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Speaking Softly

October 19, 2023 - One can find beauty in nature throughout the year. For many landscape photographers, though, the autumnal foliage displa...
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Think Differently

October 05, 2023 - From one year to the next, autumn foliage displays are never identical; there are too many variables at play to ensure c...
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Love the One You're With

September 21, 2023 - That's me on a beautiful early October day at the Saco River in the White Mountains. Unfortunately, I won't be in New H...
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Like Nowhere Else

September 14, 2023 - Autumn in New England is a spectacle of unparalleled beauty. It's a sight the likes of which you won't see anywhere else...
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Perfect 10

November 02, 2022 - Remember when it was still possible to understand the scoring system for gymnastics? 10.000 was the ultimate. Perfection...
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Seeing Red

October 12, 2022 - Spend time in New Hampshire's White Mountains in early October and you'll be seeing red: beautiful, ravishing red. Log e...
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Highs From a Low

October 05, 2022 - You didn't have to be a rocket scientist to deduce that the foliage in Grand Teton National Park would be late in turnin...
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The Idea List

September 21, 2022 - It's impossible for a location to become "worn out." Just the opposite: the more time you spend in a place, the more pos...
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Que Sera, Sera

September 08, 2022 - A late-season heat wave has been baking Eastern Idaho for the past few weeks: much of the Snake River Plain has seen hig...
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Waiting in the Wings

August 31, 2022 - I don't know about you but I'm certainly not thinking a lot about autumn in mid- to late-August, or even the first few d...
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Hiding in Plain Sight

March 23, 2022 - Photographs are everywhere. Whether or not we can recognize the nearly limitless potential is another matter. One of th...
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I See a Story

February 03, 2022 - "There's nothing to shoot!" If we're being honest, all nature photographers likely struggle with this at one point or a...
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Transitions

November 03, 2021 - Foliage season has come and gone in many areas. High elevations in the Intermountain West said goodbye to the leaves nea...
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Superlative

October 13, 2021 - I enjoy showing people the extravaganza that is New England in autumn - especially first-timers. They nearly always run...
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Mining for Gold

October 06, 2021 - 15 magical miles. That's roughly the distance between Willow Flats and the Buffalo Fork of the Snake River in Grand Tet...
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Shine on, Harvest Moon

September 29, 2021 - I generally don't spend too much time at the "trappier" photography traps in Grand Teton National Park during foliage se...
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Show Time

September 08, 2021 - The curtain is about to go up on one of the greatest shows on earth. Not meaning any disrespect to winter, spring or su...
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Ask Away

August 04, 2021 - I've been corresponding this week with someone overseas who will be visiting New England in early October to see and sho...
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Order From Chaos

October 14, 2020 - Many outdoor photographers consider the autumn foliage season to be the crème de la crème when it comes to subject matte...
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A Way With Words

October 07, 2020 - I wasn't especially fond of autumn as a kid. Though I liked school, it was bittersweet when the glorious summer vacation...
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Peaking Beneath the Peaks

September 30, 2020 - The foliage was nearing peak color in the north end of Grand Teton National Park over the past weekend. There are still...
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Pockets of Perfection

September 23, 2020 - I may not have been born in New Hampshire but there's a lot of Granite State blood running through my veins after having...
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Reliving the Moment

September 02, 2020 - I consider the autumn foliage display in New England to be one of the greatest shows on earth - and there's no place I'd...
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A Mere Photograph

August 19, 2020 - Sometimes intended praise falls a little bit flat. Case in point: in a recent letter to the editor of a magazine to whi...
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Bloom Where You're Planted

July 01, 2020 - Don't live in close proximity to a national park or other iconic natural location? Don't have the budget - or time - to...
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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

October 04, 2019 - That's often the $64,000 question, right? After waiting (and waiting) for challenging conditions to improve, is it prude...
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When Mother Nature Fails to Cooperate

August 30, 2019 - All outdoor photographers are very aware of the fact that Mother Nature runs the show. No matter how carefully you've re...
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Updated for 2019: The Photographer's Guide to Autumn in New Hampshire's White Mountains

July 11, 2019 - Planning a trip to New Hampshire to enjoy and photograph the grand autumn foliage spectacle this year? I've updated my...
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Rain, Rain Go Away

October 14, 2018 - I just returned from a shoot in Michigan's Upper Peninsula near Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The color was quite...
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Curtain Rising

September 13, 2018 - It's time for the "foliage show!" As I prepare to photograph the color in Grand Teton National Park - before heading ba...
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One of the Greatest Shows on Earth

October 20, 2017 - For my money, there's no better place to enjoy the spectacle of autumn than New England. It was my home for more than 20...
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The Snow Came Early - While the Color is Arriving Late

September 30, 2017 - Autumn color in both 2015 and 2016 came early to the Tetons. I was photographing peak color around the 20th of September...
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Autumn in the High Country

September 25, 2016 - Early in the month I was sweltering in the New York City heat. Two weeks later, as I began my week-long foliage shoot in...
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Autumn's Last Lovely Smile

October 29, 2014 - The foliage season feels like a flurry of hyper-activity with trees shouting for attention - each one trying to outdo th...
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The Little White Church

October 10, 2014 - This time of year, fog often develops over lakes in and around the White Mountains overnight. With temperatures forecast...
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October Gave a Party

October 07, 2014 - I'm always reminded of that classic George Cooper poem this time of year. "October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds...
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