landscape

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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Chimborazo Sunset

March 1, 2009

2-25-4  stock photo of Ecuador, Whymper Refuge at 16,400 on Chimborazo

Late in the afternoon at 16,000 feet on Ecaudor’s Chimborazo Volcano, a drifting mist covered the mountain. The warm glow of light in the climber’s hut contrasted with the dim distant glacier…

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San Francisco from Mount Tamalpais

February 28, 2009

2-236-11  stock photo of California, Marin County, San Francisco and hills from Mount Tamalpais

While working on my book on San Francisco Bay I wanted to get an early morning vista of the bay from the summit of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County…

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Pew Oceans Commission

June 4, 2007

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Golden Gate Fog

January 23, 2006

9-593-35 stock photo of California, Marin County, Golden Gate Bridge from Marin Headlands

One of the signature landmarks of San Francisco is the Golden Gate Bridge. When photographing for my book on San Francisco Bay, I wanted to cover the movement of the fog which sweeps in off the Pacific many summer afternoons…

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Table Mountain

October 15, 2005

5-469-2  stock photo of South Africa, Cape Town, Table Mountain and city at dawn from Lions Head
The rocky prominence of Table Mountain rises up over the streets of Cape Town, an ever present reminder of the beauty and strength of the African landscape….

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Alaska Eagle

July 18, 2005

5-650-4357  stock photo of Alaska, Kodiak, Eagle over Chiniak Bay
On a late Spring evening on Kodiak Island the light lasts forever. Well over an hour after sunset an orange glow lit the sky above the rugged intgerior mountains across Chiniak Bay…

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