One of the most amazing sunsets I have ever seen. The color and clouds in every direction of the sky this night was out of this world. Here is the famous Sierra Wave over a set of petroglyphs on the Volcanic Tablelands and the Owens Valley.
So much to see and name in this photo. The web version really doesnt do the details justice. Looking into my hometown of Bishop. You can also see from left to right Mt. Haeckle, Darwin, Emerson, Humphreys, Basin, Tom. You can also see the Owens River on the right.
The immensely beautiful Zion Canyon as seen from the Angel's Landing trail. I've been to this spot on a couple of different occasions but never with camera and tripod. I knew there would be weather on this evening and was hoping for light just like this. After a grueling pace, our group made it to the top of the 1500 ft tall monolith, just in time for me to capture this view and beat the storm to the top.
Angel's Landing hike is one of the more famous in the National Park system. In a few points during the hike, there are vertical drops thousands of feet to the valley floor on either side. About a quarter mile is done scrambling up a path while clinging to chains the park service has kindly drilled into the sandstone.
Check out this video I found on youtube of the hike... set to mildly over dramatic audio: [link] (not my video)
Sunrise at Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. This lake has been shot over and over, but this composition is a little different. The popular spot is to the left of this shot, with the trees framing the lake, but I liked this spot, cuz it allows you to see more of the reflections of the mountains. Also, the typical shot is with light falling on the mountains, but then you lose the cool pink colors in the sky too, so this is a little different. Enjoy!
This is a shot that kinda got lost in my collection. I took it last September during my week long loop around Utah, hitting 4/5 of the National Parks there. Bryce is not a location known for sunset shots, but the sky was good, so I was able to get a decent shot despite that Enjoy!
Infinite Journey, Left Fork of North Creek, Zion National Park, Utah. Life is good in Utah so far this fall! I hiked the famous Subway on Thursday with perfect color, light and water flow. It was a long and strenuous day, over 9 miles of tough canyon hiking, and then in the water for over 5 hours shooting. It was worth the exhaustion. Did the Narrows this afternoon with Ian and Alex and will be going up again tomorrow with a few clients.
This is processed from the exact same original as this - [link] - hopefully you can appreciate what a difference better post processing can make to the same photo
Location: Duffey Lake, Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Equipment: Nikon D90 + Nikkor 70-210mm. Technique: 3 RAW files processed with Photomatix Pro 4.1 and Photoshop CS5. Follow me on Facebook:West Coast Scapes
Mount Garibaldi is somewhere in between Original shot is 22 MP.
Location: Diamond Head on the way to Elfin Lakes, Garibaldi Provincial Park, Richmond, Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Equipment: Nikon D90 + Nikkor 70-210mm. Technique: Panorama from 3x3 shots. Each group with Photomatix Pro 4.1 and then the whole image in Photoshop CS5. Follow me on Facebook:West Coast Scapes
I don't think I've uploaded a shot with a portrait orientation in years, so here's a try.
Location: Middle Lake, Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Equipment: Nikon D90 + Tokina 11-16mm + Tiffen Polarizer. Technique: Photomatix Pro 4.1 and Photoshop CS5 from 3 RAWs shot in 1.5 EV intervals. Follow me on Facebook:West Coast Scapes
This is another image taken from Petrel Cove on a beautiful humid and sultry Christmas dawn. To welcome in the new year. I thought I'd post something vibrant Thank you to everyone here who has continued to support by viewing and commenting on my work. It has been a real pleasure and great to know that these morning trips on weekends have been providing a source of pleasure to someone other than myself !
This is another image we took during a magical weekend at probably the best place on earth we have visited thus far for photography. After fishing up some ice blocks which were floating around close to the shore, we placed them for foreground interest where they weren't affected by movement. This was taken just on dusk. It is also the last image in the movie I have linked below which shows how much (or little) Marianne and manipulate our images for the final product:
This small waterfall is a little of the usual tourist route. It can be found a few kilometers off the main road heading toward the popular tourist attractions of Geysir and Gullfoss in the Southwest of Iceland. The most striking aspect of this waterfall was the long fissure through which it runs its blue streams. The water itself feels warm due to submerged geothermal activity which gives rise to slight steaming effect the water has. In the cold of Iceland, it's definitely yet another surreal sight to savour!