Yellowstone in February

On my last day visiting Marie in Mountain View we woke up early to catch sunrise from my favorite spot in Sausalito.  It made me happily nostalgic to revisit one of my old… Continue reading

Yellowstone in January

Winter in Yellowstone is more fun than I expected. The weather can be challenging at times, no question.  But in return the park is liberated from the stifling crowds of summer, and a… Continue reading

Yellowstone in December

I finally pulled the trigger. On the last day of November I packed up my car and moved to Livingston, Montana, to photograph Yellowstone National Park in all four seasons. Making the decision… Continue reading

Best of San Francisco, California

I haven’t done much traveling or photography this month.  Mostly I’ve just been getting ready to move to Montana, which should be happening soon.  And with no new photos to post I thought… Continue reading

Churchill, Canada

I love seeing animals in the wild.  Over time I’ve been lucky enough to spot most of the big North American mammals:  grizzly bears, black bears, moose, wolves, bison, elk, and bobcats, among… Continue reading

Livingston, Montana

A while ago a question burrowed into my brain and refused to leave:  What would it be like to photograph Yellowstone National Park for an entire year? Slowly a plan began to take… Continue reading

Ansel Adams Wilderness, California and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

To help celebrate Marie’s birthday I planned not one but two weekend getaways. First up:  backcountry camping at Ediza Lake in the Ansel Adams Wilderness.  Marie had been wanting to go there for… Continue reading

Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Utah

After almost two months in Africa it felt great to relax at Marie’s place in Mountain View before hitting the road again.  I wasn’t sure when I’d make another long overseas expedition, but… Continue reading

Kruger National Park, South Africa

The final leg of my seven-week loop around southern Africa was a quick trip to Kruger National Park.  We left Johannesburg early in the morning and arrived at the park in time for… Continue reading


It was probably when I called the middle-aged Italian guy a jackass that I abandoned all hope of turning things around with my tour group. Warning signs were there from the start.  When… Continue reading