…a collection of sparks to tickle your synapses
Kaleidochrome underwater, color, gesture, flow, shimmering, dancing before your eyes
Hoh River and Milky Way
Milky Way Over the Hoh Rainforest
Bend in the Hoh River
The Hoh River
The Rose district in downtown Portland
sing the body aqualectric
rainbow trout with tenkara
get off of the road
distance in desert
High Desert Chaparral
echoes of kaleidoscopic dreams
First View Last Light
This vista is inspiring in many ways. I am thankful to come upon the fourth large volcano I experienced on this day. Coming in sight of it as the last rays of the sunset faded are part of my memories.
fabric of nature
Texture, shapes, interwoven in the tapestry of nature is as beautiful in infrared as in full colour.
Somewhere in Middle Earth
Waterfalls are in abundance in New Zealand's Southern Alps.
Trout Brightly Shining in the Land of Fire
When you drive along Highway 47 on the North Island of New Zealand, you pass three active, very impressive volcanos in short order…unless you stop to drain camera batteries and fill storage cards half the day…heh heh heh…
Dust Storm Over Lake Wakatipu
It is such a treat to experience the atmospheric ever-changing conditons around Lake Wakatipu. This view is towards the head of the lake.
Variety is the rule, rather than the exception on coral reefs – the niche concept is alive and well.
Spadefish over reef
niche concept, community, diversity, life, movement, death, light, shadow – it's all here
Heat and Steam
Waiotapu Hot Springs near Rotorua is an other worldly visions, same planet, different worlds.
The Wanaka Tree
The Wanaka Tree is an icon of the South Island of New Zealand in the heart of the Southern Alps.
Staghorn Coral Denizens
Schools of small reef fish use staghorn corals as cover to help keep them off the menu of larger predators.
The Light House at Cape Reinga
I had this place to myself on this early morning in the driving rain – atmospheric and impressive.
In the Southern Alps
The road from Wanaka through the Haast Pass to Haast on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand is fraught with scenic vistas whose sole purpose is to delay photographers along their way. heh heh
This tree in the lake near Wanaka is a bit iconic.
reflections not only reflect – a plam frond reflection dances, afloat on a canal in the Florida Keys.
Anemone Fish family
In the Coral Sea anemone fish nestle amongst the waving arms of their host anemone.
Anemonefish at home
In the Coral Sea anemone fish nestle amongst the waving arms of their host anemone. As daylight fades the anemone closes, ejecting water from its collapsing tendrils.
The Sistine Thinker
inspired by an interview with the portrait subject, a very creative visual artist in his own right
Horses of Paradise
Curious locals visit with travelers along the road to Paradise, New Zealand.
The Mendocino Headlands - storm surge serves up epic atmospherics at sunset on the Pacifc coast of California.
Storm Surge Sunset
Sunset silhouettes graceful, meaningful gestures of sublime hula dancers on Moloka'i, Hawaii.
Lake Wakatipu Neopolitan
It's not the small, winding, hilly roads with driving on the left (unnatural side for Yanks) that makes for longer than normal drive times from Point A to Point B. It's the vistas awaiting around practically every bend.
Across the Valley
Beneath the sentinel peaks of the Southern Alps on the South Island of New Zealand, the Dart River bed runs to the headwaters of Lake Wakatipu by Glenorchy. The wind ripping down valley from the mountain peaks kicks up dust devils hundreds of feet high.. The wind ripping down valley from the mountain peaks kicks up dust devils hundreds of feet high.
Beneath the sentinel peaks of the Southern Alps on the South Island of New Zealand, the Dart River bed runs to the headwaters of Lake Wakatipu by Glenorchy. The wind ripping down valley from the mountain peaks kicks up dust devils hundreds of feet high.
Figure Studies and Nudes