Archive for the 'National Parks' Category

Two of the best hikes in Yosemite; Part Two: The Summit of Half Dome via the Cables Route

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Picture: Hikers on the subdome just before the cables section of the route up Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California (Click here to purchase a print or license for use in publications. – vly2-2744) New Photos added to my Image Archive Library from Yosemite National Park. I’m happy to announce I’ve added another set of […]

Volcanoes in the Grand Canyon

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Photo: Steep rugged cliffs above the Colorado River at sunset, Toroweap, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona When you look at images of the Grand Canyon and you have any basic sense of geology, you think about eons of huge yet subtle geological forces at work, namely the continually erosive power of water slowly carving its […]

Yosemite Valley in Spring; A mini-portfolio at Behance

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Picture: Clouds on Half Dome at sunset from Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California I’ve recently processed a bunch of images from Yosemite Valley in spring. They are all images I shot over the course of several days while working on my last book project. Click here to see a select mini-portfolio of Yosemite Valley […]

Panorama overlooking West Maui from high on Haleakala

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Picture: Overlooking Central and West Maui from high on the slopes of Haleakala, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii (See links below to see larger versions of this picture.) During our family summer vacation last month, I only had one very brief chance to visit Haleakala National Park. As I mentioned in my last post, the […]

Featured Google Plus Presentation Light Landscape and Personal Vision

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Photo: Storm clouds and pastel light on sand dunes at sunset, Mesquite Dunes, near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California Last week I was delighted to be a featured guest and give a special Google Plus Hangout version of one of my popular public and workshop presentations called, Light, Landscape, and Personal Vision. The […]

My Zion Subway photo featured on Nikon’s web site

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Picture: Left Fork of North Creek at The Subway, Zion National Park, Utah It’s been a bit of a crazy spring & early summer season for me, but there are a number of things which have been going on regarding my photography which deserve a brief mention. Sometimes being accused of being too humble, I […]

Follow the Light

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Picture #1: Sunrise light through trees, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington (First let me say how thankful I am to have my blog back up and running normally after it had been hacked earlier this month. I’d also like to apologize to anyone who came to this site via a link only to find an […]

A great but strange Yosemite experience thanks to the US Gov’t.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Picture: Vogelsang Peak reflected in Vogelsang Lake at sunrise, near the Vogelsang High Sierra Camp, Yosemite National Park, California< This last Monday evening found me driving home from the Eastern Sierra along Highway 120, crossing over the Sierra via Tioga Pass Road through Yosemite National Park. It was truly one of the best and most […]

The Day the Music Died

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Picture: Sunset light through clouds over Lake MacDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana Well… not really the Music, but rather the day my D800 died… again. I’m finally getting a chance to dig into some of the images I shot this summer while on my extended family vacation. Included among those photos was this panorama I […]

What’s Ahead?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Picture: Driving into Shafer Canyon, Island in the Sky District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah In my last two blog posts, I mentioned about my summer vacation through some of the west’s best National Parks, and how I ‘unplugged’ from the business of being a professional photographer on more than a month of family holiday travels. […]

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