"I almost never set out to photograph a landscape nor do I think of my camera as a means of recording a mountain or animal unless I absolutely need a 'record shot.' My first thought is always of light"
--Galen Rowell

Lightfall

In addition to subject and composition, the light frequently adds additional drama and impact to an image. These are photographs that I made because of the light. It is the light that makes interesting photographs of these subjects, some of which are otherwise rather mundane.

Milky Way and Playa Silhouette by the Sea Two Doorways North Head Lighthouse 855 North Main Sunset in Cape Meares Lighthouse Toll Free at Texas Springs Windows at Bacon Ranch Timberline Motel Smoldering Sequoia Surf at Gull Rock Sea Cave Mesa Arch Lighthouse Steps Night Lights Cranes at Dusk Gas Pumps at Kings Canyon Lodge Imaginary Friends Agave Spotlight at Canyon X Morning View

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