The Definition of "Safe" – Mother Black Bear and Cub
Frosty Bull Elk, Rocky Mountain National Park
First-Light Buck, Shenandoah National Park
Composing the Buck in the Brush, Shenandoah National Park
Chasing Rainbows with the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens
Black Bear Sitting at the Stone Table
In Deep with the Irix 15
Using a 15mm lens positioned close to the snow with a low-in-the-sky sun causes the textures found there to be emphasized.
Flock of Flying Snow Geese
The snow geese arrived at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area early this year, so ... I went early too.
The Warning Flag, Leaping Whitetail Fawn, Shenandoah NP
A slight going-away body position shows off the namesake white tail nicely.
Alert Bull Elk
Wood Duck Close-up
This happy-looking wood duck drake was swimming in the Wissahickon Creek just outside of Philadelphia.
Large Bull Elk in Fall Setting
A large bull elk, white aspen trunks and maples in their full fall color make a great combination.
Reverse Snow Line
Windswept trees at the top of the mountain stand in contrast to those protected below the ground line.
The Wind and The Waves, Mudjon Harbor, Middle Caicos
The Crossing Place Trail in Middle Caicos leads along some spectacular coastline.
Telephoto Lenses are for Rainbows Too
Want an image full of color? Use a telephoto focal length to capture a rainbow image.
After the Storm, Rainbow Over Mudjin Harbor
A storm brings hope for a rainbow.
Incoming Storm Over Dragon Cay, Mudjin Harbor
A strong little storm over the Atlantic approaches a cave in beautiful Mudjin Harbor, Middle Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies.
Glory (Concentric Circular Rainbows) Over the Atlantic Ocean
While in flight with the sun directly above/behind me and a solid cloud structure below/in front of me, beautiful concentric circular rainbows, referred to as "glory", were visible.
Fall Morning at Schwabachers Landing, Grand Teton National Park
The Teton mountain range reflects in a beaver pond at Schwabachers Landing, Grand Teton National Park
Close-up of Bull Elk Destroying Tree
There is one less tree on the ranch after this large rutting bull elk tears it up.
Shenandoah National Park Sunset
Another amazing sunset at Shenandoah National Park.
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS Contemporary Lens and the Raccoon
A cute raccoon is searching for food at the edge of the woods.
White-tailed Deer Fawn holding Branch, Shenandoah National Park
A white-tailed deer fawn explores its new world, playing with a branch in this image.
Twin White-tailed Deer Fawns, Shenandoah National Park
Twin white-tailed deer fawns walk in step through Shenandoah National Park.
High Note Trail, Whistler, British Columbia
Wildflower season on the High Note Trail, Whistler, British Columbia, CA creates incredible colors.
Hitting the High Note, Whistler, British Columbia
The 6 mile High Note trail in Whistler, British Columbia, CA offers continuous spectacular views.
Moraine Lake Sunrise, Banff National Park
I beautiful sunrise at Moraine Lake, Banff National Park
Amazed Pronghorn, Grand Teton National Park
I heard him saying: "Is that a Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens?!"
Buck Looking Back, Big Meadows, Shenandoah National Park
After a cleaning session (see the ruffled fur on his back?), this buck glances toward the doe that he is tending.
Huge Bull Elk and Fall Foliage
Fall Idaho color provides an incredibly beautiful background for this incredible itself bull elk.
Black Bear in Clearing
Surrounded by spring green, a large black bear enters a clearing.
Fall Aspens in Sunlight at Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton National Park
With the right timing, the aspen trees in their fall splendor light up in the early morning sunlight at Oxbow Bend in Grand Teton National Park,
Fern-Covered Rock and Hidden Falls, Rickets Glen State Park
Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park
While Johnston Canyon is a much-visited location in Banff National Park, this cave is down a path far less traveled.
Don't Forget to Look Down!
Sometimes the ground is more beautiful than the trees.
Sometimes Everything Comes Together Brilliantly – Monster Bull Elk
This huge Idaho bull elk scratching its back and lit by warm late day sunlight, is ideally framed against maple trees in their fall splendor.
Oxbow Bend in the Fall, Grand Teton National Park
On a calm morning with great clouds in the sky, the fall colors of the aspens are icing on the cake at Oxbow Bend in Grand Teton National Park.
Pronghorn, Grand Teton National Park
A pronghorn stands in front of brilliantly-colored fall foliage in Grand Teton National Park
Lake Louise, Banff National Park
Lake Louise is referred to as the "Crown Jewel" of Banff National Park.
Wilcox Peak, Jasper National Park, Alberta
This view of Wilcox Peak is the reward for hiking the Wilcox Pass Trail in Jasper National Park, Alberta.
Ben Franklin Bridge as Seen from Camden
Angry Pennsylvania Black Bear in the Rain
The 600mm focal length may not be the best for creating a sense of presence for the viewer, but ... it certainly helped me to distance myself from this bear's presence. And, I think the bear did a nice job of creating a presence all by himself.
Peyto Lake, Banff National Park
Peyto Lake is a must-see location off of the Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
One of the Most Beautiful Places on Earth, Moraine Lake, Banff National Park
In addition to the great leading lines provided by the foreground rock, I also love how the edges of the rock seem to fit the mountain reflection like a puzzle piece.
Remote Shelikof Strait Coast of Katmai National Park
The view from a float plane flying along the coast of Katmai National Park in Alaska is spectacular.