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Treasured Lands wins Three Photography Awards

Having won in each of the 8 competitions entered (although it took two tries for the Indie Book Awards), I was running out of book awards in which to enter Treasured Lands. I turned to photography award competitions that have a “book” category and entered 4 of them. What is the difference? For a book […]

Treasured Lands honored in 2020 International Book Awards

The second edition of Treasured Lands is the award winner in the “Photography” category of the 2020 International Book Awards. Here is the complete list of winners. I am honored to be listed alongside Pope Francis, winner for the categories “Children’s Religious” and “Religion: Christian Inspirational”. Some criticize those awards because they offer so many […]

Treasured Lands wins Indie Book Awards: best non-fiction book of 2020

I am honored that the second edition of Treasured Lands has won not only the category “Coffee Table Book/Photography” in the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, but also the non-fiction Grand Prize, which means it was named best indie non-fiction book of 2020. More details are in the press release (shorter published version). Here […]

On the Outdoor Photographer Cover

I am honored that the July 2020 issue of Outdoor Photographer includes not only as the opener my 32-page article “10 Unique National Parks”, but also features my image on the cover. Read my musings on cover images, as well as comments on the image. Outdoor Photographer is the gold standard of magazines dedicated to […]

Blue Marble Exhibit, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto

I am honored to be included in a group show with six other local artists entitled “The Blue Marble: Art for the Environment” at the Pacific Art League in Palo Alto, CA. Astronauts from the Apollo missions recorded for the first time the beauty of the earth from a new perspective: space. Galen Rowell and […]

Treasured Lands Second Edition – An Inside Look

The second edition of Treasured Lands has just been released (order your copy here). That it was the fourth printing in three years shows that the book was successful enough to just reprint without changes. Nevertheless, with each new printing, I had been trying to improve the book. Changes in the second and third printing […]

Treasured Lands in China

Before being a book, Treasured Lands was the name of my traveling exhibit of large format photographs of American’s national parks, which has now shown in museums and galleries across the US. Last month, I traveled to China on the occasion of the first international exhibition of Treasured Lands. The venue was the Li Yuan […]

Holiday Print Sale

It is a great time of the year to add new wall art to your home for holiday enjoyment. Decorate your office and write up expenses for the tax year 2018. Limited-edition prints also make one-of-a-kind (or almost) gifts. If you are still on the fence, how about a 25% discount off the normal price, […]

Treasured Lands 2019 Wall Calendar

The Treasured Lands 2019 Calendar was released just a month ago. For this edition of the namesake calendar, we chose to include in the calendar only images that have appeared in the book. Since I strive to visit the national parks in various seasons to capture their changing mood, it was easy to find seasonal […]

Treasured Lands Featured at Foto Modesto

I am honored that a part of Treasured Lands is the featured guest exhibit at Foto Modesto 2018, a month-long festival in Modesto CA celebrating the photographic arts, taking place in February 2018. Here is a write-up from the Modesto Bee. My thanks go to David Shroeder for the invitation. The exhibit takes place at […]