Comet Neowise graces the night sky over Oregon's Mt. Hood. Considering we won't see a return visit for 6800 years, the midnight wakeup call and early morning hike up Tom, Dick, and Harry mountain seemed a reasonable sacrifice to make.
The summit of Haleakala on the Hawaiian island of Maui is a beautiful place to watch the sunrise. As a pilot, I have photographed this sacred place many times, but the conditions have never what I had hoped them to be. On this recent visit, however, I was finally rewarded with the beautiful light and color that only a dawn at 10,000' can produce.
The Olympic Coast of Washington is home to some of the wettest weather in the United States. The slightest break in the cloud cover right before sunset yielded dramatic lighting conditions on the last night of an otherwise washed-out trip with Ryan Dyar
Incredible light beams grace the giant redwood trees of the northern California coast
Channels formed by the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens fill with snowmelt during spring. 40 years after the eruption, regrowth in the Toutle River Valley has returned with vibrant greens.
After a decade of trying, I finally experienced the fabled light beams that occasionally grace the giant redwood forests of northern California.
The title of this image is literal. It was taken through the window of our living room in Washington state on a very special morning
Beautiful sunrise light warms blooming rhododendron flowers in the Del Norte Redwoods State Park.
Light piercing through the giant redwood trees of Northern California creates wonderful graphic patterns in the coastal fog.
A lone visitor soaks in the view from the natural bridges formations of the Samual Boardman State Park before they inevitably collapse into the sea.
Warm weather inland typically brings fog to the Southern Oregon Coast. Dawn can be a particularly beautiful time as the warmth of day breaks through the gloom.
A wild storm approaches kicking up waves along the shores of the Great Lakes in New York
Dawn frequently breaks with wild colors over the Alabama Hills of California thanks to the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains and their effect on the weather
The setting moon sparkles upon the snow in a remote meadow in Sweden as the Aurora Borealis dances overhead. What you don't see is the -30c temperatures that were being endured with the appropriate amount of whining
The amazing advances in camera sensor quality allowed me to capture this image of the milky way in Hawaii in a single shot