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Bringing it back to one of my favorite waterfalls in Oregon!

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The Colorado Alps... sometimes, a little exploring pays of with big views!! The southwest part of Colorado offers some of the states best and most epic scenery. I wasn't sure if this shot was possible like I envisioned it on google earth... trying to get to a vantage point that revealed this view in full with the river streaming down the middle, but after some exploring and some scrambling... it all opened up just like I had hoped. Colorado is notorious for having beautifully clear blue skies... but I was really hoping for an epic sunset here. Luckily for me, it had just stormed and hailed like crazy and the skies were starting to open back up. It seemed like the perfect time with sunset only a couple hours away. Sadly, in good ol Colorado fashion, all the clouds dissapeared by sunset and the colors never materialized. However, golden hour was still beautiful.

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Summer mornings in one of my favorite parts of Colorado!! Spend a few days down south a couple weekends ago and decided to car camp next to my favorite mountain. Swipe around for the full version. 😎

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Thank you to my fellow photog friend @raymondstiehl for helping me find this beautiful waterfall on my last day in Oregon! A slightly sketchy hike to a very beautiful location! What is your favorite waterfall spot?

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Just an epic as all heck sunset over Mt. Hood. Lake Trillium is absolutely beautiful.... and I thought this framing was pretty cool, so I shot it πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

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Maybe the most beautiful waterfall I've ever seen and I couldn't be happier with the results of this image. This one was particularly difficult to shoot and put together. The mist, water, and light made it hard to focus... the lens was getting bombarded with water droplets the second I removed my lens cloth... and just trying to get good exposured shots and a good sun star was all a challenging process... all while getting nice and wet. We thought we would make it here to late, but as it turned out, it was perfect timing with the sun peeking right through the trees where I was hoping it would be. For those that have never been here. I highly recommend... this waterfall is massive and stunningly beautiful. And the hike in is really nice too!! Multiple shots where used here for this vertical panorama, focus stacked, exposure blending, water, and sunstar! These somewhat high stress moments of excitment when faced with beautiful scenery and trying to make everytime work is one of the highlights of landscape photography!! Cheers!!

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I've been wanting to shoot this beautiful sea stack for a while now and I finally was able to. This sea stack wasnt particularly easy to find and the way down to shoot this thing wasnt any easier to figure out... but after some research and trial and error, we finally made our way down this somewhat sketchy trail that ends with sheer drop offs. We didnt have the best conditions for sunset, so we ended up giving it a go in the morning and I'm really glad we did. It gave way to a little bit of light and color and some beautiful clouds.

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On a beautiful day such as this, the Oregon coast can feel like the tropics. When I'm in a place that I know has been shot a lot, I love the challenge of trying to find interesting compositions and new perspectives. Sometimes it's a hit... sometimes it's a miss. I'm not sure exactly where this falls, but I think I like it. Looking out through the beautiful forested coastline on our way down to this beautiful natural bridge way.

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I heard this waterfall was super popular, but I decided to shoot it just incase I was the first to discover it 😏. #multnomahfalls

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Moody afternoon skies on the Oregon coast. Swipe for the full view of this amazing sea stack.

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Oregon sure has some purdy waterfalls and forests.... and coastlines and mountains... and just about everything. Had an amazing time exploring this state for the first time with my good friend @a.j.wardphotography last week. We spent five days covering a lot of ground, from waterfalls and coastlines, to mountains and lava fields, there is a lot this state has to offer. It was unfortunent that a lot of the trails deep within the Columbia River Gorge are still closed and blocked off due to the fire 2 years ago, but the recovery so far is amazing. We did happen to find this beautiful area a little outside the closed off section that we were able to hike to though. Enjoy some waterfall goodness and have a fantastic 4th of July weekend.

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Throw back to last Spring visiting the amazing Mt. Sneffels, part of one of my favorite mountain ranges in the country! Cant wait to go back and get some new shots of this amazing area this Summer.

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Spent the evening hiking around this beautiful park in Boulder with the one and only @benstraussphotography. It wasnt until we decided to hike back to the car that this scene, and the light in particular, started to materialize. We decided the best thing to do was basically snap the same photos of the same place.... cause why not! Be sure to check out his rendition, its probably way more awesome anyways!

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Lauterbrunnen valley by day and by night... featuring my favorite little barn/shed.

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The massive mountains in the Bernese Highlands. Happy Wednesday everyone!!

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The amazing Oechinensee Lake in Kandersteg, Switzerland. With it's draw dropping high mountains and peaks, gadorade like water, and massive size, it's no wonder this place has become one of my favorite alpine lakes that I have ever visited.

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The mighty Kirkjufell mountain of Iceland. It's no wonder this place is shot to death, its absolutely stunning!!

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The pinnacles of an underrated canyon in Utah. When the morning light unabashedly grazes the beautiful spires and brings them to life.

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The Watchman. Such an iconic location to shoot, and rightfully so. If you haven't made it out to this amazing National Park, it is definently worth the trip. The southwest has some of the most beautiful and surreal landscapes around!!

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Sometimes there are no words to describe the beauty, mystery, and sense of awe this place invokes. It's the reason I return year after year!! πŸπŸ‘sheep for scale!

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Sometimes the best views arent that far away. If Bob Ross painted this. I'm sure he would say that's one happy little home.

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A hazy, windy, and misty evening in Iceland. Sometimes it pays to go back revisit the archive of shots you always overlook. I must have passed by this shot a million times and never thought anything of it. Last night I decided to work on it and I really like the results. Iceland seems to look spectacular and dreamy no matter the conditions.

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The many moods and faces of Iceland. In August, I will be heading back to Iceland and backpacking through the Highlands and Thorsmork to the southern coast. It's a trip I have been wanting to do for years in an area of Iceland I've yet to visit. I guess you could say I'm excited about it!!