A panorama shot of Sunset Point in Bryce Canyon this past January during 10 days of heavy snowfall.
As much as they have been photographed, you still can't help but shoot the Mittens (West and East) in Monument Valley - especially at sunset.
A young bison nursing in Yellowstone National Park.
The flow from Mammoth Hot Springs eventually spills down the side of the hill creating many different levels of travertine pools.
The hull of the Point Reyes has seen better days as it sits grounded on the banks of Tomales Bay near Point Reyes National Seashore.
A chair still looks out a window in an old, abandoned farmhouse in the Palouse area of eastern Washington. Who knows what caused the farm and this property to be abandoned.
Valley View in Yosemite National Park on a summer early afternoon in August. Still a nice flow in the Merced River and a bit of Bridalveil Fall still cascading. I can never resist stopping at Valley View for a shot or two on my way out of the valley.
This bristlecone pine resides at about 11,000 ft. in the Patriarch Grove of the White Mountains. Amazing trees that can survive the altitude, poor soil, and brutal winters for thousands of years. Perhaps the twisted growth patterns are the result of these struggles.
An old tree must have succumbed to the spring runoff and washed down the middle fork of the Flathead River near Glacier National Park.
This Chinstrap penguin is bringing another rock to the nest to ensure a stable platform for the developing egg.
This small bird has found a large icy perch in the even larger expanse of Antarctic waters. Shot near Lemaire Island, Antarctica.
A south pole skua makes off with a Gentoo penguin egg from a colony on Cuverville Island, Antarctica.
A Gentoo penguin "porpoises" beside our Zodiak as we head back to our ship after a landing at Cuverville Island, Antarctica.
Antarctica! could use some more exclamation points. It was that good. On this afternoon as we cruised into Neko Harbor we had several hours of landscape shots like this from the deck of the Ushuaia. Almost unbelievable.
The glacial ice surrounding Neko Harbor, Antarctica, are reflected in the waters of the bay. The ice is likely hundreds of years old and reflects more blue as the ice is more compressed thus forcing out air bubbles.