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Archive for October 2010

Photo Spot 43: Great Sand Dunes National Park – Entrance road

The Great Sand Dunes protected by the National Park of the same name have the distinction of being the tallest dunes in North America, raising to heights of 750 feet. Climbing the dunes proved quite an exercise. I was making one step backwards for every two steps forward on the deep sand. It took me […]

Calendars 2011

This year, two different retail calendars feature exclusively my images. I have received some copies from the publisher that I an offering for sale. Images below are to exact relative scale. The first one, similar to last year’s National Park Calendar, is almost an exhibit piece, at 23×16″. If you are interested, you should place […]

Photo Spot 42: Channel Islands National Park – Inspiration Point

The Channel Islands of California are situated off the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles coast. Five of those islands form Channel Islands National Park. Inspiration point, on East Anacapa Island, where I am standing, offers possibly the most spectacular view on the entire US West Coast. Earlier in the day, a misty marine layer (a […]

Treasured Lands: extension, installation photos

Treasured Lands, the exhibition of my 58 images of the National Parks at the National Heritage Museum was initially scheduled to close this week. I am pleased to announce that due to its success, the Museum has decided to extend the exhibition until Spring 2011. Treasured Lands is the main feature of the summer issue […]

Photo Spot 41: Badlands National Park – Red Shirt Table Overlook

Like in Theodore Roosevelt National Park that we visited two weeks ago, badlands dominate the landscape of Badlands National Park (surprise !). However, there is a striking difference of scenery. While in Theodore Roosevelt National Park I saw the badlands mixed with shrubs, conifers, and aspens (which provide some color accents in autumn), in Badlands […]

Photo Spot 40: Wind Cave National Park – Boxwork

Wind Cave National Park, one of the three National Parks (together with Mammoth Cave and Carlsbad Caverns) centered around a cave, was the first cave anywhere in the world to be designated a national park. Although its 134 miles of mapped galleries make it the fourth longest cave in the world, I had heard of […]