Currently browsing posts tagged with "hike"



Sol Duc Falls – Olympic National Park


Sol Duc Falls - Olympic National Park, WA

Sol Duc Falls – Olympic National Park, WA


 About this entry



Peyto Lake


Peyto Lake -  Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Peyto Lake under the midday sun – Icefields Parkway, Alberta, Canada

Peyto Lake is one of those rare locations that is best photographed under a brilliant midday sun to get the full impact of its turquoise water from suspended glacial flour in the lake refracting the green spectrum of the sun’s light. The three most famous glacier-fed lakes with bright turquoise/emerald water color in the Banff-Jasper area are Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, and Peyto Lake. Each has its own beauty, but perhaps this view of Peyto Lake seen from Bow Summit is the most visually striking of them three.

This is a single exposure shot at 16mm with a two stops soft-edge GND filter.


 About this entry



Going To The Sun Road


going-to-the-sun-road garden-wall logan-pass continental-divide glacier-national-park glacier usnationalpark cloud lake mountain landscape sunset Montana photofool

The Garden Wall and Going To The Sun Road in the evening light – Logan Pass, Montana


Read the rest of this entry »


 About this entry



Grinnell Lake


grinnell-lake glacier-lake grinnell-falls glacier-national-park glacier usnationalpark cloud lake mountain Mount-Gould landscape Montana photofool

Aerial view of Grinnell Lake from Grinnell Glacier Trail – Many Glacier, Montana.


Read the rest of this entry »




 About this entry



Little Lakes Valley

mono-pass-trail; little-lakes-valley; Sierra-Crest; nevada-sierra; high-sierra; john-muir-widerness; eastern-sierra; lake; mountain; rock-creek-canyon; photofool

Little Lakes Valley and the Sierra Crest seen from the Mono Pass Trail


Read the rest of this entry »


 About this entry



 About this entry



 About this entry



Kauai Fisherman

Fisherman

I shot this Poipu’s fisherman a few minutes after the previous photo. The clouds moved in and wrapped around the sun in a spectacular ball of light. I took a few shots, then looked around for another subject to add to the composition, found nothing. I was about to put myself in the photo, then I saw this fisherman walked right into my frame.

I saw him earlier back near the trail head, casting his line in the dark. Haft an hour later, he had caught up with me. He kept on casting his line, reeling it back in, walking up the coast and repeating the process. I waited until he got the the “right” spot and started firing after the water surface settled. He reeled his line back in, then walked out of my frame and disappeared. We never spoke; each worked quietly on his own. There was no one else out there but us. I’m glad that he was out there, adding a personal touch to my photo. For a moment, I envied his life on the island, fishing in solitude during a spectacular sunrise.


 About this entry



Poipu Sunrise

Poipu Sunrise

Poipu Sunrise, Kauai

Just returned from five days in Kauai. Had a wonderful time. Plenty of sunshine. Shot a few good photos. Will get around to posting some more.

This was shot during our first morning on the island. I set out for a short hike in the dark with a flash light. Although I hadn’t scouted this particular area before, it wasn’t too difficult to find the trail on the east side of Shipwreck beach towards the Makewehi Lithfied cliffs. By the time I got in position to frame this shot, the clouds had turned from red to yellow, and the sun was getting a little too high, but it was quite an experience sitting there watching the light and clouds show through my view finder.


 About this entry





Tag Archive

aerial afterglow Agapanthus Alaska Alaska Range Alberta alpenglow alpine lake Alyeska Angels Landing Antelope Canyon Arizona aspen autumn beach Bearhart Mountain Big Sur Bird Bishop Bishop Creek Canyon Blog boat boat-house bodie bow-range Bow-Summit bridge Bristlecone Bryce Bryce Canyon butterfly California Cameron Lake Canada Canadian-Rockies candid canyon Catheral-beach cave Chugach cloud composite Convict Lake creek dancer Denali National Park desert Eastern Sierra egret Fall fisherman Flickr flower foam fog foliage Garden Wall Girdwood glacier flour glacier lake Glacier National Park Going To The Sun Road Grand Teton grass green Grinnell Falls Grinnell Glacier Grinnell Lake hanalei hanalei-bay Hawaii herbert-lake Hidden Lake Highlight Trail hike Honopu-arch hoodoos; hotel icefields-parkway impressionism Jackson Hole Jasper Jasper-National-Park kalalau Kauai kelp kiteboarding lake Lake Sabrina Lake Tahoe Laurel Mountain Liedig Meadow light LimeKiln-State-Park Logan Pass lundy-canyon Macro Maligne-Lake Maligne-Mountain mcway-falls Merced River Mono Lake Montana moon moonrise Mormon Row motion Moulton Barn mountain Mount Gould Mount Grinnell moutain Mt McKinley Mt Moran Napali Navajo nd110 North Lake ocean oil platform Olympic National Park Oxbow Bend Pacific Northwest Page Patricia-Lake Patricia-Mountain PCH pebble Peyto-Lake Poipu Portfolio Pyramid-Lake Pyramid-Mountain rainbows rain forest redoubt-bay reflection ripple Rising Sun river rock Rock Creek Canyon Rock Creek Lake ruins sail boat sand San Francisco Santa Barbara Seascape seashell silhouette Silver Lake sky Snake River snow solstice-parade Springdale square St Mary Lake stone storm summer sunrise sunset sunsie surf surfer Swiftcurrent Lake Talkeetna Teton Tetons tide tree Trident-Range tufa Tuolumne Meadows twilight Twin Lakes Upper-Yosemite-Falls US National Park Utah vertorama Virgin River wagon water water fall Waterton Waterton Lake Waterton Lakes National Park wave wedding Wild Goose Island wildlife winter wordpress Wyoming Yosemite Zion