and horse with sunlit and shadowed sand dune backdrop in Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado.

Evening Rose


Evening Rose

soft orange rose

Dune Ridges


Dune Ridges

Sand dunes with curves and shadows in late afternoon light at the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado.

Rim Country Leaves


Rim Country Leaves

Searching for fall color in the Rim Country of Arizona can be a challenge. the time frame is very narrow as one wind storm knocks the leaves down quickly. This sidelight image was found while searching for a meadow of fall color.

Little Painted Desert


Little Painted Desert

The sidelight create by the evening light of a sunset brings out the colors on the Little Painted Desert in Arizona, north of Winslow. Great sidelight highlights a interesting view.

Bryce Canyon


Bryce Canyon

I drove nearly all night to reach Bryce Point before sunrise. I wanted to photograph this magnificent landscape just as the sun came up and created great side light.

Enchanted Road Home


Enchanted Road Home

Packing up your gear after a couple of days shooting, then beginning the drive back home doesn’t always mean that there will be no more photo opportunities. While driving home I noticed rays from the morning sun begin to light up stretches of the...

Little Cascade


Little Cascade

I was looking for opportunities to photograph my favorite subject which is falling water. We usually think of waterfalls as large interactions between gravity and water. I came upon this small cascade near where a small stream entered Horse Creek. The...

Magnolia Seed Pod


Magnolia Seed Pod

This image was taken at Orcutt Ranch northwest of Los Angeles. In autumn the seed pods of the magnolia tree are still attached and make for interesting patterns both in color and in B&W. The area is surrounded with citrus groves, rose bushes, pines,...

Reflected Art


Reflected Art

This photo was taken with the camera pointed toward the ground, aimed at the sumject (a rainbow reflected off of a mirror) from the late afternoon sun!

Sandhill Cranes


Sandhill Cranes

Migrating sandhill cranes early morning,sunrise.

Entrada Sphere


Entrada Sphere

The Entrada Sandstone Formation, well-seen here at the northern edge of Padre Bay (Lake Powell), provides graphic shapes and textures. I especially loved the foreground texture and background reflections in this image.

Great Alcove


Great Alcove

Long before Lake Powell began filling in 1963, a meander of Fifty Mile Creek cut this massive alcove into the Navajo Sandstone. I love the soft sidelight, the curves, and the scale provided here by the hiker.

Also labeled: Natural Wonders

Shiprock


Shiprock

I planned this shot of Shiprock so I could get the early morning side light on the tall formation, the cliffs on the left, and the vegetation and rocks in the foreground. I was lucky there were some nice cloud formations that morning.

Seasons Of The Stars


Seasons Of The Stars

Near the ocean coast. The trees are lit by firelight defused through smoke. The lighting gave the perfect balance to light the trees, expose the stars, as well as the grass, giving me the feeling of Winter, Autumn and Summer all in one picture.

Sibling Managment


Sibling Managment

This a hen Black Bellied Whistling Duck with her family of duclings hiding in the wetlands overgrowth.

Also labeled: Grass, Natural Wonders, Seasons, Water

Shiprock


Shiprock

I planned this shot of Shiprock so I could get the early morning side light on the tall formation, the cliffs on the left, and the vegetation and rocks in the foreground. I was lucky there were some nice cloud formations that morning.

Dead Horse Point


Dead Horse Point

This is an early morning shot of the rising sun creating side light on the canyon walls at Dead Horse Point. I created an HDR image to show the how the sun illuminates the higher elevations but also to show the areas that are shaded to bring out more...

Orchid


Orchid

This is a black and white rendition of a colored image. I saw the beautiful detail of these orchids and wanted to take some close-ups of the orchid. I wanted the soft texture of the orchid so decided to make it a black and white image with an...

Also labeled: Black & White

Distant Color


Distant Color

I believe that the picture starts to show us a forest with a lack of color a blandness, with some offset colors that eventually transition to a green background

Also labeled: Black & White, Forests, Green, Nature

Foil Wrap


Foil Wrap

This was shot while walking on a path littered with leaves. I noticed this one and stopped to take a couple of images. When I got home and was processing a strange thing happen during the processing the red on the leaf starting looking like foil wrap.

Also labeled: Nature, Red

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