A wild horse in a West Texas snowstorm in the fall of 2017. I photographed it while driving on highway 118 near Marathon, Texas
A wild horse in a West Texas snowstorm in the fall of 2017. I photographed it while driving on highway 118 near Marathon, Texas
Hen Egg Mountain in southwestern Berwster County at sunset. This ia a new location for me. I scouted it in April of this year.
This view of Castellon Mountain is from the Dorgan house in Big Bend National Park. This vantage point is a great place to see the park.
A winter storm warning was issued for west Texas. I had to drive through the heart of the West Texas Snowfall yesterday morning.
The Visitors Gallery at the LBJ Wildflower Center, photographed during an outing to capture photographs of the Liminations exhibit.
The Family Garden at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, TX was opened in 2014 and serves to unite children and families.
Every year, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, puts on a show called Luminations. It is a great family event.
The Austin skyline as seen during the summer of 2015. The skyline has dramatically changed since then as there are a lot of new buildings.
Sunrise at Stuart Rocks, Florida in the spring of 2015. The sunrise colors were magnificent. A sunrise to remember.
The Nakalele Blowhole in Maui, Hawaii, is a major attraction for anyone visiting the island. A short hike leads to this amazing landmark.
Another great sunset sky in Big Bend NP. Photographing into the sun is very tricky and one must find a balance to capture the image details.
The Big Bend NP desert floor in the spring of 2015 was one of the most colorful desert floors I have ever seen. I hope to see it once again.
The flowering Ocotillo is one of the brightest flowers on the desert floor. I enjoy photographing them, however, you need calm winds.
Eastern Red Columbines are one of my favorite flowers. I enjoy looking at columbines in general. My favorite is the Longspur Columbine.
A Cerro Castellan sunrise in Big Bend NP. High clouds blocked the sun that morning giving us this wonderful pink color on the clouds.
I spotted these boots on fence posts along Willow City Loop in the Texas Hill Country while looking for Texas wildflowers to photograph.
A Bus and Car ATS the Car Forest of the Last Church near Goldfield, Nevada. I photographed this scene during a night photography workshop.
There are many cars at The International Car Forest of the Last Church in Goldfield, Nevada. I was attracted to this Car at the Car Forest.
My ancestry runs through Northwest Arkansas and I have fond memories of visiting my grandparents in what was known as “Dave Smith’s Place”.
The stage of the Gold Point Saloon in Gold Point, Nevada. I photographed this stage during a night photography workshop in Gold Point.
A miner’s cabin near Gold Point, Nevada, a popular ghost town destination. I lit the house with fairy lights and the bush with a tea light.
I photographed this Water Well Truck in the Gold Point, Nevada ghost town during a photography workshop that I attended in the area.
Another Gold Point Cabin from my trip to attend a night photography workshop in Gold Point, Nevada. This was a challenging long exposure.
A bus at the International Car Forest of the Last Church located near Goldfield, Nevada and photographed during a night photography workshop.
Ladder No 3 in the old Goldfield, Nevada fire station. I photographed this ladder truck while attending a night photography workshop.
A mail truck and limo at the International Car Forest of the Last Church located near Goldfield, Nevada. I went there as part of a workshop.
I photographed this VW Beetle at the Car Forest located near Goldfield, Nevada during a night photography workshop .
A miner’s homestead in the town of Gold Point, Nevada. It was a thriving mining community in the early 1900’s. Today it sits mostly empty.
Buildings located in the old ghost town Gold Point. Gold Point Gold Street is lined with these structures. Great night photo opportunities.
The Big Dipper over Gold Point, Nevada. A popular ghost town that once was a thriving mining community in central Nevada.
I photographed this old jeep at Keys Ranch while attending a night photography workshop in Joshua Tree National Park.
I photographed this brown bush butterfly eating 3468 while visiting the Reiman Gardens located on the campus of the Iowa State University.
The Cross at Slea Head is located about half way along the Slea Head Drive on the western-most part of Ireland in the Dingle Peninsula.
An abandoned Irish home near Waterville, Ireland along the Ring of Kerry. The home is located across the river from Waterville Golf Links.
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.
Another old movie set located near the Big Bend Ranch State Park. it is located just outside the western side of the park boundary.
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.
The Hot Springs General Store in the Hot Springs Historic district of the Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas.
A pair of American Agaves (aka Sentry Plants or Century Plants) against the Chisos Mountains in the Big Bend National Park.
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 in Big Bend Ranch SP. I like the foreground and how the Rio Grande serves as a leading line to the setting sun.
The Balanced Rock formation along the Grapevine Hills trail in Big Bend National Park. I captured this panorama in the summer of 2017.
A Rio Grande sunset photographed from the Nature Trail near the Rio Grande Village within the Big Bend National Park.
A pair of Lechuguilla plants, with stalks near the end of their cycle, posing at sunset in the Big Bend National Park.
Sunrise along Grapevine Hills in Big Bend National Park showing Balanced Rock on the left side of the image.
I photographed these Ballaghisheen Sheep while in County Kerry, Ireland earlier this year. Much of the area is dedicated to raising sheep.
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.
A Giant Wood Nymph (Idea leuconoe) photographed at the Reiman Gardens on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames, Iowa.
An Emerald Swallowtail Butterfly photographed in the butterfly exhibit of the Reiman Gardens on the Iowa State University campus.
Colorful rocks photographed in Dunquin Harbour, County Kerry, Ireland. It was a very wet, windy and rainy day making it hard to photograph.
A Valentia Island farmhouse photographed while visiting the island. The island is located in County Kerry, Ireland.
The Gallarus Oratory is located on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. it is one of the recommended stops in the peninsula.
Little Skellig as seen from the “Wailing Woman Rock” on Skellig Michael off the coast of the Kerry Peninsula in southwestern Ireland.
A view of Glenmore Lake from the one-lane road that separates County Kerry and County Cork in the Beara Peninsula in Ireland.
An abandoned farmhouse located along the Ballaghisheen Pass in County Kerry Ireland. I hopped the fence to photograph this old structure.
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.
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.
Dunquin Harbour is a popular photography location in Ireland. Located at the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, it was a port for the Blaskets.
The Bray Head Tower sits on the western end of Valentia Island. It was used for centuries as a lookout against invaders.
The Skelligs Lighthouse is located on the southwestern peninsula of Skelligs Michael and continues to provide safety to mariners at sea.
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 is one of the most amazing places in Ireland. Located off of the Ring of Kerry, the island is full of history and intrigue.
The Ballycotton Lighthouse, built in 1851 and it is located in County Cork, Ireland. It was operated by keepers until 1992.
Ballycotton Cliffs are located in County Cork, Ireland. I had the opportunity to visit this are in the summer of 2017.
Irish sheep photographed along the Ballaghisheen Pass in Ireland during the summer of 2017.
One of my favorite locations in Southwest Ireland is Valentia Island where I encountered this standing stone near the lighthouse.
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 is one of my favorite spots during my recent trip to Ireland. The harbor has a number of great photography locations.
I photographed Killcatherine Church and Cemetery during a trip to the Beara Peninsula in the summer of 2017.
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 is a very famous landmark and is frequently visited by tourists. I stopped there one day and found these great boulders.
The Llano Spillway is one of the main attractions in the Llano, TX. The region around the city is a rich geological area.
I photographed these Joshua Trees at Sunset during my last evening in the Joshua Tree National Park last May.
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.
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.
I did some light painting while attending a night photography workshop in the Joshua Tree National park during the spring of 2017.
The 215-foot waterfall in the Taughannock Waterfall system is the longest free-falling waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains.
I traveled from Buffalo, NY to the Central New York near the finger lakes to photograph the waterfalls at the Taughannock Falls State Park
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.
A night photograph from the Hidden Valley area of the Joshua Tree National Park. I used the existing moonlight to light the rocks.
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.
A sunset with Joshua Trees along the Hidden Valley Trail in the Joshua Tree National Park photographed in the spring of 2017.
I photographed the Arch Rock Star Trails while visiting the Joshua Tree National Park for a photography workshop in the spring of 2017.
I photographed this Hemingway Sunset in the Hemingway Buttress area of the Joshua Tree NP during the start of a night photography workshop.
I photographed these “Kissing Joshua Trees” during a night photograph workshop in the Joshua Tree National Park in California.
I photographed this lone Joshua Tree while visiting the Hall of Horrors area in the Joshua Tree National Park in the spring of 2017.
I photographed this rock formation along the Skull Rock Nature Trail in the Joshua Tree National Park during a night photography workshop.
A Joshua Tree sunset photographed in the Hidden Valley area of the Joshua Tree NP. I used my special technique to obtain another starburst.
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.
I photographed this night sky along the Arch Rock Trail in the Joshua Tree National Park while taking part in a photography workshop.
I photographed this Cap Rock Sunset during my recent trip to the Joshua Tree National Park to attend a night photography workshop.
I visited the Cholla Garden at the Joshua Tree NP during the second evening of the Night Photography workshop I attended last week.
This night sky photograph was taken along Lost Horse Road while attending a Night Photography Workshop in the Joshua Tree NP.
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.
I encountered this fossil art while photographing the sunset in the Hall of Horrors area of Joshua Tree National Park.
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.
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.
I photographed these Joshua Trees at Cap Rock in the Joshua Tree National Park following a night photography course in the area.
A type of Sotol Cactus flowering along the High View Trail in the Mohave Desert portion of the Joshua Tree National Park.
Most of you know that I’m more comfortable photographing landscapes than people so it took quite an effort to go into portrait photography.
I was invited by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, TX to shoot some video sequences and some Aerial Photography.
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.
I photographed this Rainbow Cactus along Humphries Peak Road using the focus stack technique during a recent trip to the Big Bend area.
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.
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.
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.
I photographed this Big Hill Sunrise Panorama from a viewpoint that our group labels “Big Hill”. It is located 26 miles west of Terlingua.
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.
I photographed this hoodoo at the Big Bend Ranch State Park in Southwest Texas during sunrise while visiting the area this spring.
I photographed this mushroom during sunrise at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center earlier this month.
I stopped at the Llano dam to photograph the Llano spillway during one of my Texas wildflower scouting trips to the area.
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.
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.
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.
I photographed this Northern Shoveler during my trip to the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center in the Port Aransas Nature Preserve.
I photographed this Fishing Pier House located on Fulton Beach Road during my last morning in Rockport, Texas earlier this month.
When I captured this photograph near Rockport, Texas the tongue twister “She sells sea shells on the seashore” came to mind.
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
I photographed this Lonely Pier shortly after photographing the same pier a few minutes earlier and a few dozen yards north of this point.
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.
I photographed this sunset photographer during my visit to Howard Murph Memorial Park during my recent trip to Rockport, Texas.
I photographed this sunset on an old pier during my last evening in Rockport, Texas. I went to Howard Murph Memorial Park to find a new scene.
I photographed this Old Pier at sunrise along Fulton Beach Road during my recent trip to Rockport ,Texas using my ND filter.
I decided to photograph the Fulton Pier along Fulton Beach in Rockport, Texas despite a Dense Fog Advisory during my recent trip to the area.
This photograph of the “Captain Chen II” was taken near Fulton Harbor in the Rockport, TX area during my trip there last week.
I noticed that a friend of mine posted a time lapse of the Pennybacker Bridge at sunrise.I decided to photograph this great bridge as well.
I captured this Copano Bay Sunset from the Howard Murph Memorial Park during my recent trip to Rockport, Texas. I photographed here before.
I arrived back home yesterday afternoon from my trip to Rockport without incident. I traveled a total of 640 miles on the scooter.
Yesterday was another busy day in the Rockport area. I rode two ferries to cross the channel and I saw several gators.
Yesterday was my first full day in Rockport and it was all about “Fog and Gators”. My sunrise shot was “fogged out” and I saw a huge gator.
My trip to Rockport was without incident. After completing my planned activities I headed to Howard Murph Memorial Park for a sunset photo.
I’m really excited about my photography trip to Rockport, Texas on my “Travel Scooter”. I plan to photograph Texas Birds and Landscapes.
I was going through my photographs from last year’s trip to the Texas Gulf Coast when I ran across this Rockport beach sunset photograph.
I had the opportunity to pet this cheetah while visiting the Cheetah Rehabilitation Center in the northwestern region of South Africa.
I photographed this spider and daisy in my studio Lightbox using LED lights and my “super macro” lens and the focus stacking technique.
I photographed this Lynx Spider during a trip to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center last September. I used the focus stacking technique.
I photographed this view of the Grand Teton mountains along the shore of String Lake a few minutes before the photograph I posted yesterday.
The String Lake trail follows the String Lake shoreline. I found this interesting rock and decided that it would make a good foreground.
I photographed this Bull Elk just as he was coming out of the Madison River during my visit to the Yellowstone National Park last fall.
I captured this night photograph of the Texas State Capitol in Austin, TX during a photowalk with some friends in 2012.
I photographed this Teton Reflection during a visit to Jackson Lake last fall. The Teton Mountain Range is an amazing mountain range.
I captured this photograph of Yellowstone Lake form the West Thumb Information Center (West Thumb Geyser Basin) in Yellowstone NP.
I captured this photograph of the Orange Spring Mound while visiting Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park last fall.
If I were a painter I would certainly put Artist’s Point in Yellowstone National Park high on my list of places to visit and paint from.
I captured this panorama of the Yellowstone River during a lunch stop along during my recent photography workshop in Yellowstone NP.
This photograph of Chinese Spring was taken after the photograph I took of Old Faithful during my last visit to Yellowstone National Park.
I photographed the Excelsior Geyser Crater which is located near the Grand Prismatic Spring during my last trip to Yellowstone NP.
Crackling Lake is a geothermal feature in the Norris Geyser Basin which is part of the Yellowstone National Park.
I captured this photograph from the boardwalk at the Norris Geyser Basin during my trip to Yellowstone National Park last fall.
I photographed this moonset over the Chisos mountain last December during my fall trip to Big Bend NP. The sunrise light was perfect.
Terry’s Texas Rangers is not my favorite team nor anything to do with me. It does, however, play a very important part in Texas’ history.
This photograph of the Mormon Row Barn was taken during my trip to the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.
This photograph of the Goat Cheese and Beet appetizer from Barley Swine in Austin, TX was posted in the Austin 360 food section last Friday.
I photographed this Baboon at the Table Mountain National Park in South Africa last year. He was eating insects plucked from the grassy area.
I photographed this Tidal Pool at the Table Mountain National Park in South Africa. The park has many features and wildlife to photograph.
This is another African Penguin photograph taken near Simon’s Town, South Africa during my trip to that great country last May.
I photographed this Penguin Nest Builder during my trip to Simon’s Town South Africa. The colony is located in the center of the town.
I photographed the Cape Point Lighthouse during my trip to South Africa last year. We drove down from Cape Town to spend the day there.
I photographed this African sunrise during my trip to South Africa last year. I kept looking for a lone tree and this one stood out.
I captured this photograph of a waiting photographer during my trip to Rockport, TX last year. He patiently stood there until the sun set.
I captured this Rockport Sunset during my trip to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge last February to photograph the wonderful birds there.
A friend of mine had some free time so we made a day trip to the Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve to photograph the Hamilton Pool waterfall.
Happy New Year! May 2017 bring you all great memories, joy, health and happiness. I look forward to sharing my work in the year ahead.
Another 2016 highlight was this photograph of a storm over Austin last summer. I captured this panorama image from the Zilker Clubhouse.
Another memorable trip of 2016 was my trip to Buffalo, NY. I traveled across the border into Canada to visit Niagara Falls.
One of the 2016 highlights was the trip I made with some friends to South Africa. I captured this photograph of a Baby Baboon near Cape Town.
I hiked up Grapevine Hills Trail to photographed the Milky Way Galaxy over Balanced Rock during my trip to Big Bend National Park last April.
Another great 2016 moment for me was the 2016 Dell Match Play Tournament. I was asked to photograph the course by the PGA Social Media team.
Merry Christmas – Yellowstone is the only place in the United States where bison have lived continuously since prehistoric times.
I photographed Sam playing his Gibson guitar one night while I was downtown photographing the Austin Live Music scene.
This photograph of Hamilton Pool was the first photograph in 2016 that was memorable to me. It was a nice, sunny day without a big crowd.
As we near the end of 2016, I though it would be good idea to take a look-back at the last year and do a 2016 year in review.
I captured this photograph of the moonset over Terlingua during my last trip to Big Bend NP. We hiked up a small hill to this vantage point.
I photographed Nugent Mountain and the Chisos Mountain Range from the Glen Springs area of Big Bend NP during a unique moonset and sunrise.
I photographed this elk in the rain, a member of the Madison Elk Herd, during my trip to Yellowstone National Park last September.
I photographed this Lighthouse at sunrise from the overlook near the Pennybacker Bridge over Lake Austin during the last full moon of f2016.
I photographed this fall sunrise moonset the this week when a friend and I went to the Pennybacker Bridge Overlook to photograph the scene.
One of my most memorable events during my recent trip to Yellowstone National Park was the foggy sunrise we spotted along the Madison River.
I wanted to take advantage of the last super moon of 2016 so I went to the top of the Pennybacker Bridge Overlook to photograph the full moon.
I photographed these microbial mats which form along the edges of the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park.
I photographed this Grassy Sunrise starburst during my last trip to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center last September.
I passed by Grant’s Monument while photographing the Chicago skyline from Lincoln Park and I decided to photograph the base of the monument.
This photograph of a Passion Butterfly feeding on a flower was taken along the Blue Creek Canyon Trail in Big Bend National Park.
Another sunset photograph of the Badlands of Big Bend NP. This location is now a regular stop during my photography trips to the park.
I photographed this Passion Butterfly when hiking along the Blue Creek Trail in the Big Bend National Park last month.
I decided to post this South Rim Panorama so you could get a feel for what a sunrise at the top of the South Rim at Big Bend NP looks like.
One of the most beautiful views in the entire Big Bend NP has to be the South Rim View. This vantage point showcases the Santa Elena Canyon.
A favorite hike in Big Bend NP is up the Grapevine Hills Trail to Balanced Rock. It was there where I captured another Balanced Rock Sunrise.
The most memorable activity from my last trip to Big Bend NP was the 12-mile hike to the South Rim where I captured this South Rim Sunrise.
One of the best things about seeing a Supermoonrise (a word I made up, by the way) is that it is so spectacular as it clears the horizon.
I photographed the moonrise over Castellan Mountain at Big Bend National Park during a very rare event. The moon was larger than normal.
This photograph of the sunrise surf is the last one of the photographs from my trip to Chicago over the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Yesterday I posted a photograph of “The Bean” found in Millennium Park in Chicago. This photograph of the Bean End was taken shortly after.
I captured this image of “The Beam” shortly after the photograph of the McCormick Tribune Skating Rink, both located in Millennium square.
I captured this photograph of a Sunrise over Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline during my recent trip to the Chicago area.
I captured this photograph of the Chicago skyline from the bridge over the south pond at the Lincoln Park Zoo during my recent holiday trip.
I captured this photo of Jenny Lake during a visit the Grand Teton NP last September. The Overlook is a great place to view the scenery.
Happy Thanksgiving! I photographed the ice rink at Millennium Park in Chicago using a photography technique to remove people from a photo.
I just returned from my trip to Big Bend. I photographed this moon sequence during my first evening there using my camera’s intervalometer.
I was photographing the Chicago Skyline early yesterday morning when I stopped to photograph a dog walker on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Our photography group hiked the Blue Creek Trail one day. That is where I found these two Hunting Wasps engaged in a ritual.
The Grand Prismatic Spring was one of my favorite geological sites in Yellowstone NP. I photographed this runoff at the entrance to the area.
Most of the geothermal features in Yellowstone NP have names. I ran across this hot spring that was nameless. I called it Nameless Spring.
Castle Geyser is located in the same geyser complex as Old Faithful and is a short walk down the Continental Divide Trail.
I spotted this Wolf Lichen growing on a stump just down the path from where I captured some Wolf Lichen growing on some dead branches.
I photographed this Elk Cow along the Madison River in Yellowstone National Park during my visit to the park earlier this fall.
I captured this photograph of the Schwabacher reflection after completing the sunrise image that I posted earlier this week.
I photographed this grassy reflection after capturing the Schwabacher’s Landing sunrise photograph that I posted yesterday.
Schwabachers Landing in the Grand Teton NP was one of my favorite stops during my recent trip there. This is one of my favorite photos.
I captured this photograph of the Teton Mountain Range during my first full day of the photography workshop in the Grand Teton National Park.
Solitary Geyser is located along the Upper Geyser Basin. I photographed this geyser panorama during my recent trip to Yellowstone NP.
I photographed this nice Canada Goose while attempting to photograph a Bull Elk in the Madison River area.
Chimneys Trail in Big Bend National Park is a fairly easy hike that leads to a nice geological formation called the Chimneys.
Today is Election Day in the United States so I thought I would post a photograph of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
I captured this photograph of the Dry Riverbed along the Santa Elena Canyon last spring during my last visit to Big Bend National Park.
The sunrise photographs I captured along the Madison River are some of my favorite photographs from my recent trip to Yellowstone NP.
I photographed this Desolate Landscape while walking along the Fountain Paint Pot Nature Trail in Yellowstone National Park earlier this year.
I posted a photo of Gibbon Falls in black and white last month. This one is a wider view and processed in color.
The Hot Lake Walkway leads to Hot Lake in Yellowstone National Park. Hot lake is probably the most “normal” looking water feature in the Park.
Happy “All Souls’ Day”! I always find this time of year interesting. I spotted this neon sign in a window of a downtown Austin establishment.
I captured this photograph of a near perfect reflection on Jackson Lake during my recent visit to the Grand Teton National Park.
I photographed this American Bison during my trip to the Grand Teton NP. The bull walked right in front of a fairly large group of people.
I captured this photograph of the Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend last April. I have been to the canyon multiple times and I have yet to get a good photograph with nice clouds.
This is my fourth and final photograph of the Lewis River area taken during my trip to Yellowstone NP. I took this one near the parking area.
I captured this image of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone from Artist Point, a popular spot to view the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone.
Sorry folks. Just testing. Taking a look under the hood to see if I can figure out this image problem. Thanks for your patience.
Elk was the most frequently seen animal during my visit to Yellowstone NP. I stopped along the Madison river to photograph this Madison Elk.
A photograph of Lewis Falls taken during my recent trip to Yellowstone NP. I am impressed by the number of fallen trees in this area.
The Grand Prismatic Spring was not only my favorite geothermal feature at Yellowstone Nation Park but it was also the most impressive.
No trip to Yellowstone would be complete without a visit to Old Faithful. I had the chanced to see it during my recent trip to the area.
Fall in the Tetons is amazing. Aspens turn bright yellow-orange, grasses change from green to golden and the Cottonwood leaves to yellow.
I captured this photograph of Wolf Lichen (Letharia vulpina) at Artist Point in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone lower falls area.
Gibbon Falls is a popular stop for tourists visiting Yellowstone National Park. I stopped there during my recent trip to the park.
I captured this photograph of the Cloudy Tetons from the Jackson Lake Overlook during my first day of the Photography Workshop in the area.
The Lewis River is an 18-mile-long tributary of the Snake River. The entire river is located within the boundaries of Yellowstone NP.
One of the interesting things about my trip to Yellowstone NP is to see how a plant like this grass clump survives in a hostile environment.
Lewis Falls is one of the many waterfalls in the Yellowstone NP. We stopped here during our second day of our photography workshop.
This photograph of the Moonlit Barn along Mormon Row in the Grand Teton NP was the first photograph I took during my recent trip to the area.
I photographed this Common Raven at a picnic area at one of the lunch breaks during my recent trip to the Grand Teton/Yellowstone area.
Yellowstone NP is full of amazing geological features and specifically hundreds of geothermal features. Chromatic Pool is one of them.
I captured this fiery sunrise during my recent trip to the Grand Teton National Park while photographing the barns on Mormon Row.
I spotted this young bull elk after having dinner one evening at the Dining Room at the Mammoth Hot Springs area of Yellowstone NP.
Following a nice dinner at the Lake Yellowstone Hotel, we headed out to Yellowstone Lake to try and capture a great Yellowstone sunset.
My favorite spot at the Grand Teton NP is Schwabacher’s Landing. Not only was it great for sunrise photos but it was filled with Beavers.
The Mammoth Hot Springs area in the Yellowstone National Park is amazing! My favorite spot in the area is the Canary Springs terraces.
The White Dome Geyser is located in the Lower Geyser Basin in Yellowstone NP, about 200 yards down the road from the Great Fountain Geyser
I saw a book titled “Yellowstone: A Land of Wild and Wonder” with a Yellowstone boardwalk on the cover. I found two similar boardwalk scenes.
The Great Fountain Geyser is located in the Firehole Lake area of the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.
Most photographers that visit the Grand Teton NP flock to Mormon Row to photograph the T. A. Moulton Barn. The barn was high on my list.
I captured this panorama of the Teton Mountain Range Vista from the Jackson Lake Lodge in the Grand Teton National Park.
We stopped to photograph the Madison River reflection during our last full day in the Yellowstone National Park.
I captured this image of Jackson Lake and the Grand Teton Mountain Range from Signal Mountain during my recent trip to the Park.
Meet Grey Wolf #712M. I photographed him at the Yellowstone National Park on the way to see some of the sites in the park.
The window detail of the Chapel of the Sacred Heart is amazing. I really like stained glass artwork and churches are a great place to see it.
The Chapel of the Sacred Heart is located on Jackson Lake. Built in 1937, it features a rustic wood interior and a stained glass window.
I captured this photograph of the Teton Mountain Range during my first day of a photography workshop. I used my iPhone 6 to take a panorama.
The US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs houses one of the most fascinating chapels in the country. I visited the Academy Chapel in 2012.
I photographed this Monarch Butterfly while visiting the Fairchild Botanical Gardens in the Coral Gables, Florida area last year.
I made a trip to Coral Gables, Florida last year to attend a friend’s wedding. We took some time to go to the Fairchild Botanical Garden.
I photographed this desert flora sunset during my trip to Big Bend NP last year. The clouds were sparse but the desert flowers were amazing.
Yellow Garden Spiders are more scary looking than they are dangerous. I photographed this one at the LJB Wildflower Center.
This image taken last December of another sunrise on Big Bend is from the Lost Mine Trail, another one of my favorite hikes in the park.
One of my favorite Big Bend hikes is the hike to Balanced Rock. I hiked up early to capture this Balanced Rock night sky image.
I always keep an eye on the forecast. I went out earlier this week to take advantage of nearby storms to photograph the Storm over Austin.
I captured this photograph of the Austin skyline reflection on Lady Bird Lake (aka Town Lake) in June of last year.
I captured this photo of Luna’s Milky Way last April during a trip to the Big Bend National Park with some of my photography friends.
I photographed this Wahlberg’s Eagle at the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve during my trip to South Africa earlier this year.
I photographed this White-fronted Bee Eater at the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve during my trip to South Africa this year.
This photograph is of the Milky Way Galaxy over the Alvino House which is located near the Castolon Ranger Station.
This is the last of my high-key images from my trip to South Africa. It is of a lonely zebra that I took at Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve.
This coastal sunset photo is another one from my trip to Rockport. It was taken a couple of minutes before the photo of the The Photographer.
I photographed these sparring hippos during a trip to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. They were in an inlet leading to Lake Santa Lucia.
Hot days have turned in to non-stop rainy days. I went out to the patio to photograph a lime that just sprouted. The rain drops were a bonus.
I captured this photograph of this little baby giraffe during my trip to the Zulu-Nyala Game Reserve in South Africa this year.
One of my favorite spots, and one of the most geologically dramatic areas in Big Bend National Park is the Santa Elena Canyon area.
I captured this photograph of a Fork Tailed Bush Katydid (Scudderia furcate) sitting on a Blackfoot Daisy yesterday morning in my front yard.
I spotted a budding Buffalo Bur plant growing while mowing last week. I went out earlier this week and photographed the plant outdoors.
I photographed this Blackfoot Daisy at the LBJ Wildflower Center. As a member of the Aster family, it resembles many other Texas Wildflowers.
Have you ever wondered what the stinger of a bee, hornet, wasp or mud dauber looks like? Here is a 4.3x magnification of a Mud Dauber stinger.
This is an image of a Silver Dwarf Morning-glory bud. I was looking for subjects on my property and spotted this tiny plant.
This is another image taken in my studio with my white box. This time I photographed a Turk’s Cap that was growing in between some hedges in the front yard.
The first challenge to come in was for a Ladybug. I had no idea where to find one but I got lucky and spotted one right off the bat.
I have posted a few Colorado River sunset images in the past including one with the Pennybacker Bridge. This is another image from the same series.
This is the second photograph of the Praying Hands sculpture at ORU. I posted the first photograph of the sculpture yesterday.
I passed the sign for Natural Falls State Park as I was driving to visit family in Arkansas. I decided to visit the park in order to photograph the falls.
I woke up early during a recent trip to Tulsa, OK and decided to gather my gear and head over to photograph the Praying Hands at Oral Roberts University.
I decided to take a Purple Headed Gomphrenas into my studio light box to photograph a high resolution multi-column macro panorama focus stack image.
I captured these dolphins at sunrise while photographing birds in the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year.
I have been looking for new vantage points for photographing the Austin skyline. I decided to try this one after one of my friends inquired about it.
I planted Purple Headed Gomphrenas in years past. They came up again on their own this year so I decided to photograph them before they wilt in the heat.
Meet Luis! Luis decided to go swimming at Lou Neff Point at the same time I decided to photograph the Austin skyline at sunset.
This image of the full moon over Austin was taken just a couple of minutes prior to the image I posted yesterday titled “Howl at the Moon”.
Every full moon is deemed “Howl at the Moon” night by the Austin community. I captured this image during the full moon evening earlier this month.
I captured this sunrise of downtown austin from Sahm Hill Summit. I have been wanting to photograph downtown from this vantage point for some time.
I was looking forward to the Niagara Falls Light Show when I decided to visit Niagara Falls one evening but I was very disappointed with the show.
I had the opportunity to visit a farm near Buffalo, NY where people go to pick strawberries. It was there that I found these little Barn Swallows.
Trinity Episcopal Church was built in the 19th century and it is a great example of Gothic Revival and Victorian Gothic styles.
Once in a while I stumble onto something interesting. In this case it was “Babeville”. This photograph is the ceiling in the old church sanctuary.
Today marks the one year anniversary of my