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Sacred Rock. "I know that nothing has ever been real without my beholding it. All becoming has needed me. My looking ripens things and they come toward me, to meet and be met. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke Single shot. Nikon D850, Nikkor 14-24 mm @ 14 mm; ISO 64, f/11, i/10s #worldtravelscapes #sunset #earthporn #discoverearth #world_shotz #worldbestshot_ig #jaw_dropping_shots #insta_crew #igw_longexposure #earthofficial #ig_worldclub #fantastic_earth #skymasters_family #global_hotshotz #naturelovers_gr #awesomeearth #earthporn #dream_image #igscglobal #worldcaptures #ahd_shotz #awesomeglobe #sunset_vision #udog_peopleandplaces #special_shots #gottolove_this #tgif_sunset #fatalframes #igbest_shotznihon #featuremeglc #desertandinfinity

Thrilled to have made the cover image and to be featured in October’s issue of Australian Photography Magazine. @australianphotography_magazine

Brand New Day. “One climbs, one sees, one sees no longer but one has seen. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least know. “ ~ Mount Analogue, Rene Daumal. #discoverearth #world_shotz #worldbestshot_ig #jaw_dropping_shots #insta_crew #earthofficial #ig_worldclub #fantastic_earth #skymasters_family #global_hotshotz #naturelovers_gr #awesomeearth #earthporn #igsunset #igscglobal #worldcaptures #ahd_shotz #awesomeglobe #igsunset #special_shots #gottolove_this #tgif_sunset #fatalframes #sunset_vision #igbest_shotz#globalcapture #globalcapture #earthofficial #worldprime #got_hdr

Uncropped version ~ Alaskan Cotton Grass. In the Yukon some months ago, I found myself drawn to the whispy, fragile, white-tufted heads of Alaskan cotton grass glowing in what light broke through an ominous sky. Their fragility so in contrast to the harsh environment there. But at the same time so much a part of it. There is a ceremony among the Navajo called Beautyway. "In the Navajo view, the elements of one's interior life - ones psychological makeup and moral bearing - are subject to a persistent principle of disarray. Beautyway is, in part, a spiritual invocation of the order of the external universe, that irreducible, holy complexity that manifests itself as all things changing through time. The purpose of this invocation is to recreate in the individual who is the subject of the Beautyway ceremony that same order, to make the individual again a reflection of the myriad enduring relationships of the landscape." ~ Barry Lopez, Crossing Open Ground. Alaskan Cotton Grass on the shores of Divide Lake, Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon Territory, Canada. 8 RAW files focus stacked and hand blended. Using apertures f/11, f/8, f/7.1 Shutter speeds 0.6s, 1/5s, 1/8s, 1/15s, 1/20s. ISO from 64, 100, 200 400 #worldprime #earthporn #natgeoyourshot #instagood #ourplanetdaily #mastershots #fantastic_earth #igglobalclub #exklusiveshot #longexpoelite #nightphotography #dreamcatcher #earthpix #dream_image #earth_delux #allnatureshots #focusaustralia

Alaskan Cotton Grass. ~ In the Yukon some months ago, I found myself drawn to the whispy, fragile, white-tufted heads of Alaskan cotton grass glowing in what light broke through an ominous sky. Their fragility so in contrast to the harsh environment there. But at the same time so much a part of it. There is a ceremony among the Navajo called Beautyway. "In the Navajo view, the elements of one's interior life - ones psychological makeup and moral bearing - are subject to a persistent principle of disarray. Beautyway is, in part, a spiritual invocation of the order of the external universe, that irreducible, holy complexity that manifests itself as all things changing through time. The purpose of this invocation is to recreate in the individual who is the subject of the Beautyway ceremony that same order, to make the individual again a reflection of the myriad enduring relationships of the landscape." ~ Barry Lopez, Crossing Open Ground. Alaskan Cotton Grass on the shores of Divide Lake, Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon Territory, Canada. 8 RAW files focus stacked and hand blended. Using apertures f/11, f/8, f/7.1 Shutter speeds 0.6s, 1/5s, 1/8s, 1/15s, 1/20s. ISO from 64, 100, 200 400 #worldprime #earthporn #natgeoyourshot #instagood #ourplanetdaily #mastershots #fantastic_earth #igglobalclub #exklusiveshot #longexpoelite #nightphotography #dreamcatcher #earthpix #dream_image #earth_delux #allnatureshots #focusaustralia

Looking through images from a few years ago in the Yukon, I found some of a grizzly we came across, as he was foraging near the road. " The things that make me different are the things that make me." ~ Winnie the Pooh. #worldprime #earthporn #natgeoyourshot #instagood #ourplanetdaily #mastershots #fantastic_earth #igglobalclub #exklusiveshot #longexpoelite #nightphotography #dreamcatcher #earthpix #dream_image #earth_delux #allnatureshots

“Shape Up” shaping up in the myriad shapes and greens of the lush temperate rainforest of Vancouver Island. A spectacular journey through wilderness and with wild creatures at every turn. #escapeofthemonthclub #escapecampervans

Spring at the Oregon Coast. Join me and @candacedyar for 5 days of creative photography and fun on one of the world’s most spectacular coastlines. Shoot intimate images, dynamic seascapes, and learn innovative processing skills to bring it all together. We have one spot left. Message me or see more details in link in @candacedyar bio.

Mythical. “Some trudge across this wilderness bent and broken. Bent by their load of pain and fears. Broken by a life lost in a lonely struggle. Some journey across the deserts and over the mountains simply seeking. They come knowing only what they desire. Sadly, they return empty and bitter. They could not accept what was gifted. Nor embrace what was shown. Some float and glide across the vast expanse of silent emptiness. Their hearts coiled with doubts. The sighing winds merely cool. The searing sunrays always burn. The land absorbs their madness but they are unmoved by her shimmering nakedness. Untouched by her mystical language. Their eyes dulled with the coldness that seeps from their dying hearts. They move on wondering why they ever came. And I know of some who walk through this shattered landscape kneeling ever so gently to stroke the ground that holds them up to the skies. They come with all their pains. And broken promises. They come with all their questions and elusive dreams. They come with what they are. And what they can never be. They come with loving in their hearts. And they know they have come home. And to these journeymen Ladakh gives all that is hers." ~ prabir c purkayastha I was exhausted, having ascended from 3,500 to 5,000 meters (camped at 4,800 meters), with altitude sickness pulsing behind my eyes. All I could concentrate on, was catching the light of this warm, glowing sunset as I stumbled and slipped over loose rocks and through this glacial stream. The colors are real ~ the mountains were golden, the hillside the color of wine, the rocks and stream green....an amazing, unexpected kaleidoscope of color in this barren land. #sunset #earthporn #discoverearth #world_shotz #worldbestshot_ig #jaw_dropping_shots #insta_crew #igw_longexposure #earthofficial #ig_worldclub #fantastic_earth #skymasters_family #global_hotshotz #naturelovers_gr #awesomeearth #dream_image #igscglobal #worldcaptures #ahd_shotz #awesomeglobe #sunset_vision #udog_peopleandplaces #special_shots #gottolove_this #tgif_sunset #fatalframes #igbest_shotznihon #featuremeglc #worldtravelscapes #desertandinfinity

Spring on the Oregon Coast. Come for five days with myself and @candacedyar to this rugged and unique coast with a small group and individual tuition, both in the field and in processing. Message me for details. Early bird pricing discount.