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.

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.

Fishing on June Lake


June Lake Fishermen

June Lake is a subalpine lake in eastern California near Yosemite National Park, at an elevation of 7,621 ft., in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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.

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.

Red Bottle Brush Flower


Red Bottle Brush Flower

I’m not much of a flower guy, but I loved this red against the darker background. At least the name of this flower is easier for me to remember since it does look like a bottle brush.

Clearing Fog


Clearing Fog

The ephemeral nature of clearing fog has been a challenging subject for me, since the transitory interplay between the mist and sun unfold with a drama that seems better suited to motion pictures.

Three Trees


Three Trees: Yellowstone National Park

This image epitomizes a personal Zen moment and represents more than a picture, to me. It was an experience of inspired simplicity woven against a backdrop of moody Mother Nature, as I arrived in Yellowstone National Park, having passed through the most challenging storm I had encountered on this particular 30-day, coast-to-coast, motorcycle tour.