Experiencing the purity of nature is always exhilarating. Nothing to me exemplifies the purity of nature more than the untouched patterns found in the desert. While often explored by Death Valley National Park visitors the desert winds always reclaim Mother Nature’s domain. These still moments are fleeting and oh so prized. [tags]photography, fine art, Death Valley National Park, California, stock photo[/tags]
Back when I was discussing Consuming Color I noted I’d be sharing more of my work that explored this topic. Here is a second piece to a larger body of work I’ll be releasing in the near future. I couldn’t help but sneak this preview out before the weekend. Stay tuned for more. [tags]Fine Art, Photography, Landscape, New Mexico, White Sands National Monument [/tags]
Often hidden in the fog of the northern California coast is the Farallon Islands. On rare days from San Francisco the atmosphere is clear enough to see their outline across 27 miles of the Pacific Ocean. Virtually out my backdoor is a view of these distant islands. The 850 foot elevation of this particular vantage point from my neighborhood helps in conjunction with the 840mm focal length used to capture this image.
One thing I really enjoy about sharing my photography is that every so often a photo finds its perfect audience who can fully appreciate a core thought that inspired its creation. Case in point is my Light Lasso photo from Death Valley National Park that was recently published in the quarterly edition of the DarkSky.org quarterly publication Nightscape with a feature on “Seeing Blue, Blue Rich White Light”
If nature is my religion, the world is my temple. Walk carefully in the most pristine of locations and you’ll hear whispers and see writing. What you hear and read will be as much a reflection of you as the world before you. [tags]Photography, New Mexico, Landscape, Nature, Stock Photo, Fine Art[/tags]
The only thing more serene than a pristine desert landscape is a desert landscape at night. Ironically the desert at night is a little less serene for its inhabitants. The cooler temperatures are preferred by the many nocturnal creatures calling the desert home. For visitors like myself there is no better time to witness the desert than under a full moon. You’d be surprised how bright the moon will light the la
One thing that never fails in life is that at some point some new development happens that puts a part of your past in perspective; sometimes these moments are tempests and other times they’re calmer epiphanies. On a professional and personal level this happens with out fail. I’ve shared more than a few professional moments such as these (a few of examples including Why Social media Matters to Photographe
One of the more iconic aspects of New Mexico, almost no matter where you are in the state, are the amazing clouds that take shape. This photo best exemplifies how these beautiful clouds can enhance the already amazing landscape of White Sands National Monument. Photo Details: Canon 1Ds Mark III, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM, f/13, 1/125 sec, ISO 200, Gitzo tripod Unlike my previous post Yucca Shadow – White Sands National