In the process of producing the panoramic version of the sunset at Pincer Lake, I accidentally opened up all the files in photoshop as layers, and, liking the effect, I worked with it and produced this.
A highlight from my recent backpacking trip along the Western Uplands Trail in Algonquin Provincial Park. Sunset from one of the campsites on South Pincher Lake, two days into the backcountry.
(Click through to the flickr link to see a larger version.)
A winter scene at Lower Yosemite Falls, as frigid water cuts through snow on New Years’ Day 2011.
The diving platform and alcove in the Roman Pool. The staff told me that they ar allowed to use this one after hours, which seems like it must be a real kick.
The base of Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon.
The less grand of the two pools at the castle is nevertheless stunning in both size and decoration, with blue tiles and gold highlights predominating.
An egret wades for fish in front of an old power-line boardwalk at the Palo Alto Baylands, on San Francisco Bay.
A Great or Common egret hunting the tide-pools at the pacific shore in Monterey, California.
Sutro Sam, San Francisco’s resident river otter, sits on a plank in the marshy verges of his pool at Sutro Baths, airing his fur.
A waterfall by a trail, in Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve. Nothing in the cloudforest really stays still for long enough to make a blurred-water shot, the result of dripping water, so the leaves near the top are blurred by motion almost as much as the waterfall.