Abandoned Irish Home
An abandoned Irish home near Waterville, Ireland along the Ring of Kerry. The home is located across the river from Waterville Golf Links.
Juniper Canyon Sunrise
A panorma of the right side of Juniper Canyon at the end of the Lost Mine Trail in Big Bend National Park in the summer of 2017.
Old Movie Set
Another old movie set located near the Big Bend Ranch State Park. it is located just outside the western side of the park boundary.
Lost Mine Sunrise
Sunrise along the Lost Mine Trail in Big Bend National Park. I captured this photo after a 2.4 mile hike up the popular trail.
Hot Springs General Store
The Hot Springs General Store in the Hot Springs Historic district of the Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas.
Agaves and the Chisos Mountains
A pair of American Agaves (aka Sentry Plants or Century Plants) against the Chisos Mountains in the Big Bend National Park.
Perry Schoolhouse
The Perry Schoolhouse is located in the Terlingua Ghost Town located near the Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas.
Sunset on the Rio Grande
Sunset on the Rio Grande in Big Bend Ranch SP. I like the foreground and how the Rio Grande serves as a leading line to the setting sun.
Balanced Rock Sunrise
The Balanced Rock formation along the Grapevine Hills trail in Big Bend National Park. I captured this panorama in the summer of 2017.
Rio Grande Sunset
A Rio Grande sunset photographed from the Nature Trail near the Rio Grande Village within the Big Bend National Park.
Lechuguilla Sunset
A pair of Lechuguilla plants, with stalks near the end of their cycle, posing at sunset in the Big Bend National Park.
Grapevine Hills Sunrise
Sunrise along Grapevine Hills in Big Bend National Park showing Balanced Rock on the left side of the image.
Ballaghisheen Sheep
I photographed these Ballaghisheen Sheep while in County Kerry, Ireland earlier this year. Much of the area is dedicated to raising sheep.
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Washed Ashore
The Great White Shark that is part of the Washed Ashore (TM) exhibit in the Reiman Gardens on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames, Iowa.
Giant Wood Nymph
A Giant Wood Nymph (Idea leuconoe) photographed at the Reiman Gardens on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames, Iowa.
Emerald Swallowtail
An Emerald Swallowtail Butterfly photographed in the butterfly exhibit of the Reiman Gardens on the Iowa State University campus.
Colorful Rocks
Colorful rocks photographed in Dunquin Harbour, County Kerry, Ireland. It was a very wet, windy and rainy day making it hard to photograph.
Valentia Island Farmhouse
A Valentia Island farmhouse photographed while visiting the island. The island is located in County Kerry, Ireland.
Gallarus Oratory
The Gallarus Oratory is located on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. it is one of the recommended stops in the peninsula.
Northern Gannets
Northern Gannets on Little Skellig off the coast of Kerry Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. This is one of the largest colonies in Ireland.
Little Skellig
Little Skellig as seen from the "Wailing Woman Rock" on Skellig Michael off the coast of the Kerry Peninsula in southwestern Ireland.
Glenmore Lake
A view of Glenmore Lake from the one-lane road that separates County Kerry and County Cork in the Beara Peninsula in Ireland.
Ballaghisheen
An abandoned farmhouse located along the Ballaghisheen Pass in County Kerry Ireland. I hopped the fence to photograph this old structure.
Hungry Puffin
A hungry Puffin photographed on Skellig Michael off the Kerry Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland in the summer of 2017.
Light Painting
I used the light painting techniques that I learned while attending a workshop in the Joshua Tree NP to paint the inside of this structure.
Church of Ireland
St. Nicholas Church of Ireland is located in County Limerick near Adare Castle. It's home to a private school but still operates as a church.
Rocks at Dunquin Harbour
Dunquin Harbour is a popular photography location in Ireland. Located at the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, it was a port for the Blaskets.
Bray Head Tower
The Bray Head Tower sits on the western end of Valentia Island. It was used for centuries as a lookout against invaders.
Skelligs Lighthouse
The Skelligs Lighthouse is located on the southwestern peninsula of Skelligs Michael and continues to provide safety to mariners at sea.
Puffin
One of the great memories of visiting Skellig Michael during my recent trip to Ireland was the incredibly large Puffin colony.
St. Fionan’s Monastery
St. Fionan’s Monastery is located on Skellig Michael just off the Kerry Peninsula in Co Kerry, Ireland. I visited it in the summer of 2017.
Skellig Michael
Skellig Michael is one of the most amazing places in Ireland. Located off of the Ring of Kerry, the island is full of history and intrigue.
Ballycotton Lighthouse
The Ballycotton Lighthouse, built in 1851 and it is located in County Cork, Ireland. It was operated by keepers until 1992.
Ballycotton Cliffs
Ballycotton Cliffs are located in County Cork, Ireland. I had the opportunity to visit this are in the summer of 2017.
Irish Sheep
Irish sheep photographed along the Ballaghisheen Pass in Ireland during the summer of 2017.
Standing Stone
One of my favorite locations in Southwest Ireland is Valentia Island where I encountered this standing stone near the lighthouse.
Torc Waterfall
The Torc Waterfall is located about 5 Km from the city of Killarney and sits along the Ring of Kerry, a popular tourist route in Ireland.
Dunquin Harbour Panorama
Dunquin Harbour is one of my favorite spots during my recent trip to Ireland. The harbor has a number of great photography locations.
Killcatherine Church
I photographed Killcatherine Church and Cemetery during a trip to the Beara Peninsula in the summer of 2017.
Old Irish Home
I photographed this Old Irish Home after viewing it from the Waterville Golf Links during a trip to the Southwestern part of Ireland.
Dunquin Harbour
Dunquin Harbour is a very famous landmark and is frequently visited by tourists. I stopped there one day and found these great boulders.
Llano Spillway Rocks
The Llano Spillway is one of the main attractions in the Llano, TX. The region around the city is a rich geological area.
Joshua Trees at Sunset
I photographed these Joshua Trees at Sunset during my last evening in the Joshua Tree National Park last May.
Keys Family Home
The Keys Family Home is part of Keys Ranch and is located within the Joshua Tree National Park. It was build in the early 1900's.
Keys Ranch Well
The Keys Ranch Well at Joshua Tree National Park supplied water to the Keys family who owned the ranch and mined the area in the early 1900's.
Light Painting
I did some light painting while attending a night photography workshop in the Joshua Tree National park during the spring of 2017.
Taughannock Waterfall
The 215-foot waterfall in the Taughannock Waterfall system is the longest free-falling waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains.
Taughannock Falls State Park
I traveled from Buffalo, NY to the Central New York near the finger lakes to photograph the waterfalls at the Taughannock Falls State Park
Cargill Pool Elevator
The Cargill Pool Elevator located in the Buffalo Harbor in Buffalo, NY and photographed at dusk. I used my ND filters to extend the exposure.
Hidden Valley
A night photograph from the Hidden Valley area of the Joshua Tree National Park. I used the existing moonlight to light the rocks.
Fort Niagara
I had the opportunity to visit Fort Niagara during a visit to the area. The fort has great architecture and it is a great place to visit.
Hidden Valley Trail
A sunset with Joshua Trees along the Hidden Valley Trail in the Joshua Tree National Park photographed in the spring of 2017.
Arch Rock Star Trails
I photographed the Arch Rock Star Trails while visiting the Joshua Tree National Park for a photography workshop in the spring of 2017.
Hemingway Sunset
I photographed this Hemingway Sunset in the Hemingway Buttress area of the Joshua Tree NP during the start of a night photography workshop.
Kissing Joshua Trees
I photographed these "Kissing Joshua Trees" during a night photograph workshop in the Joshua Tree National Park in California.
Lone Joshua Tree
I photographed this lone Joshua Tree while visiting the Hall of Horrors area in the Joshua Tree National Park in the spring of 2017.
Skull Rock Nature Trail
I photographed this rock formation along the Skull Rock Nature Trail in the Joshua Tree National Park during a night photography workshop.
Joshua Tree Sunset
A Joshua Tree sunset photographed in the Hidden Valley area of the Joshua Tree NP. I used my special technique to obtain another starburst.
Hidden Valley Sunset
Another great sunset in the Hidden Valley area of the Joshua Tree NP. I achieved my goal of placing the starburst in the middle of the gap.
Arch Rock Trail
I photographed this night sky along the Arch Rock Trail in the Joshua Tree National Park while taking part in a photography workshop.
Cap Rock Sunset
I photographed this Cap Rock Sunset during my recent trip to the Joshua Tree National Park to attend a night photography workshop.
Cholla Garden
I visited the Cholla Garden at the Joshua Tree NP during the second evening of the Night Photography workshop I attended last week.
Lost Horse Road
This night sky photograph was taken along Lost Horse Road while attending a Night Photography Workshop in the Joshua Tree NP.
Colorful Desert Floor
There was a very colorful desert floor when I visited the Joshua Tree NP last spring. I captured this sunset at the Hall of Horrors area.
Fossil Art
I encountered this fossil art while photographing the sunset in the Hall of Horrors area of Joshua Tree National Park.
Skull Rock
I was impressed by the number of interesting rock formations in Joshua Tree NP. My favorite was Skull Rock located just off the main road.
Sunset on Keys Ranch
Keys Ranch in the Joshua Tree NP is a great place for photographers. It was there that I captured this photo of a Sunset on Keys Ranch.
Joshua Trees at Cap Rock
I photographed these Joshua Trees at Cap Rock in the Joshua Tree National Park following a night photography course in the area.
High View Sunset
A type of Sotol Cactus flowering along the High View Trail in the Mohave Desert portion of the Joshua Tree National Park.
Portrait Photography
Most of you know that I'm more comfortable photographing landscapes than people so it took quite an effort to go into portrait photography.
Aerial Photography
I was invited by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, TX to shoot some video sequences and some Aerial Photography.
Rainbow Cactus
I posted the top view if the Rainbow Cactus yesterday. This view shows you the colorful bands of spines that are the reason for its name.
Rainbow Cactus
I photographed this Rainbow Cactus along Humphries Peak Road using the focus stack technique during a recent trip to the Big Bend area.
Cedar Sage
I was out doing some work near a creek on my property when I noticed quite a few Cedar Sage plants so I got my camera and photographed them.
Lone Tree
I was photographing flowers in the Agua Fria area located near Big Bend NP when I ran across this lone tree and decided to photograph it.
White Vase
I photographed this White Vase with a Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Art lens that was loaned to me by a friend. I was impressed with its sharpness.
Giant Spiderworts
Giant Spiderworts are hard to photograph using the focus stack method. There are too many parts that move in the slightest breeze.
Nature’s Kaleidoscope
I have always been a big fan of kaleidoscopes so when I encountered Nature's Kaleidoscope in the Cattail Falls area I had to photograph it.
Big Hill Sunrise Panorama
I photographed this Big Hill Sunrise Panorama from a viewpoint that our group labels "Big Hill". It is located 26 miles west of Terlingua.
Eastern Red Columbines
I photographed these Eastern Red Columbines during a trip to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center using the focus stacking technique.
Milky Way over Mule Ears
I decided to photograph the Milky Way over Mule Ears during my trip to the Big Bend NP. I used a star tracker to capture the scene.
Longspur Columbine
I photographed this Longspur Columbine at the Cattail Falls in Big Bend National Park during a trip to the area in the spring of 2017.
Hoodoo at Sunrise
I photographed this hoodoo at the Big Bend Ranch State Park in Southwest Texas during sunrise while visiting the area this spring.
Feather Dalea
I captured this photograph of a Feather Dalea (Dalea formosa) while on a drive in the desert to an area called "Agua Fria Springs".
New Galleries
One big change you will notice on my website update are the new galleries. They are now faster and contain much more information than before.
Eastern Red Columbine
photographed this Eastern Red Columbine at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin a couple of weeks ago.
Mushroom
I photographed this mushroom during sunrise at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center earlier this month.
Llano Spillway
I stopped at the Llano dam to photograph the Llano spillway during one of my Texas wildflower scouting trips to the area.
Texas Bluebonnets
Texas Bluebonnets against winter grass. I liked this because it is a symbol that spring has sprung and what has passed will be new again.
Band Photo
My friend Sam Pace invited me to photograph a band photo during a recording session for their new album. I captured this one during a break.
Setting Sun
I arrived at the Howard Murph Park near Rockport during low tide and decided to incorporate the seashells into my photo of the setting sun.
Northern Shoveler
I photographed this Northern Shoveler during my trip to the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center in the Port Aransas Nature Preserve.
Fishing Pier House
I photographed this Fishing Pier House located on Fulton Beach Road during my last morning in Rockport, Texas earlier this month.
Seashells on the Seashore
When I captured this photograph near Rockport, Texas the tongue twister "She sells sea shells on the seashore" came to mind.
Spring has Sprung
Spring has Sprung in Texas! The much warmer than normal temperatures has confused Mother Nature to the point that she has given up on winter
Lonely Pier
I photographed this Lonely Pier shortly after photographing the same pier a few minutes earlier and a few dozen yards north of this point.
Sunrise Pier
I photographed this sunrise pier a few minutes before photographing the old pier I posted last week. I chose the other one for the sunrise.
Pied-billed Grebe
I photographed this Pied-billed Grebe along the raise boardwalk at the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center located in Port Aransas, Texas.
Sunset Photographer
I photographed this sunset photographer during my visit to Howard Murph Memorial Park during my recent trip to Rockport, Texas.