Spring Birch Trees


Spring Birch Trees

The outer row of birch trees stand amidst the soft light and slight mist, contrasted against the dense forest of slender trees that disappear into the void of dark.

Big Sur Yellow Flowers and Fog


Big Sur Yellow Flowers and Fog
The jagged Big Sur coastline is home to ever-changing microclimates which feature fog and wildflowers. This is one of the few places on Earth where redwoods grow within sight of cacti.

Rocky Mountains Pond


Rocky Mountains Pond

Motorcycling along the San Juan Mountains, in southwest Colorado (part of the Rocky Mountains), is among my favorite riding places in North America.

Yosemite Falls


Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls, in Yosemite National Park, is the highest measured waterfall in North America.

Craters of the Moon National Monument


Craters of the Moon National Monument

The rugged emptiness and black lava fields in this area of Idaho are hard to describe: but “desolate weird” comes to mind.

Yosemite Valley Photographer


Yosemite Valley Photographer

Global tourists shoot this scene thousands of times daily. However, by featuring only one photographer, as opposed to a mob of them, it suggests to me a personal perspective that any “one” visitor might experience, independent of everyone else in the vicinity.

Misty Yellowstone Morning


Misty Yellowstone Morning

I had survived a torrential thunderstorm motorcycling through the Beartooth Mountains in Montana the night before and the downpour had stopped early in the morning before I geared up and headed into Yellowstone National Park, in Wyoming. The drenched earth, exceptionally clean air, mist flowing amidst the trees, passing clouds and natural grandeur coalesced into an enchanting moment.