Kagga Kamma

December 9, 2010

5-504-19  stock photo of South Africa, Western Cape, Rock formation, Kagga Kamma

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November 16, 2010

1-61-32  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Crissy Field, GGNRA, Golden Gate and grassesHow to show the Golden Gate Bridge and not make a cliché? This was the question as I documented the newly restored Crissy Field along the San Francisco waterfront for the National Park Service…

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Stone walls

March 7, 2010

4-900-870 stock photo of Ireland, Galway, Sheep in field with stone walls

Driving through the lush Irish countryside, I was struck by the simplicity and energy of the stone walls. There is an earthy contrast between the rough-hewn gray stones, the deep green of the pastures and the white wooled grazing sheep…

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Clearing Storm

January 22, 2010

2-24-36  stock photo of Ecuador, Sunset on ChimborazoThe moments when light breaks through the clouds are always special for photographers…

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Photographing the Golden Gate

January 20, 2010

4-526-27  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge from Baker BeachBeneath the gnarled pines of the headlands of the Golden Gate, rank upon rank of whitecaps roll in across the Pacific Ocean. With a muffled roar they spend themselves in a surge of foam on the rocks and sands….

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California State Parks Funding Initiative

January 18, 2010

4-701-99  stock photo of California, Marin County, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Hiker on ridgeCalifornia’s 278 state parks are in trouble. Funding has been cut several years in a row. Now several citizens’ groups have joined together with a proposal for the November 2010 ballot to raise money for the parks from an annual $18 surcharge on vehicle license fees….

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Bad Weather makes Good Pictures

November 20, 2009

9-579-50  stock photo of California, San Francisco Bay, Storm clouds over Bay
Do you put away your camera when it starts raining? You don’t need to. Some of the most dramatic scenery comes when the heavens open up and the storms roll in.

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To the Summit of Pico de Orizaba

October 13, 2009

1-15-17  stock photo of Mexico, Rope team on the Jamapa Glacier, Pico de Orizaba
Step, breathe, breathe. Step, breathe, breathe. Silhouetted against a clear dawn sky a fragile filament of climbers slowly makes its way up a steep icy slope…

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The Lesson of the Crossing of the Sands

October 2, 2009

4-387-4  stock photo of China, Dunhuang, Camel caravan, Mingsha sand dunes
This is the lesson of the crossing of the sands. Remember it…

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Fertile Ground

April 4, 2009

proto magazine, solitary oak tree

This oak tree image from Getty Images Photographers Choice collection was used in a creative composite image introducing a story called Fertile Ground

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