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Hello and many thanks for stopping by.  This blog is where you can read about my recent nature photo outings and see sample results from each trip.  I'll keep these stories current, so please visit often.  I would appreciate your comments and feedback. 

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Oregon – 2018-06

July 27, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
In mid-June 2018, we took a two-week vacation trip to the Northern and Western edges of Oregon. On the way home from our 2017 trip to Redwoods and Crater Lake, we compiled a list of places and attractions in Oregon that merited a return visit, and on this trip we were able to complete some of those visits. To see more photos from this trip, please...
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Capitol Reef 2018-05

July 26, 2018  •  1 Comment
In Mid-May, I made a brief visit to Capitol Reef National Park to capture more images of the canyon country and the dark night skies. To see more photos from this trip, please visit the Capitol Reef 2018-05 location gallery here. Click on any image below to see a larger version. On my way West, I camped overnight at Black Canyon of the Gunnison N...
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Valley of the Gods 2018-04

April 19, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
To capture the Milky Way during the April new moon, I returned to the Valley of the Gods in southeastern Utah. My return to Utah for this lunar cycle was primarily determined by the weather. Storms were taking place in Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota, while clear skies were predicted further south. To see more photos from this trip, please v...
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Valley of the Gods 2018-01

February 06, 2018  •  3 Comments
During the last few days of January, I visited the Valley of the Gods in southeast Utah. This area, which was part of the Bears Ears National Monument until the monument was greatly reduced in size, has very little population, little visitation, and very dark skies. Those facts, plus the Valley’s scenic buttes and bluffs, made this an excellent loc...
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Colorado Fall Foliage 2017-10

October 21, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This year, I made three trips to the Colorado high country to photograph the fall colors, with some additional opportunities to capture some starry nightscapes. My plan was to follow the fall color change from North to South, catching the peak color in each area. To see more photos from these trips, please visit the Colorado Fall Foliage 2017-10 l...
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