Category Archive: U.S. National Parks

Yellowstone in April

The relativity of time is fascinating.  I’m not saying I contemplate Einstein as I wander around Yellowstone, but I’m always amazed at how dramatically my perception of time fluctuates on a day-to-day, month-to-month,… Continue reading

Yellowstone in March

Sometimes I have to remind myself how special it is to see wild wolves in the contiguous United States.  There aren’t many left – fewer than 6,000, according to recent estimates.  And the… Continue reading

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

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

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

Olympic National Park and the Columbia River Gorge, Washington and Oregon

The timing of my trips to the Pacific Northwest has always been off.  The Palouse area of eastern Washington and the waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge are incredibly photogenic in late spring,… Continue reading

Colorado, New Mexico, and California

In late April I flew to Denver for a father-son road trip.  My dad suggested New Mexico as our destination, so we drove to Taos for a night and then dropped down to… Continue reading

Ofu, American Samoa

Ofu Beach is the closest I’ll ever get to tropical paradise. An endless stretch of soft, white sand.  Palm trees waving gently in the ocean breeze.  Jungle-covered mountains shaped like shark’s teeth rising… Continue reading