It’s always fun at the end of a year to look back and see where my travels have taken me. He’s a few good memories from 2016.
I started out 2016 with a chilly wander to the north. This is Grouse Creek in the Cabinet Mountains.
In April I explored the Owyhee Desert in search of wildflowers. I found these lupine under a matching sky.
Reflections of a sunset sky on the Centennial Marsh in May.
After an all day spring rain at Stanley Lake, the light broke through just at sunset on a June evening.
I love these old log fences in the Stanley Valley, this one surrounded by Camas lilies.
During my first destination photo workshop in the Teton Valley at the end of June, we were treated to this amazing sunrise over the Teton River.
On a September afternoon, I talked my visiting kids into accompanying me on a journey up Sundance Mountain overlooking Priest Lake.
I love the feel of this image. It represents to me the many miles I’ve driven exploring roads just like this.
This image reminds me to find a different perspective. I took a cow trail way out into a field to find this view of the Lost River Range.
I waited for the light to touch the ridge in the center of this image in the White Knob Mountains.
From a local trip in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. I love when the cottonwoods reflect gold in the waters.
This was a lesson in patience. It was raining and I shot quickly and retreated to my vehicle. As I started driving away the rainbow appeared, prompting me to shoot it again. Really I should have just given it 10 or 15 minutes. You never know…
I traveled from Alpine, WY in the pitch dark of a foggy early morning, up the Snake River Canyon to arrive here well before sunrise. It didn’t seem the mountains would appear and many photographers gave up and left. Another lesson in patience.
From a fun trip to the Eastern Sierra Nevadas with a friend. We flew into Las Vegas and drove west then north to Reno, seeing the sights all along the way. This was just after sunset in the Alabama Hills at Lone Pine, CA.
A local winter scenic on Wolf Lodge Creek. I always love getting out after a fresh snowfall.
A touch of lavender in the sky at sunrise. The Coeur d’Alene River at Rose Lake just this week.
Wishing you all a Happy New Year and many beautiful scenes in 2017!