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A 6-Hour Round Trip Gamble
A magnificent sunset over Death Valley National Park's Badwater Basin.

A 6-Hour Round Trip Gamble

The Story Behind "Badwater Sunset" Predicting how much color will be in a particular sunrise or sunset is tricky at the best of times. Even with the help of various…

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Bucket List Item Checked
Night descends on Mount Laurel in California's Eastern Sierra Mountains.

Bucket List Item Checked

The Story Behind "Night Falls" Roughly four years ago, I saw an image by a photographer I know named Marc Adamus that was of a landscape that seemed to be…

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Autumn Blues
Late autumn leaves, fog and a Great Blue Heron make for a scene reminiscent of a Japanese garden.

Autumn Blues

The Story Behind "Japanese Garden" Pre-dawn fog along the James River near downtown Richmond, Virginia can take on many forms. There's the pea-soup type fog that hides everything in a…

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Not Your Typical Sedona Landscape Image
The tangled roots of a desert plant intertwine near Sedona, Arizona

Not Your Typical Sedona Landscape Image

The Story Behind "Tangled" When I think about images taken in Sedona, Arizona, I think of grand landscapes showing the impressive rock formations that have made the place famous And…

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Photography with Intent
Walking through the scene during a 10 second exposure, a person leaves behind only footprints, but even those will soon be gone.

Photography with Intent

The Story Behind the Image Impermanence Every summer, my family likes to spend a week or so at a beach somewhere. We try to mix things up and not go…

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Getting Lucky with a Sunset
Sunset lights up some clouds above Horseshoe Bend in northern Arizona.

Getting Lucky with a Sunset

The Story Behind the Image Horseshoe Bend Sunset Horseshoe Bend is a very famous feature of the landscape near Page, Arizona, just south of the border with Utah. It is…

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The Imperfect Mirror of an Ice-Covered Pool
Cracks and pressure ridges in thin ice create a painterly abstract.

The Imperfect Mirror of an Ice-Covered Pool

I had been living in Northern Virginia for a little over two years when I happened to discover a park I had never heard about that provided access to a…

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James River Sunrise
Turbulent clouds make for a brilliant sunrise over the James River in Richmond, Virginia

James River Sunrise

The Story of the Making of James River Sunrise At the time of this writing, my family and I live in Northern Virginia, about half way between the suburbs of…

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Misty Morning
"Misty Morning" - the red tree is revealed as the breeze pushes the mist

Misty Morning

"Misty Morning" is the story of how patience and perseverance can sometimes pay off in remarkable ways.

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