• a clear bright morning along the south rim

    After the sunrise shoot and the requisite post-shoot breakfast, we headed to the eastern side of the Park. There were no clouds in the sky at first, and then some low fluffy ones started to come in from the east. As mentioned many times before, shooting in bright light is difficult for me to see […]


  • another Grand Canyon evening

    This series of images shows the progression of the sunset light on the view we had that evening. The colors and contrast clearly change throughout the sunset. I have had others comment that shooting at the “golden hours” of sunset and sunrise was somehow cheating. I have never understand that critique, unless they were just […]


  • January 2018 print of the month

    Occasionally “serendipity” provides moving and beautiful moments. You just have to keep your eyes open and hope not to drive off the road, while doing so. Particularly at the Grand Canyon it would be a disaster… We were returning from morning shoots and a photo review, and suddenly the clouds parted and a rainbow appeared. […]


  • a clearing day along the south rim

    [Sorry about the time away, but there were technical difficulties here at the studio. If I weren’t so convinced I could upgrade my system better than a computer pro, I wouldn’t have lost a month. Inanimate objects seem to keep me humble. But now things are back up and running, so I’ll be catching up.] […]


  • a stormy Grand Canyon morning

    After the last evening’s moody drama, I didn’t know what to expect. So arising to a gloomy, cloud covered sky made me hopeful. This morning’s project was to shoot panorama images. All the images in this gallery are 2-5 image stitches or compositions. That means that the final image is made from multiple images, because […]


  • a stormy Grand Canyon evening

    This evening was part of one of Alain and Natalie Briot’s little known workshops. This one was scheduled for the monsoon season at the Grand Canyon. It couldn’t have been timed more perfectly as the first night brought storms in from the west and showed an intensity that is not often seen. The Grand Canyon […]


  • October 2017 print of the month

    This month’s print is from a sunset shoot on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in later August. It was at the end of the monsoon season, a roughly 2 month period when the Canyon gets the most rain. It officially runs from mid-July to mid-September. This picture was taken after almost 2 weeks […]


  • Antelope Canyons – then and now

    We are not going to explore the millions of years of erosion and formation of the Antelope Canyons. Instead I am going to describe the amazing transition of tourism to the Antelope Canyons in a fairly brief span of history. There are so many more of us on this planet that it is not surprising […]


  • Sedona mornings

    This project is a compilation from four morning shoots to the south of Sedona Arizona. Each day was unique and offered a different perspective from the usual Sedona images I have seen. On these early spring mornings the light for 10-20 minutes held the most pastel colors I have consistently seen. The Sedona area carries […]


  • Slot Canyon walls

    As you wander down slot canyons and arroyos, you will often see hundreds of millions of years of earth’s history carved by the sand, wind, and waters. It makes one feel quite small. Yet the complexity of the years displays a remarkable beauty. Over the hundred of thousands of years the deposition of the sands […]