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508 bike race
 
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Favorites
A selection of favorite images from the Evanescent Light Galleries.


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"Emergent Island"
A semi-abstract composition, formed by reflections from a sunlit rock face around a small island revealed by falling water level in Lake Powell.


"Moonlit Moai"
One of the abandoned moai at Rano Roraku on Easter Island, photographed before dawn with the aid of lightpainting and a moonset veiled behind thin clouds.




"Jokelbergs"
Small icebergs from the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon washed up on the black sand beach; photographed under an Icelandic winter sky.


"Apocolyptic cloud"
 
An Icelandic winter skyscape over an abondoned church site.




"Two long-billed curlews"
A heavy mist provided a clean backdrop for this portrait of two birds at Morro Strand beach.




"Gentoo Penguin Colony, Antarctica"



"Riding Past the Milky Way"
An image captured during the annual 508 bike race through Death Valley.


"Puffin huddle"
A portrait of puffins on the cliffs at Dyrholaey, Iceland. A shadowed, black sand beach provided a perfect non-distracting background.



"Church at the Rainbow's End"
An intense rainbow appeared against storm clouds as we drove up a remote valley in Iceland.

"Joshua Tree Reflections"
Reflections in meltwater from the heaviest winter snowfall in Joshua Tree National Park for many years.


"Yosemite Falls Rainbow"
At just the right time of year and day, and at just the right angle, spray from upper Yosemite Falls creates a vivid rainbow.


"Canyon Dweller"

A preying mantis in the depths of lower Antelope Canyon


"Courting terns"
Bolsa Chica Wildlife Reserve, California



"Deadvlei"
Photograph or painting? Sossusvlei, Namibia


"Pfeiffer Arch Sunbeam"
The setting sun aligns in Winter through a sea arch at Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur. The image here is a sequence, capturing a single wave after it broke through the arch.


"Milky Way arcing above Mono Lake, viewed from the Log Cabin mine road"
Stitched 30s exposures with a 14 mm lens on full-frame to capture the entire ard of the milky way.


"Yosemite Firefall"
Toward the end of February the setting sun backlights water falling from Horsetail Falls, high above Yosemite Valley.     

   [30 Mpixel vertical panorama]



"Grand Canyon Lightning"
A long exposure at dusk to capture multiple lightning strikes over the Painted Deseert


"Monument Valley Cloudscape"
A spectacular cloud formation
enhances the iconic red rock formations of Monument Valley


"Pampas Grass, Fog and Cloud"
Big Sur, California


"Aurora Borealis"
Dyrholaey, Iceland


"Juniper and Monolith"
Joshua Tree National Park, CA


"Sunset - Salar de Uyuni"
Bolivia  


"Flamingo Takeoff"
Atacama Desert, Chile

Updated 11/09/2014
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