Posts Tagged ‘national park’

Spirit Island

I have struggled to get back with this image of one of the most famous views of the Canadian Rockies. This place is gorgeous but is relatively remote and not easily accessible if one wants to avoid the touristic 90-minutes scenic boat cruise. It requires hiking off the posted trails and the distance is well […]


“You should go to the Canadian Rockies” …

I met professional photographer Jon Cornforth in Death Valley National Park last year during our spring break vacation in the Southwest. My family and I woke up very early that day. We drove about 40 minutes, hiked another 20 and casually met Jon at the top of the Mesquite Sand Dunes. We both were there, waiting […]


Joshua Tree – Death Valley

We ended our 2010 Spring Break Tour throughout the Southwest in Death Valley. We have enjoyed the place for the diversity of its landscapes: sand dunes, canyons, badlands, saltgrass, mountain ranges, etc. We have even been fortunate enough to come accross an area covered with fresh-blown desert flowers resulting from unusal amounts of rain earlier […]


Hoodoos Glowing at Sunrise

  We woke up very early that morning to get to the rim of Bryce Amphitheater before sunrise. I started framing a very wide view of this majestic landscape. While the sun was rising up I was appealed by the nice glow on these hoodoos formations near the bottom of the amphi. I immediately zoomed […]


White Tail Deer – Great Smoky Mountains

We drove a few hundred miles southbound along the Appalachian Mountains at the end of last week. The kids had a few days off for President Day and we took this opportunity to discover the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Most of the US National Parks, especially the very famous ones like Grand Canyon, Yellowstone […]