Little River Smoky Mountain National Park Tennessee

The Best Images of 2016: Little River Smoky Mountain National Park Tennessee

I spent a few days in the Smoky mountains this past Autumn photographing the Fall colors, mountains, trees, and of course, the beautiful rivers that flow through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park... This is one of my faves from that…
McDonald Creek Glacier National Park Montana

The Best Images of 2016: McDonald Creek Morning Glacier National Park Montana

This photograph of McDonald Creek in Glacier National Park, Montana reminds me of the sights, sounds and smells of this special landscape. A cool morning where the sun had yet to blanket the scene, the sound of a waterfall in the distance and…
Pink Dogwood Blossoms

The Best Images of 2016: Pink Dogwood Blossoms

I really got a creative thrill out of photographing flowers in 2016 and as I write this, am counting the days until Spring arrives again so I can continue. The process is very artistic, slow, interesting and a total stress reliever for me. An…
Haystack Falls Glacier National Park Montana

The Best Images of 2016: Haystack Falls Glacier National Park Montana

O.K., I'll admit it... I'm addicted to photographing water in motion. This waterfall scene I could not resist when we encountered it in Glacier National Park this past Summer. The sky was overcast, the light was gentle and sound of the water…
Sun on the Horizon Clingman's Dome Smoky Mountain National Park Tennessee

The Best Images of 2016: Sun on the Horizon Clingman's Dome Smoky Mountain National Park Tennessee

I've photographed in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee on a bunch of occasions. One scene that eluded me because of conditions or time was that classic rippled Appalachian mountain scene at sunset. This past October, I made an extra effort…
Sun Scrape on Mountain Glacier National Park Montana

The Best Images of 2016: Sun Scrape on Mountain Glacier National Park Montana

Beautiful light presents itself in the morning and evening no matter where you live in these United States. But considering we live here in the plainly flat Midwest, the opportunity to see beautiful light play out on the mountains of the West…