Spring at Pedernales Falls
A spring at Pedernales Falls State Park near Austin, Texas. Photographed using long exposure techniques in the winter of 2020.
Yellowstone Bald Eagle
A Yellowstone Bald Eagle perched in a tree along the Firehole river near the Firehole Falls. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Tangled Creek Forest
The Tangled Creek Forest is located off of Grand Loop Road in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Whooping Crane Reflection
A Whooping Crane Reflection in a marsh along the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge near Rockport, TX. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Pier in the Fog
A fishing pier in the fog along the Fulton Beach Road near Rockport, TX. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Sunset on Copano Bay
A colorful sunset on Copano Bay near Howard Murph Park in Rockport, Texas. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Great Blue Herons
A pair of Great Blue Herons perched near a nest in the Aransas Wildlife Refuge near Rockport, TX. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Heart Spring
Castle Geyser in the distance as seen from Heart Spring in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Great Blue Heron in Flight
A Great Blue Heron in flight at a rookery housed within the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge near Rockport, TX. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Old Fulton Pier
A revisit to an old pier along Fulton Beach Road in Fulton, TX. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Blue Heron Landing
A Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) landing on its nest in a rookery on an island within the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge located near Rockport, TX. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Fulton Mansion
The Fulton Mansion located along the Fulton Beach Road near Rockport, Texas. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Fishing Boats in Fulton Harbor
Fishing boats in Fulton Harbor located near Rockport, TX. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Prismatic Bacterial Mats
The Grand Prismatic bacterial mats located within the Midway Geyser Basin of Yellowstone NP. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Lower Geyser Basin
A dead tree panorama photographed along the Paint Pot Nature Trail in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in the winter of 2020.
Pronghorn
A pronghorn photographed near the Yellowstone River, along the Old Yellowstone Trail just north of Gardiner, Montana in the winter of 2020.
Posing Coyote
A posing Coyote along the Grand Loop Road near Obsidian Creek in Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Moody Castle Geyser
A moody Castle Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Tangled Creek
Tangled Creek is located near the Firehole Canyon Road within the Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Bison
An American Bison photographed walking down the road in Yellowstone National Park during the winter of 2020.
Rainbow over Castle Geyser
A rainbow over Castle Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Backlit Castle Geyser
A backlit Castle Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Old Faithful Reflection
An Old Faithful reflection in a pool of water along the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Old Faithful at Night
Old Faithful at Night photographed in the winter of 2020 in the Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park.
Lensball
A photograph of a landscape in Yellowstone National Park along the Northeast Entrance Road, photographed in the winter of 2020.
Young Moose
A young moose photographed in the winter of 2020, on my way back from Cook City, along the NE Entrance Road in Yellowstone National Park.
Coyote
A Coyote photographed near the Old Faithful Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in the Winter of 20202.
Lone Split Tree
A lone split tree along the Grand Loop Road in the Hayden Valley area of Yellowstone National Park. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
Sapphire Pool
Sapphire Pool is located in the Biscuit Basin of Yellowstone National Park. This photograph was taken in the winter of 2020.
Dusky Grouse
A Dusky Grouse photographed near the Madison Campground in Yellowstone National Park in the Winter of 2020.
American Bison
An American Bison photographed in Yellowstone National Park, just north of the Grand Prismatic Springs along Highway 191.
Nakina
Nakina is an Alaskan Grizzly Bear similar in size as her Yellowstone counterparts. She resides at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, MT.
Obsidian
Obsidian is a gray wolf housed in the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, MT. Photographed in the winter of 2020.
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Yellowstone American Bison
A Yellowstone American Bison photographed in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park in the winter of 2018.
Lamar Valley Bald Eagle
A Lamar Valley Bald Eagle photographed in Yellowstone NP in the winter of 2018. It was perched about 150 yards across the Madison River.
Yellowstone Big Horn Sheep
A Big Horn Sheep photographed in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone NP in the winter of 2018. Big Horn Sheep are regulars in the area.
Santa Elena Canyon
Santa Elena Canyon is one of my favorite locations within the Big Bend National Park. The Canyon is one of BBNP's geological marvels.
The Road to The Chisos
The Road to the Chisos Basin is one of the most scenic roads in the Big Bend National Park. Changes in elevation are accompanied by changes in vegetation.
La Cuesta Sunset
La Cuesta is one of the few points along the Rio Grande with enough rocks to take interesting long-exposure photos.
St. Dympna’s Altar
St. Dympna's altar and window detail located in St. Dympna's church in County Mayo, Ireland. St. Dympna was a martyr in the Catholic church.
St. Dympna’s Church
St. Dympna's Church, was part of my recent trip to Ireland. Although I was there to play golf, I took time to sight see and photograph.
Diligence
Diligence is one of the four statues adoring the Buffalo City Hall building. They represent characteristics of good citizenship.
Hot Springs Trail Overlook
The Hot Springs Trail Overlook is located near the Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park. A great hike with awesome vistas.
Rio Grande at Sunset
The Rio Grande at Sunset photographed from La Cuesta in the Big Bend Ranch State Park in the spring of 2019.
Chihuahuan Desert Sunset
A Chihuahuan Desert Sunset taken along the main road on the western end of Big Bend National Park during my recent trip to the area.
Desert Marigold
A Desert Marigold photographed along the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park. The flower was photographed during the spring of 2019.
Trans-Pecos Senna
A Trans-Pecos Senna photographed along the Hot Springs Trail in Big Bend National Park during the Spring of 2019.
Balanced Rock Panorama
A panorama of Balanced Rock along the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park. Photographed in the spring of 2019.
Another Big Bend Bluebonnet
Another Big Bend Bluebonnet photographed along the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park in the spring of 2019.
Sunrise on Balanced Rock
A sunrise on Balanced Rock in Big Bend NP. The sunrise during that moring was great and the light illuminating the rocks was awesome!
Chihuahuan Flax
A Chihuahuan Flax (Linum vernale) photographed along Terlingua Creek, North of Terlingua, using the focus stacking method.
Big Bend Bluebonnet
The Big Bend Bluebonnet is similar than the bluebonnets we have in the Austin area. The Big Bend variety has fewer leaves and grow much taller.
Desert Marigold with Bee
A Desert Marigold with a bee photographed along Terlingua Creek in West Texas using the focus stack method.
Brown-Eyed Susan
A Brown-Eyed Susan photographed at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in the spring of 2018 using the focus stacking method.
Dorgan House at Dusk
The Dorgan house at Dusk with Santa Elena Canyon in the background and the Milky Way overhead. Both located within the Big Bend National Park.
Crowtown Movie Set
The Milky Way over the Crowtown Movie Set in Big Bend Ranch State Park. Photographed in the Spring of 2018 using a light painting technique.
Rock Rose Warning
A Rock Rose photographed at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin during the summer of 2018. Many rattlesnakes in the area. Beware!
Milky Way over Balanced Rock
The Milky Way over Balanced Rock along the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park. Photographed in the spring of 2018.
Trailing Windmills
A pair of Trailing Windmills photographed in the fall of 2018 in the Earnst Tinaja area of Big Bend National Park.
Autumn Sage
Autumn Sage is a very popular landscape plant. It grows throughout the Southwest. Its flowers are edible!
Gray Golden Aster
A Gray Golden Aster (Heterotheca canescens) photographed during my trip to Big Bend National Park in the fall of 2018.
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas Y'all!
Rio Grande
A panoramic view of Mexico from the other side of the Rio Grande in Big Bend Ranch State Park. Photographed in the fall of 2018.
Sunrise on Ernst Tinaja
I really enjoy the trip up Old Ore Road, leading to Ernst Tinaja in Big Bend National Park. The road is rough but the hike to the Tinaja is easy.
Clouds over Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock is located at the end of the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park. I captured this photo during a cloudy fall day.
Night Sky Over Dorgan House
A view of the night sky over the Dorgan House in the fall of 2018. The ruins are found along the Dorgan-Sublett Trail in Big Bend NP.
La Cuesta Sunset
La Cuesta sunset along the Rio Grande in Big Bend Ranch State Park, photographed using my Lee Fitlers to extend the exposure time.
Iglesia de Santo Domingo
We passed the Iglesia de Santo Domingo one evening on our way to dinner. The lighting on the structure was perfect so I pulled out my cell phone and captured this shot.
Window and Flowers
This window and flowers arrangement are part of the Hotel Azul located in Oaxaca, Mexico. The hotel is clean and the staff is friendly.
Hotel Quinta Real
The Hotel Quinta Real in Oaxaca Mexico was once a convent, then a government office befre being remodeled as a hotel in 1972.
Tortilla Lady
The "Tortilla Lady" was photographed during a trip to the town of San Antonino Castillo Velasco, located just south of the city of Oaxaca.
White Gaura
A White Gaura (Oenothera lindheimeri) photographed at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in the summer of 2018 using the focus stacking technique.
Mature Texas Gayfeather
A mature Texas Gayfeather photogrpahed using the focus stacking technique at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, TX last week.
Young Texas Gayfeather
A young Texas Gayfeather photographed at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. There were many flowers growing in a batch. This was the newest.
Chocolate Flower
The Chocolate Flower is not my favorite wildflower but it is my favorite flower name. The Chocolate Flower does smell like chocolate!
Apache Plume Seedhead
An Apache Plume Seedhead photographed at the Lady Bird Jonson Wildflower Center in Austin, TX in the summer of 2018.
Yellowstone River
The Yellowstone River near Otter Creek in Yellowstone National Park. This is a panoramic image captured ruing the winter of 2018.
Eastern Purple Coneflower
I photographed this Eastern Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea) at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin last April.
Mealy Blue Sage
The Mealy Blue Sage is an excellent plant for a flower bed, and is often planted in groupings to create an attractive mass of color. It is also a good plant for a rock garden.
American Basket Flower
The American Basket Flower (Centaurea americana), is native to south-central United States and northeastern Mexico. I understand that this is a very easy plant to grow and that it requires little maintenance.
Katydid Nymph on a Pink Evening Primrose
I captured this photograph of a Katydid Nymph on a Pink Evening Primrose during my trip to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in April.
Last of the Bluebonnets
It's the last of the Bluebonnets. Most of the Texas Bluebonnets growing in central Texas have gone to seed. I captured this specimen at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center earlier this spring.
Sunrise at Dorgan House
Sunrise at Dorgan House was very special during my recent trip to Big Bend National Park. The colors provided by the sun and the clouds were spectacular. One of the best I have seen in this area.
Hill Country Penstemon
A Hill Country Penstemon photographed at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, TX using the Focus Stacking technique.
Sunset at La Cuesta
I photographed this sunset at La Cuesta in Big Bend Ranch State Park during a recent visit to the area. La Cuesta and Big Hill are along Highway 170 located about half way between Presidio and Terlingua.
Coneflower Pollinator
A bee serving as an Eastern Purple Coneflower pollinator at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, TX.
Balanced Rock Panorama
It is time for my spring trip to Big Bend National Park in west Texas. One of the first events was the hike up Grapevine Hills Trail to photograph a Balanced Rock Panorama.
Texas Bluebonnet Time
It is Texas Bluebonnet Time in Central Texas and especially out at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. I was impressed by the quantity and quality of the bluebonnets at the Center this year.
Dew on an Eastern Purple Coneflower
I finally made it out to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to photograph some of the wonderful Texas Wildflowers. I was making my way around the grounds when I came across this Eastern Purple Coneflower with dewdrops on its petals. 
Howling Coyote
I photographed this howling coyote near sunset lake in the Biscuit and Black Sand Basins of Yellowstone National Park.I heard him howling but I could not spot him. He finally came out in a clearing and I was able to capture a few photos of him in action.
Castle Geyser
Castle Geyser is located about one thousand yards northeast of Old Faithful. A paved walkway leads directly to this famous geyser. I photographed it early one morning during my trip to Yellowstone.
Eastern Phoebe
Springtime is by far my favorite time of year, especially here in Texas. The temperatures are pleasant, the flowers start blooming and the songbirds are a plenty. Eastern Phoebes are perennial around our property and I'm always excited to see them milling about.
Dorgan House Sunset
Another Dorgan House Sunset photo from my trip to Big Bend National Park last December. I can only imagine what the Dorgan family's day was like, especially with their 360-degree views of the wonderful area.
View of Castellon
I photographed this view of Castellon Mountain at sunset from the Dorgan house which is located at the end of the Dorgan-Sublett Trail in Big Bend National Park.
Valentia Lighthouse
Valentia Island is a great place to visit. The Valentia Lighthouse is maintained by the Commissioners of Irish Lights. The lighthouse light guides vessels from the sea and leads them through the northern entrance of Valentia Harbor past Harbor Rock.
Prairie Fleabane
Spring is moving along much faster than I expected. Wildflowers are springing up everywhere! I decided that I better get outside and make sure I still remember how to photograph Texas Wildflowers. This pair of Prairie Fleabane flowers were ideal to photograph.
Curious Coyote
I was setting up to photograph Old Faithful one of the mornings during my trip to Yellowstone National Park when I turned around and spotted this curious coyote making his way through the grounds.
Channels and Terraces
I always enjoy photographing the channels and terraces emanating from the Grand Prismatic Spring in the Midway Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.
Bacterial Mats
Bacterial mats along the Fountain Paint Pot Nature Trail in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. I'm always fascinated by many color hues in these mats.