Being Featured in Apple’s 2016 Shot on iPhone Campaign

Being Featured in Apple’s 2016 Shot on iPhone Campaign

Possibilities and new images from Philly, NYC and Paris! Crazy as it sounds, I didn’t submit my photo to Apple for inclusion in their campaign. I took a picture on my iPhone 6S in January 2016 and posted it to my Instagram(http://www.instagram.com/dougsandquist) account and added a few hashtags. Two months later I get a mysterious… Continue Reading

Puffins!

Puffins!

Found the Puffins in the West Fjords, Iceland, finally! Having never been to the West Fjords, we decided to explore starting in Grundarfjörður, Iceland which is on Snæfellnes Peninsula and make our way to LÁTRABJARG in the West Fjords. There are two ways to get there in a car. One is driving the whole way, and the other… Continue Reading

Ice Cave- Shot on iPhone Sighting Update 7

Mega Update due to being out of the country for a few weeks! Looks like they are moving some billboards around and keeping others in place! So this update has new locations that I’ve not been aware of. From Aydamir Nehay https://www.instagram.com/01aydamir/ in Russia!  Comes this back cover of the Russian edition of National Geographic…… Continue Reading

Sun That Never Sets

Sun That Never Sets

Summer in Greenland The first night on the Donna Wood was filled with the excitement of what was to come! Earlier in the day at 10:00 am, we boarded an Air Greenland flight in Reykjavik bound for Constable Point, Greenland. Constable Point Greenland is on the east coast of Greenland near Scoresby Sound. It’s an airstrip with… Continue Reading

Update #6- Where’s the Ice Cave Shot on iPhone Photo!

Update #6- Where’s the Ice Cave Shot on iPhone Photo!

Updates from Tokyo, London, and Chongqing China! Fortunate that my Laboratory Technician(dental ceramist), has family in and around Tokyo and his brother in law was kind to head go find the Ice Cave billboard on top of the Fujita Mannendo building in downtown Tokyo, Japan! Thank you Etsuo!   London Tube I have two friends that… Continue Reading

Updated Shot on iPhone-Ice Cave Locations #4

Updated Shot on iPhone-Ice Cave Locations #4

Montreal, Hamburg, an Australian Magazine and more! This weeks update is exciting! Montreal The Montreal location was a bit challenging to find as my best guess was not correct at all, but my new friend and friend of a friend Nicole Best (https://plus.google.com/+NicoleBest) from Montreal tracked it down on a busy freeway. As she was… Continue Reading

Shot on iPhone – Ice Cave – Update 3

Shot on iPhone – Ice Cave – Update 3

Happy Independence Day in the USA! Hope everyone had a great 4th of July! Images continue to come in from all over the globe! Sinchon, Seoul, South Korea, a Russian Magazine, Shanghai, China, San Francisco and Toronto are included in this update! The first update contained the list of all of the billboard locations can be found… Continue Reading

Moss Covered Trees

Rarely get a chance to capture moss covered trees! Recently I spent a few days in the Pacific Northwest. Just east of Seattle, WA to be more specific. I’ve photographed in this area before, but have never been able to capture much that excited me. This trip was different. Here are three images that I…

In the Moonlight at Bryce Canyon!

Before the Moonlight the Moon Rises My last visit to Bryce Canyon was 30+ years ago as a youngster with my family. It’s been on my list for quite awhile. Our first thought was to get there and shoot the stars over Bryce Canyon. Then we actually looked at the Moon Forecast and discovered it…

Finding Rainbows in the Desert

Sometimes there are two rainbows! Thanks for stopping by! If you’d like to receive email notification when I post here, use the email sign up in the upper right side of the page. I also post the images on my Photography Site (http://www.sandquistphotography.com) where I do have prints available for purchase. The weather forecast for the…

Spring in Valley of Fire

Spring in Valley of Fire

Spring Beauty at Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada Thanks for stopping by! I’d appreciate it if you’d subscribe using the subscribe box on the right! Valley of Fire is located approximately 40 miles North and East of Las Vegas. From Las Vegas, take the I-15 N towards Salt Lake City and take exit 75 and follow…

Sand Dune Sunrise-Death Valley

Dune Glow As I mentioned in the SuperBloom Post, we took a day trip to Death valley recently. We got to the parking lot at the Sand Dunes around 5:40am and the lot was 70% full already! I found my buddy Bernie’s car(we planned to meet up at the first Mesquite Sand Dune Parking lot…

Death Valley Super Bloom 2016

Wild Flower Super Bloom According to media reports Death Valley National Park is having the best Wildflower Super Bloom in 10 years. Check the Death Valley report on the SuperBloom. We made the just over 2 hour drive to meet friends at the Mesquite Sand Dunes to watch an incredible sunrise. We then spent the rest…

Wave Painting

Wave Painting

Creating Memories Painting Waves on Jokulsarlon Ice Beach, and I do have prints available! Just discovered this image as I had previously passed it over and worked on these other two images first: And this one which is a slightly different angle the first image posted: Creating these images was fun, challenging, memorable and scary! The…

Stormy Vestrahorn

Stormy Vestrahorn

Arrived at Vestrahorn just in the nick of time There had been clouds, snow showers and heavy wind all day, but there had been breaks in the clouds, something we hadn’t seen in days! We spent the morning at the Ice Beach had a quick break for lamb soup at lunch and were on our…

Deep inside an Ice Cave-Updated

Deep inside an Ice Cave-Updated

Ice Caves of Vatnajokull Glacier Loved this view from the depths of the Ice Cave! Click on the image to see a larger version! Shooting conditions inside Ice Caves is quite challenging. The light, the blowing snow, the cold, and fellow photographers are some of the reasons. This image was shot entirely inside the Ice Cave…

Celebration! Iceland has many places to celebrate!

Celebration! Iceland has many places to celebrate!

Joy! As I was thinking about a winter trip to Iceland I had envisioned this capture!   I was fortunate to have a buddy wear a red coat that was perfect! It’s fun to actually capture the emotion and feeling that I had envisioned!  

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