<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Ian Parker Photo Bio


evanescent
: fleeting, transitory
evanescent wave: a nearfield standing wave, employed for total internal reflection microscopy

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CALIFORNIA
Alabama Hills
Anza Borrego
Badwater 135
Big Sur
Bodie
Bristlecone Pines
Bolsa Chica
Carrizo Plain
California coast
Death Valley
D.V. Superbloom
Eureka Dunes
High Sierra
Imperial Dunes
Joshua Tree
King's Canyon
Lassen N.P.
Log Cabin mine
Mojave Desert
Mono Lake
Owens Valley
Pacific Redwoods
Point Lobos
Racetrack valley
Saline valley
Salton Sea
Salton Sea Ultra
San Joaquin marsh
Trona Pinnacles
UCI & The OC
Yosemite
508 bike race
 
USA
Anasazi Ruins
Antelope Canyon
Arches Natl. Park
Bisti Badlands
Bosque d'Apache
Bryce
Canyn. de Chelly
Canyonlands
Capitol Reef
Cedar Breaks
Chaco Canyon
Comb Ridge
Coyote Buttes S.
Crater Lake
Escalante
Hanksville
Glen Canyon / Lake Powell
Grafton ghost town
Grand Canyon
Kodachrome Basin
Little Finland
Maine & Acadia
Monument Valley
Natural Bridges
New Mexico
Other Places in S.W. U.S.A.
Oregon Cascades
Oregon Coast
Oregon, Columbia River Gorge
Oregon, Painted Hills
Paria River
Petroglyphs
Saguaro N.P.
The Sand Hills
San Raphael Swall
The Wave
Valley of Fire
Valley of the Gods
White Pocket
Yant Flat
Yellowstone
Zion
 
ICELAND
Aurora
Ice
Water
Sea
Land
Sky
Flora & Fauna
Man
 
South & Central America
Belize
Easter Island
Bolivia/Chile, Landscapes
Bolivia/Chile, Wildlife
Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni

Bolivia/Chile, Works of Man

Carretera Austral
Patagonia
Tierra del Fuego
 
EUROPE
England - Canals
England - North
Faroe Islands
France
Lofoten Islands
Scotland - Aberdeenshire
Scotland- Western Isles
Tuscany
 
ASIA
Burma-Lake & River
Burma-Monks
Burma-Pagodas
Burma-Rural
Cambodia
India -Delhi
India -Kumbh Mela
India - Rann of Kutch
India - Varanasi
Laos
Singapore
Vietnam
Hong Kong
 
AUSTRALIA
Animals & birds
Uluru
Landscapes & cityscapes
 
NEW ZEALAND
NZ Coast
NZ Mountains
NZ Wildlife
 
AFRICA
Cape Town
Sossusvlei
Wildlife
Flora
Morocco
Namibia landscapes
Namibia guide
 
FALKLANDS
Bird Island
Carcass Island
Grand Jason
Grave Cove
New Island
Pebble Island
Saunders Island
Sea Lion Island
Steeple Jason
Volunteer Point
West Point Island
 
Sth. GEORGIA
Cape Disappointment
Cooper Bay
Elsehul
Godthull
Gold Harbour
Grytviken
Hercules Bay
Jason Harbour
Larson Harbour
Nordenskold Glacier
Ocean Harbour
Prince Olav Hbr. /Fortuna Bay
Prion Island
Right Whale Bay
Salisbury Plain
St. Andrews Bay
Southern Ocean birds
Skyscapes
Stromness
Twitcher Glacier
 
ARCTIC
Svalbard Land
Svalbard Wildlife
Greenland - ice
Greenland - land
 
ANTARCTIC
Antarctica: Ice
Antarctica: land & sky
Antarctica: wildlife
 
PANORAMAS
 
THEMATIC
Abstract
Arches & Bridges
Birds
Doorways
Fall Colors
Flowers
Gastronomy
Hoodoos
Ice
Jellyfish
Nightscapes
Other...
Penguins & puffins
Reflections
Roads
Skyscapes
Slot Canyons
Superblooms
Trees
Waterfalls
Wildlife
 
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Parker Lab at UCI
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IAN PARKER - PHOTOGRAPHY BIO

Ian Parker- I emigrated from London to Southern California in the 1980’s and am currently a professor of neurobiology and biophysics at the University of California. My research interests include cellular calcium signaling, development of novel microscopy techniques, and immunology. I am an elected Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science, and a Fellow of the Royal Society, The latter is world's oldest scientific society, and it was a singular honor to sign my name in the Society's Charter Book ('the World's greatest autograph book), alongside the signatures of Newton, Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, and Stephen Hawking.

My leisure activities have included hiking, rock climbing and ultra-distance running; including 9 repeat finishes of the Badwater Ultramarathon; a 135 mile trek in 120+ degree heat from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, rated as the ‘toughest footrace in the world’. These activities mesh well with my landscape photography, which aims to capture the spirit of wild and remote places. I particularly enjoy the deserts and canyons of California and Utah, and look for images that embody the wonderful, but often frustratingly fleeting, quality of light in these regions. Nowadays I shoot only digital, using a Canon G10 when traveling light on foot (like running across the Grand Canyon), and Canon 7D and 5D MkIII DSLRs when our 4WD SUV will get me closer to the shooting location. Processing is done in Photoshop, and I am not averse to doing some tweaking – levels, saturation, USM, etc; but not (usually!) manipulation of elements within the picture – so as to achieve an end result that reflects my vision of the scene at the time of capturing the shot.


Click HERE to go to this feature article on Ian Parker, published in ZotZine, the online UCI magazine.

Click HERE for an article by John Capuchino portraying Ian Parker's running, photography and research, published in New University, the student magazine of UCI..

NEW - Feature article by Lauren Shepherd on Ian Parker in New University

 

 

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