Favorite Photos From 2014

It’s time for Jim Goldstein’s annual “Your Best Photos” blog project again. I find participating in this to be of value when it comes to evaluating how I’ve evolved in photography. In case you’re curious, here are my entries from 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010. While my personal life in 2013 had some extreme highs and lows, 2014 was largely a …

Mount Tamalpais Watershed

After a few weeks worth of heavy rains, it was predicted to let up sometime on Saturday morning so I decided to hike Cataract Falls rain or shine. It was still raining when I left the house before dawn but from previous experience hiking there in storms I knew that a little bit of rain …

Nymph Lake, RMNP

As I left the warm hotel room in Estes Park, I had hope that I might photograph a nice sunrise reflection at Dream Lake. There was no wind out unlike the morning before. Unfortunately as I pulled into the Bear Lake parking lot, I knew that was going to be pipe dream at best. Samantha …

Trail Ridge Road, RMNP

Trail Ridge Road is the most breathtaking drive I have ever done. No offense to Big Sur, Icefields Parkway, Tioga Pass or any of the other world-class scenic drives I’ve done but Trail Ridge is one of the few roads outside of Alaska where you can drive above tree-line through tundra. In-fact at it’s highest point, …

Bear Lake, RMNP

I got up very early to shoot this sunrise at Bear Lake. I probably waited in the parking lot for an hour before it was even bright enough to be worth getting out of the car for. Normally I probably would have just waited out by the lake but it was extremely windy at Bear …