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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Gnarled Reflection or Duck Reflection

Gnarled Reflection or Duck Reflection

Can you find the Duck?   When you’re at THE WAVE you can hike up the hill a bit and find more pools and more gnarled rocks! A friend of mine pointed out what looks like a duck taking a drink of water in this scene. I hadn’t noticed it until he mentioned it. Can…

Taking a Ride on THE WAVE of Sandstone

Taking a Ride on THE WAVE of Sandstone

THE WAVE at Paria Canyon Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness A definite “Bucket List” Item for any Photographer or Adventurer! The Wave is specifically located in the North Coyote Buttes area. It’s just across the border into Arizona. From Kanab you’ll take Highway 89 towards Page, AZ and then look for HouseRock Rd. which happens to be a…

Pink Sunset Over South Coyote Buttes!

Pink Sunset Over South Coyote Buttes!

Witnessed this amazing sunset over the South Coyote Buttes Paria Canyon Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area Our first visit to this area was in the middle of the day with no hopes of making sunset as we had other places to go. That previous visit was enough to know that I wanted to one day come…

Fun, iPhone Vertical Panoramas at Walt Disney World

Had fun trying a few iPhone Vertical Panoramas… The iPhone’s camera ability to capture these is quite remarkable. Here are two examples:   Anyone with an iPhone can shoot vertical panoramas by holding the phone in a horizontal orientation when taking a panorama!  

Photographing Fireworks at the Magic Kingdom – Walt Disney World

Photographing Fireworks at the Magic Kingdom – Walt Disney World

On a recent trip to Walt Disney World I packed all my camera gear tripod included on the airplane with the idea that I would attempt to do some night photography at the parks! Our first day was spent at the Magic Kingdom with plans to take a break during the afternoon Monsoons to go…

White Pocket at Sunset!

After a bit of delay, i’m back to posting photos from White Pocket! And I just received notice that the On1 Summer Sale has been extended through Monday July 6, you can grab On1’s Perfect Photo Studio 9.5 for $79 with some fun add ons! Grab it here! White Pocket is a place that many photographers…

Red Cut, White Pocket

White Pocket At Dawn   Sunrise at White Pocket, AZ is fantastic! White Pocket isn’t the easiest place to get to, it’s approximately 2.5 hours south east of Kanab, UT. The last two hours require a 4WD vehicle and depending on road conditions it can be challenging. Our plan was to drive to White Pocket…

Calla Lilies in Big Sur

Calla Lilies in Big Sur

A quick update and photos of Calla Lilies I just realized that I haven’t posted in over two months! Where has the time gone! I was invited to join a cohort in The Arcanum. Im excited about the opportunity to grow my photographic arts via this medium! The Arcanum is approximately 2 years old now. I…

Picking the Right Time of Day

Picking the Right Time of Day

I think every photographer knows that taking pictures with the sun low on the horizon is better than when its right above. Recently I had the opportunity to capture a scene at Mid-Morning and at Sunset and the difference is striking! Here’s Soberanes Point at Garrapatta State Beach mid morning captured with an iPhone image of the…

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