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Published in a National Geographic Book!!!

Earlier this year I received an email from National Geographic. National Geographic photographer Anand Varma had seen the photograph by Sean Goebel and me of our friend Wade Meade hiking Half Dome in Yosemite National Park at night and he wanted to include it in a book he was putting together. The book was to […]

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Campito, the Legendary Lone Horse of the White Mountains

In 2011 I headed up to California’s White Mountains to try to jump start my altitude acclimatization for my 97 Switchbacks at Night photo project in the next couple of days. I spent some time at the highest grove, the Patriarch Grove, above 11,000 feet exploring it for the first time. Just before I arrived […]

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The Legend of Wade Meade

At the beginning of April, the pandemic was taking hold. Hunkering down from the world I transitioned to working from home. Mentally and emotionally I was freaked out, just waiting for someone I know to be stricken with the invisible contagion gripping the planet. And then suddenly all together different terrible news arrived, and my […]

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10 Favorites of 2019

The year comes to a close with a truly spectacular year for me, photographically. I haven’t described all my various trips, triumphs, and tribulations here on this blog because as always it is a fairly neglected outlet for me. But, with 10 images I can touch on some of the best moments and the first […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse, January 20th, 2019

All the way back in 2007, soon after I acquired my very first DSLR digital camera, I shot photos of my first lunar eclipse. I don’t remember if I had seen one prior to that, but on August 28th 2007 I took my best shot with my trusty Canon 20d and a 70-200mm F4 lens […]

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