A panorama of The Saddle at Lost Mine Trail in Big Bend National Park, photographed in the Spring of 2023.
The Hot Springs Trail Overlook is located near the Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park. A great hike with awesome vistas.
A panorama of Balanced Rock along the Grapevine Hills Trail in Big Bend National Park. Photographed in the spring of 2019.
A sunrise on Balanced Rock in Big Bend NP. The sunrise during that moring was great and the light illuminating the rocks was awesome!
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.
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.
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.
Another Juniper Canyon Sunrise. The location can be found about 0.8 miles up the Lost Mine Trail in Big Bend National Park.
The Dorgan House along the Dorgan-Sublett Trail in Big Bend National Park taken at sunrise. I posted a few photos of the Dorgan house at sunset but the Dorgan House at Sunrise is special.
Sunrise at Stuart Rocks, Florida in the spring of 2015. The sunrise colors were magnificent. A sunrise to remember.
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.
A Cerro Castellan sunrise in Big Bend NP. High clouds blocked the sun that morning giving us this wonderful pink color on the clouds.
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 Balanced Rock formation along the Grapevine Hills trail in Big Bend National Park. I captured this panorama in the summer of 2017.
Sunrise along Grapevine Hills in Big Bend National Park showing Balanced Rock on the left side of the image.
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.
I photographed these Joshua Trees at Cap Rock in the Joshua Tree National Park following a night photography course in the area.
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 photographed this hoodoo at the Big Bend Ranch State Park in Southwest Texas during sunrise while visiting the area this spring.
I photographed this Old Pier at sunrise along Fulton Beach Road during my recent trip to Rockport ,Texas using my ND filter.
Yesterday was another busy day in the Rockport area. I rode two ferries to cross the channel and I saw several gators.
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 photographed Nugent Mountain and the Chisos Mountain Range from the Glen Springs area of Big Bend NP during a unique moonset and sunrise.
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 photographed this Grassy Sunrise starburst during my last trip to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center last September.
This photograph of the sunrise surf is the last one of the photographs from my trip to Chicago over the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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 was photographing the Chicago Skyline early yesterday morning when I stopped to photograph a dog walker on the shores of Lake Michigan.
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.
The sunrise photographs I captured along the Madison River are some of my favorite photographs from my recent trip to Yellowstone NP.
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.
I captured this fiery sunrise during my recent trip to the Grand Teton National Park while photographing the barns on Mormon Row.
We stopped to photograph the Madison River reflection during our last full day in the Yellowstone National Park.
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 spots, and one of the most geologically dramatic areas in Big Bend National Park is the Santa Elena Canyon area.
This is the second photograph of the Praying Hands sculpture at ORU. I posted the first photograph of the sculpture yesterday.
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 captured these dolphins at sunrise while photographing birds in the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year.
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 created this Zulu Railway Sunrise photo from a single image. I used photoshop to achieve the design objective that I had in mind. Is this wrong?
This is the last day of my trip to South Africa. I appreciate all of you that followed my travels and lived vicariously through my daily blog posts. Thank you for your comments and praises.
One of the great things about my trip to South Africa were the beautiful sunrises. It was great to wake up to nice color pallet of red, yellow and orange.
It is a tradition during our annual trips to the Big Bend National Park to stop along the Glen Springs Road for a sunrise photo. This year was no exception.
One of the things that I enjoy about my visits to the Big Bend National Park is exploring new locations. One of the new trails we explored was the Chimneys trail.
The Glenn Springs area is filled with great history and it has a lot of possibilities for a great photograph. Unfortunately, the weather conditions have rarely cooperated.
This is another photo in the Stuart Rocks Beach sunrise sequence. This post also contains some tips on how to photograph sunrises and sunsets.
Florida is known as the “Sunshine State” but I think “Sunrise State” would be equally descriptive. I was looking for rocky beaches to photograph the sunrise and found one near Stuart, FL.
This photo of Juniper Canyon was taken last year during my first group photography trip to Big Bend NP. It was taken from the Lost Mine Trail overlook.
I made a trip to Florida in March of 2015. I took advantage of the trip and ventured out to scout some good sunrise locations. Stuart Beach was high on my list.
This photograph was captured in Big Bend NP at the end of Grapevine Hills Trail, where the Balanced Rock formation resides. I posted a similar photograph titled “Balanced Sunrise” last December.
This photograph was taken at the LBJ Wildflower Center. I searched for a good sunrise location and found this window that faced in the right direction.
I mentioned in a recent post that I went scouting for a sunrise location to photograph Austin’s growing skyline. I found a location named Lou Neff Point.
I like shooting silhouettes, so, when I was shooting the sunrise at the Lost Mine Trail in BBNP, I decided this was a perfect opportunity for a silhouette.
I posted a few images taken at the Lost Mine Trail during my recent trip to BBNP. The image below of Juniper Canyon was taken at sunrise from the same spot.
I traveled to the Miami area earlier this year to attend an event and do some photography work. One image I wanted to capture was the Miami skyline at dawn.
This photograph was taken in an area called Glenn Springs. As it turns out, this area has a very long and interesting history associated with “liquid gold”.
Mesa Arch is a “pothole arch” located within the Canyonlands National Park. It is located only a few hundred yards from the main road and it is one of the most photographed sites in the Moab area.
The Santa Elena Canyon is another main attraction within the Big Bend NP. The canyon is part of the US/Mexico border and is home to the Rio Grand. This image captures the canyon’s first light.
I spent a few days in Big Bend NP with some of my photography friends earlier this year. I captured this reflecting sunrise in the Ernst tinaja canyon.