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Oregon Coastal Photography: Part 4, Natural Light Filters

January 14, 2017 - Given the dramatic winter skies on the Oregon coast, the quality of the light and color defy description. Within a few m...
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Oregon Coastal Photography: Part 2 - Weather to Behold

October 02, 2016 - Initially, faced with heavy winter rains and sleet, we thought it best to wait for the weather "to clear" for our Oregon...
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Oregon Coastal Photography: Part 1, Itinerary

July 22, 2016 - "There's something about the Pacific Northwest, the scale of it, and the fact that not so long ago people came here and...
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Landscape Photography from Peaceful San Rafael Valley, Arizona

July 19, 2015 - "Land, then, is not merely soil: it is a foundation of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals." -...
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Impending Coastal Storm: California Landscape Photography

June 20, 2015 - "To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim-the-rocks-the motion of waves-the-ships, with men in them, W...
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New Mexico Landscape Photography, Part 4: Carlsbad Caverns

September 06, 2014 - “I am gradually becoming impressed with the Carlsbad Caverns; they are so strange and deep in the earth that I can never...
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Antelope Canyon: "No tripods, no f stops"

May 30, 2014 - The contrast between my most recent visits to Upper and Lower Antelope Canyons could not be more stark, even more so in...
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Grand Staircase - Escalante Photography Part 3: Coyote Gulch

February 05, 2014 - "The wilderness and the idea of wilderness is one of the permanent homes of the human spirit." - Joseph Wood Krutch Writ...
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Grand Staircase - Escalante Photography Part 2: Zebra Canyon & Red Breaks

January 09, 2014 - “National parks and reserves are an integral aspect of intelligent use of natural resources. It is the course of wisdom...
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Grand Staircase - Escalante Photography Part 1: Trip Itinerary

December 12, 2013 - "In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia." - Charles A. L...
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Arizona Fall Colors: Mountain Landscape Photography

November 12, 2013 - “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive...
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Black and White Digital Photography: A Peaceful Surrender

July 31, 2013 - “I am sure the next step will be the electronic image, and I hope I shall live to see it. I trust that the creative eye...
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Havasu Falls Photography: The Color Blue

June 25, 2013 - “Havasupai: People of the blue-green waters.” In the aftermath of the devastating 2008 flood at Havasupai Falls, I am...
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Lighthouses and Piers: Ten Tips for Coastal Photography

March 19, 2013 - Growing up in Southwest Michigan, I was always intrigued by the rugged lighthouses and piers dotting the Great Lakes sho...
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Deep Freeze Landscape Photography: Images from Flagstaff, Arizona

March 03, 2013 - " When there's snow on the ground, I like to pretend I'm walking on clouds." Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro...
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Yosemite Winter Landscapes: Photography Field Notes

February 16, 2013 - "Yosemite Park is a place of rest, a refuge from the roar and dust…of the lowlands, in which one gains the advantages of...
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Mountains in the Wake of the Gladiator Fire

June 03, 2012 - Viewed from Sunset Rest Area (I -17), a smoke shrouded mountain range in the wake of the Gladiator Fire. NIKON D300, f/...
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West Fork Trail, Oak Creek Canyon, Arizona: Part 1 - Spring

May 26, 2012 - Yesterday, I had opportunity to spend a full day at one of our favorite hiking locations, West Fork Trail in Sedona, Ari...
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Whirlwind Photography Trek: Grand Canyon - Part 3

April 22, 2012 - Our Grand Canyon visit was brief - approximately 18 hours – but highly productive in terms of landscape photography. Tra...
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Whirlwind Photography Trek: Arizona & Utah - Part 2 Havasupai Falls

April 15, 2012 - Our one and half day photography excursion to Havasupai Falls was fast paced and energized, offering a few surprises alo...
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Whirlwind Photography Trek: Arizona & Utah - Part 1

April 07, 2012 - In January, 2012, we made a whirl wind photo trek to Havasu Falls, the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Lower Antelope Canyon...
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