Tag Archives: Landscape

Crescent City CA Sunset

During a recent visit to photograph redwoods in northern California, I hoped for the right light conditions to photograph sunsets along the coast. Unfortunately, the marine layer with heavy cloud cover dominated the weather and […]

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Olympic National Park Photography Workshop, April-May 2014

After almost 40 years of self taught photography – based on a lot of reading and study…and a lot of trial and error – I decided to participate in a workshop run by a professional […]

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5 Jan 13: Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa, FL

One of the jewels of the Florida State Park system, Hillsborough River State Park lies about 12 miles north of Tampa FL on US301.  The Hillsborough River flows over the southernmost rapids in the United […]

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13-14 APRIL: GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK

Great Sand Dunes was a National Monument when I first visited in 2002.  Great Sand Dunes NP, located in Colorado’s San Luis Valley at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, preserves one of […]

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10-11 APRIL: BLACK CANYON OF THE GUNNISON NATIONAL PARK

One of the systems newest and least visited NPs, Black Canyon preserves a unique canyon – deeper than it is wide.  This makes photography difficult from the rim with much of the canyon in deep […]

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10 APRIL: DEAD HORSE STATE PARK

Dead Horse SP is just outside the entrance to Canyonlands Island in the Sky.  This is a great morning location after a sunrise shoot at Mesa Arch.  Dead Horse overlooks a wide view of the […]

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7-9 APRIL: ARCHES NATIONAL PARK

My plan for Arches was to photograph previously visited locations from different perspectives and to visit some new locations.  The first afternoon I hiked to Delicate Arch for sunset…perhaps the park’s most iconic location.  Of […]

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6-7 APRIL/10 APRIL: CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK

I spent the night in Canyonlands Needles district.  I woke to a full moon to the west and envisioned an image with the moon setting over the needles basking in sunrise light.  Unfortunately, when I […]

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4 APRIL: SIDE TRIP: LOWER CALF CREEK FALLS IN GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT

After a relatively easy 3 mile hike in, I understood why this is such a popular hike  What a beautiful spot.  Although there were quite a few people hiking, I still managed periods of seclusion […]

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3 APRIL: KOLOB CANYON OF ZION NATIONAL PARK

I hiked the Taylor Creek trail to Double Arch in the Kolob Canyon section of the park.  Quite a difference from the crowds in the main canyon from the previous day.  I saw two others […]

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