Alfalfa Field San Gregorio
Alfalfa Field San Gregorio

Alfalfa Field San Gregorio

An amazing juxtaposition of field and sky just inland at San Gregorio along the Pacific Coast Highway north of Santa Cruz, California.
Moondance
Moondance

Moondance

After a storm the remnants of a delicate Monterey Cypress dance to the full moon and the clearing evening sky.
Fireflies at Dusk
Fireflies at Dusk

Fireflies at Dusk

Sunset over Lake Superior framed by a spreading conifer and delicately lit by the glow of fireflies greeting the dusk.
Red Rock sunrise
Red Rock sunrise

Fireflies at Dusk

My wife and I had just awoken at our campsite on the Baja to this glorious sunrise....a start to a most incredible days' adventure.
Approaching Thunderstorm Canyon Overlook
Approaching Thunderstorm Canyon Overlook

Approaching Thunderstorm Canyon Overlook

This approaching thunderstorm echoed through the Grand Canyon as it made its' way across the distant plateau and warned us to find shelter.
Swans, Yellowstone Lake
Swans, Yellowstone Lake

Swans, Yellowstone Lake

Bathed in scattered sun-rays these swans traversed the Absaroka Mountains to find shelter on the shores of Yellowstone Lake.
Vernal-Falls-Yosemite.
Vernal-Falls-Yosemite.

Vernal-Falls-Yosemite.

This is actually a reversed image of Vernal Falls at the height of its' flow.
Snowy-Egret-Sunrise-Sea-Caves-Point-Lobos
Snowy-Egret-Sunrise-Sea-Caves-Point-Lobos

Snowy-Egret-Sunrise-Sea-Caves-Point-Lobos

Dawn at Point Lobos California and a Snowy Egret sets out to fish the inland Carmel River and its' feeder streams of the Carmel Valley.
Wood-Duck-pine-reflection
Wood-Duck-pine-reflection

Wood-Duck-pine-reflection

Grand Tetons', Jenny Lake plays host to, what I consider one of Americas' most striking ducks.
Mallard-DucksHidden-Cove-Point-Lobos-California
Mallard-DucksHidden-Cove-Point-Lobos-California

Mallard-DucksHidden-Cove-Point-Lobos-California

Homeward bound at even-tide for this group of Mallard Ducks. In the distance the Headlands of Monterey Bay.
Condor-Over-Big-Sur-Sea-Cliffs
Condor-Over-Big-Sur-Sea-Cliffs

Condor-Over-Big-Sur-Sea-Cliffs

From the brink of extinction a California Condor surveys its' domain over the Big Sur Coastal Cliffs.
Monterey-Cypress-California-King-Snake
Monterey-Cypress-California-King-Snake

Monterey-Cypress-California-King-Snake

A California King Snake awaits a stray sunbeam to warm itself after a cool Pacific Coastal winters' night.
Praying-Mantis-Buckeye-Yellowstone-Lake
Praying-Mantis-Buckeye-Yellowstone-Lake

Praying-Mantis-Buckeye-Yellowstone-Lake

Unaware of the lurking danger a resting Buckeye Butterfly pauses in the crotch of a fallen piece of driftwood on the shores of Yellowstone Lake.
Homeward-Bound-Point-Lobos
Homeward-Bound-Point-Lobos

Homeward-Bound-Point-Lobos

Back to the protective cove of Point Lobos, a lone Brown Pelican returns from the hunt at sea.
Osprey-Carmel-California.
Osprey-Carmel-California.

Osprey-Carmel-California.

With the Carmel Mission as a backdrop an Osprey flies off with its' bounty, perhaps to feed fledglings patiently awaiting its' return.
The Northern Lights
The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights

An incredible display of Aurora framed by the Silhouette of Oregon Pines.
Rainier-with-road-Eagle
Rainier-with-road-Eagle

Rainier-with-road-Eagle

The Eagle and the Mountain have both explosive Power and serene Elegance in common.
Brown Pelican Point Lobos
Brown Pelican Point Lobos

Brown Pelican Point Lobos

Leaving the sea and sun behind, it's time to roost with friends inland just south of Monterey.
Cypress Point and Swallowtail
Cypress Point and Swallowtail

Cypress Point and Swallowtail

Almost lost in the wildness of the trees and boulders of Cypress Point Monterey a lone Tiger Swallowtail butterfly rests.
Swan-on-High-Mountain-Lake
Swan-on-High-Mountain-Lake

Swan-on-High-Mountain-Lake

The Rocky Mountain crest lies in the background as a black swan drifts across the reflective brilliance of sunset drenched high clouds.
Yosemite-dream-state.
Yosemite-dream-state.

Yosemite-dream-state.

A dream of Moonlit Halfdome foreshadowed by a Monterey grove of Coastal Cypresses.
The-Sapling
The-Sapling

The-Sapling

Overlooking the vast expanse of the Canyonlands of Utah a lone sapling finds a foothold at the base of a decaying pine limb.
Monarch-butterfly-on-driftwood-Carmel-CA
Monarch-butterfly-on-driftwood-Carmel-CA

Monarch-butterfly-on-driftwood-Carmel-CA

Returning to the Monterey Peninsula a lone Monarch Butterfly fulfills the promise of its' fourth generation to return to the species ancient overwintering sites along the Pacific Coast, just north of the Big Sur..
The-Grove
The-Grove

The-Grove

This is a transition piece using an earlier image of my imaginary landscape with a photographic overlay of California Cypresses.
There are Places I Remember
There are Places I Remember

There are Places I Remember

My wife Sandy is framed by this elegant and powerful conifer, growing in front of Multinomah Lower Falls along the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon.
Yosemite-highlands-grand-view
Yosemite-highlands-grand-view

Yosemite-highlands-grand-view

The view from Glacier Point above Yosemite Valley needed no enhancement and this is the original raw photograph from that Point.
Badlands vertical vista
Badlands vertical vista

Badlands vertical vista

The Earths' history revealed graphically in this view of the Badlands of South Dakota.
Mount-Rainier-Great-Spangled-Fritilary
Mount-Rainier-Great-Spangled-Fritilary

Mount-Rainier-Great-Spangled-Fritilary

A Great Spangled Fritilary Butterfly brings a flash of color to an evening meadow below the summit of Mount Rainier and the newly risen full Moon.
Point-Lobos-cypress-clifside-grove
Point-Lobos-cypress-clifside-grove

Point-Lobos-cypress-clifside-grove

A Pacific storm threatens and the grove of cypresses at the edge of the sea appear to recoil .
Mourning Cloak at waters edge
Mourning Cloak at waters edge

Mourning Cloak at waters edge

A Mourning Cloak butterfly rests at the confluence of several small streams along the Wissahickon Creek in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA.
Doe and Faun, Mount Rainier,  Washington
Doe and Faun, Mount Rainier, Washington

Doe and Faun, Mount Rainier, Washington

With Paradise Lake and Mount Rainier as a backdrop a mother deer gently cleans the ear of her late summer offspring.
Old Faithful under Full Moon
Old Faithful under Full Moon

Old Faithful under Full Moon

Old Faithful appeared to threaten the full moon at dusk.
The Erectheion Under a Harvest Moon
The Erectheion Under a Harvest Moon

The Erectheion Under a Harvest Moon

The Exquisite glory of Ancient Greece preserved in marble under a late October Moon...timeless.
Lake Tahoe  15
Lake Tahoe 15" X 30"

Lake Tahoe 15" X 30"

In 1982 I developed this impression of Lake Tahoe looking from the California side of the Lake above Emerald Bay, after a successful exhibition of my work at the Tahoe City Gallery the year before. The Gallery owners delighted both my wife and me by taking us cruising on the Lake; visiting Squaw Valley and Desolation Wilderness and treating us generally to the exquisite beauty of the Tahoe area.
Mount Baker  19
Mount Baker 19" X 39"

Mount Baker 19" X 39"

Dominating the Eastern shore of Puget Sound north of Seattle Washington, Mount Bakers' form provided me with the inspiration for this serigraph. The foreground actually reminisces Bakers volcanic past rather than today's forested hills and islands of the Sound.
Cape Shoalwater 23
Cape Shoalwater 23" X 28"

Cape Shoalwater 23" X 28"

Quail Point  20
Quail Point 20" X 33"

Quail Point 20" X 33"

Castle Rock  14
Castle Rock 14" X 11"

Castle Rock 14" X 11"

Cape Foulweather  30
Cape Foulweather 30" X 20.5"

Cape Foulweather 30" X 20.5"

Carmel Cypress  21
Carmel Cypress 21" X 26"

Carmel Cypress 21" X 26"

Lake Superior Sunrise
Lake Superior Sunrise

Lake Superior Sunrise

Canyonlands Sunrise
Canyonlands Sunrise

Canyonlands Sunrise

Olympia Revisited
Olympia Revisited

Olympia Revisited

El Capitan Yosemite
El Capitan Yosemite

El Capitan Yosemite

The Devil's Carousel
The Devil's Carousel

The Devil's Carousel

Skiros, Greece
Skiros, Greece

Skiros, Greece

Returning Geese, Mount Baker
Returning Geese, Mount Baker

Returning Geese, Mount Baker

The Photographer, North West Passage revisited
The Photographer, North West Passage revisited

The Photographer, North West Passage revisited

The Photographer, Carmel Cypress
The Photographer, Carmel Cypress

The Photographer, Carmel Cypress

Sea Cliffs Santa Cruz Looking South
Sea Cliffs Santa Cruz Looking South

Sea Cliffs Santa Cruz Looking South

The Kingfishers Arrive
The Kingfishers Arrive

The Kingfishers Arrive

Fogbank Big Sur Moonlight
Fogbank Big Sur Moonlight

Fogbank Big Sur Moonlight

Sandy an Autumn Reverie
Sandy an Autumn Reverie

Sandy an Autumn Reverie

Monterey Sunrise
Monterey Sunrise

Monterey Sunrise

Edge of the Meadow, Winter
Edge of the Meadow, Winter

Edge of the Meadow, Winter