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Archive for March 2010

New images: Yosemite National Park

I have posted new images of Yosemite National Park from November 2009. Although I have engaged in a range of activities in the park, this was the first time I came wearing formal attire. Lanchi was there too, wading the slushy snow in an elegant dress. The occasion was an invitation by Dayton Duncan to […]

New images: Sequoia National Park

I have posted new images of Sequoia National Park. Last summer, I visited the last easily accessible site in the park that had eluded me, Crystal Cave, one of only five caves open to visitors in the National Parks (the others are Mammoth Cave, Carlsbad Caverns, Wind Cave, and Lehman Cave in Great Basin). I […]

Photo Spot 18 : Sequoia National Park – Giant Forest

Sequoia National park is named after the trees it protects, the giant sequoias, the largest trees on earth. The heart of Sequoia National Park is the Giant Forest, an area of just 3 square miles that include dozens of sequoia groves, amongst them General Sherman tree, the most massive living thing on earth. While there […]

Photo Spot 16: Olympic National Park – Quinault Rainforest

Protecting most of the Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park comprises three regions: the Olympic Mountains, Pacific coastline, and temperate rain forest. Located in an area notorious for its wet weather, situated near the coast, and near high mountains, the western forests of Olympic National Park receive receive annual precipitation of about 150 inches, making them […]

Photo spot 17: Redwood National Park – Damnation Creek Trail

Redwood National Park protects a forty mile long stretch of foggy California coastline, home to the earth’s tallest plants, the giant redwood trees. The national park is made up a patchwork of state parks. Situated in Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, the Damnation Creek Trail is unique in that it lets you experience both […]

New images: Zion National Park

I’ve posted new images of Zion National Park from 2008. I was with my family, and the conditions were not particularly favorable, with no atmospheric drama, the vegetation still bare (this was late March), but the snow long gone. Yet I found a few new images on that trip. Hiking the Riverside walk (no Narrows […]

Photo Spot 15: Glacier National Park – Logan Pass

Glacier National Park preserves a part of the Northern Rockies that belongs to one of the most intact mountain ecosystems in America, where grizzlies, wolves, moose, mountain goats, and big horn sheep still roam. The heart of this environment is easily accessible from June to mid-October. During those months, you can drive the Going-To-The-Sun road, […]

Exhibition and lecture at National Heritage Museum, Lexington

“Treasured Lands”, my series of 58 large format images of the National Parks (one for each park) is on exhibit at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington, MA. The exhibition opened on Feb 20 and will run through Oct 17, 2010. I will deliver a Lowell Lecture about the project at the Museum on Sunday […]