Tonight’s Moonrise in Taos, New Mexico, USA

This moonrise photogaphy is available for sale here.

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My Shot of the Day – Rainy Pompeii and Vesuvius

  It was rain most of the day. The severely cold.  But it was a great day for pictures from Pompeii .

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The Long Walk – Would You Rather Have Questions or Answers?

I guess I’m a little slow to these things sometimes but I just…literally just…found out that Slavomir Rawicz’s The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom was probably fabricated out of whole cloth.  Damn. “The Long Walk” (published in 1956) describeds Rawicz’ epic escape from a Soviet gulag in 1941.  Supposedly, Rawicz’ and a [...]

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My Shot of the Day. Roma Boy. Kosovo.

  Plementina refugee camp. Kosovo. December 27, 2003.

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Bald Eagle Pictures – Check out these awesome shots of an amazing bird!

For some reason, there was Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) party along Dry Creek and Yellow Jacket Creek in La Plata County, Colorado yesterday.  I saw somewhere between 25-30 individuals.  Bald Eagle pictures and Bird-nerd’s delight! Historically, bald eagles lived throughout North America from Alaska to Newfoundland, and from Florida to California. During the early-mid 20th century, [...]

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My Shot of the Day – Yesterday on the CO-NM Border. USA.

Yet ANOTHER snowstorm plowed through southern Coloroado and northern New Mexico in the last 24 hours.  It brought high winds, several fresh inches of snow and…temperatures expected to drop way below Zero (F) in the next few hours.  I shot this about a half mile north of Chromo, Colorado.

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My Shot of the Day – Wheeler Peak in Snow

I snow-shoe-ed through untouched crystals to Williams Lake, at the very base of Wheeler Peak, the highest point in New Mexico.

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The Painted Ones of the Surma & Mursi

I was pretty taken when I saw these beautiful images of the people of the Surma and Mursi tribes in Southern Ethiopia. Human diversity is astounding and beautiful. (h/t GotSaga)

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Grand Canyon Pictures – I

It is so damn cold these days that I need memories of warmer times.  Like from a backpack trip into the Grand Canyon.  This is looking west down the “esplanade” on the North Rim near Tapeats.  100 degrees. I prefer that. Grand Canyon Pictures I ##  

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