The Natural World Autumn Oasis Beautiful contrasts of orange, white, and yellow at a marsh in Blackwater Falls State Park Ice Land Late afternoon light hits rolling hills of ice atop the Vatnajökull glacier Moonlight over the Alabama Hills The moon shines brightly through stars and just-forming clouds at Alabama Hills Heart of Darkness Stalagtite and stalagmites form organic shapes topped by the twinkle of calcite Fragile Falls Aqua-colored, but coal-polluted water turns rocks a bright, unnatural orange at Douglas Falls, in West Virginia. Purchase Print Emergence A brilliant sunrise contrasts over limestone cliffs and a shallow lagoon at Nusa Dua, Bali. Let There Be Light Light shines through the violent waves and translucent icebergs of the ice beach The Dunes Sunrise highlights textures and shapes at Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes Remember the Sky A pothole reflects the blue sky at Elakala Falls at Blackwater Falls State Park Endless Motion Water and clouds create shapes as they move through the scene at Great Falls National Park Moonlight over Cottonball Basin The moon is reflected in a creek leading into Cottonball Basin Under the Cave Under the Cave - Melting water rushes out from the glacier into the lagoon under a translucent ceiling of glacier ice Under the Pale Moonlight The rising full moon softly illuminates the parade of sea stacks at Point of Arches Sunset at Panamint Playa Radiant light shines on cracking mud at Panamint Playa at sunset Shenandoah Sunrise Panorama The sun basks the hills of the Shenandoah during an autumn sunrise What Lies Beneath What Lies Beneath - A massive crevasse canyon created by meltwater on top of the Vatnajökull glacier Pendleton Point in Autumn Misty fog rolls in and out of Pendleton Point in Blackwater Falls State Park Riverdance Late evening sun streams through trees and rock and highlights water as it picks up speed in Great Falls, MD Relic of a Dream A long exposure enhances the dreamy scene at sunrise on the Olympic Coast Great Blue Heron Abstract A Great Blue Heron soars across the rapids of Great Falls Park Woven in Water The rapids of Great Falls weave water in and out, and into interesting shapes Beneath the Darkness Smoke from a nearby wildfire scatters distant light from the sun and stars over Mono Lake, California. Fins An abstract of the sheer shapes of the Vatnajökull glacier Tears of the Sky Rain and mist in the high mountains off of ring road in southern Iceland Against the Odds A lone bristlecone pine in the desert of the White Mountains stands before the Sierra Nevada mountains, as seen as sun streams through the haze of wildfire smoke Leave Traces At Blackwater Falls State Park, a lone autumn leaf lies upon delicate ridges of shale, created by sediments from ancient, shallow seas and slowly revealed by the constant flow of the Blackwater River. Purchase Print Dramatic Rapids Avenues of sunlit clouds channel across the sky over intense river flow at Great Falls, Virginia.Purchase Print Winter Tapestry Bare trees over the snowy hills of Lindy Point are highlighted by afternoon sun Under the Rainbow Mist from the valley allows a double rainbow to appear in Waimea Canyon, Hawaii. Glacier Lake Reflection Glacier Lake Reflection - The still glacier lagoon reflects light and the distant glacier and mountains at Vatnajökull Shenandoah Classic Fall foliage is abound during a glorious and classic Shenandoah National Park sunrise, with the diffused sun filling orange in the hazy blue rolling hills. Furious Beauty Being constantly barraged by water, Icebergs form beautiful shapes during a gorgeous sunrise at the black sand beach Convergence Where dark finally meets light at the Crystal Cave, Belize Two Worlds A tide pool rich with sea anenomes and kelp contrast with a large sea stack at Shi Shi Beach. Purchase Print Off to the Races Momentum in wave formations gathers in interesting shapes and colors at King's Bath, Kauai. Purchase Print Sweet Desolation An ancient Bristlecone pine tree stands tall and alone upon the barren, granite rubble of the White Mountains Wilderness. Celestial Magic The total lunar eclipse of 2010 in a photo composite. The moon was shot with a zoom lens at 200mm, while the clouds and stars were shot at 50mm. Great Gold A wide view of a golden sunrise complete with crepusculars (god rays) during summer at Great Falls National Park Further than the Eye Can See Clouds and the blue sky are reflected in a tidepool in front of towering sea stacks at Second Beach in Olympic National Park, Washington. Purchase Print Great Falls Moon Panorama Just past sunset, pink light and the moon shine brightly as far as the eye can see Mist in the Valley Mist scatters the cool morning light amongst the cliff edges of the Kalalau Valley Fantasy Garden A radiant scene on the east coast of Maui, where the river meets the sea at Oheo Gulch. Maui, Hawaii. Spring Mirage A pair of lush green trees in unison as reflected in the C&O Canal Project Vibrant brushes of color surround a distant storm at sunset on Clearwater Beach, Florida Sun Sparkles The sun selects sand specks to illuminate as sparkles within the windblown ridges of sand of Great Sand Dunes National Park Edge of the Glacier Massive shapes at the edge of the Vatnajökull glacier trail far into the valley during a somber sunset Shimmer Beach Shimmer Beach - Sunlight reflects the shadows of Vik's sea stacks and bright sparkles of shimmering volcanic rocks that make up the black beach Symmetry A long exposure as the tide creeps on the Stokksnes beach before the Vesturhorn mountain Mono Classic Morning light dapples impressive tufa formations surround Navy Beach at South Tufa shore of Mono Lake, California. Jökulsárlón Panorama A short break between storms allows beautiful light on the Vatnajökull ice cap of iceland Curvy An abstract of light and color turns to sensual lines at Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes Magically Melancholy A blue overcast snowfall past sunset accents a mystical scene at Muddy Creek Falls, Oakland, MD. Soaring A seagull soars across the massive Skógafoss waterfall in search of food Frozen Steps Water flows through the iced rocks of Great Falls Park Rise Wildflowers rise from a rocky hillside in the badlands of Twenty Mule Team Canyon Venus Watching Venus shines brightly during twilight over autumn trees at Lindy Point, Blackwater Falls State Park Twilight on Panamint Playa Stars shine brightly over a pathway of cracked mud at Panamint Playa Living on the Edge A great blue heron scales a strip of bedrock near the violent rapids of Great Falls Purchase Print Dreaming in Blue Twilight at White Mountains reveals the milky way along with dark blue hues just after sunset.