Reverence and Wild Shrieking Animals

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Reverence and Wild Shrieking Animals

There is something so wondrous about the summer evening as it fades to dusk when the golden hour lights up the mountains in a warm serene bath of vibrant light and color, and watching the entire horizon transform itself as the light swiftly changes into cooler blues, pinks and violets as the shadows lengthen and as one’s

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Cameron Falls! An Incredible Waterfall and Geological Marvel!

Cameron Falls! Last week I made a sort of unplanned hop over the border into Alberta, Canada as I was spending part of my week photographing the landscapes and wilderness of the incredible Glacier National Park in Montana’s Rocky Mountains. Excessive crowds and inability to get close to the places I wanted to photograph due

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Oregon’s Second Highest Volcano – Mount Jefferson

After a mad flurry of family, graduation and corporate portrait jobs, I’m back at my desk editing my recent wildlife and nature images I shot during one of my “office escapes.” This was one shot of Mount Jefferson I thought I’d missed because five hours from home, I realized I brought the wrong tripod (I accidentally the one

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Snoqulamie Pass Winter Hike

Today’s set of images are what I hope to be a very enjoyable and relaxing series of eight images from a recent hike high up in Washington’s Snoqualmie Pass. I was following a beautiful snow-covered mountain stream called Humpback Creek on the Annette Lake Trail. Relax, enjoy, and let me know what you think in the comments below.

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The Bigger Picture – Panoramic Landscapes

While definitely not a new technology, panoramic photography has been with us since the mid-nineteenth century. What is new however, is the ability to digitally stitch multiple images together to create a much larger, super-wide image that exceeds the abilities of a typical camera lens. A panoramic photograph is typically the equivalent or larger than the view

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The Chisos Mountains of Old West Texas

The Chisos Mountains are old. REALLY old for the Southern United States. These mountains were pushed up to elevations of more than 5,000 feet above sea level by a great deformation during the Cenozoic era (66 million years ago to present). Other geological uplifts during the older Cretaceous period (66 million to 144 million years ago) were also pushed up, and

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Sol Duc Falls – Ancient America

“Sol Duc Falls” is my fifth entry into my new series, Ancient America which features a minimalistic, raw and unpolished look at black and white landscape photography from around North America from the viewpoint of what it would have looked like before people arrived. – click image to enlarge- Sol Duc Falls – Washington’s Olympic Peninsula Sol Duc Falls

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Oregon – The World’s Most Beautiful Coastline

FIVE NEW IMAGES! The Pacific Northwest has it all, and heading down to Oregon, it was time to see the best of the best – the world’s most beautiful coastline! click any image to enlarge One of the most beautiful coastlines in the world – Oregon’s Clatsop County from Ecola State Park to Cannon Beach,

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Sea Stacks and the Coastline (and a Local Quinault Legend!)

This is my third entry into my new series, Ancient America which features a minimalistic, raw and unpolished look at black and white landscape photography from around North America from the viewpoint of what it would have looked like when the first people arrived. Because this part of Washington’s Pacific Coast is still home to various tribes of

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Double Arch, Moab Desert, Utah – Ancient America

This is my second entry into my new series, Ancient America which features a minimalistic, raw and unpolished look at black and white landscape photography from around North America from the viewpoint of what it would have looked like before people arrived.  Double Arch, Moab Desert, Utah Double Arch is found in Arches National Park in

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