Tag Archives: National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park

In early May 2015, I spent several days photographing at Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California. Although the area received a fraction of the typical snowfall this year, my visit was a bit too […]

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Pine Glades Sunset – Everglades National Park

Several months ago, I visited Everglades National Park on what I thought would be a several day trip from my home in Tampa FL. Instead, I had only one evening of decent photography, followed by, […]

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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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15-17 APRIL: ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

Photographically, Rocky Mountain NP started slowly.  I arrived amid snow squalls and cold temperatures.   The next few days were intermittently  overcast – with potentially good periods interrupted by low clouds on the horizon or […]

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13 APRIL: MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK

Much of Mesa Verde had not yet re-opened from the winter season.  I was, however, able to take a tour of Cliff Palace with only 4 other people.  This allowed plenty of time for photography…unfortunately […]

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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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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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4-6 APRIL: CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK

Capitol Reef is one of my favorite NPs and is normally less crowded than the more well-known parks.  This trip saw more visitors than I’ve seen on the two previous trips combined – largely due […]

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3-4 APRIL: BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK

Having survived a cold night at Bryce Canyon’s 8000 plus feet, I hoped for a good sunrise.  What I got was a great one.  On previous trips to Bryce (Sep-Oct), the fall sun never rose […]

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