Snow convered fields against a blue sky.

The Beauty of Quiet Landscapes

I like landscape photography. I like looking at it. But more than that, I like photographing it. The reason is simple. In order to photograph a beautiful landscape, you have to go there. And being there is itself worthwhile, even if you decide not to take the picture. Landscapes vary a great deal. Some are gentle on the senses like farm scenes or rolling prairie. … Continue reading The Beauty of Quiet Landscapes

White sand with patterns - foliage

White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument is one of the most beautiful places on earth.  In direct sunlight the sand is as white as snow and is surprisingly cool to the touch. About ten miles from Alomogordo, New Mexico, the dunes are so quiet that you can hear yourself breathe. Listen closely and you can hear you heart beat. I took these photos in 2002, 2003 and … Continue reading White Sands National Monument