Tag Archives: “dan plumer”

My Near Death Adventure

I just recently returned from a two week road trip which included photo ops in Monument Valley, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Yellowstone National Park. I came very close to not returning, however. More … Continue reading

Posted in Human Nature, nature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Hoodoos

“A hoodoo (also called a tent rock, fairy chimney, and earth pyramid) is a tall, thin spire of rock that protrudes from the bottom of an arid drainage basin or badland. Hoodoos consist of soft sedimentary rock topped by harder, less easily-eroded stone that protects each column from … Continue reading

Posted in Human Nature, Other | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Cooper Hawk

Sometimes nature comes to you. This beautiful Cooper perched on a telephone pole behind my house. I slowly approached and she allowed me to get within about 20 yards before flying off. You can see more by clicking on the … Continue reading

Posted in Other | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Myrtle Falls At Sunset On Mount Rainier

I shall be returning to this part of the country in August 2011 along with a few other choice spots that photographer Ron Coscorosa has so generously helped me discover.

Posted in Other | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wildlife Photography

One of the best ways to experience nature is becoming involved in wildlife photography. For most wildlife photographers, that means focusing on shooting birds since other forms of animals are much rarer and difficult to spot. Wildlife photography gets you … Continue reading

Posted in Other | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Through The Eyes Of A Toddler

One of the many benefits of becoming a grandfather, is that I get to view nature through the eyes of my grandson where everything is much bigger and filled with wonderment.

Posted in Human Nature, Other | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Being

Few activities give me as much pleasure as just being with nature.  I love to drive to beautiful places, grab my photography equipment, and discover a place that I have never been to before.  The adventure combined with the awakening … Continue reading

Posted in Other | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments