We were hiking to our wilderness camping spot near Interior, South Dakota at sunset. I couldn’t resist pausing to take photos in all directions to capture the beauty.
As I was hiking in the badlands of South Dakota, I saw a bumblebee sucking nectar from a sunflower. The sunset light made everything golden, blending the sunflower and bee into the landscape.
The Sandhill Cranes return to the Platte in late evening as end of their stay in Nebraska draws near.
A light snow fell on us as we slept out under the stars north of Interior, South Dakota. Sunrise revealed a white dusting across the stark, yet beautiful landscape.
Sandhill cranes prepare to land in the Platte River to roost for the night south of Alda, Nebraska.
A warm, late-winter evening with a beautiful sunset. Taken from the bridge on the Fort Kearney trail.
Two ancient identical structures sit on either side of the path that leads to Angkor Wat, Cambodia. The buildings are believed to have been libraries a thousand years ago.
My brother and I got our first good storm photos in the May 29th storm of 2008. It produced several tornadoes. This was taken just before it hit Kearney, Nebraska. This image is the perfect size for a dual-monitor desktop background.
This fawn was very interested in me as I was snapping photos. The doe couldn’t care less. This is on the Fort Kearney trail by the Platte River.
The planet Venus passed across our view of the sun on June 5th, 2012. The clouds helped dim the sun enough for me to get a clear photo.
I was walking the Fort Kearney trail south of the Platte River early one April morning, when I spotted this little bird eating the seeds of this tree.
I took this photo south of Kearney in December of 2012 just before sunrise. The snow and the light fog made for a beautiful scene.
The sunlight filters through the leaves of the trees at Berry Creek above Berry Falls near Valentine, Nebraska.
Walking barefoot up the stream above Berry Falls, we found waterfall after waterfall, beautifully backlit by the evening light filtering through the trees.
I caught a prairie dog at the perfect moment as it gives a warning bark to inform his friends of our presence.
I dropped a piece of my lunch and it quickly became someone else’s.