Fall Color

Mar 18

A Look Back—Nisqually Barn

Photograph of trees, fallen leaves and a barn at the Nisqually Wildlife RefugeA picnic area at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge is located between Tacoma and Olympia, Washington, along Interstate 5. October 14, 2008.

Feb 18

A Look Back—Reflection

Photograph of  colorful trees reflected in a mountain lake along the June Lake Loop road in the eastern SierraAnother shot taken along the June Lake Loop road. October, 2008.

Feb 18

A Look Back—The Road In

Photograph of a dirt road leading into colorful trees near June Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains.Another favorite shot from the same photo expedition. This is near the June Lake Loop, a beautiful drive along California Highway 158, about 12 miles south of Lee Vining. Taken with a 70-200mm lens.

Jul 16

New Mexico—Ghost Ranch 4

Photograph of a Mesa, cottonwood trees and redrock cliffs at Ghost Ranch near Albiquí, New MexicoA closer view of one of the mesas near Ghost Ranch.

Mar 16

New Mexico—Sandia Crest 2

Photograph of steep ridges and Aspen Fall color seen from the Sandia Crest in New MexicoSandra Crest is 10,678 feet in elevation (3,255 m). Sections of Aspen trees were beginning to show Fall color.

Jan 14

New Mexico–Aspen Vista Trail 2

Photograph of aspen trees on the Aspen Vista Trail near Santa Fe, New MexicoThe Aspen Vista Trail begins at about 10,000 ft in elevation and rises to 12,000 ft. I didn’t hike the whole trail, but what I did was spectacular. This is looking up the hill from the side of the trail.

Jan 14

New Mexico–Aspen Vista Trail

Photograph of aspen trees on the Aspen Vista Trail near Santa Fe, New MexicoThis is the beginning of the Aspen Vista Trail which is about 13 miles from Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is a beautiful hike with spectacular and panoramic views of the aspen forests. Round trip to Tesuque Peak is 12 miles.


Nov 10

Aspen Leaves and Snow

Photograph of  yellow aspen trees and snow near Hope Valley, CaliforniaThis is one of my favorite shots. I very much like the blending of the two seasons. It was taken near Hope Valley, California, after the first snow of the season in October 2006.

Nov 10

Fall into Winter

This fresh snow was the first of the year in Hope Valley, south of Lake Tahoe on Highway 88 in California. The aspen continue to glow as Fall gives way to Winter.

Nov 10

Aspen and Granite Wall

The yellow of the aspen is reflected in the water of June Lake. October, 2006.