Tree Amongst the Stars

I took this image of a tree amongst the stars in Rocky Mountain National Park. I used my headlamp to light paint the tree. I love astrophotography, but it is a challenge to get the exposure right on the stars and the objects in the frame. It also usually involves me sitting in complete darkness…

Grown from Stone

I am always amazed how life can take root almost anywhere. I found this old Juniper tree on a barren rock… seemingly having grown from stone. Its roots spreading out and searching for the soil. I think this tree had lost its battle for life in Utah’s desert terrain, but the fact that it was…

Stewart Tree

Most who make the voyage across the Foveaux Strait to Stewart Island do so to see the native birds on the secluded island. However, the trees that are found here are an added reward for those who venture across the dangerous strait. Stewart is an oddity amongst New Zealand’s three largest islands. On the North and…