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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
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
Petroglyphs
Saguaro N.P.
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

Tierra del Fuego
 
EUROPE
England
France
Lofoten Islands
Scotland
Tuscany
 
ASIA
Burma-Lake & River
Burma-Monks
Burma-Pagodas
Burma-Rural
Cambodia
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
Namibia landscapes
Namibia guide
 
FALKLANDS
Carcass Island
Grave Cove
New Island
Saunders Island
Sea Lion Island
Volunteer Point
West Point Island
 
Sth. GEORGIA
Cooper Bay
Godthull
Gold Harbour
Grytviken
Hercules Bay
Jason Harbour
Larson Harbour
Ocean Harbour
Prince Olav Hbr. /Fortuna Bay
Prion Island
Right Whale Bay
Salisbury Plain
St. Andrews Bay
Skyscapes
Stromness
Twitcher Glacier
 
ANTARCTICA
Antarctica: Ice
Antarctica: land & sky
Antarctica: wildlife
 
PANORAMAS
 
THEMATIC
Abstract
Arches & Bridges
Birds
Doorways
Fall Colors
Gastronomy
Hoodoos
Ice
Nightscapes
Other...
Penguins & puffins
Reflections
Roads
Skyscapes
Slot Canyons
Trees
Waterfalls
Wildlife
 
SCREENSAVER DOWNLOADS
 
Parker Lab at UCI

FAVORITES
A selection of favorite images.

NEWS and UPDATES

Visitors since January 20, 2006

Last updated June 26, 2016 : New photos from Bolsa Chica and Mono Lake

New photo gallery devoted exclusively to penguins and a new photo book of penguins (available as a free pdf download).
New Travelog and A/V slideshows of landscape and wildlife from the Falklands, Sth. Georgia and Antarctica.

Hardcover edition of 'PENGUINS' is now available for order through Amazon

Photo of the Callanish Stones cover image of new book "Outlandish Scotland Journey"

Feature article 'Going to Extremes" by Kathryn Bold on Ian Parker's running and photography



BOOKS
Four photography books are now available featuring images from the Evanescent Light Galleries. Click HERE to purchase delux hardcover editions, or to download as (free!) pdf e-books.

ICELAND

A 138-page book capturing the beauty of the Icelandic landscape, wildlife and light, in summer and in winter. The second edition adds 25 new photographs, including spectacular images of ice caves and a golden sunrise over Þingvellir.

NAMIBIA

Landscape and wildlife photographs from Namibia and South Africa, together with a travel guide and suggested itinerary for exploring Namibia. Highlights include the vast red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, spectacular light in the African sky, and the wildlife of Etosha National Park.

SIXTY PHOTOGRAPHS

A compilation of landscape and wildlife photographs from 5 years of "Photo-of-the-Month" on the Evanescent Light website. Brief essays describe the location and subject, the composition and lighting conditions, and the processing applied to create each final image.

PENGUINS

Photographs taken during three months on the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. Nine species of penguins are featured, capturing their fascinatingly diverse behaviors within the spactaclular landscapes of their natural habitat.


SLIDESHOWS

Click on the thumbnails to view slideshows created by Claude Brun, showcasing photographs from the Evanescent Light Galleries.


Journey to the Southern Ocean - Part 1

Evanescent Light - Part 1
Evanescent Light - Part 2

Journey to the Southern Ocean - Part 2

Journey to the Southern Ocean - Part 3

IMAGE GALLERIES
The galleries presently contain >6000 high-resolution images (~50 GB total) from all all 7 continents.
Click on a thumbnail image to enter that gallery - For best viewing use Firefox


CALIFORNIA


Alabama Hills

Death Valley

Eureka Dunes

UCI and Orange County

Joshua Tree

Salton Sea

Imperial Sand Dunes

Anza Borrego

Racetrack Valley


Saline & Panamint Valleys

Ancient Bristlecone Pines

California Coast
Mono Lake

Lassen Volcanic Park

508 Bike Race

Trona Pinnacles

Pacific Redwoods

Yosemite

BBig Sur

San Joaquin Marsh Reserve


Bolsa Chica


Owens Valley & Eastern Sierras

V
Mojave Desert

High Sierra

Point Lobos

Bodie Ghost Town

Log Cabin Mine

Badwater Ultramarathon


Carrizo Plain

Salton Sea Ultramarathon

Death Valley super-bloom


 

U.S.A.


Escalante/Grand Staircase

Anasazi Ruins


Monument Valley



Grand Canyon

Canyonlands

Yellowstone


The Wave; Coyote Buttes
Zion

Capitol Reef

Other Places in USA

Crater Lake

Glen Canyon & Lake Powell

Natural Bridges

Bryce Canyon


White Pocket, Arizona


Arches National Park

Antelope Canyon, Arizona


Little Finland



Valley of Fire


Coyote Buttes South


Bisti Badlands



Bosque del Apache


Canyon de Chelly

Maine & Acadia Natnl. Park

Valley of the Gods

Chaco Canyon

Petroglyphs & pictographs


New Mexico


Oregon - Cascades



Painted Hills, Oregon


Oregon Coast

Oregon: Columbia River Gorge



Around Hanksville

Saguaro N. P.

Cedar Breaks N.M.


Yant Flat

Florida

Kodachrome Basin

Comb Ridge

Grafton Ghost Town
 

San Rafael Swell/Reef

Paria River
 
 
 
ICELAND
 


Ice

Water

Sea

Land


Sky

Aurora borealis

Flora and Fauna
 
 

EUROPE

 


Tuscany
 

Lofoten Islands, Norway
 
 

SOUTH & CENTRAL AMERICA





Bolivia:
Salar de Uyuni



Bolivia & Chile
Human artifacts

Bolivia & Chile
Wildlife

 




Bolivia & Chile
Landscapes



Easter Island

Tierra del Fuego
 


 

ASIA


Hong Kong

Singapore

Vietnam


Laos

Cambodia

Burma - Rural & Village


Burma - Pagodas

Burma - Lake & River

Burma - Monks

 

AUSTRALASIA

Australia: Animals and birds

Uluru (Ayer's Rock)

Australia landscapes and cityscapes
 

New Zealand Landscapes


New Zealand Coast


New Zealand Wildlife

 

AAFRICA


Cape Town and the Cape : S. Africa

Sossusvlei & Deadvlei : Namibia

Wildlife : S. Africa & Namibia


Flora : S. Africa & Namibia

Landscapes & Skyscapes : S. Africa & Namibia

Photographer's travel guide to Namibia

 

FALKLAND ISLANDS


Carcass Island

Grave Cove

New Island

Saunders Island


Sea Lion Island

Volunteer Point

West Point Island


 
 

ANTARCTICA


Antarctica - Wildlife

Antarctica - Ice

Antarctica - Landscapes & skyscapes


 

PANORAMAS
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usTHEMATIC

Skyscapes

Nightscapes

Birds

Wildlife

Hoodoos


Other..... O

Reflections

Arches and Bridges


Slot Canyons

Roads

Doorways
Penguins

Trees

Waterfalls

Gastronomy

Triptychs

Fall Colors

Ice

Black/white


 

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