An extended winter dry spell in California left unique conditions in several lakes in the Sierra. Frozen over with a foot of solid, clear ice, certain lakes were ideal for ice skating, and lent themselves to rare photographic opportunities. (2018)
Peering into a world of ice covering a frozen California lake (2018).
A green island in the morning fog in the Bay Area, California (2018).
The day's first bright light warms up a foggy Bay Area scene. (2018)
A faraway view of sand dunes in Death Valley (2017).
Inspired by Floris Van Breugel (artinnaturephotography.com)
Morning light, Death Valley (2017).
An abstract view of sand dunes in Death Valley (2017).
A very low tide reveals a fascinating landscape, normally underwater, on the San Francisco Coast (2017).
An array of mud cracks on a dried out lake bed. Inspired by Shashank Khanna, who discovered this scene. Bay Area, California (2017)
Heart of Gold
Paradise above the Arctic Circle. An hour before, it was raining and we couldn't see 100 feet in front of our faces. Then the rain stopped, blinding sunlight appeared to the north, and the storm quickly cleared into this scene. Northern Norway (2017).
A classic San Francisco moment (2017).
I don't know what to say about this morning. It was the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. Experienced from my mountaintop camp in northern Norway (2017).
My quest to find the most beautiful view in the world will continue, but this one will be tough to top! Northern Norway, summer (2017).
It can be difficult to forecast sunsets in areas Escaype doesn't cover. Fortunately, my gut led me to the right place this time! The color lasted three hours. Northern Norway (2017).
The forever mountains of northern Norway (2017).
Norway's E10 highway weaves its way among small islands (2017).
A calm morning on the Queen's Fjord, Reinebringen, Norway (2017).
A dreamy dawn over San Francisco. (2017)
Twilight magic in the High Sierra wilderness, California (2017).
I brought Dustin, my newly adopted dog, along on this trip. This was his first backcountry sunset! He seemed to enjoy the belly rub after more than the sunset itself, though...
A scorching sunset and low tide inspired this Golden Gate Bridge image (2017).
A rocket-like sea stack on the California coast glows at sunset (2017).
A classic scene from the Santa Cruz coast (2017).
The Transamerica Pyramid and Bay Bridge at dawn, shot from the sky (2017).
The San Francisco skyline bathes in sunrise warmth (2017).